Medical Technology

FDA alerts more doctors of rare cancer with breast implants

Feb 7, 2019

FDA tells more doctors to watch for rare cancer linked to breast implants

Man gets 10 years for cyberattack on children's hospital

Jan 10, 2019

A man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for attacking the computer network of a renowned hospital in Boston to protest the treatment of a teenager at the center of a high-profile custody battle

German military mulls recruiting EU nationals for some jobs

Dec 27, 2018

Germany's top soldier says authorities are contemplating allowing the country's military to recruit citizens of other European Union countries in some areas

Universities tapping into Sioux Falls' medical tech industry

Dec 18, 2018

Two South Dakota universities are teaming up to train biomedical engineers in an effort to help boost Sioux Falls' burgeoning medical technology industry.

Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care

Dec 12, 2018

U.S. stocks gave up much of an early rally but still ended higher, led by gains in technology and health care companies.

US goal to be "first" on devices worries former regulators

Nov 27, 2018

Under pressure from industry, FDA sought to be "first in the world" to approve new medical devices. Some former officials say the focus on cheaper, faster reviews poses risks for patients.

US FDA plans overhaul of decades-old medical device system

Nov 26, 2018

US officials plan to overhaul decades-old system for approving most medical devices, after global investigation

Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dies

Oct 22, 2018

Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world's largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died at age 94

The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

Sep 13, 2018

Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch into a life preserver with features that gain key clearances from US government regulators

Doctor disciplined for looking up Vegas shooter drug records

Sep 6, 2018

A doctor has been disciplined by Nevada state pharmacy regulators after he was accused of improperly looking up prescription records of the dead gunman in last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas

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