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05.28.13
FDA cracks down on uChek app, working on stricter rules for medical apps
05.28.13

FDA cracks down on uChek app, working on stricter rules for medical apps

Bloomberg reports that the FDA on May 22 sent a letter to the makers of a biomedical iPhone applic...

By Y. Heisler,   05.28.13
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08.01.12
FDA approves Proteus Digital Health's e-pills for dose monitoring
08.01.12

FDA approves Proteus Digital Health's e-pills for dose monitoring

An "ingestible sensor" doesn't sound like the tastiest of snacks, but soon it might be just what t...

By J. Rigg,   08.01.12
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04.21.11
Hair transplant robot gets FDA approval, men with straight brown hair rejoice
04.21.11

Hair transplant robot gets FDA approval, men with straight brown hair rejoice

Back in 2007, we told you about Restoration Robotics, an upstart research team using robots to perf...

By D. Wollman,   04.21.11
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04.17.11
Portable brain tumor treatment system kills cancer while you take out the trash
04.17.11

Portable brain tumor treatment system kills cancer while you take out the trash

We've seen robots that perform brain surgery and lasers that cook tumors, and now a team of researc...

By C. Trout,   04.17.11
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02.10.11
Brain-controlled robot arm kicks off new FDA program to speed up approval of medical devices
02.10.11

Brain-controlled robot arm kicks off new FDA program to speed up approval of medical devices

As we've seen, the FDA approval process for medical devices and other gadgets can be a long one, b...

By D. Melanson,   02.10.11
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07.08.10
Telescopic eye implant approved by the FDA
07.08.10

Telescopic eye implant approved by the FDA

We love eye implants, and we've seen our share of them, and this one is pretty sweet (although it i...

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