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EU Pushes to Tighten Medtech Regulations

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In 2011, it was revealed that the French firm Poly Implant Prothèses (PIP) had been using cheap, industrial silicone, not intended for medical purposes, in breast implants for a decade. As the world’s third largest global supplier of breast implants, the scandal affected 100,000 women in Europe and 400,000 women globally. The scandal moved the […]

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Medical Diagnostics is Moving Ahead

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While many people take it for granted, the ability of the modern medical establishment to diagnose diseases and disorders is astounding. In addition to medical expertise, doctors rely on numerous medical devices for diagnostic testing.

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Therapeutic Technologies Are Changing The Way We Recover

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In 2011, an IBM supercomputer named Watson defeated two reigning champions on the TV quiz show Jeopardy, winning the first prize of $1 million. Watson has a 15-terabyte data bank of human knowledge—more than 15 times Wikipedia—and can process the equivalent of a million books per second.

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