Medical devices and equipmentFDA approves Bayer contraceptive device Kyleena | Reuters
The Food and Drug Administration approved Bayer AG's hormonal contraceptive device, Kyleena, to prevent pregnancy for up to five years, the Germany company said Monday.
PharmaceuticalsGlobal leaders are set to put superbugs on the world stage | STAT
Heads of state from around the globe will gather this week to try to address a long-neglected issue that poses perhaps the biggest health threat the world faces: the growing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics.
Novartis on Monday intensified its bid to convince doctors to prescribe its heart failure drug Entresto, releasing an analysis that concluded the medicine contributed to higher quality of life scores compared with an older drug.
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden on Friday announced new measures to help cancer patients navigate the clinical trials process as part of the administration's "Cancer Moonshot" initiative to speed new treatments to market.
Information technologyWalgreens adds dermatology line as telehealth for skin care grows | Forbes
Walgreens Boots Alliance is launching a skin care platform that will include video consultations with dermatologists, part of a rapidly growing segment of the digital health industry.
Arkansas telemedicine program focuses on stroke patients | (El Dorado, Ark.) News-Times
When suffering a stroke, every second counts. That's why the Medical Center of South Arkansas participates in the AR Saves telemedicine program. “We see people with signs of symptoms of a stroke daily,” said Kendall Wilson, MCSA emergency room charge nurse. “But the AR Saves program is for patients who come to the emergency room within the first three hours of presenting symptoms.”
Safety, quality and clinical practiceMore child suicides are linked to A.D.D. than depression, study suggests | The New York Times
Attention deficit disorder is the most common mental health diagnosis among children under 12 who die by suicide, a new study has found.
The women's health issue no one talks about | Kaiser Health News
About 1 out of 5 women in America will experience depression in her lifetime, twice the number of men. Some are depressed throughout the course of their lives; others become depressed following a big change.