Could Infrared Light Improve Blood Draws?
A simple device may make blood draws and IV placement easier for fearful patients, or for patients with difficult-to-feel veins.
FDA Simplifies Labeling for Drugs in Pregnancy, Lactation
The FDA says confusing labeling is out and now will provide safety data for medication use in pregnancy and breastfeeding in a relevant real-world context.
Who's Worried About Medical Devices Being Hacked?
The cybersecurity of medical devices is on the mind of the FDA, which recently issued recommendations for security on wireless medical devices.
FDA Tightens Guidance on Morcellation for Fibroids
With this new FDA guidance, the group of women for whom laparoscopic power morcellation remains an appropriate treatment option is quite narrowed.
FDA Update: Replaceable Urinary Prosthesis for IDC
The inflow Intraurethral Valve-Pump, a device intended for use in women with impaired detrusor contractility (IDC), has been given FDA marketing approval.
IVF Will Continue in ND as Voters Reject Measure 1
Voters in North Dakota sent a clear message that health care decisions, from pregnancy to end-of-life care, must involve only patients and their physicians.
Measure 1 Will End IVF in North Dakota
A consequence of Measure 1, which may or may not be a "personhood" amendment, is that IVF and other infertility services in North Dakota will end.
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