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My Choices News Update

Cancer is the biggest health concern among the public, poll reveals“Two-thirds of the public say they are very or somewhat worried about being told they have the disease—higher than for any other medical condition, including dementia and having a heart...

Hepatitis C News Update

Thousands of Patients Are at Risk of Exposure to Possible HIV, Hepatitis“More than 2400 patients are being cautioned about the potential exposure to bloodborne diseases hepatitis B and C, as well as HIV, because of a physician who did not follow infection control...

Lung Cancer News Update

Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy Linked to Hearing Loss in Cancer Survivors“Patients with cancer who received cisplatin-based chemotherapy for an average of 14 years experienced significant hearing difficulties in everyday listening, according to study authors from the...

My Choices News Update

For better brain function, have a healthy diet starting young. But don’t worry, it’s never too late to start.“Here’s some food for thought: How you eat is linked to better brain function. New research finds that people who eat healthily throughout their...

Lung Cancer News Update

The Role of AI in Empowering Early Lung Cancer Detection & Transforming Patient Outcomes“Lung cancer remains the single most common etiology of cancer-related mortality globally, with most patients diagnosed at advanced stages when treatment efficacy is limited....

Hepatitis C News Update

FDA Permits Marketing of First Point-of-Care Hepatitis C RNA Test“Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted marketing authorization to Cepheid for the Xpert HCV test and GeneXpert Xpress System, the first hepatitis C virus (HCV) test that can be used to...

My Choices News Update

What Americans want from food: Energy, muscle strength, better health and less stress “What’s for dinner? It’s a deceptively simple question, asked millions of times each day. But consider the myriad factors that go into answering it—from cost to...

Hepatitis C News Update

Why are Patients Missing Their Initial HCV Treatment Appointments?“Results of the case-control retrospective chart review showed patients who missed their initial scheduled infectious disease clinic appointment for HCV treatment had greater rates of housing...

Lung Cancer News Update

Risk for lung cancer reoccurrence may be associated with OSA-related hypoxemia“Key takeaways: In univariate analysis, a 4% oxygen desaturation index greater than 15 was significantly linked to lung cancer reoccurrence. Two hypoxic burden measures continued to be...

Lung Cancer News Update

‘Self-Taught’ AI Tool Helps to Diagnose & Predict Severity of Common Lung Cancer“A computer program based on data from nearly a half-million tissue images and powered by artificial intelligence (AI) can accurately diagnose in cases of adenocarcinoma, the most...