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Vaccinations 'Not Linked to Increased Risk of MS, Central Nervous System Disorders'
Oct 27 – Previous research has suggested that certain vaccinations may increase the risk of central nervous system disorders, including multiple sclerosis. But a new study published in JAMA Neurology finds no such association. Read more.
Maxwell Biotech Portfolio Company Hepatera Announces Proof-of-Concept Clinical Results with Myrcludex B
Oct 27 - Results from proof-of-concept clinical trials suggest Myrcludex B, a novel entry inhibitor, indicate positive results for the treatment of chronic HBV and may become an option for treating hepatitis delta. Read more.
Hepatitis B Virus Replication, E Antigen Secretion Reduced With Entecavir
Oct 27 – A combination of Entecavir plus turin inhibitor simultaneously reduces hepatitis B virus replication and e antigen secretion making this a promising therapy for those with chronic HBV. Read more.
Judge Upholds Citations Issued for Bloodborne Pathogen and Lead Exposure
Oct 27 – Unfirst Corp. has been cited for violations of its Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, including failure to conduct proper training and provide Hepatitis B vaccinations to drivers and loading-dock workers exposing them to hazards. Read more.
DOYLESTOWN, PA, October, 2014 – The Hepatitis B Foundation’s (HBF) High School Science Enrichment Program recently received an $8,500 donation from the Fulton Bank, N.A. This contribution was provided though the State’s “Educational Improvement Tax Credit” (EITC) program. The Pennsylvania EITC tax credit program allows businesses to receive tax credits for corporate state tax dollars they donate to educational programs such as the HBF’s Science Enrichment Program. Read more...
Campaign Focuses on Reducing HBV in Chinese City
Aug 25 – The Hepatitis B Foundation published initial results from its 3-year outreach campaign in Haimen City, China, which is the first of its kind to provide hepatitis B education to an entire city that included clinicians, civic leaders and the city’s 1 million residents. Read the HBF publication.
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