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Omada Health snaps up physical therapy startup Physera for $30M

Dive Brief: Omada Health has acquired Physera, a five-year-old muscoloskeletal care and telehealth physical therapy company, for $ 30 million. With the buy, Omada adds video access to a licensed physical therapist network nationwide to its suite of digital services, which includes diabetes prevention and management, hypertension and mental health. Omada raised $ 57 million in a… Read More »

Preliminary Data Supporting the Use of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Premenstrual Symptoms

There is excellent data to support the use of selective serotonin and serotonin- norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs and SNRIs) for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD); however, many women do not want to take these medications for symptoms that occur only once a month.  Other women do not want to deal with the side… Read More »

This Treatment Could Save Your Life – COVID-19 and Convalescent Plasma Therapy

Ajay Kohli Vinay Kohli Chitra Chhabra Kohli By CHITRA CHHABRA KOHLI MD, AJAY KOHLI MD, and VINAY KOHLI MD, MBA With a doubling time of cases estimated between 3 days within the U.S. and about 6 days globally (at the time of this writing) COVID-19 is demonstrating its terrifying virulence as it spreads across the… Read More »

Gene therapy shows promise in tackling common cause of childhood blindness

The results of a first-in-human clinical trial of gene therapy to treat a common cause of genetic blindness have shown partial reversal of sight loss in some patients. X-linked retinitis pigmentosa, caused by mutations in RPGR gene, is the most common cause of blindness in young people. The inherited mutations lead to degeneration of light… Read More »