An algorithm-driven digital disease management program helped patients to have a significant improvement in their blood cholesterol and blood pressure levels, according to new research. The study was published Tuesday in the journal Circulation.
New technology can allow doctors to objectively detect tinnitus or ringing in the ears. The technology is called functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), a non-invasive imaging procedure that measures changes in the oxygen levels within the brain. By helping detect tinnitus, fNIRS could also help doctors to assess treatment options.
Amazon is making a strong presence in the online pharmacy industry by launching Amazing Pharmacy, a digital platform where you can buy brand and generic prescription drugs online and get them delivered to your home. Amazon Prime members will get additional benefits from using the platform.
Viagra maker Pfizer is very close to making an effective vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 as it announced the results of its vaccine candidate, stating that it is 90% effective in preventing COVID-19. The m-RNA-based vaccine is developed by Pfizer in associating with German-based BioNTech.
The Australian drug regulatory body called the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has warned people against using Grain German Shepherd tablets because they were found to be tainted with undeclared sildenafil citrate (Viagra) and paracetamol (Tylenol).
California-based Carbon Health has recently collected $100 million in funding to expand its healthcare service. Massachusetts-based Buoy Health received a $37.5 million fund. Other companies, such as Unlearn.AI and Togetherall, have also received funding to boost medical care services.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given a De Novo clearance to the Minneapolis-based company NightWare for the use of the digital therapeutic device in patients with nightmare disorder. The device helps improve the quality of sleep by preventing interruptions during sleep.