Medical Technology

Apple Watch may spot heart problem but more research needed

Mar 16, 2019

Study: Apple Watch sometimes can detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat, but more research is needed

Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher on Wall Street

Mar 13, 2019

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, led by gains in health care and technology companies and giving the market its third straight gain.

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Mar 12, 2019

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Tuesday, building on the market's solid gains from a day earlier

Markets Right Now: Tech, health lead stocks gains at midday

Mar 12, 2019

Stocks are moving slightly higher on Wall Street at midday as technology and health care stocks rise.

FDA chief Scott Gottlieb steps down after nearly 2 years

Mar 6, 2019

The head of the Food and Drug Administration is stepping down after nearly two years leading public health agency

S&P 500 snaps 3-day losing streak as US stocks close higher

Mar 1, 2019

Health care and technology companies helped lift U.S. stocks higher Friday, breaking a three-day losing streak for the S&P 500 and giving the benchmark index its fifth consecutive weekly gain

China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal

Feb 27, 2019

China unveils draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist's claim of helping to create gene-edited babies roiled the global science community

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Feb 22, 2019

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks higher Friday, giving the S&P 500 index its fourth straight weekly gain

FDA alerts more doctors of rare cancer with breast implants

Feb 7, 2019

FDA tells more doctors to watch for rare cancer linked to breast implants

Mexico health officials stalled medical imports since 2007

Jan 29, 2019

Mexico's health regulatory agency says it has cleared about 13,000 requests for permits for medical devices and medicines, some of which had been awaiting approval since 2007

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