Regulatory/Legal
Mar 06, 2007
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has subpoenaed documents from Boston Scientific and Johnson...
Mar 05, 2007
As of this morning, details of the MDUFMA reauthorization agreement between FDA, Congress, and industry had not yet been released, but AdvaMed president...
Mar 02, 2007
Daylight Savings Time gets longer this year. A federal law passed in 2005 extending it by four weeks in order to save energy goes into effect this month. That...
Feb 28, 2007
Ex-FDA commissioner Lester Crawford was hit with a hefty fine of about $90,000 yesterday for lying about stocks he owned in FDA-regulated companies. He was...
Feb 23, 2007
Adding to its portfolio of weight control products, Allergan Inc. (Irvine, CA) has bought EndoArt SA, a Swiss company that focuses on treating morbid obesity...
Feb 13, 2007
There are numerous details that OEMs must consider when seeking market clearance. One significant principle that is often forgotten is that FDA should be...
Feb 12, 2007
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Feb 07, 2007
FDA has approved a diagnostic test that predicts the odds of whether or not breast cancer will return or worsen in a woman already diagnosed with the disease....
Feb 06, 2007
A CMS spokesman says the center may reconsider paying for drug-eluting coronary stents, reports Bloomberg News. The Medicare program is re-evaluating its...
Feb 06, 2007
This year should be a significant one for FDA and CDRH. The agency has a new commissioner. Congress is in the hands of the Democrats for the first time in 12...