Treating Resistant HIV, Patient-Centered Care at HIV Glasgow Treating Resistant HIV, Patient-Centered Care at HIV Glasgow
The clinician's agenda does not always align with a patient's needs. Finding that intersection and addressing treatment-resistant HIV and comorbidities are at the heart of HIV Drug Therapy 2018.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Key MRI markers link vascular brain injury to health risks
Which MRI markers of vascular brain injury are most significantly associated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists influence cost of incidental MRI follow-up MRI of carotid artery aids cardiovascular risk assessment Early MRI aids in prognosis for severe TBI MRI shows concussions can loosen brain's myelin MRI links lifestyle factors to stroke, dementia risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Switching From Tenofovir in HIV Patients With Renal Toxicity Switching From Tenofovir in HIV Patients With Renal Toxicity
Might a treatment switch help reverse the nephrotoxic effects associated with tenofovir use?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

The science of infectious disease is BANNED by Twitter... LGBT thought police are now causing the spread of anal cancer and AIDS
(Natural News) The Twitter thought police recently blocked a widely-respected, pro-life news outlet from accessing its account over a four-year-old tweet that contained facts about how homosexual men are prominent carriers of sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Dr. Gerard M. Nadal, a molecular biologist and microbiologist who also serves as president and CEO of the Coalition on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PrEP Dramatically Cuts New HIV Infections in Australia PrEP Dramatically Cuts New HIV Infections in Australia
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)dramatically reduced new infections in a large group of high risk gay men, Australian researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Tanzania:Step Up Efforts in Fighting HIV/Aids - Public Urged
[Daily News] THE Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC), Brigadier General Marco Gaguti has appealed to residents in the region to increase efforts on fighting HIV/ AIDS, warning that in spite of some achievements made so far, the killer disease was still a major threat. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:Using a Smartphone to Test for HIV, Flu, Dengue Fever
[East African] Scientists have developed an affordable, quick test for a number of common infectious diseases including HIV, flu and dengue fever. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria:NGO Marks Milestone After Medical Care for One Million HIV/Aids Patients
[Premium Times] A non-governmental organisation says it has reached a milestone in its history after providing medical care to over one million persons living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Hiv 2018 hiv 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from HIV Glasgow 2018.Medscape HIV/AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Steps outlined for health systems to establish comprehensive, ongoing procurement strategies (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Antiviral Med Fuels Rapid Decline in New HIV Infections in Gay Men: Study
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- Giving antiviral medications to gay men without HIV led to a 25 percent reduction in new infections of the AIDS-causing virus, a new study shows. Researchers followed 3,700 gay men who were given what's known as... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Plasma-Based Genotyping Aids Targeted Tx of Metastatic NSCLC
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- Integration of plasma next-generation sequencing (NGS) into the routine management of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) results in an increase in the detection of therapeutically targetable mutations, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Uganda:Government to Build 200 Health Centres
[Monitor] Kampala -Government has started constructing 207 health centre IIIs in some of the unserved sub-counties to bring health services closer to people, particularly those living with HIV/Aids. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CS 9600 Ideal Solution for OMS Specialty
CHICAGO—The CS 9600 cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) system is a highly intelligent piece of technology designed with oral surgeons and implantologists in mind. Intuitive features give the five-in-one system the capability to deliver exceptional image quality for more precise diagnoses, while maintaining ease-of-use and patient comfort.This advanced system combines 2D panoramic technology, CBCT imaging, 3D model/impression scanning1 and 3D facial scanning,2 along with optional cephalometric imaging,2 to meet every clinical need. Up to 14 fields of view, including FOVs ideal forexamining the maxillofacial region, ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 18, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Groundbreaking Australian HIV trial should be replicated, researchers say
Trial resulted in 25% fall in new infections in year after rapid rollout of PrEP medicationHigh-income countries with people at high risk of HIV should replicate a groundbreaking trial in Australia, which has seen new infections fall by 25% in one year following the rapid rollout of free HIV medication, researchers say.When taken daily the pre-exposure prophylaxis drug known as PrEP is almost 100% effective in preventing HIV-negative people from acquiring the virus. In 2016, NSW became the first Australian state to trial PrEP on a large scale. In the course of just one year 9,714 HIV-negative people at high risk of acquiri...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Aids and HIV Health Medical research Australia news Source Type: news

Malawi:Chikwawa Registers Progress in Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
[Nyasa Times] Chikwawa District Health Office (DHO) has disclosed it is making positive strides in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the district. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HIV/AIDS training center at UIC receives $4.4 million in new federal funding
(University of Illinois at Chicago) The Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received $4.4 million in funding from the federal government to advance its work improving HIV/AIDS care, prevention and education in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NHS to reuse more medical equipment
Patients can return aids for reuse Related items fromOnMedica Changes that benefit environment could save NHS £400m NHS wheelchair services 'need major revamp' Changing the paradigm of medicines optimisation Providers can ’t keep making unrealistic recurrent savings (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Untreated hearing loss tied to cognitive decline in older adults
(Reuters Health) - While age-related hearing loss has long been linked to cognitive decline, a UK study suggests hearing aids may help minimize the risk of problems like impaired memory or executive function. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New Light Shed on HIV-1 Reservoir Reductions After Stem Cell Transplant New Light Shed on HIV-1 Reservoir Reductions After Stem Cell Transplant
Several factors underlie a profound reduction in the HIV-1 reservoir in patients who undergo allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (allo-HSCT) for hematologic disease, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery, Hearing Aid May Boost the Aging Brain
TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 -- You won't jump for joy when you're told you need hearing aids or cataract surgery. But get this: Both appear to slow mental decline in older adults. That's what researchers concluded after studying more than 2,000 people... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HIV-positive infants are at high risk for acquiring congenital cytomegalovirus infection
FINDINGSInfants born to HIV-positive mothers had high rates of congenital cytomegalovirus, or CMV. Infants who also were infected before birth by the virus that causes AIDS were especially prone to CMV infection.The researchers found that 23 percent of the infants who became infected with HIV during the mother ’s pregnancy also were infected with CMV; 18 percent who were infected with HIV either during pregnancy or birth acquired congenital CMV; and 4.9 percent who were exposed to HIV but remained uninfected with that virus also acquired congenital CMV.Overall, HIV-infected infants were four times as likely to have a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Trends in Diagnosis and Prevalence of HIV Among MSM Trends in Diagnosis and Prevalence of HIV Among MSM
A large proportion of diagnosed HIV infections in the US can be attributed to male-to-male sexual contact. What are the latest trends in this population?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Risk of HIV Transmission Through Biting or Spitting Risk of HIV Transmission Through Biting or Spitting
A better understanding of the possible transmission of HIV through spitting and biting could have important implications for prevention strategies.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

HIV-positive infants are at high risk for acquiring congenital cytomegalovirus infection
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) Infants born to HIV-positive mothers had high rates of congenital cytomegalovirus, or CMV. Infants who also were infected before birth by the virus that causes AIDS were especially prone to CMV infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 15, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Support for disabled people to become more active
Nearly half of all disabled people are inactive Related items fromOnMedica What promotes uptake and retention in group-based weight management services? Diabetes and obesity higher among LGBQ teens Stigmatising overweight people is counterproductive Making health changes more effective as a couple Stop smoking aids — better than going 'cold turkey' (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

FDA clears Transseptal Solutions ’ TP Crosser transseptal access device
Medtech developer Transseptal Solutions said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its TSP Crosser transseptal access system. The Israel-based company said that the TSP Crosser is an advanced transseptal puncture system which features a built-in steering mechanism and is designed for use in accessing the left atrium. The system is intended for use during procedures including mitral valve repair and replacement, paravalvular leak closure, left atrial appendage closure and EP ablation treatments. “Transseptal Solutions FDA clearance announcement is timely. There is a growing global demand for trans-septal catheter ...
Source: Mass Device - October 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cardiovascular Catheters Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance transseptalsolutions Source Type: news

New Tool Aids CT Decision-Making in Kids With Mild TBI New Tool Aids CT Decision-Making in Kids With Mild TBI
A new shared decision-making tool decreases head CT decisional conflict in parents of kids at intermediate risk for traumatic brain injuries -- and increases their trust in clinicians, research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Federal HIV/AIDS funds awarded to ECMC
Erie County Medical Center will receive nearly $800,000 in federal funds to continue its HIV/AIDS programs. The aid is part of a $2.34 billion allocation from the Department of Health and Human Services from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Funding comes through the Health Resources and Services Administration to support a system of HIV primary medical care, medication and essential support services to more than half a million people living with HIV in the United States.  Funds were awarded in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: read the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Leigh Milliner talks about opportunities to incorporate genetics into health programming in her article, “Your Family, Your History, Your Health: Genetics Resources.” New Funding Opportunity: NNLM MAR is pleased to announce the availability of funding through NLM’s partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program. We are now accepting applications for...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Hearing aids and cataract surgery may prevent dementia
Researchers from Manchester University believe that retaining sight and hearing keeps a person physically active and socially engaged. This may reduced their risk of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cinematic rendering enhances ovarian cancer evaluation
The photorealistic detail provided by cinematically rendered CT scans helped...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cinematic rendering bolsters AI for depth estimation on endoscopy Physicians prefer cinematic rendering for ankle injuries Cinematic rendering sheds light on abdominal pathology Cinematic rendering aids diagnosis in aortic complication Video from RSNA 2017: Cinematic rendering -- Just pretty pictures or paradigm shift? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hearing aids and cataract surgery may prevent dementia
Researchers from Manchester University believe that retaining sight and hearing keeps a person physically active and socially engaged. This may reduced their risk of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3D printing boosts efficiency of rib fracture repair
Researchers from Taiwan have created 3D-printed models of rib structures based...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Virtual reality, 3D printing resolve obscure lung cancer 3D-printed device aids knee replacement surgery 3D-printed hips may improve complex fracture diagnosis 3D-printed breast phantoms help refine mammography Study: 3D-printed mandibles may reduce OR time (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Antiretroviral Therapy and Brain Aging Changes in HIV Antiretroviral Therapy and Brain Aging Changes in HIV
Is antiretroviral therapy for HIV associated with aging-related cerebral degenerative changes? Which drugs may cause these adverse effects?AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

South Africa:SA Becomes the First Country to Transplant an Organ From a Living HIV-Positive Donor
[Bhekisisa] This HIV-positive mother asked doctors to allow her to save her child. Read how she made history. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda:HIV-Positive Children to Take Soluble ARVs
[Monitor] Kampala -Parents will soon find it easier to give antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to children below 10 years as scientists have started developing the drug that can be soluble in porridge and other liquids. This is planned to encourage good adherence and viral load suppression. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Committing to End TB in Children, Adolescents and Families
On the eve of the 73rd UN General Assembly, UNICEF, WHO and the Stop TB Partnership hosted a side-event to show commitment and accelerate action towards ending TB in children, adolescents and families. Co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, the Danish Ministry of Health, the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, TB Alliance, Louder Than TB, Treatment Action Group, Unitaid, the Global Fund, USAID, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, JHPIEGO, The Union, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and Every Woman Every Child, the event aimed to show commitment and accelerate action toward...
Source: WHO Feature Stories - October 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: communicable disease [subject], infectious diseases, tuberculosis [subject], tb, tuberculosis [subject], tb Source Type: news

Malawi:Key Population Dying in Silence - Manerela
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Network of Religious Leaders Living With or Personally Affected with HIV and Aids (MANERELA) has expressed concern with the abuse key population or minority groups continue to face in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Here ’s Why You Shouldn’t Take a Sleeping Pill Every Night
Tens of millions of Americans struggle to sleep at night, and many of them turn to sleeping pills for relief. Prescription and over-the-counter sleep aids are especially popular among older adults. A recent study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry found that roughly one in three adults ages 65 to 80 use these drugs at least occasionally to fall asleep, and OTC meds like Benadryl and Tylenol PM are the pills of choice for sleepless seniors. Experts say this is concerning for a number of reasons. Studies have linked the regular, long-term use of OTC sleep medicines to some potentially serious side effe...
Source: TIME: Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health sleep Source Type: news

Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Residents describe daily barrage of microaggression, bias; being tasked as race/ethnicity ambassadors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 9, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

MRI of carotid artery aids cardiovascular risk assessment
Using MRI instead of ultrasound to measure the wall thickness of carotid arteries...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Brain MRI offers new insight into blood deposits MRI links lifestyle factors to stroke, dementia risk MRI scans show neckties cut blood flow to brain ARRS: DTI-MRI shows brain damage from cocaine use MRI links blood flow to brain development in preterm babies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

South Africa:What You Need to Know About SA's Historic Liver Transplant From an HIV-Positive Donor
[Bhekisisa] How could a baby get an organ from a person living with HIV and not automatically contract the virus? The experts weigh in. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 9, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

From a Physician Assistant in Fairbanks to a Vending Machine in Interior Alaska: Witnessing Tribal Health Solutions Firsthand
Blog post, written by Eric Hargan, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, detailing a tour of several Alaskan communities to learn about how healthcare is delivered in remote parts of the state through telehealth services, vending machines that dispense medications, and through the use of community health aids. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 9, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Primary Counsellors Trained in Sign Language
[Zimbabwe Standard] In their quest to end Aids by 2030 without leaving anyone behind, the National Aids Council (NAC) and the Health and Child Care ministry held the first- ever sign language and special needs training programme for primary counsellors in HIV and Aids. This follows realisation that there was an information gap in information dissemination to and among those with hearing impairments. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 8, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The effect of an Italian nationwide mandatory visibility aids law for cyclists - Prati G.
The role of conspicuity in preventing bicycle-motorized vehicle collisions has been the subject of investigation. To date, no study has evaluated the impact on bicycle safety of legislation imposing bicycling visibility aids. The aim of the present study i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

CT lung cancer screening foiled by low adherence
More than 20% of U.S. military veterans who had a negative baseline CT lung...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New decision aids may revamp CT lung cancer screening ASCO: CT lung cancer screening rates continue to stagnate Risk-based CT lung screening could be more efficient Cancer deaths continue to fall, but CT lung screening lags Smokers not picking up the CT lung screening habit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Opioid Bill Shows Congress Can Still Work Together
In a week dominated by Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle and the partisan divisions it exposed, the Senate also showed it’s still capable of bipartisan achievements. The Senate on Wednesday passed sweeping legislation to address the opioid crisis by a 98-1 vote. The proposal, which passed the House by a margin of 393-8, is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump. Dubbed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, the bill marked a rare bipartisan effort to address a national health crisis that has devastated communities all over the country. More than 200,000 people in the United St...
Source: TIME: Health - October 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Vesoulis Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

South Africa:Liver Transplant From HIV+ Living Donor to Negative Recipient - Key Ethical Issues
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has a dire shortage of organ donors. This means that doctors struggle to find suitable donor organs for critically ill patients who would die without receiving a transplant. Sometimes they have to make tough calls such as using a blood group incompatible organ to save a patient's life - even if this comes with additional risk. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Self-Fitting Hearing Aid Receives Nod from FDA
A newly-approved device could change the way patients manage their hearing loss. Last week, FDA greenlit the Bose Hearing Aid, which is called the first such technology that doesn’t require the assistance of an audiologist or healthcare providers. The hearing aid was developed by Framingham, MA-based Bose Corp., and is intended to amplify sounds for individuals 18-years or older with perceived mild to moderate hearing impairment (hearing loss.) “Hearing loss is a significant public health issue, especially as individuals age,” Malvina Eydelman, M.D., director of the Div...
Source: MDDI - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news