Tag Archives: Prevention

Noninvasive Vagus nerve stimulator receives FDA clearance for cluster headache prevention

Basking Ridge, New Jersey-based medical device maker Electrocore has received a 510(k) clearance expanding the label of its non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) therapy device to include cluster headache prevention. According to a release from the company announcing the news, no other devices or pharmacologic treatments have received this indication from the agency. Therapy using… Read More »

Going local – prevention conference hears about rings, douches, and soluble suppositories

Rectal douches are at an earlier stage in development. This could be a combination antiretroviral/antibiotic prevention product to stop HIV and STIs in gay men and other people who have anal sex, used both before and after anal sex. There had been some research on the acceptability of this idea around the time of the… Read More »