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FDA alerts providers to safety risks associated with cesium chloride

The Food and Drug Administration recently alerted health care providers to safety risks associated with cesium chloride, a mineral salt sometimes taken by cancer patients who seek alternative treatments. Reported adverse events included QT prolongation (a dangerous abnormality that can impair the heart’s ability to

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FDA issues plan to improve medical device safety

The Food and Drug Administration has released a plan to improve medical device safety. The plan calls for increased funding to develop an active surveillance capability for FDA’s National Evaluation System for health Technology (NEST) and conduct post-market studies to evaluate specific safety concerns. The

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