Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common reason for women to visit their doctor. While virtual doctor visits have been possible to detect UTIs, patient-reported symptoms typically have drove diagnoses. Now, Los Angeles-based Scanwell Health is bringing its at-home smartphone-enabled test and treatment service for UTIs to all 50 states. Scanwell said its offering its the first U.S. FDA-cleared urine testing app available over-the-counter without a prescription.
Dublin-based Medtronic plc has filed a PMA supplement with the U.S. FDA for its next-generation, implantable sacral neuromodulation (SNM) device, Interstim Micro, and for its Interstim Surescan MRI leads. Interstim Micro is intended to help patients with overactive bladder (OAB), urinary urge incontinence, unobstructed urinary retention and fecal incontinence (FI).