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  • Apple's health research kit makes test subjects of iPhone users

    Apple's new ResearchKit software platform turns the iPhone into a diagnostic tool drawing medical data from millions of potential customers, creating a boon for researchers and a headache for privacy advocates.
  • FDA releases guidelines for hard-to-clean medical scopes

    SEATTLE Facing growing scrutiny over regulation of medical scopes linked to an outbreak of "superbug" infections across the nation, federal health officials Thursday issued long-awaited guidelines for design, disinfection and testing of the hard-to-...

    FDA faces more scrutiny in Congress over response to superbug outbreaks

    FDA faces more scrutiny in Congress over response to superbug outbreaks
    Joining others in Congress, Sen. Patty Murray has called on the Food and Drug Administration to fully investigate medical scopes tied to recent superbug outbreaks at hospitals across the country. Speaking at Senate Health, Education, Labor and...

    New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

    One of the nation's leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency's No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices and tobacco products. Dr. Robert Califf comes to...

    FDA head to step down; oversaw changes to food safety, tobacco rules

    FDA head to step down; oversaw changes to food safety, tobacco rules
    From food safety to tobacco regulation and politically charged drug approvals, Margaret Hamburg reset the course of the embattled Food and Drug Administration. After nearly six years as FDA commissioner, Hamburg announced her resignation Thursday in an...