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Savvy Updates, 8/22/22: Vit D & Inflammation, CGM Comparisons Deep Dive Plus Newcomer Zense, OTC Hearing Aids, Evolution of Chewing

Vitamin D supplements may help reduce chronic inflammation was written by Annie Lennon for MedicalNewsToday.com,15 August 2022.   Systematic low-grade inflammation is characterized by the prolonged release of inflammatory molecules and is linked to various health conditions.  While vitamin D is classically known for regulating calcium levels, recent studies have shown that it may play a role in modulating … Read more

U.S. FDA allows over-the-counter hearing aids in ‘milestone’ regulation – National | Globalnews.ca

Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday. The Food and Drug Administration said the new regulation cuts red tape by creating a new class of hearing aids that don’t require a medical exam, a prescription and other specialty evaluations. Instead … Read more

Progress made at Montreal AIDS conference despite visa issues, organizer says | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 2, 2022 4:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The local organizer of an international AIDS conference in Montreal says the event has helped highlight the enormous progress that has been made in HIV research and treatment technology. Dr. … Read more

Canada announces $17.9M at Montreal AIDS conference to expand HIV testing | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 1, 2022 5:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says the government is investing $17.9 million to expand HIV testing in Canada. Duclos made the announcement today at AIDS 2022, the 24th International AIDS … Read more

Head of World Health Organization tells Montreal conference progress on HIV at risk | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 1, 2022 2:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The director-general of the World Health Organization told an international AIDS conference in Montreal on Monday that growing inequality could reverse a decade of progress made in the fight against … Read more

Monkeypox global response is not enough, experts at AIDS conference say – National | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 31, 2022 4:47 pm     Updated July 31, 2022 4:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A panel of scientists and activists at the AIDS 2022 conference in Montreal are urging worldwide governments to ramp up resources to … Read more

Canada’s response to AIDS lagging, activists say ahead of international conference | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 26, 2022 1:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canadian HIV and AIDS organizations say an international AIDS conference opening in Montreal this week is shining a light on Canada’s lagging response to the disease. Advocates say federal funding … Read more

Canada should commit $1.2B to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria: advocates | Globalnews.ca

Advocacy groups working to end extreme poverty say they hope Canada will use an upcoming international AIDS conference in Montreal to commit new funding for a global organization that fights AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. But the groups say they’re worried Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria … Read more

Ottawa fast-tracking travel visas for AIDS conference in Montreal amid sharp criticism | Globalnews.ca

The federal government says it is now prioritizing temporary travel visas for people seeking to attend the AInternational AIDS Conference in Montreal at the end of July. Founder Tian Johnson says it is “truly vile” that thousands of people from the Global South are still waiting to find out if they’ll get a visa, leaving … Read more