Medical Devices

This combination of Aug. 25, 2018 photos shows demonstration models of implantable neurostimulators, top row from left, the Medtronic Intellis and the Boston Scientific Spectra WaveWriter SCS.
AP Photos/Mary Altaffer, File
November 26, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials said Monday they plan to overhaul the nation's decades-old system for approving most medical devices, which has long been criticized by experts for failing to catch problems with risky implants and medical instruments. The...
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electronic medical device
May 10, 2018 - 2:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The journal Advanced Materials just published research on an advanced sensor that can be placed on a tooth that will track what you eat. Hmm. Sounds like a good use of technology. I mean, how else am I supposed to know...
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smart watch monitoring heart rate
May 04, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Wearable medical devices are growing in popularity. Many of us wear watches that can check our heart rate, number of steps and even blood pressure. But...
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