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Organs from People Infected With Hepatitis C Virus Can Be Safely Transplanted To People

Drug addicts with Hepatitis C can safely donate organs to people

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Heart and lung transplants from people infected with Hepatitis C virus are safe as donated organs. Considering the effectiveness of antiviral drugs today, researchers say donated organs from Hepatitis C patients are safe for transplantation. This is in line with a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

According to the study, recipients of organs from Hepatitis C-infected donors are free from infections in the face of powerful antiviral drugs.

Since people who share needles or injected themselves with hard drugs are at highest risks of Hepatitis C infection, researchers said many organs they have for transplantation are from infected drug addicts. The rise in opioid use is not only creating problems in the civil society, it is also a major problem for the health industry.

Organs from Patients Who Died From Hepatitis C and Other Diseases Are Readily Available

Surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston do not want organs donated by drug addicts infected with Hepatitis C to go to waste. So they conducted studies to determine if they are safe for organ recipients.

“Over a third of all of our heart and lung transplants that we’ve done at our center have been from donors who had hepatitis C,” said Dr. Ann Woolley of B&W.

One of the people that volunteered to be used for the study is Mike Caldwell. He was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease seven years ago and needed double lung transplants. He waited in line for three years to be given the transplant without any hopes. An oxygen mask kept him alive and he was always too week to even try the stairs.

Then in 2017 he came across a Brigham and Women’s researcher who asked if he’d like to be recruited for a clinical trial. Through the study, his hope of getting lung donation from a Hepatitis C patient was high. And he would also be given antiviral drugs that would inhibit the spread of the virus to him.

It was not a light decision to make, but after a long time he agreed to participate in the study. Caldwell knew he may die while still waiting to be matched with a suitable lungs donor, so he decided to manage the risks associated with receiving an organ donated by an opioid addict. At least, he would be given trial antiviral drugs to stop the Hepatitis C from infecting him.

And luckily enough, Caldwell received lungs from a Hepatitis C infected donor. With the new organs, he no longer needed to wear oxygen mask on his face, and his health is much improved. He is one of the 44 study participants who had a heart or lung transplant from infected donors.

A Single Donor Can Potentially Donate As Many As Eight or Nine Organs to Someone in Need

Dr. Woolley said most of the Hepatitis C patients who donated a heart or lungs for the study were recent drug users; and some even died of drug overdose. She however said the harvested organs are of high quality and perfectly safe for transplantation even though they are infected with the virus.

“We’ve had a 100 percent success rate, both in terms of the hepatitis C clearance as well as how well the patient has done after transplant,” Woolley said.

It must be pointed out that the participants recruited for the study were followed up for only six months. This makes the study not definitive. Dr. Emily Blumberg ofthe University of Pennsylvania said recipients of infected organs must be followed up for longer periods of time to determine how perfectly safe they are from the transplanted organs.

Given that over 12,000 people die while still waiting to be matched with a suitable organ for transplant, Blumberg said infected organs can be tried out on patients under very strict and controlled conditions. The Wall Street Journal reported recently that Dr. Robert Montgomery, director of the transplant center at NYU Langone Health, required a new heart himself and got one from a drug user with Hepatitis C who died from drug overdose.

Analysts said it is better for people awaiting heart transplant to accept an infected organ rather than to die from having to wait endlessly. This is much more sensible since effective drugs are available to prevent people who accept infected organs from getting infected with diseases such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV among others. Issue is the drugs are very costly with little reimbursements to hospitals.

Adnan Sherif, a kidney transplant doctor at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England, says a single donor can potentially donate as many as eight or nine organs to someone in need of them.

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Cynerio Introduces Virtual Segmentation to Healthcare IoT Cybersecurity

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Medical-first virtual segmentation cuts healthcare IoT security project times from more than a year to weeks and provides confidence in continuous medical services

Cynerio, a leading provider of healthcare IoT cybersecurity solutions, announced today the addition of the virtual segmentation capability to their platform. Safe and effective healthcare IoT security projects can take over a year to execute due to a lack of visibility into network topology and sensitive device operations. Building effective cybersecurity policy requires thorough analysis and the ability to contextualize and prioritize devices according to impact. The Cynerio platform’s new virtual segmentation capability automatically delivers safe and effective policies in a matter of weeks by customizing segmentation policy for every device type, limiting the attack surface, and ensuring clinical services remain intact.

 

The virtual segmentation capability profiles device communications and generates East-West and North-South segmentation policies, allowing IT security teams to test the policies and monitor for violations before pushing it to live clinical network environments. The AI-based technology groups devices and segments them according to network behavior while risk is prioritized based on device criticality and medical impact. The platform then monitors the network to ensure all traffic is compliant with policy, and provides tools to refine it, sending automatic updates when policy is safe to push to firewall and NAC.

 

“The challenge of achieving safe and effective segmentation is what inspired us to develop the virtual segmentation capability for our customers,” states Leon Lerman, CEO and co-founder of Cynerio. “Our top priority is making healthcare IoT security projects as easy and painless as possible by helping hospitals safely navigate the risks of immediately enforcing segmentation policies in clinical environments. Cynerio already offers seamless integration with top-tier cybersecurity tools like Cisco, Check Point, Forescout, Palo Alto, and more. Adding virtual segmentation to our platform saves hospitals years of time and resources spent on IoT security projects and provides policies that can be easily enforced with confidence.”

 

Cynerio is a premier sponsor of the HIMSS 2020 Cybersecurity Forum where CEO and co-founder, Leon Lerman, will present “Taking a Medical-First Approach to Solving Tomorrow’s IoMT Challenges” on March 9.

 

About Cynerio

Cynerio is the world’s premier medical-first IoT cybersecurity solution. We view cybersecurity as a standard part of patient care and provide healthcare delivery organizations with the insight and tools they need to secure clinical ecosystems and achieve long-term, scalable threat remediation without disrupting operations or the delivery of care.

For more information, please contact us, or visit www.cynerio.com.

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Baking Ingredient Market 2020 Key Players: Darling Ingredients Inc., Omega Protein Corporation, DowDuPont

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The report provides insights on opportunities, restraints, drivers, trends, and forecasts up to 2028. As per the over view of the global Baking Ingredient market the market was at US$ xx mn in 2019 and is expected grow at a CAGR of xx% over the forecast period 2019 – 2028. The detailed study of the business of the Baking Ingredient market covers the estimation size of the market in terms of volume and value.

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Each market player included in the study of Baking Ingredient market is evaluated according to its production footprint, market share, existing and new launches, current R&D projects, and business strategies. Also, the Baking Ingredient market study evaluates the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis. The report evaluates and explores the progress outlook for the global Baking Ingredient market environment, including sales, production & usage and historical data & forecasting.

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Market Segmentation:

By Type
• Emulsifiers
• Leavening Agents
• Enzymes
• Baking Powders & Mixes
• Oil
• Fats & Shortenings
• Starch
• Colors & Flavors

By Application 
• Bread
• Biscuits & Cookies
• Cakes & Pastries
• Rolls & Pies

By Region:

    •     North America
◦  North America, by Country
▪ US
▪ Canada
▪ Mexico
◦ North America, by Type
◦ North America, by Application

  •     Western Europe
◦ Western Europe, by Country
▪ Germany
▪ UK
▪ France
▪ Italy
▪ Spain
▪ The Netherlands
▪ Rest of Western Europe
◦ Western Europe, by Type
◦ Western Europe, by Application

•     Asia Pacific
◦ Asia Pacific, by Country
▪ China
▪ India
▪ Japan
▪ South Korea
▪ Australia
▪ Indonesia
▪ Rest of Asia Pacific
◦ Asia Pacific, by Type
◦ Asia Pacific, by Application

    •     Eastern Europe
◦ Eastern Europe, by Country
▪ Russia
▪ Turkey
▪ Rest of Eastern Europe
◦ Eastern Europe, by Type
◦ Eastern Europe, by Application

•     Middle East
◦ Middle East, by Country
▪ UAE
▪ Saudi Arabia
▪ Qatar
▪ Iran
▪ Rest of Middle East
◦ Middle East, by Type
◦ Middle East, by Application

 •     Rest of the World
◦ Rest of the World, by Country
▪ South America
▪ Africa
◦ Rest of the World, by Type
◦ Rest of the World, by Application

Major Companies:
Darling Ingredients Inc., Omega Protein Corporation, DowDuPont Inc., Kemin Industries, Inc., InVivo, John Pointon & Sons Ltd.

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Inorganic Pigments Market 2020 Key Players: BASF SE, DIC Corporation, Ferro Corporation

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The report provides insights on opportunities, restraints, drivers, trends, and forecasts up to 2028. As per the over view of the global Inorganic Pigments market the market was at US$ xx mn in 2019 and is expected grow at a CAGR of xx% over the forecast period 2019 – 2028. The detailed study of the business of the Inorganic Pigments market covers the estimation size of the market in terms of volume and value.

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Each market player included in the study of Inorganic Pigments market is evaluated according to its production footprint, market share, existing and new launches, current R&D projects, and business strategies. Also, the Inorganic Pigments market study evaluates the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis. The report evaluates and explores the progress outlook for the global Inorganic Pigments market environment, including sales, production & usage and historical data & forecasting.

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Market Segmentation:

By Type:

  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Iron Oxide
  • Carbon Black

By Application:

  • Paints
  • Coating Material
  • Printing Inks
  • Light Emitting Sources
  • Plastics

By End-Use Industry:

  • Building & Construction
  • Automotive
  • Plastic
  • Electronics
  • Others

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Type
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Western Europe
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Eastern Europe
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Type
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Middle East
    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Type
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Type
    • By Application
    • By End-Use Industry

Companies Covered: BASF SE, DIC Corporation, Ferro Corporation, Heubach, LANXESS, Clariant, CRISTAL, Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals, DuPont, Huntsman International, KRONOS Worldwide, LANSCO COLORS, and Tronox…

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