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FDA Affirms Increased Risk with Pelvic Mesh Products
Patients with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) who underwent surgical mesh repair had a greater risk... Read More »
Thousands of Patients Received Heart Pump with Known Safety Issues, ProPublica Finds
Thousands of patients received the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device even after the Food and... Read More »
Nursing Homes Confront New COVID Outbreaks Amid Calls for Staff Vaccination Mandates
Nursing homes around the United States saw sharp declines in COVID-19 infections in recent... Read More »
How Effective is Gamification in Increasing Patient Motivation?
A combination of gamification, financial incentives and social support helped to increase... Read More »
St. Jude Medical, Alere Pay Combined $65M to Settle DOJ Claims They Knowingly Sold Defective Devices Fierce Biotech
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced recently that two medical device makers had... Read More »
FDA Releases Fresh Details on Internal Debate Over Controversial Alzheimer's Drug
Amid swirling controversy over its recent approval of Biogen's Aduhelm, the Food and Drug... Read More »
Costly New Alzheimer's Drug Could Force Medicare to Restrict Access
Biogen's recently approved Alzheimer's drug, Aduhelm, sanctioned despite opposition from... Read More »
Provider Groups Seek Dismissal of COVID Lawsuit against NY Nursing Home to Avoid 'Far-Ranging Consequences' for Industry
A woman last year sued Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center in West... Read More »
Association of Wearable Device Use With Pulse Rate and Health Care Use in Adults With Atrial Fibrillation
Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who use wearable devices, an increasing part of health... Read More »