Apple Watch's new EKG feature is FDA-cleared for the wrong people & may send thousands to ER wrongly
5 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
Apple Watch 4's new EKG feature was met with fanfare and given FDA clearance - but not approval. Cardiologists warn that while it is 'safe,' the new feature may do more harm than good.
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FDA clears new device to aid slim colonoscopy procedures
5 monthes ago - By Healio
The FDA has issued 501 clearance to Motus GI Holdings Inc. for the commercialization of a novel device that is compatible with smaller diameter and more flexible slim colonoscopes with additional enhancements to Motus' low friction lubricious coating technology to aid in navigation through the colon, according to a company press release.
“Having Pure-Vu compatible with slim colonoscopes will be critically important for patients with complex anatomy which can happen quite often in the inpatient setting,” Tamas A. Gonda, MD, of Columbia University Medical Center, said in the
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