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149675 tn?1416676733 as we explore this new treatment paradigm, we hope to gain a better understanding of the virus host interaction in HCV, as DAA induced viral suppression in the absence of extrinsic interferon allows us to study intrinsic interferon responses and associated biomarkers.
Avatar f tn My Naturoapath believes that I should probably wait for more studies and new treatment without interferon. She believes that the Cryoglobulinemia may be caused from rheumatoid instead of Hepatitis as my hep counts have always been low. The Cryo flared badly three times over the past year and Prednizone is keeping it at bay ( I guess ). It had caused very high blood pressure and consequently, kidney damage.
748543 tn?1463449675 For the past few weeks I have been throwing around ideas as to the best way to respond to this matter. You see a recent article ( Feb.3 , 2009 NY times) titled "Best treatment for TMJ May be Nothing" nearly made me clench my jaw to pieces. While well written, I found that the author, Ms. Brody, relied heavily on out dated and narrow perspective supplied to her by a small group of dentists.
Avatar n tn No, Germany, England, Ireland, Pakistan, Iran, Sweden, Denmark, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, France, Spain, Egypt and US. Did I miss any?
Avatar f tn Mild fatty change After 38 shots I was still 4600 IU/ml so the new doctor said the treatment failled. In December 2012 I passed past fibroscan also, before biopsy, then fibroscan shown fibrose level one, but the doctor wanna be sure, so he made me the biopsy what shown fibose level 2. So, doctor told me that biopsy is more precise.
Avatar m tn Hi I have HIV hep c gen 4 coinfection and chirosis. I have started interferon treatment but after only a week they say I may have to stop because of alarming plateletes counts. They are now schooling me on dying. All very efficient of them. But thing is I feel well and have some liver pain but low. I know my situation is serious but I sense a real tunnel vision in these doctors. No creative thinking or thinking outside the square. Is there anyone who has any alternative ideas?
Avatar f tn 20th August, i had sex with my new boyfriend in Singapore ( he coming Singapore from New Zealand ) . I always afraid that i will ttransmission of disease for him, at that time i get sick ( SORE THROAT ), then after one day we have sex. He had too, but recover after take med in one day. Then he back home he said always few hot at midnight, sometimes he get fever at night but not high then recover at next day without medition. But he not rash at all too .
Avatar m tn 7Liver Unit, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand; 8Liver Research Unit, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; 9Department of Infectious Diseases, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, Chile; 10Department of Infectious Diseases, Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou, China; 11Toronto Centre for Liver Disease, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Background. Only a subset of chronic hepatitis B patients achieves a response to peginterferon (PEG-IFN) therapy. Methods.
Avatar n tn Here (in Australia and new Zealand) women are routinely screened antenatally for these infections (HBV,HIV and HCV) as well as some others. As to routine treatment, most women would NOT be treated during pregnancy because, in part, concern about the effects of the drugs on the foetus. Usually, there is no need for urgent therapy anyway and it can wait until after breast feeding stops.
Avatar m tn Iast nite I went to brothel in wellington new zealand. I had alot of drinks but remember everythin what happened. I went with a girl who is 25, and she already have a baby. She was quite wasted too, she gave unprotectd oral and then we had vaginal sex for 30secs-1min without condom, and i cum. than i realised that i have done without condom and got freaked out, so i ask her is she clean she said she is clean and just got a report from hospital, she said she can show it to me..
948882 tn?1270557407 1-2%) include Canada, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. In the areas of low prevalence, sexual transmission and percutaneous transmission during adulthood are the main modes of transmission. Intermediate-prevalence areas (rate of 3-5%) include Eastern and Northern Europe, Japan, the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East, Latin and South America, and Central Asia.
Avatar m tn I live in New Zealand, my whole family lives in South Africa ie i am here alone, been here over a year and a half, Iv just gone through the toughest 2 months of my life, two HIV tests, not knowing the result, and getting engrosed on the internet. my regulare GP has said that my HIV test at 7.5-8 weeks is pretty much conclusive, aswell as the doc on the professional help forum. do i suffer from sepaeration anxiety from my family? has dealing with this on my own screwed me up?
Avatar n tn Women with hepatitis C on treatment (pegylated interferon and ribavirin) are required to use two forms of contraception (one for each partner) to ensure they do not become pregnant during their treatment, and for six months following the end of treatment. This is because pegylated interferon and especially ribavirin can cause birth defects. Breastfeeding There are no confirmed reports of hepatitis C transmission from mother-to-baby by breast milk.
Avatar m tn This study is ongoing in seven Asian/Pacific countries (Taiwan, Hong-Kong, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Australia and New-Zealand). In this large scale controlled and randomized study, where 276 subjects were enrolled as of September 2015, one group of patients received ABX203 for 24 weeks, in addition to the current standard of care (nucleoside analogues, NUCs). All therapy was stopped after 24 weeks, and these patients are evaluated against a control group receiving NUCs only.
154668 tn?1290119595 Results of the INFORM-1 study were presented today during the late-breaker session at the 44th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in Copenhagen. The trial, conducted in centers in New Zealand and Australia, is the first to investigate the combination of two oral antiviral medicines in the absence of interferon and ribavirin.
Avatar m tn MY PARENTS LIVE IN NEW ZEALAND O I THOUGHT ITS BEST TO GO TO NEW ZEALAND TO BE WITH THEM AND HAVE THERE SUPPORT. IM CURRENTLY WAITING TO SEE THE GUY WHO DEALS WITH HEP C AND WAITING TO START MEDICATION AND IM QUITE SCARED. THEY SAID ITS AN INJECTION ONCE A WEEK AND TABLETS DAILY AND IT WIL BE FOR 6 MONTHS AND HOPEFULLY IT SHOULLD BE GONE BY THEN. PLEASE BE HONEST AND TELL ME THE SYMPTOMS FROM THE MEDICATION, WILL IT HIT ME AS SOON AS I START THE MEDICATION? WILL I BE BED BOUND FOR 6 MONTHS?
Avatar m tn I failed 48 weeks of Sovaldi + ribavirin in an early Gilead trial and now the virus has recurred and is attacking my new donor liver. That was my second hep C treatment failure. But I am planning to keep trying treatments until I am cured whether sooner or later. Hang in there. One treatment failure isn't the final outcome!
Avatar m tn in the morning i found a rip in it and within the following 4 days i was diagnosed with gonnorhea *gulp* i was treated for this in thailand but the treatment was ineffective until i returned home to New Zealand. i then was treated and everything was ok... My first worry was that i might have hiv as i had discharge and a swollen penis. I asked the girl as she had given me her number and she was very offended saying that she gets checked every month and that no she didnt have hiv.
Avatar m tn Hi, I had sex with a friend of mine from New Zealand a few months ago. We used a condom, but as we were a bit drunk he inserted without first putting it on (very irresponsible, stupid, stupid thing to do). About three weeks later I woke up and my left outer labia was quite swollen. There was a pea-sized lump under the skin, it was a bit red and sore to touch and I could move it around like a swollen lymph node. I did a bit of research and was under the impression that it was a sebaceous cyst.
Avatar m tn The Company licensed ABX203 from the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) in 2013, providing the Company with exclusive rights to market ABX203 in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, select Asian countries, and most of Africa. Abivax is currently conducting a Phase II/III trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of ABX203 for the treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis B. The trial is fully enrolled and the Company expects to report data in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Avatar n tn To add to the confusion, in 1994, a New Zealand research group prepared a chemically-altered extract (of P. amarus) which was standardized to the geraniin chemical content (the chemical documented with analgesic and hypotensive properties). They started a double-blind HBV human trial, later discontinued it due to lack of response, and published another negative result study.
Avatar n tn a sstudy from new zealand suggested that HCV was alive and kicking 16 days after removal from the body, even after exposure to air and even if boiled. google it...
Avatar m tn you can find out where the trials will be conducted. A number of trials are and will be conducted in New Zealand and well as Europe. Good luck with your interferon and Riba. Genotypes 2 and 3 have a good chance of cure. Numerous studies using peginterferon plus ribavirin have shown that patients with genotype 2 or 3 HCV clearly have better SVR rates (up to 80%) than those with genotype 1 HCV (45%). By the way, I am taking GS-7977 and riba and became undetectable by week 2.
Avatar m tn 2. Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand. 3. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States. 4. Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland. 5. Asklepios Klinik St. George, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. 6. Uludag Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Bursa, Gorukle, Turkey. 7. University Hospital Sveta Marina, Varna, Bulgaria. 8. Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA, United States. 9. Storr Liver Unit, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia. 10.
87972 tn?1322664839 The study included 88 patients with chronic HCV infection living in New Zealand and Australia, treated for up to 13 days with various doses of a combination of the experimental antiviral drugs RG7128 and danoprevir or placebo. All the patients had genotype 1 infections. Some had been treated unsuccessfully with interferon and others had never been treated before.
Avatar m tn Just a few hours latter and my sanity has returned,sleep helps.Went for a walk on the beach,the New Zealand summer is here.I started treatment because I was getting symptoms,is that normal when I've only had the virus for three years.Please forgive my poor spelling and appaling puncuation.
Avatar f tn Les Simpson). A blood sample is sent to New Zealand for this test. You may look into Colloidal Silver, I am not familiar with any studies, but I suspect that it could have some therapeutic effects in treating this pathogen. Please look it up, check in forums regarding the use of Colloidal Silver in complicated cases like this one. I am not a Medical Doctor, this is only for information purposes, and it is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Please seek the advice of an expert Dr.
Avatar m tn This is an alphabetical list of notable people who are known to have or have had the infectious disease hepatitis C. This disease, four times more infectious than HIV, has infected roughly 3% of the world's population. More than 170 million are chronic carriers (most of whom are symptomless and unaware of their infection) and are at risk of developing liver cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure. It is the leading cause of liver transplant in the United States.
29837 tn?1414538248 Increase in Incidence Over Past Few Decades The incidence of testicular cancer has been increasing by around 3% to 6% each year since the 1950s in countries such as the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, the researchers note. Over the same time period, there has been an increase in the use of marijuana in North America, Europe, and Australia.