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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...

FDA Approves Robot Doctor

01/24/2013, The FCC approves consumer electronics devices for the masses, but what about the FDA? Well, they make sure that all things medical are fit for public service, and the latest candidate to gain approval from this regulatory board is the first robot doctor...

HIV prevention pill gets FDA approval

07/17/2012, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday has just approved the first drug that was proven to reduce the risk of HIV infection. This is definitely a milestone throughout the three decades long fight against the AIDS-causing virus. The FDA gave the...

New FDA program to speed up approval of medical devices

02/10/2011, The FDA approval process for medical devices and other gadgets can take a while, but things might be sped up by quite a bit in the future. The agency has just announced a new “Innovation Pathway” program that allows priority reviews of “truly...

SoundBite hearing aid given FDA clearance

01/27/2011, Remember the SoundBite hearing aid that we reported about early last year? In case you forgot, the SoundBite is a unique device to help those who have problems hearing in one ear. The user wears a device around his or her ear, and attaches the other half...

ZELTIQ CoolSculpting system gets FDA approval

09/13/2010, ZELTIQ’s latest device, the CoolSculpting system, has just received approval from the FDA where it could be a hot seller among those who want to lose those love handles without putting in any exercise. Basically, this device will be able to zap fat...

Telescopic Eye Implant Approved By The FDA

07/08/2010, As we age, often our eyesight isn’t as good as it used to be, but with technology moving at such a fast pace, maybe we’ll have robotic eyes by the time we’re old. In the meantime, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies has had its...

SmartPill gets FDA nod

11/11/2009, The SmartPill has received FDA approval, arriving in its second iteration. This device is meant to be used to evaluate one’s constipation, measuring temperature and pH levels as it moves through the GI tract, while offering temporal-spacial analysis...

NanoMaxx ultrasound sytem receives FDA approval

10/05/2009, SonoSite’s NanoMaxx ultrasound system has just received FDA approval, which means folks Stateside can pick this up pretty soon in all its 6 pound glory. You get 2 hours of operational time with this, and by being fully portable, it is able to be...