Breakthrough Digital Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder

Original Article: https://www.healio.com/news/psychiatry/20240402/fda-clears-prescription-digital-therapeutic-for-adults-with-major-depressive-disorder

Innovative Treatment for Depression Symptoms

The FDA has approved a new digital therapy called Rejoyn to aid adults battling major depressive disorder (MDD). Developed by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. and Click Therapeutics Inc., Rejoyn offers a 6-week … [Read More]

Mapping the Human Brain: A Revolutionary Quest

Original Article: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/scientists-moonshot-project-mapping-human-brain-hopes-helping/story?id=108155734

Advancing Brain Research at the Allen Institute

The Allen Institute, established by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is embarking on an ambitious mission: creating a detailed map of the 86 billion neurons in the human brain. This ‘moonshot’ … [Read More]

Dexcom’s New Over-the-Counter Glucose Monitor Widens Access

Original Article: https://www.medtechdive.com/news/dexcom-over-the-counter-cgm/709615

Expanding Use of Dexcom’s CGM

The FDA recently approved Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for over-the-counter (OTC) sale. This means people, including those without diabetes and those not on insulin, can purchase it without a prescription. Originally … [Read More]

Innovative Eye Drops Bring Hope for Eye Complications due to Diabetes

Original Article: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/could-an-intervention-as-simple-as-eye-drops-treat-eye-damage-in-diabetes

Diabetes and Eye Health

More than half a billion adults worldwide have diabetes, mostly type 2. People with diabetes face a higher chance of eye complication l(known asdiabetic retinopathy) and macular edema, which can lead to vision … [Read More]

Navigating Health Info on Social Media: A Closer Look at Challenges

Original Article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/article-abstract/2812569

The Influence of Social Media on Health Information

In today’s world, social media has become a major way people get health information. Its widespread use makes it a powerful tool for sharing health-related content. However, it’s not … [Read More]

Navigating Health Advice with ChatGPT: A Closer Look at Nutritional Guidance

Original Article: https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/16/4/469

Assessing ChatGPT’s Dietary Advice Accuracy

We are what we eat. Our daily food choices are incredibly important to maintaining good physical and mental health. Chat Generative Pretrained Transformer (ChatGPT) is gaining popularity among people seeking health information, … [Read More]

Salt Habits and Kidney Health: A Risky Connection

Original Article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/high-salt-intake-linked-increased-risk-kidney-disease-2024a10001l4

The Link between Salt and Kidney Disease

A recent study using data from the UK Biobank suggests that people who often add salt to their meals might be unknowingly putting their kidneys at risk. We already know … [Read More]