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Stephen Hahn, managing director of the MD Anderson Cancer Center has been appointed as the next Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner by President Donald Trump. Read more

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There are fears the closure of two medtech sterilisation plants could result in years of nationwide shortages for a number of surgical kits and implantable medical devices. Read more

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The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) has been awarded $2.8 million in funding by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the expansion of the Case for Quality and medical device cybersecurity programs. Read more

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Noven Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Secuado transdermal system, a transdermal patch formulation for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia Read more

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OraSure Technologies has seen its OraQuick Ebola Rapid Antigen Test approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

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Joint preservation developer Active Implants has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation from the Food and Drug Administration for its NUsurface meniscus implant. Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Boston Scientific’s ImageReady MRI labelling for the Vercise Gevia Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) system to be used in a full-body environment. Read more

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Biomedical startup Adapttech has seen its technology for improving the fitting of lower limb prostheses receive approval from the Food and Drug Administration as a Class I medical device. Read more

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Dassault Systèmes has extended its collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for another five years. Read more

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Web content editor Ian Bolland spoke to Morgan Palmer, chief technology officer and Kim Wakeman, solutions engineer at ETQ about the FDA’s decision to formally end the Alternative Summary Reporting (ASR) Program. Read more

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Medtronic is recalling 11 versions of its MiniMed insulin pumps amid fears of cybersecurity risks. Read more

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Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies has announced that Ethicon has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its VistaSeal open and laparoscopic Dual Applicators, to address surgical bleeding Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved Boston Scientific’s Vici Venous Stent System for the treatment of iliofemoral venous obstructive disease. Read more

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CSA Medical has announced its RejuvenAir System has been designated as a breakthrough device by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

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BD has responded to warnings from the FDA surrounding risks from drug-coated devices by trying to reassure customers and shareholders. Read more

Devices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that more work needs to be done when it comes to further enhancing patient safety regarding materials used in medical devices and implants. Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb has tendered his resignation, meaning he will leave his post next month. Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed it has received an increase in reports of breast implants linked to a deadly cancer. Read more

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Regular contributor Reece Armstrong looks for the positive repercussions in what turned out to be a challenging past year for the medical device sector. Read more

Opinion

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has proposed legislation to continue medical device reviews from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the event of U.S. government shutdowns. Read more

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