Category Archives: Healthcare

12Aug/21

Eyerim introduces Lens Scan: an online way of getting a prescription

Eyerim is an certified online optician store of Central & Southeast Europe. The brand encompasses everything eyewear – from sunglasses to tailor-made prescription glasses- and they aim to make buying high quality, stylish and affordable glasses online within reach of everyone. Continue reading

11Jul/21

Women can buy Maxwellia’s Lovima® contraceptive pill from pharmacies without a prescription for first time in UK history

WOMEN can now buy a contraceptive pill over the counter without a prescription following a consultation with a pharmacist after the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today granted a licence to Maxwellia’s Lovima®. Continue reading

18May/21

Roche receives FDA authorisation for testing of asymptomatic people with the cobas SARS-CoV-2 Test to help control the spread of COVID-19

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that its cobas® SARS-CoV-2 Test for use on the widely available, high-throughput cobas® 6800/8800 Systems has received Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for testing individuals without symptoms or reasons to suspect COVID-19. Continue reading

05May/21

Harvard University licenses its nasal swab collection technology, developed at the Wyss Institute and Harvard Medical School, to Mass. startup Rhinostics

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Massachusetts-based startup Rhinostics announced today that the University’s sample collection swab and high-throughput automation technologies have been licensed to Rhinostics. Continue reading

02Mar/21

Womanizer’s clinical study shows masturbation helps against period pain

Half of the world’s population[1] get their periods each month and most of them struggle with different painful side effects. Although these symptoms are common, they are hardly researched – like so many topics around women’s health. The so-called Gender Health Gap[2] describes this gap and shows that women have historically been neglected in medicine and research. Continue reading

08Feb/21

Elsevier provides COVID-19 online learning for nurses in California

– Nursing is currently the largest health profession in the state with more than 500,000 registered nurses

– Online learning program from Elsevier will enhance the clinical skills of non-ICU nurses who are stepping in to provide support and care for COVID patients Continue reading

01Feb/21

In Honor of American Heart Month, Lipton & The Singing Surgeons Release Cover Album “Put A Little Love in Your Heart”

The brand has teamed up with the viral singing duo, Dr. Elvis Francois and Dr. William Robinson, to record a heart-inspired cover album to encourage people to care for their heart health Continue reading