Medical devices and equipmentThe low cost medical devices that are making a difference | ABC News
Health care often comes at a steep price, but some scientists want to change that by developing cheap alternatives to expensive medical tests and equipment.
PharmaceuticalsNECC co-owner convicted in meningitis outbreak | The Boston Globe
The former co-owner of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy was convicted Wednesday of racketeering and other charges in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more nationwide.
Acting on a request from three influential U.S. senators, the government's accountability arm confirmed Tuesday that it will investigate potential abuses of the Orphan Drug Act.
Trump's promise to rein in drug prices could open floodgate to importation laws | Kaiser Health News
With prescription drug prices soaring and President Donald Trump vowing to take action, an old idea is gaining fresh traction: allowing Americans to buy medicines from foreign pharmacies at far lower prices.
OxyContin maker uses judge to toss case brought by city | The Associated Press
The maker of the pain medication OxyContin has asked a federal judge in Seattle to throw out a Washington city's lawsuit that seeks to hold the drugmaker responsible for allowing its pills to flood the black market and into Everett.
PhysiciansThe tricky business of adding innovation to clinical care | STAT
As a profession, doctors are determined and cautious. We are determined to do our best and provide the best care for our patients. But we can be quite cautious about trying out new treatments or technologies to help provide that “best care.”
Safety, quality and clinical practice9 deaths are linked to rare cancer from breast implants | The New York Times
A rare cancer first linked to breast implants in 2011 has now been associated with nine deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.