Tag Archives: Medical

FDA issues cybersecurity alert on GE Healthcare medical devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has put out a safety alert concerning GE Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers, which it says could pose risks to the patients they’re monitoring. FDA issued the safety communication, which concerns cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the devices, following GE Healthcare’s own issuance in November 2019 of a… Read More »

Medical breakthroughs, looser FDA made biotech stocks one of the decade’s best investments

Alex Raths | Getty Images Biotechnology was one of the decade’s best investments as a dizzying pace of clinical innovation fueled the discovery of treatments once thought beyond the reach of modern medicine. A more aggressive FDA also aided the trend. An investor who purchased shares of the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF in December 2009… Read More »

Medical News Today: How waste gets ‘washed out’ of our brains during sleep

For the first time, a new study has observed that cerebrospinal fluid washes in and out of the brain in waves during sleep, helping clear out waste. Cerebrospinal fluid helps clear toxic waste from the brain during sleep. Recently, Medical News Today reported on a study that found that specialized immune cells are more active… Read More »