FDA Approved Corneal Implant Corrects Near Vision LossEarlier this year the Food and Drug Administration approved KAMRA, a new implant which could help many patients ditch those readers.
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Daily Talker: FDA To Propose E-Cigarette RegulationsFor the first time, the federal government will regulate the booming electronic cigarette industry, under a proposal being released Thursday. The Food and Drug Administration wants to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors, require approval for new products, and require health warning labels. Companies would also be banned from making health-related claims without scientific evidence.
FDA Expands Recall Of Boston-Based Company's Salad ProductsThe recall of a Boston-based company's prepared deli salads due to possible listeria contamination has been expanded to include additional products, the N.H. Department of Health and Human services reported.
A More "Consumer Friendly" Approach to Food LabelsConsumers will better understand food labels if FDA presents them in teaspoons versus metric system measurements.
Cyberknife: Surgery Without Cutting For Hard-To-Reach TumorsMore than 50,000 people have turned to it to treat hard to reach cancers: Cyberknife RadioSurgery uses real-time, image-guided robotics to accurately target tumors and lesions that may otherwise be untreatable.
Medical Minute: All About Statin MedicationsWBZ's Dr. Murray Feingold talks a bit about statins and their current usage.
Pilots Group Opposes Body ScannersThe U.S. Airline Pilots Association is taking aim at the advanced body-imaging technology, saying their pilots go through the scanners so frequently it might be a health issue.
New Front In The War On TobaccoA new tactic in the war on tobacco.
Supplement TA65 A Fountain Of Youth?Could the fountain of youth be found in a simple supplement? That certainly sounds too good to be true, but some traditional doctors are impressed with the results from TA65.
Curious About Bisphenol A In Water CoolersThe chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, has been in the news a lot lately. It's used, among other things, in hard plastic bottles and the lining of aluminum...