The Food and Drug Administration has issued preliminary guidance pinpointing cybersecurity concerns that manufacturers should consider when developing medical devices.
A car manufacturer has recently developed a new medical device designed to alleviate motion sickness, given that approximately 30 million people in Europe alone suffer from chronic travel sickness, and one in three people develop symptoms at least once in their lifetimes.
Medications and medical devices in the United States must be approved by the Food and Drug Administration, yet there are almost 300,00 health care apps accessible to anyone who owns a smartphone: many of which are unregulated.
An article published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery references a new device, worn like a visor, that can pick up emergent large-vessel occlusion in patients with suspected stroke: with up to 92 percent accuracy.
While physician house calls to patients were once routine, they are now considered a rarity. Yet a group called Doctors to You is attempting to change accessibility to home healthcare through house calls.