JVC Kenwood secures large Spanish contract
Display firm JVC Kenwood has secured a contract with the Health Service of th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: JVC Kenwood launches new 8MP monitor JVC launches new monitor JVC debuts new display for imaging JVC Kenwood aids Turkish Radiological Society Totoku adopts JVC brand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'Can You Hear Me Now?'
(MedPage Today) -- When the landmark Medicare legislation was enacted back in 1965, hearing loss was viewed as one of the most common consequences of aging. Hence, hearing aids were not included in the benefit package. Over the years, we've come... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - January 30, 2023 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Africa: HIV Vaccine Research Set to Change Focus in Wake of Mosaico Disappointment
[spotlight] Hopes for the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Mosaico vaccine - the only HIV vaccine candidate in late-stage (Phase 3) clinical trials - were dashed with manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceuticals' recent announcement that the vaccine lacked efficacy in preventing HIV infection. In the wake of this announcement, top South African HIV clinicians are now setting their sights on different approaches to finding an HIV vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 30, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Namibia: Progress Made Against HIV/Aids Fragile
[New Era] Health Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula said over the past two decades, the number of annual deaths among people living with HIV has more than halved, and the rate of new HIV infections is almost four times lower. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 30, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

ODAC to Review Lymphoma Drug; Tobacco Control; Artificial Skin Aids Cancer Studies
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA announced that the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) will meet March 9 to review the accelerated approval of polatuzumab vedotin (Polivy) plus rituximab (Rituxan) and chemotherapy for untreated diffuse large B... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 27, 2023 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

FDA eases blood donation ban on gay and bisexual men after years of protest
Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships could donate blood without abstaining from sex under an FDA proposal, ending a vestige of the earliest days of the AIDS crisis. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

FDA to Ease Blood Donation Restrictions for Gay, Bisexual Men FDA to Ease Blood Donation Restrictions for Gay, Bisexual Men
The proposed guidance would evaluate all potential donors on the basis of their individual risks of HIV infection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 27, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

FDA Moves to Ease Rules for Blood Donations from Gay Men
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is moving to further ease restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men and other groups that typically face higher risks of HIV. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced draft guidelines that would do away with the current three-month abstinence requirement for donations from men who have sex with men. Instead, all potential donors would be screened with a new questionnaire that evaluates their individual risks for HIV based on sexual behavior, recent partners, and other factors. If finalized, many gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships would be able to donate ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matthew Perrone/AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health wire Source Type: news

Deep Learning Model Aids Differentiation of Colon Cancer, Acute Diverticulitis
FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2023 -- A three-dimensional (3-D) convolutional neural network (CNN) can be used as an artificial intelligence (AI) support system for differentiating colon carcinoma (CC) and acute diverticulitis (AD) on computed tomography (CT)... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 27, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Namibia: Progress Achieved in HIV Fight After Two Decades Being Eroded - Minister
[Namibia Economist] 6,000 new HIV infections and 3,000 deaths from HIV/AIDS are recorded each year despite the gains the country achieved in the past two decades, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula said Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Severe Monkeypox in Hospitalized Patients Severe Monkeypox in Hospitalized Patients
According to this CDC report, the majority of patients hospitalized with monkeypox had AIDS, and several patients died, highlighting the importance of early treatment in those that are HIV-positive.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 27, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Africa: They Have HIV. Why Do They Refuse Treatment?
[Global Press Journal] Lwengo, Uganda -- "Elite controllers" are those who have HIV but show no symptoms. They're proving a roadblock to the country's otherwise promising anti-infection campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 27, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

FDA will ease ban on monogamous gay and bisexual men donating blood
The move comes after widespread calls from members of Congress, the American Red Cross and LGBT organizations to drop the ban put in place during the 1980s AIDS epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA to ease blood donation ban on gay men, allow monogamous to give
Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships could donate blood without abstaining from sex under an FDA proposal, ending a vestige of the earliest days of the AIDS crisis. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Scale-Up of HIV Antiretroviral Therapy and Estimation of Averted Infections and HIV-Related Deaths - Uganda, 2004-2022
This report describes an increase in people with HIV infection receiving PEPFAR-supported antiretroviral therapy in Uganda. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 26, 2023 Category: American Health Tags: HIV/AIDS MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Death Rates Source Type: news