Today, in our weekly LSCDS #ScienceNews, we would like to bring your attention to this “blast from the past” editorial about digital therapeutics:“Digital therapeutics from apps to smart inhalers, brought to you by pharma”.

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In industry, the spotlight is on Gilead, a market leader in HIV treatment, who shared promising news of donating 2.4 million bottles of Truvada to help ending the HIV epidemic in the United States.

Lastly, disturbing news is on the way as researchers have confirmed the risk of a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection (Fournier’s gangrene) with SGLT2 anti-diabetic medications.