CGM System Now Cleared to Talk to Smartphone App

CGM System Now Cleared to Talk to Smartphone App

Image: LibreLinkUp READY TO EDIT Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 2 integrated continuous glucose monitoring (iCGM) system received FDA clearance in 2020. For the last year, users had to purchase a compatible reader to see data from the wearable glucose measuring sensor. Now,...
Promising Tinnitus Therapy at Home with New Device

Promising Tinnitus Therapy at Home with New Device

Tinnitus refers to ringing and other sounds experienced within one’s own ears. Severe cases can cause significant distress that interferes with quality of life. Sono, a new Class IIa medical device, makes an experimental tinnitus treatment available to patients at...
New Study: Does Hearing Loss Increase Risk of Dementia?

New Study: Does Hearing Loss Increase Risk of Dementia?

Responsible scientists and scholars hesitate to prematurely claim causation when data shows a correlation between two factors. Researchers from the University of Oxford Nuffield Department of Population Health withhold claims of causation in either direction between...
New Prescription App Treats Depression and Anxiety

New Prescription App Treats Depression and Anxiety

Major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) often go hand in hand. About 20% of individuals diagnosed with MDD experience symptoms of GAD within 12 months of diagnosis, and most people diagnosed with one condition will experience the other...