Tag Archives: Control

Triple therapy helps control severe asthma

Asthma affects approximately 20 million adults in the US. It is a common cause of workplace and school absenteeism, and is one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in the US. Between 5% and 10% of asthmatics have frequent, persistent symptoms despite treatment with multiple medications, and are categorized as “difficult to treat” and “severe”… Read More »

The Hair Economy in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Control, Wellness, and Self-Care

The barbershop and beauty salon are important community touch points for health, wellness, and social connection in so many peoples’ lives. In my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen, I feature the black barbershop to introduce a chapter on “The New Retail Health.” In the COVID-19 pandemic, how we’re dealing with hair is… Read More »

FDA Approves Sevenfact [coagulation factor VIIa (recombinant)-jncw] for Treatment and Control of Bleeding Episodes Occurring in Adult and Adolescent Hemophilia A and B Patients with Inhibitors

FDA Approves Sevenfact [coagulation factor VIIa (recombinant)-jncw] for Treatment and Control of Bleeding Episodes Occurring in Adult and Adolescent Hemophilia A and B Patients with Inhibitors Print this page LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — HEMA Biologics, LLC, (“HEMA Biologics”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sevenfact® [coagulation factor… Read More »

Border control agency taking new precautions after death of 8-year-old migrant

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will reconduct medical checkups on all the migrant children in its custody and review its policies on caring for individuals under the age of 10 after an 8-year old Guatemalan child died on Monday. The agency is also coordinating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to determine whether additional transportation… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy smartphones control Insulet’s tubeless insulin pump

Samsung Galaxy smartphones will be serving as the controlling device for Billerica, Massachusetts-based Insulet Corporation’s tubeless insulin pump devices, the two companies announced today. Initially, Insulet’s recently FDA-cleared Omnipod Dash Insulin Management System will only speak with an app run on a locked-down Galaxy smartphone provided to patients alongside the system itself. However, according to… Read More »