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FDA approves first shock wave device made to heal wounds

FDA approves first shock wave device made to heal wounds
Using "acoustic shock waves" to promote healing isn't just for Overwatch, as Sanuwave has obtained FDA approval for its Dermapace
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FDA OKs first gene therapy for hereditary disease

FDA OKs first gene therapy for hereditary disease
The FDA has approved a new gene therapy that proves the technique can also be used to treat a variety
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FDA clears first EKG band for the Apple Watch

FDA clears first EKG band for the Apple Watch
AliveCor's KardiaBand, a device that detect dangerous heart rhythms, has become the first Apple Watch accessory cleared for medical use
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FDA approves first drug that doctors can track remotely

FDA approves first drug that doctors can track remotely
Doctors in the US might soon start prescribing a pill that can tell them whether you've truly taken your medication.
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The FDA just changed how it reviews genetic health risk tests

The FDA just changed how it reviews genetic health risk tests
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced new rules today regarding direct-to-consumer genetic health risk (GHR) tests and the process by which
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Five-minute allergy test passes the FDA’s scrutiny

Five-minute allergy test passes the FDA's scrutiny
A few years ago, researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) started developing what they eventually
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Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval

Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval
People with advanced lymphoma now have another type of treatment to consider. The Food and Drug Administration has approved Yescarta,
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FDA clears implant that treats severe sleep apnea

FDA clears implant that treats severe sleep apnea
Sleep apnea (where your brain doesn't properly send breathing signals while resting) is horrible enough by itself, but the solutions
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FDA approves first Zika test for blood donations

FDA approves first Zika test for blood donations
While the Zika virus is primarily transmitted by mosquito bites, it could also be passed through blood transfusion. To ensure
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