News tagged with food and drug administration

US approves first 3-D mammogram

The first three-dimensional mammogram device was approved Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration, in the hopes that the new technology would improve early breast cancer detection.

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Cancer
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FDA approves first MRI-safe pacemaker

The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first pacemaker system -- produced by medical device giant Medtronic Inc. -- that can be used safely with MRI scanners.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Other
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