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23andMe gets FDA nod to provide genetic information again

The US Food and Drug Administration had previously halted the company's test, which can show the potential risk of hereditary diseases.

By October 21, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: Human exoskeleton for paralysis victims has FDA approval

Rewalk is an exoskeleton designed to help paralyzed patients walk again. It's been approved for home and public use by the FDA for a while now, but we're just now seeing it for the first time, and we're excited about it.

By February 10, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 127: An FDA-approved exoskeleton, Spider-Man comes back to Marvel and more

On today's show, we check out an exoskeleton with FDA approval that's helping people walk again, freak out over Spider-Man's return to the Marvel Studios fold, and debate the usefulness of a fully robot-staffed hotel.

By February 10, 2015


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


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


Boobs-on: Interactive sports bra pulls you into alignment

Good posture isn't a choice when you squeeze yourself into Alignmed's new high-tech bra. It's an imperative. CNET's Amanda Kooser knows firsthand.

By October 28, 2015


Mice discovery shows promise for 'rapid and robust hair growth' in bald humans

A serendipitous find leads Columbia University researchers to conclude that a drug applied directly to the skin could show real promise for broadly treating hair loss.

By October 26, 2015


Cancer patient receives 3D-printed sternum and ribs

In the first surgical operation of its kind, a cancer patient has been fitted with a 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribs.

By September 10, 2015


A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015


Your fridge just wants to be understood

From CNET Magazine: Tips for picking the right fridge for you, and making the most of the one you have.

By July 7, 2015