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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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Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.

By November 20, 2014

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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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John Oliver wants the food industry to show us its peanuts

Watch "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver talk about the impact sugar has on our brains, and how we'd be better off measuring added sugars with circus peanuts.

By October 27, 2014

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3D-printed heart saves baby's life

Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.

By October 14, 2014