Who wants to live to 100 on a diet of lentil and broccoli slurry? Mostly rich men | Gaby Hinsliff
Instead of searching for the key to immortality, what if we tried to make people ’s lives better in the here and now?Shortly after waking, Bryan Johnson drinks a murky concoction involving olive oil, cocoa flavanols and something derived from algae. Breakfast will be a blended green slurry of lentils, broccoli and mushrooms, with lunch and dinner not much different.The 45-year-old American entrepreneur is religious about his sleep, follows a strict workout regime, monitors the performance of his vital organs using hospital-grade medical equipment, and suggests to his social – media followers that deviating from what he...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Gaby Hinsliff Tags: Ageing Health Science Society Source Type: news

Fire Hazard Alert About Omnipod 5'Artificial Pancreas' Charger Fire Hazard Alert About Omnipod 5'Artificial Pancreas' Charger
Users were sent a Medical Device Correction letter advising them to examine the charging port and the dedicated cable for the device ' s battery charger for evidence of burns or melting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 25, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Toddler hospitalized for a month with a cold sent home with medical devices
Anne Griffith says hours before her daughter Amelia had to be put into a medically assisted coma because of several respiratory problems, she was well enough to go to daycare. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Accelmed Partners Takes Activist Position in NPCE / Neuropace After Q3 Results
Fintel reports that Accelmed Partners II L.P. has filed a 13D form with the SEC disclosing ownership of 4,042,657 shares of Neuropace, Inc. (NPCE). This represents 16.2% of the company. Based in Mountain View, Calif., NeuroPace is a commercial-stage medical device company focused on transforming…#compared #prior #representing #period #neuropace #accelmed #expenses #expense #ownership #sentiment (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic Lowers Earnings Guidance, Citing Slower Procedure and Supply Recovery
Medtronic stock was falling Tuesday after the medical device maker missed fiscal second-quarter sales expectations and lowered its earnings guidance for the year. Medtronic (ticker: MDT) reported adjusted earnings of $1.30 a share on revenue of $7.59 billion in its fiscal second quarter, compared…#missedfiscal #fiscalsecondquarter #medtronic #adjusted #fiscal #mdt #falling #medical #missed #secondquarter (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Does Healthcare Cybersecurity Compare To Other Industries?
Mike has over 15 years of experience in healthcare, including extensive experience designing and developing medical devices. MedCrypt, Inc. Connectivity has become ubiquitous in healthcare—and nearly every other industry. Yet healthcare remains consistently the most frequently breached industry.…#healthcare #patient #healthcarecybersecurity #cybersecurity #patientcare #security #hdos #patientsafety #risks #care (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuralert Technologies' medical device makes Time's list of the best inventions of 2022
Also on the Time list are life-mapping artificial intelligence, diamonds made from excess carbon in the air, and the most powerful telescope ever made. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

WCG FDAnews Announces: Engaging with the FDA Webinar on December 1,...
Knowing how to effectively engage with the FDA, allows pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to navigate serious agency actions such as responding to warning letters, product seizures and...(PRWeb November 21, 2022)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/wcg_fdanews_announces_engaging_with_the_fda_webinar_on_december_1_2022/prweb19033831.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronary stents in national list of essential medicines
The Union health ministry has notified the inclusion of coronary stents in the National List of Essential Medicines, 2022, a move that will help make these life-saving medical devices more affordable. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Insulet recalls insulin pump remote; FDA ranks it as its 'most serious type'
One of the largest medical device makers in Massachusetts has recalled a remote control for one of its insulin pumps, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week gave the recall its most urgent classification. Insulet Corp. (Nasdaq: PODD) issued a voluntary recall last month for its Omnipod DASH Insulin Management System ’s Personal Diabetes Manager. The device involves two components: a wearable pump that injects insulin into the body; and a battery-powered, smartphone-like remote control… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 17, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

FDA identifies Insulet Omnipod DASH battery recall as Class I
The Class I recall of the DASH system comes days after the company issued a voluntary urgent medical device " correction " for its Omnipod 5 controller. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 17, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Portland Medical device makers close in on FDA approval for skin cancer detection tool
The company's product can speed up diagnosis and treatment for skin cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 16, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

How the Latest Technology Can Help You Manage Heart Failure
Learn about some of the latest tools you can use to manage your heart failure, from medical devices to apps and text messages. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frustrations Grow Over Philips ’s Response to CPAP Device Recalls
Lawsuits claim the company, Philips Respironics, knew of problems with its CPAP and other machines long before notifying customers of potential health risks. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Jewett Tags: Recalls and Bans of Products Lungs Sleep Corporations Apnea (Sleep Disorder) Chemicals Respiratory Diseases Medical Devices Hazardous and Toxic Substances Respironics Inc (Philips Consumer Electronics Co) Koninklijke Philips Electronic Source Type: news

Nigeria: Investment in Medical Equipment Key to Management of NCDs - Experts
[Vanguard] As Nigeria accelerates action to reduce the proliferation of non-communicable diseases, expert has said that reliable diagnostic equipment and devices play a crucial role in the proper management of Non-Communicable Diseases, NCDs, in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news