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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves New Formulation of Epclusa, Expanding Pediatric Indication to Treat Children Ages 3 and Older With Chronic Hepatitis C

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 10, 2021– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expansion of the pediatric indication of Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) to now include children as young as 3 years of age, regardless of HCV… Read More »

Wearables Are Good For Older People, Too — The Latest From Laurie Orlov

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a whole lot of digital transformation for people staying home. For digital natives, that wasn’t such an exogenous shock. For older people who are digital immigrants, they will remember their initial Zoom get-together’s with much-missed family, ordering groceries online in the first ecommerce purchase, and using telemedicine for the first time… Read More »

Under-30s could be vaccinated before older age groups under new proposal

A new proposal from the Department of Health that is currently under review, could see under-30s receive their first Covid-19 vaccination ahead of other age cohorts. This proposal comes as latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show that 74% of new confirmed cases of Covid-19, come from people under the age of 45.… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: ‘Delirium’ is a key coronavirus symptom in older people – how to spot it

Coronavirus cases are estimated to be exceeding 35,200 a day in England, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics. While the focus has been on transmission amongst the young, older people are disproportionately at a higher risk. It is therefore imperative to watch out for the warning signs in this at-risk… Read More »