Tag Archives: Control

Fertility Predicting Wearable Expanding into Birth Control, Menopause | Lea Von Bidder, Ava Science

Health Tech Dec 27, 2019• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Ava Science is a FemTech company best-known for their fertility-predicting wearable device that collects biometric data from a woman’s wrist in order to track ovulation. The device predicts fertility with 89% accuracy (according to published clinical trial data) and is among one of the most… Read More »

China to reduce number of small slaughterhouses to better control African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry on Tuesday said it will reduce the number of small-scale slaughterhouses to better prevent and control African swine fever. There are too many small slaughterhouses in some places in China, equipped with old facilities and backward production techniques, and checks on the pork quality are not done properly, the… Read More »

Artificial pancreas is effective for blood glucose control

A new artificial pancreas that automates insulin delivery, also called a closed-loop system, was more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetic patients. Results of a multicenter randomized clinical trial, published on Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, show that the use of Tandem Diabetes Care’s Control-IQ… Read More »

Viewpoints: Silence From The Surgeon General Won’t Help End Gun Violence; Making It Easier To Get Birth Control Can Bring Down Rate Of Unintended Pregnancies

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: The Surgeon General’s Deafening Silence On Gun Violence Last week the head of the Association of American Medical Colleges called gun violence a “public health crisis” in America. To address it, Dr. David J. Skorton wrote, “[t]hose of us in the health care… Read More »