News tagged with medical device
German chemicals distributor Brenntag denied Friday any wrongdoing in the health scandal surrounding French-made breast implants.
Other Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Consumer safety advocates are questioning the Food and Drug Administration about seemingly incomplete and erroneous data used to affirm the safety of silicone breast implants last year.
Other Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is ordering medical device manufacturers to study safety complications with surgical mesh widely used to repair women's pelvic problems.
Medications Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New hip implants appear to have no advantage over traditional implants, suggests a review of the evidence published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An analysis of financial payments made by orthopedic device manufacturers to orthopedic surgeons shows that the patterns of payments from 2007 to 2010 appear to be complex with a reduction in the total number of payments ...
Other Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Undergoing a knee replacement involves sophisticated medical equipment, but innovative prosthetic design may not offer the same benefits for all knee replacement recipients, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a ...
Other Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children dependent on electrically powered medical devices for life support and maintenance are vulnerable to an unexpected loss of power and their parents are ill-prepared to deal with it, according to an abstract ...
Health Oct 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- At the site of a car crash, in an emergency room or at an operating table: The seconds it takes to get a medical device to work properly or to understand the packaging on a device can be ...
Health Sep 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Commentary: Drug companies must report clinical trial results, even when they won't lead to a product
Drug companies sponsoring human trials of possible new medications have ethical responsibilities to study participants and to science to disclose the results of their clinical research -- even when product development is ...
Medications Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(AP) -- A bit of creativity never hurts, especially when it comes to solving health problems in developing countries.
Health Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Your doctor gives you an expensive new drug to control your cholesterol, or recommends a certain brand of artificial hip, or says you need a stent to open a clogged artery.
Health Sep 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a therapy for a potentially deadly type of infection common in catheters, artificial joints and other "in-dwelling" medical devices. Their findings appear in the Open ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers are a step closer towards creating a new class of medicines and vaccines to combat drug-resistant and deadly strains of fungal infections, following a new study published today in Proceedings of ...
Medical research Sep 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Health Canada is not prevented by law from publicly disclosing safety and efficacy data from clinical trials, pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices and should be more transparent, states an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Me ...
Other Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Even the human bloodstream isn't safe from computer hackers.
Medical research Aug 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 3