Mylan on Thursday announced the launch of lamivudine tablets, 100 mg, the generic version of Epivir-HBV from GlaxoSmithKline.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday launched a website for patients and caregivers on the safe disposal of needles and other “sharps” that are used at home, at work and while traveling.
An experimental vaccine for hepatitis B made by Dynavax Technologies appears to work better in patients with diabetes than current treatments, the company said.
Bristol-Myers Squibb will present 22 study abstracts next month at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in San Francisco, the company said.
A phrase like “silent killer” sounds creepy enough on its own, but it’s an often-used one for a virus that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, infects 1.3% to 1.9% of people in the United States.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved an additional use for a hepatitis drug....
“Systemic underfunding” at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Viral Hepatitis puts...