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Food and Drug Administration

  • n  a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
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  • FDA Aims To Prevent Hacking Of Medical Devices
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration wants makers of medical devices to design future products to prevent hackers from targeting them and disrupting patient care. A draft of the agency's recommendations — what the FDA calls guidance — was posted on its website Thursday. The draft directs manufacturers to create security controls to ensure that only authorized people can access ...
    June 14, 2013 -
  • FDA urges protection of medical devices from cyber threats
    By Ransdell Pierson and Jim Finkle (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday urged medical device makers and medical facilities to upgrade security protections to protect against potential cyber threats that could compromise the devices or patient privacy. It released that advisory in coordination with a separate alert from the Department of Homeland Security, which disclosed ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • FDA backs new for Amgen drug for rare bone tumors
    Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for its bone drug Xgeva. The company, based in Thousand Oaks, Calif., said it now can market Xgeva ...
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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