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Universal Prenatal Hepatitis C Virus Screening Improves Health Outcomes

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Universal prenatal hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening was found to be cost-effective and improved health outcomes in women diagnosed with HCV infection and identification of HCV exposure in neonates, according to a study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology. A research team used a stochastic microsimulation model to analyze the health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of universal…

Topline Data Announced for Selonsertib in Patients With Compensated Cirrhosis Due to NASH

Topline data from the Phase 3 STELLAR-4 trial showed that selonsertib, an investigational treatment for patients with compensated cirrhosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), was not associated with a significant improvement in fibrosis without worsening of NASH. The safety and efficacy of selonsertib, an oral inhibitor of apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1 (ASK1), was evaluated in a double-blind,…
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