Tag: "interferons" at medical news
The nations leading liver researchers to reveal findings in hepatitis C, liver transplantation, toxicity in AIDS patients
...ing at the results of this trial because pegylated interferons
are the next generation of treatment, said Michael...pel Hill, who will present the results. Pegylated interferons interferons
with polyethylene glycol added stay in the body longer and produce steady detectable i...
Cholesterol drug could lead to new therapy for multiple sclerosis
...to treat multiple sclerosis. Copaxone and the beta interferons
are used to treat relapsing-remitting disease which, in half of these patients, progresses to a "secondary progressive," or chronic, form -- and Novatrone, a cancer chemotherapy, is used to treat this progressive form. The drugs are effective to var...
Interferons for treatment of SARS?
...eek's issue of THE LANCET suggest that recombinant interferons
- synthetic versions of naturally occurring compou...es assessed the antiviral potential of recombinant interferons
against two strains of the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) analysed in Frankfurt and Hong Kong. The inve...
Preliminary report suggests combination therapy may help treat SARS
...rategies improve outcome. A group of drugs called interferons
inhibit viral infections by boosting the body's immune response. In laboratory experiments, interferons
were effective in inhibiting a strain of a SARS-related virus. Mona R. Loutfy, M.D., M.P.H., of the...
International hepatitis C study examines new approaches to treatment
...se of treatment. "Although the two pegylated interferons
in this study belong to the same class of medications, there are differences between the two," said Jensen. "We hope that the differences between the medications and the different dosing regimens will lead to a good alternative for patients who curr...