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FDA Approves Device That Can Plug Gunshot Wounds in 15 Seconds  | Medicine | Research

FDA Approves Device That Can Plug Gunshot Wounds in 15 Seconds  | Medicine | Research | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the use of the XSTAT 30—an innovative sponge-filled gunshot wound dressing device—for use in the general population. Approved last year for battlefield use, the device can plug a gunshot wound in just 15 seconds.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the use of the XSTAT 30—an innovative sponge-filled gunshot wound dressing device—for use in the general population. Approved last year for battlefield use, the device can plug a gunshot wound in just 15 seconds.


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FDA approves first ever personal exoskeleton

FDA approves first ever personal exoskeleton | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
The ReWalk could help millions of people around the world walk again after being wheelchair-bound following spinal injuries. The $70,000 device has just been approved for sale in the US by the FDA.


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The ReWalk could help millions of people around the world walk again after being wheelchair-bound following spinal injuries. The $70,000 device has just been approved for sale in the US by the FDA.


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Positive FDA review may clear path for first drug approved to prevent HIV infection

Positive FDA review may clear path for first drug approved to prevent HIV infection | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — A pill that has long been used to treat HIV has moved one step closer to becoming the first drug approved to prevent healthy people from becoming infected with the virus that causes AIDS.
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These Medical Apps Have Doctors and the FDA Worried

These Medical Apps Have Doctors and the FDA Worried | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Iltifat Husain has seen an awful lot of sickness and injury during his time as an emergency room doctor, but lately, he’s worried about something new. He’s worried about the ill effects of mobile healthcare apps. There are hundreds of medically themed apps in Apple’s App Store and Google Play, and by most accounts, they’ve…


Now that the FDA is investigating, it will most likely work with app makers to ensure that they post adequate warnings on their unproven software. When products like these are intended to measure vital signs, they need to first be cleared by the FDA before they can be sold in the U.S., says Christopher Rush, a former FDA investigator who is now president of FDA Quality and Regulatory Consultants. And with these “recreational” medical apps, the FDA is going to take steps to ensure that consumers aren’t misled into using them for medical advice. “They’re going to ask the software developers to stop selling it until they get those warnings in place,” he says. If that doesn’t work, the FDA will most likely go straight to Apple and Google and ask them to pull the apps.


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Just because there's an "app for that" doesn't mean health apps measuring your blood pressure are accurate.

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FDA Approves Pill-Sized Camera to Let Doctors See Your Insides

FDA Approves Pill-Sized Camera to Let Doctors See Your Insides | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
A pill-sized camera has been approved for use by the FDA as an alternative for patients who are unable to have a complete colonoscopy.


===> PillCam has also been approved for use in 80 other countries, in addition to the U.S. <===



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FDA approves computer chip for humans

FDA approves computer chip for humans | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
The Food and Drug Administration approved an implantable computer chip that can pass a patient’s medical details to doctors, speeding care.
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