Effective Therapies for Digestive Disorders

Original Article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/psychological-approaches-calm-functional-digestive-disorders-2024a10007na

Exploring Alternative Treatments

At a recent medical conference, experts discussed new ways to manage symptoms of functional digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Traditional medications are often not completely effective or their benefit runs out. … [Read More]

Daye’s Diagnostic Tampon: A Breakthrough in Vaginal Health Screening

Original Article: https://www.med-technews.com/news/latest-medtech-news/%E2%80%98world-first%E2%80%99-tampon-based-at-home-vaginal-health-screening-kit-now-available-at-boots

Redefining Vaginal Health Screening

Daye, a startup focusing on women’s health, has introduced a groundbreaking product: the Diagnostic Tampon. This tampon, available in the UK, isn’t just for periods anymore. It’s designed as a simple and convenient … [Read More]

FDA Approves New Antibiotic for UTIs

Original Article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/fda-approves-new-antibiotic-uncomplicated-utis-2024a100087g?ecd=WNL_trdalrt_pos1_240427_etid6474654&uac=476612SY&impID=6474654

Introduction to Pivmecillinam

The US FDA has given the green light to a new antibiotic called pivmecillinam for treating uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women aged 18 and above. This drug, marketed as Pivya, has been … [Read More]

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]