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3D-printed face implant gets FDA approval

FDA gives the nod to a 3D-printed facial implant that can be customized for individual patients in need of facial-reconstruction surgery.

By August 19, 2014

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FDA clears ReWalk exoskeleton that lets paraplegics walk again

Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.

By June 26, 2014

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23andMe halts advertising amid FDA demands

People can still buy the genetic-testing startup's popular at-home testing kits, but they won't see any marketing for these products.

By December 2, 2013

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23andMe defies FDA order to halt DNA testing

23andMe continues to sell its genetic sequencing tests despite a government order to stop.

By November 25, 2013

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First FDA-approved bionic eye ready for commercial launch in US

After more than 20 years in the making, the world's first FDA-approved bionic eye will soon be launching commercially in the United States. The device could help the tens of thousands of people who suffer from a rare, degenerative eye disease. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the Argus II device works to bring light into the darkness.

By October 4, 2013

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FDA to start reining in the Wild West of medical apps

The FDA says it is only regulating products that turn smartphones into medical devices it already oversees, such as apps that let your phone act as an electronic stethoscope or give feedback on CPR.

By September 23, 2013

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FDA gives thumbs-up to latest fingertip EKG

The EPI Mini out of Singapore collects electrocardiogram readings for up to five people through their fingertips and sends the data via Bluetooth to a designated phone.

By July 9, 2013

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Apple Watch not wowing health care industry, yet

Health care professionals interviewed by Reuters want to see more from Apple's new smartwatch before giving its health features a thumbs-up.

By September 12, 2014

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Forget filaments; Sculptify 3D printer uses pellets

A 3D printer on Kickstarter hopes to turn the tide away from filament and over to pellets to save techies money and expand printing options.

By August 25, 2014

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Clamp-on exoskeleton turns you into your own chair

An ekoskelton-style device provides factory workers with a place to sit whenever they need it, no chair required.

By August 21, 2014