The regulator proposes that manufacturers use "black box" warnings to detail the potential risks of breast implants, including rare cancers.
“I don’t want to sound overdramatic here, but it seemed like a cover-up."
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Outrage of the Month: Failures by Device Manufacturer, FDA Exposed Patients to Life-Threatening Infections
In January, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee released a detailed report of a yearlong investigation into recent outbreaks of serious, often fatal, infections. The infections were linked to procedures with contaminated medical instruments.
One Canadian doctor has built one to try to bring the doctor's office home
Equipment -- prosthetic limbs, pacemakers -- designed specifically for children often lag five years to 10 years behind new technology for adults. Parents are pushing for that to change.
Advances in research, drug development and technology have evolved the practice of medicine bringing us new treatments, new cures and new ways of collaborating. Scientists, researchers, engineers and others are paving the future of health care in labs across the globe right now.
A new report casts doubt on the rigor of even the agency's strictest approval processes.
MR: Your invention came during a period before USB or even public Internet technology. So how did you come up with the idea
Diabetes devices are life-enhancing. For the most part they give us remarkable capacity to better manage our health. But we must recognize that new technology also adds effort, frustration, discomfort, confusion and expense to patients' lives.
There is broad, bipartisan support to end the medical device tax, and we urge Congress to make this a priority. Doing so would provide a much-needed boost toward innovation and job creation, while protecting the objectives of health care reform.
What if technology was not necessarily limited by culture, but, if applied correctly, could actually be used to drive a desired cultural change?
In coming weeks, we can expect the Republican-controlled Congress to push two Obamacare bills that would hike profits for some businesses. What we can't expect, from either Republicans or Democrats, unfortunately, is any effort to help families, even those with insurance, to stay out of bankruptcy court because of mounting medical bills.
And if you do decide to start punching names into Open Payments, don't expect a Google-like experience. This is ProPublica's
While not all relationships between health care providers and drug and medical device manufacturers are problematic, the implementation of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act will help ensure that provider-industry relationships finally receive appropriate scrutiny.
For the past three years the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps has been teaching our nations best scientists how to build a Lean Startup.
Heart disease affects about 43 million women per year. It's time to demand that the research include women in the proportion to which women exist in our population.