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Washington Public Officials Investigate Measles Outbreak

Public Officials in Clark County, Washington are investigating a measles outbreak after reports of 34 confirmed cases and nine suspected cases since the first of January. Of the 34 cases, thirty-two have been confirmed to be unimmunized, while four remain unverified....

FDA Approves App-connected Digital Inhaler

FDA approved ProAir digihaler by Asthmapolis, the first app-connected digital inhaler. The ProAir Digihaler has built-in sensors to detect when the device is used and the strength of the user’s inhalation. This data is then sent via Bluetooth to its mobile app...

First Successful Live Birth After Uterus Transplant

The Lancet reports the first successful live birth from a uterus transplant. In September 2016, a 32-year-old woman in Brazil with congenital uterine absence, or Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser [MRKH] syndrome, underwent a successful uterine transplantation from a...

ACE Inhibitors Linked to Lung Cancer

A cohort study by the United Kingdom Clinical Research Datalink associated the use of ACEIs with an increased risk of lung cancer. The association elevated among people using ACE Inhibitors for more than five years. The study consisted of 992,061 patients treated with...