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New Navigation System Eliminates Need for X-Ray When Placing Obalon Balloon

New Navigation System Eliminates Need for X-Ray When Placing Obalon Balloon

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The Obalon Balloon System is a swallowable intragastric balloon system that consists of a balloon folded inside a capsule.

Urinary Incontinence Drug May Reduce Frequency of Hot Flashes

Urinary Incontinence Drug May Reduce Frequency of Hot Flashes

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Oxybutynin, an anticholinergic used to treat urinary incontinence, may provide breast cancer survivors with an alternative treatment option for hot flashes, according to new research.

Five-Year Efficacy Data Announced for Liletta Intrauterine System

Five-Year Efficacy Data Announced for Liletta Intrauterine System

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Phase 3 trial results assessing the intrauterine system, Liletta (levonorgestrel 52 mg), found that it had >99% efficacy in preventing pregnancy for up to 5 years; the products current Food and Drug Administration indication.

Positive Results for Empagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes Trials

Positive Results for Empagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes Trials

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The EASE Phase 3 program included 2 double-blind, placebo-controlled trials investigating the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin as an adjunct to insulin therapy in adults with type 1 diabetes.

FDA Issues Safety Communication Regarding Pen Needle Use

FDA Issues Safety Communication Regarding Pen Needle Use

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Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.

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