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Amazon Hires Former FDA Official, Hints At Healthcare Plans

03/19/2018, The healthcare industry is an extremely lucrative one, which is why many tech companies are venturing into it, Amazon included where according to a report from last year, the company has a “secret” health team that is looking to develop health-related...

FDA Approves Shock Wave Device That Can Heal Wounds

01/02/2018, There are a variety of ways to treat wounds, and the FDA has added a new way to that list by approving a treatment involving the use of shock waves. Developed by a company called Sanuwave, they have created a system called the Dermapace System that relies...

FDA Approves Digital Pill That Lets Doctors Track You

11/14/2017, In an ideal world, people who are sick would take their medicine in a timely and consistent manner, but unfortunately in the real world, sometimes people forget to take their medication, might miss a dose or two thinking that it does not matter when it...


FDA Warns That Some Pacemakers Can Be Hacked

01/09/2017, As our gadgets become increasingly connected, it does help make things more convenient, but at the same time it also means that there are more things in our lives that can be hacked. While a hacked smart thermostat might be considered annoying, a hacked...

Vaping Is Now Banned For Minors

08/08/2016, Many consider vaping or smoking an e-cigarette as a “safer” alternative to smoking regular cigarettes. Now I won’t get into the debate of whether or not that’s true because there are a lot of opinions on this, but it does merit...

FDA Approves First Cancer-Killing Virus

11/01/2015, Over the past few decades substantial improvements have been made in treatment of cancer, while it’s still not possible to say that humans have finally cured cancer, work still continues in the hope that some day we will be able to achieve this...

FDA Isn’t Happy About Pill Advertising Instagram Post

08/13/2015, Instagram is used to share photos of your travel, what you’ve eaten, what you’ve done, who you’ve met, and so on. It can also be used as advertising where popular Instagrammer advertise products they use so that their followers will see it. In some...

FDA Approves The First 3D Printed Drug

08/03/2015, We’ve seen 3D printing being used to print medical tools such as casts. Recently 3D printing also allowed the creation of 3D models that allowed surgeons to practice brain procedures for children before actually doing it. However in what appears to be...

FDA Issues Warnings To Hospitals Over Hackable Drug Infusion Pumps

07/31/2015, Say your computer got hacked and you lose your files in the process. Sure, it sucks, but it’s not necessarily the end of the world. However imagine if you are hooked up to hospital equipment that’s in charge of pumping drugs into your system, or maybe...

BrainPort Lets The Blind “See” With Their Tongues

06/22/2015, Several years ago a device called the BrainPort was created and it was basically a device that allowed the blind to navigate the world using their tongue. The good news is that if you were wondering when the device would finally go on sale, you’re in...

Relaxis To Combat Restless Leg Syndrome

06/03/2014, Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) happens to be one of the more annoying conditions out there that is deemed by some to be irritating, being difficult to have it under one’s control, and if you happen to be at your wit’s end, fret not. There is hope at the...

FDA Approves Skull Implants To Help Treat Epilepsy

11/15/2013, According to studies, it has been found that epilepsy is the third most common neurological disorder in the US, but the good news to those who suffer from it, or know someone who suffers from it, is that the FDA has recently approved a skull implant that...