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First-of-its-Kind Contact Lens With Faster Light Adaptation Coming Soon

Johnson & Johnson announced the coming launch of Acuvue Oasys with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology, a first-of-its-kind photochromic contact lens that adapts to changing light. The lens was initially cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 2018. The FDA based their approval on scientific evidence including a clinical study of 24 patients…

Oral NSAIDs for Knee OA: Duration of Efficacy, Time to Adverse Event Onset Examined

A systematic review and meta-analysis published in Arthritis Care & Research aimed to assess the duration of efficacy, as well as the onset of adverse events, associated with oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) used in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA). To investigate these outcomes, researchers conducted a literature search which identified 72 randomized controlled…

Vaginal Anti-Itch Spray Added to RepHresh Product Line

The RepHresh product line has been expanded to include RepHresh Cooling Relief Vaginal Anti-Itch Spray (Church and Dwight, Co.) to relieve external feminine itch and neutralize odor. The spray, which contains hydrocortisone 0.5%, is intended for topical use on the vulva. The non-benzocaine and paraben-free product can be sprayed in any orientation (including upside down)…