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The FDA wants to ban surgical and other medical gloves that use powder.

The FDA, for only the second time ever, wants to ban a medical device. Here’s why.

Powdered medical gloves — the kind used in surgery or to examine patients — would be ordered off the market under a new proposal by the Food and Drug Administration. That would put the gloves in an exclusive club — only one other device has been banned by the agency: prosthetic hair fibers in 1983. When an already approved device turns […]

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Refurbished Medical Devices: FDA Wants to Hear More From Industry

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced that it’s seeking more information on medical devices that are refurbished, reconditioned, rebuilt, remarketed, remanufactured, serviced or repaired in order to investigate a number of potential safety issues. – See more at: Medical Device News

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New regs for Tuesday: medical devices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing new medical device technology. The FDA would list blood establishment computer software under special controls, giving the agency a “reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness.” The public has 90 days to comment. Source: New regs for Tuesday: VA hospitals, Indian burials, medical devices

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Device delivers toxic chemo cocktail to pancreatic tumor, spares body – Medical News Today

Using a new device to deliver a particularly toxic mix of four chemotherapy drugs halts – and in some cases shrinks – pancreatic tumors in mice while sparing the rest of the body. Source: Device delivers toxic chemo cocktail to pancreatic tumor, spares body – Medical News Today

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Global Orthopedic Products Market (By Segment) and Company Analysis 2015-2020

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7lpwn5/global) has announced the addition of the “Global – Orthopedic Products Market (By Segment) and Company Analysis to 2020” report to their offering. The Global orthopedics products market is slated to reach nearly US$ 47 Billion by 2020. Orthopedics is a medical science that pertains to the diagnosis and treatment of bone disorders. […]

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Scorpion Medical, Inc.
 Signs Manufacturing Agreement with Biologic Therapies, Inc.

Scorpion Medical, Inc.
 Signs Manufacturing Agreement with Biologic Therapies, Inc. Scorpion Medical, Inc. (SMI) has signed a contract manufacturing agreement with Biologic Therapies, Inc. (BTI) (www.biologictherapies.com). BTI and other medical device companies represent customers that are an integral part of the SMI’s vision, which is to manufacture important new medical devices that will be successful […]

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