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3. Public watchdog demands recall of transvaginal mesh
Following FDA warnings that transvaginal mesh poses risks to women without any apparent clinical benefit, watchdog group Public Citizen urges the agency to recall the devices.
2. Five devices to save Steve Jobs
Newly resigned Apple CEO Steve Jobs has faced a private fight against pancreatic cancer since 2004 – these are the medical devices that could help keep him in the winner’s corner.
1. Insulin pump hacker points the finger at Medtronic
The security expert who hacked his own insulin pump set his sights on Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT), who he claimed dismissed his concerns and refused to work with him to address security issues. Medtronic called the allegations "just false."