Tag Archives: U.S.

Olympus unit pleads guilty to resolve U.S. duodenoscope probe

(Reuters) – An Olympus Corp subsidiary pleaded guilty on Monday and agreed to pay $ 85 million to resolve charges that it failed to file reports with U.S. regulators regarding infections connected to its duodenoscopes while continuing to sell the medical devices used to view the gastrointestinal tract. Olympus Medical Systems Corp and Hisao Yabe,… Read More »

U.S. doctors asked how they feel about caring for transgender patients

(Reuters Health) – Most primary care physicians in the U.S. are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are well prepared to do so, a small study suggests. Overall, 86 percent of doctors who responded were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients and 79 percent were willing… Read More »