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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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FDA recalls close to half-a-million pacemakers over hacking fears

FDA recalls close to half-a-million pacemakers over hacking fears
Turns out former Vice President (and erratic shooter) Dick Cheney was right all along: Your heart can be hacked. At
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First FDA-approved genetic therapy fights leukemia

First FDA-approved genetic therapy fights leukemia
The first gene therapy treatment has been approved for use in the United States. The FDA greenlit a procedure that
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FDA hasn’t confirmed if meatless Impossible Burger is okay to eat

FDA hasn't confirmed if meatless Impossible Burger is okay to eat
The meatless Impossible Burger has been hard to track down since it debuted last August. Its parent company Impossible Foods
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Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR

Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR
Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega
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