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Global Guidance for Testosterone for HSDD

Share on: Many clinicians have used testosterone to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder/dysfunction (HSDD) in women, but it has been "off-label," without formal guidance or approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Now a new global position statement on testosterone has been endorsed by multiple organizations worldwide, including the International Menopause Society,...

Elektra Labs launches connected health tech catalogue alongside $2.9M in seed funding

Elektra Labs, a startup looking to curate secured connected health technologies, has announced a $2.9 million in seed funding. Maverick Ventures led the round, which saw contributions from Arkitekt Ventures, Boost VC, Founder Collective, Lux Capital, SV Angel and Village Global. Sixteen angels also took part in the raise, including the heads of high-profile companies...

Eisia rolls out new Amazon Alexa skill geared at children with rare form of epilepsy

Japanese pharma Eisai Co.'s subsidiary Eisai Inc. is rolling out a new skill on Amazon Alexa developed specifically to target children with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), a rare and severe form of epilepsy.  Dubbed Ella the Jellyfish, the underwater-themed platform includes interactive games such as "Freeze Dance" and "Color Hunt." It also provides users access to...

Cancer Risk May Rise After Heart Attack

Share on: WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Here's some worrisome news for folks who manage to survive a heart attack: New research suggests they might be far more vulnerable to developing cancer down the road. READ More About Heart Attack Risk People who suffered a heart health scare -- a heart attack, heart failure...

Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini talks about CVS, the Amazon experience and how insurers stay relevant

The $69 billion purchase of Aetna helped CVS Health boost third quarter net income by 10% compared to the prior year. The difference was primarily due to higher operating income from the impact of the Aetna acquisition close to a year earlier, CEO and President Larry Merlo said. It was an acquisition put in motion by...