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Medical Devices Lack Safety Evidence, Study Finds The majority of moderate- to high-risk medical devices approved by the FDA lack publicly available scientific evidence to verify their safety and effectiveness, according to a new study.
Wall Street Journal | 12 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach
WebMD | 15 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Cesca Therapeutics loss widens, but cash up as push begins for FDA approval Cesca Therapeutics Inc. ended its fiscal year June 30 with increased losses but an infusion of cash to launch products into a new market. Based in Rancho Cordova, Cesca (NASDAQ: KOOL), is developing and commercializing human cell and bone-marrow harvestin
Sacramento Business Journal | 16 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Sacramento, California
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Small Heart, Stroke Risks From Asthma Drug: FDA A safety study done by the maker of the asthma drug omalizumab (Xolair) suggests it poses slightly increased but serious risks for heart attacks and mini-strokes known as TIAs (transient ischemic attacks), the FDA says.
WebMD | 19 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
FDA: Asthma drug raises risk of heart, brain problems Read full story for latest details.
Fox News | 21 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
AliveCor Launches New App to Auto Detect Atrial Fibrillation in an ECG Recording SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --AliveCor, Inc. announced today the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (AF) detection in ECG recordings using its new FDA-clea
PR Newswire | Sep 29, 2014 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDA: Stop selling fake Ebola drugs The FDA has warned three companies that are selling products that claim to treat or cure Ebola. | Sep 29, 2014 11:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds information lacking from FDA on implanted medical devices Information is lacking on most implanted medical devices cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration despite a legal requirement that companies submit scientific evidence about the devices' substantial equivalence to other devices already on the market
EurekAlert! | Sep 29, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tumor Paint gets FDA approval for human clinical trials A Seattle-based company that is conducting cancer research, has reached an important milestone. Blaze Bioscience, Inc. has received the go-ahead to begin clinical trials on humans for its Tumor Paint. The paint is designed to allow surgeons to spot cancer | Sep 29, 2014 03:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from York, Pennsylvania
Lead In Chinese Cold Remedy Poisons Toddler; Possible Counterfeit? New York City health officials identify yet another international herbal manufacturer of herbs containing dangerous levels of heavy metals. FDA has issued a warning alert but a company product recall is not yet apparent. | Sep 28, 2014 1:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend