interferon-alpha


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interferon-alpha

[‚in·tər¦fir·än ′al·fə]
(immunology)
A low-molecular-weight protein produced by leukocytes in response to viral infection.
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Thyroid autoimmunity and hypothyroidism during long-term treatment with recombinant interferon-alpha. ClinExpImmunol.
With the approval of Sovaldi[R], 90% of hepatitis C patients will be Cured (19) and most of them should be able to avoid interferon-alpha therapy.
Retinal complications with elevated circulating plasma C5a associated with interferon-alpha therapy for chronic active hepatitis C.
Costa Silva et al., "A meta-analysis of patients with chronic hepatitis C treated with interferon-alpha to determine the risk of autoimmune thyroiditis," Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana, vol.
Paroxetine for prevention of depressive symptoms induced by interferon-alpha and ribavirin for hepatitis C.
Ronnblom, "Detection of anti-Ro, La, Smith and RNP autoantibodies by autoantigen microarray analysis and interferon-alpha induction in juvenile dermatomyositis," Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
Escudier and colleagues compared the effects of bevacizumab (brand name: Avastin) plus interferon-alpha and interferon-alpha alone in patients with advanced RCC (29).
Influence of psychiatric diagnoses on interferon-alpha treatment for chronic hepatitis C in a veteran popula-tion.
Interferon-alpha therapy can induce major depression in about 25% of people within a few months of starting treatment, he said.
New research published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology compared the life expectancy of patients on sunitinib and interferon-alpha.
Recombinant interferon alpha-2b and coenzyme Q10 as a postsurgical adjuvant therapy for melanoma: a 3-year trial with recombinant interferon-alpha and 5-year follow-up.
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