Tag Archives: Treatment

Battery-Free Wireless Pacemaker Dissolves Post Treatment

Researchers at Northwestern University and collaborators have developed a temporary cardiac pacemaker that dissolves away in the body into harmless byproducts. The technology avoids the need for leads penetrating the skin as well as follow-up procedures to remove a pacemaker. The device could make temporary pacemaker placement a safer and more convenient experience for patients.… Read More »

Essential Reads: Stress, Anxiety and Depression in Couples Undergoing Infertility Treatment

In the United States, about 9% of men and 11% of women of reproductive age have experienced fertility problems. In a recent review (FULL TEXT available), Paraskevi and colleagues discuss how stress, anxiety and depression impact the outcomes of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and explore whether supportive interventions may help couples to minimize fertility-related stress,… Read More »

FDA Approves Tembexa (brincidofovir) for the Treatment of Smallpox

FDA Approves Tembexa (brincidofovir) for the Treatment of Smallpox DURHAM, N.C., June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chimerix (NASDAQ:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on accelerating the development of medicines to treat cancer and other serious diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Tembexa (brincidofovir) tablets and oral suspension approval… Read More »

Delayed HIV treatment initiation and protease inhibitors associated with erectile dysfunction in men living with HIV

Delayed HIV treatment initiation, use of protease inhibitors for more than a year, tobacco use and sleep apnoea increase the odds of erectile dysfunction among cisgender men living with HIV, according to the findings of the US Military HIV Natural History Study (NHS), published in HIV Medicine. Although HIV is associated with an increased risk… Read More »