«Engineers have come up with an alternative to conventional ultrasound that doesn’t require contact with the body to see inside a patient. The new laser ultrasound technique leverages an eye- and skin-safe laser system to remotely image the inside of a person.» Read more
The New York Times last Friday released an editorial calling for improved regulation on medical devices from the FDA, citing a number of recent controversial devices that have made headlines for injuries and deaths related to their use. If you want to read more about this news click here.
FDA today designated a ResMed (NYSE:RMD) recall of certain Stellar non-invasive and invasive ventilators as Class I — the agency’s most serious level. The sound alarm on the ventilators may not work if the device has a failed electronic part, is stored without AC power for more than 36 hours, or powers on automatically when connected …
In the largest study of its kind, researchers conclude that stroke doubles the risk that an individual will eventually develop dementia. If you want to read more about this news click here.