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Allergan Recalls Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Type of Cancer
The FDA said today that it asked Allergan to recall its Biocell breast implants after concluding that they are six times as likely as other textured breast implants to cause an uncommon form of lymphoma. The federal safety watchdog said that...
July 25, 2019
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These Medical Devices are now Exempt from the 25% China Tariffs
On Tuesday, the U.S. exempted several categories of medical devices from the 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese goods by the Trump administration, including surgical, radiotherapy and dental devices. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said the new exclusions are...
July 12, 2019
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Medtronic Recalls Some Insulin Pumps as FDA Warns They can be Hacked
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning patients and health care providers that certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are being recalled due to potential cybersecurity risks and recommends that patients using these models switch their insulin pump to models that...
June 27, 2019
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First Medical Device Treatment for Childhood ADHD Cleared by FDA
NeuroSigma won de novo clearance from the FDA last week to put the first medical device for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder on the U.S. market. Los Angeles-based NeuroSigma makes the Monarch eTNS system, which is designed to deliver mild electrical signals through a...
April 22, 2019
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Elucent Medical Wins FDA Clearance for New Breast Surgery Navigation System
Elucent Medical, a company dedicated to developing better pathways for breast cancer care, today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the clinical use of the company’s EnVisio™ Surgical Navigation System. Placed at...
April 15, 2019
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First-Ever Clinical Trial Initiated for Neural Interface that Turns Thoughts into Speech
Synchron, Inc. today announced the initiation of the first clinical trial for the Stentrode™, a minimally-invasive neural interface technology being investigated for restoration of communication in people with severe paralysis. The trial will evaluate the safety of Thought-to-Text™ technology in patients, by assessing...
April 9, 2019
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Itamar Medical Launches Next-Generation WatchPAT System for Home Sleep Apnea Testing
Itamar Medical Ltd., a company that develops, manufactures and markets non-invasive diagnostic medical devices for sleep apnea with a focus on the cardiology market, today announced the launch of WatchPAT 300, the next generation WatchPAT system for home sleep apnea...
March 27, 2019
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FDA Breaks Record for Medical Device Approvals in 2018
It’s an unprecedented time for innovation and regulation in medical devices. The Food and Drug Administration announced that 2018 was their most successful year in approving medical devices. 106 devices received the FDA’s marketing green light, breaking the record of...
January 30, 2019
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1 in 3 GoFundMe Campaigns are for Medical Bills and That’s a Problem Says GoFundMe CEO
Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals seemingly an endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme: the cost of health care. It didn’t start out this way. Back in 2010, when the crowdfunding website began,...
January 17, 2019
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