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Collection: Hepatitis C

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of Hepatitis C virus. In celebration of what they started and showcasing areas of research that have since emerged, we here present a collection of articles from the BMC Biology, BMC Medicine, Genome Medicine and the BMC Series Journals on biology, diagnosis and treatment and wider public health and medical outcomes of the Hepatitis C virus and its infection.

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High resolution biology

High-resolution imaging and genomic technologies are changing the way we view the environment, cells, chromosomes and molecules. Here we share recent highlights from the BMC Series journals.

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Adverse drug reactions in children

Can we use the Adverse Drug Event Report database for drug safety surveillance in Children? This study on the Japanese database evaluates. 

Can Statin combat antipsychotics-induced weight gain?

In this study in young rats, the authors test the efficacy of statin interventions and particularly, Simvastatin, in reversing second generation antipsychotics-induced dyslipidemia.

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BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of chemically defined therapeutic and toxic agents. The journal welcomes submissions from all fields of experimental and clinical pharmacology including clinical trials and toxicology.

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