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Dear Colleagues,  On November 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final orders reclassifying two types of hepatitis C diagnostic tests from Class III to Class II, thereby allowing manufacturers to seek marketing clearance through the less burdensome...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending December 6, 2021 'Origami' diagnostic test could help hepatitis C treatment“A new test for hepatitis C which uses origami-style folded paper to deliver fast, accurate and affordable diagnoses could help the global fight against the deadly virus.” What to...

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Week Ending December 6, 2021 Nutrition protects against aging better than drugs “A recent study by the University of Sydney Charles Perkins Centre compared the impact of diets and drugs on the functioning of human cells and aging. The researchers found that nutrition...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending November 29, 2021 FDA unlocks faster clearances for future hepatitis C diagnostics “The FDA has eased up on makers of new diagnostic tests for hepatitis C, granting them a quicker pathway to the market.” Liver cancer can be recognized by RNA fragments in...

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Week Ending November 29, 2021 Your Vitamin D Status Has An Impact On Your Mood, Says Recent Research “Though many people still equate vitamin D with bones (which is understandable considering that the sunshine vitamin is important for maintaining strong, healthy...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending November 22, 2021 FDA In Brief: FDA Issues Final Orders Reclassifying Certain Hepatitis C Diagnostic Tests from Class III to Class II“Today’s action allows manufacturers of certain types of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) tests to seek marketing clearance through...

My Choices News

Week Ending November 15, 2021 Poor diet may contribute to health risks for women of reproductive age with disabilities“Women between the ages of 18-44 who reported having some type of disability, such as those related to cognition and activities of daily life,...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending November 15, 2021 Egypt is the world’s first country to eliminate Hepatitis C, Health Ministry claims“Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that Egypt is the first country globally to announce that it has gotten rid of Hepatitis C, thanks to...

Hepatitis C News

Week Ending November 8, 2021 Movement is Life-Optimizing Patient Access to Total Joint Arthroplasty: HIV and Hepatitis C Disparities“This article is one of a series focusing on how the preoperative optimization process, if designed for underserved communities, can...

My Choices News

Week Ending November 8, 2021 10 ways to be an effective health care advocate for yourself and loved ones“From cancer care to chronic disease management, the growing role of patient self-advocacy in health care has become a hot topic. Team-based care, a popular goal in...