Tag Archives: Prevention

FDA Expands Vagus Nerve Device to Cluster Headache Prevention – MD Magazine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the label of non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator product gammaCore, from electroCore, Inc, to include adjunctive use in preventing cluster headaches in adult patients. The device, which was previously approved for the treatment of pain associated with migraines and cluster headaches, is a twice-daily self-administered treatment that provides… Read More »

Diabetes Prevention That Works

Photo Elizabeth Youngstein, center, leads a diabetes prevention program in Wayne, N.J., with the participants Barbara Biazzo, left, and Marilyn Gerardi.Credit Asthaa Chaturvedi What happens in Room 6 at the Y.M.C.A. in Wayne, N.J., on Wednesday mornings doesn’t look terribly dramatic. About a dozen people trickle in, step on a digital scale, show the program… Read More »