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    Apple Continues Push Into Device Industry With New Patent Filing

    Last week, tech behemoth Apple signaled its interest in further pursuing the development of new medical devices with a new patent granted for an electronic device that "computes health data." According to the patent , the device computes health data based on sensors and electrical contacts with one or more body parts of the user. The device, comprised of a camera, an ambient light sensor, a proximity sensor and a processing unit communicably coupled to the camera...
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    There's an App for That: China FDA Launches Mobile Drug Regulation Application

    The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has launched a "national food and drug regulation" application, or "app," that permits the user to directly access the agency’s rules, regulations, working papers, drug quality announcements, medical device quality bulletins, drug and device recall information, and press releases. The application works with iPhone and Android phone operating systems and was developed as part of what the Chinese government cal...