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Removing Race from Estimates of Kidney Function: What Happens Next?

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The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announce the concurrent publication of “Special Article: Reassessing the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases: An Interim Report from the NKF-ASN Task Force” in the¬†Journal of the American Society of Nephrology¬†(JASN)¬†and the¬†American Journal of Kidney Diseases¬†(AJKD). The publication in JASN and AJKD provides an essential review of…

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NOW¬ģ Partners with Seven Top Wellness Experts to Inspire People to #LiveHealthyNOW

Nationally Recognized Experts Offer Free, Exclusive Content All Year Long to Empower People to Meet Their Unique Wellness Goals Wellness isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, nor is health one-dimensional. It’s a personalized continuum that evolves with newfound habits and changes in seasonal routines. As spring signals a sense of renewal and recommitment to one’s goals, NOW¬ģ, a trusted independent and family-owned…

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Ingrilli Citrus, Inc., Launches Ingrilli‚ĄĘ Organic Ginger Squeeze Blend

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Ingrilli Citrus, Inc., a family-owned business based out of Capo d’Orlando,¬†Sicily, announced the launch of its¬†Ingrilli‚ĄĘ Organic Ginger Squeeze Blend¬†in¬†the United States. Made with fresh organic Peruvian ginger and organic Sicilian lemon juice, the new ginger blend is the company’s first product with a non-citrus main ingredient. With the launch, Ingrilli expands its product line, offering a broader suite of…

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FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Device that Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help Detect Potential Signs of Colon Cancer

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of the GI Genius, the first device that uses artificial intelligence (AI) based on machine learning to assist clinicians in detecting lesions (such as polyps or suspected tumors) in the colon in real time during a colonoscopy. ‚ÄúArtificial intelligence has the potential to transform health care to better assist health care…

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FDA Releases Action Plan for Reducing Exposure to Toxic Elements from Foods for Babies, Young Children

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Protecting one of our most vulnerable populations, babies and young children, is among the U.S. Food and Drug Administration‚Äôs highest priorities. Today, we‚Äôre announcing a new action plan,¬†Closer to Zero, that sets forth our approach to reducing exposure to toxic elements in foods commonly eaten by babies and young children to the lowest possible levels. Although the¬†FDA‚Äôs testing¬†shows that children…

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Hospitals Across the USA Are Taking Steps to Provide Equitable Care and Inclusivity to Minority Patients

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Celebrate National Minority Health Month with Vidatak’s solutions that reduce health disparities. Your response to this opportunity counts.   ANN ARBOR, Mich – When patients and providers speak different languages, hospital leadership¬†must recognize the increased¬†risk of miscommunication and clinical errors inherent to this predicament. These miscommunications, misunderstandings and errors¬†result¬†in adverse events and inequitable care. Hospital leaders need¬†to¬†acknowledge how often routine…

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Award-Winning Orthodontist From Chennai, Gives Useful Tips to Prevent Gum Diseases

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CHENNAI, India, April 3, 2021 (Newswire.com) –¬†It is no surprise that even people with the brightest smile can suffer from gum problems. And most of the time, gum diseases are painless and slow to progress, so it can be a little hard to notice. So, is there a way to prevent it? ThreeBestRated reached out to Dr. Vetri Vendan to…

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FDA is Investigating Reports of Infections Associated with Reprocessed Urological Endoscopes

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Agency is taking action to remind health care providers about the proper way to clean certain devices for reuse   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration¬†announced¬†it is investigating numerous medical device reports (MDRs) describing patient infections and other possible contamination issues associated with reprocessing urological endoscopes, including cystoscopes, ureteroscopes and cystourethroscopes‚ÄĒdevices used to view and access the urinary tract….

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FDA Continues to Advance Over-the Counter and Other Screening Test Development

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Following recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration actions to support test development, the FDA took swift action this week to get more tests for screening asymptomatic individuals on the market. Today, the agency authorized several tests for over-the-counter (OTC) use without a prescription when used for serial screening. In addition to the tests authorized for OTC use, one serial screening…

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FDA Allows for First Point-of-Care Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Test to be Used in More Near-Patient Care Settings

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is allowing the use of the Binx Health IO CT/NG Assay at point-of-care settings, such as in physician offices, community-based clinics, urgent care settings, outpatient health care facilities and other patient care settings, operating under a CLIA Certificate of Waiver, Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Accreditation. This action is the…

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