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Elon Musk Neuralink pig demonstration

Elon Musk Demonstrates Neuralink Brain-Computer Interface with Live Pigs

Elon Musk has demonstrated his company Neuralink’s brain-computer interface for the first time. On Friday, Neuralink unveiled prototypes of its device and showed off pigs with the coin-sized wireless devices implanted in their brains. Read more Brain Computer Interface with Neurofeedback Can Improve Your Performance, Says Columbia Study “We’re not trying to raise money or […]
AiRTouch Portable X-Ray

FDA Approves AiRTouch Portable X-Ray, Could Be Potentially Used For COVID-19 Diagnosis

Aspenstate, a Plano, Texas-based medical technology company, announced that it has received FDA clearance for its portable X-ray system, AiRTouch. The lightweight X-ray system could be particularly useful for quickly obtaining chest X-rays of COVID-19 patients. Read more S3 Connected Health Deploys Tool For Assessing COVID-19 Risk of Respiratory Deterioration The AiRTouch device offers a […]
FDA Digital health

FDA Advancing Digital Health to Accurately Diagnose and Treat Disease and Enhance Delivery of...

Digital health encompasses a wide range of novel digital technologies related to health and medicine. These include mobile health (mHealth), health information technology (IT), wearable devices, telehealth and telemedicine, and personalized medicine. Read more How FDA is Backing the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Telemedicine These technologies can empower consumers to make better-informed decisions about […]
FDA supports AI in Telemedicine

How FDA is Backing the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Telemedicine

Telemedicine, also known as e-medicine, is the remote delivery of healthcare services, including tests and consultations, over the telecommunications infrastructure. Telemedicine allows health care professionals to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients at a distance using telecommunications technology. For telemedicine to be truly useful, the patient must be able to collect and transmit a variety of […]
SweynTooth vulnerabilities

FDA: “SweynTooth” Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Found in Certain Medical Devices with Bluetooth Low Energy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing patients, health care providers and manufacturers about a set of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, referred to as “SweynTooth,” that – if exploited – may introduce risks for certain medical devices. SweynTooth affects the wireless communication technology known as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). BLE allows two devices to “pair” […]
Abbott FDA DBS system

Abbott Secures FDA’s Expanded Indication for its Deep Brain Stimulation System for Parkinson’s Treatment

Abbott’s Infinity Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) system has received an expanded clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to include targeting of an area of the brain called the internal globus pallidus (GPi). The GPi plays an integral role in the motor function and can be targeted with DBS to improve the symptoms […]