Senior Writer, US Policy & Regulation
Brian holds a BA in history from Loyola University of New Orleans, is a die-hard Saints fan, and loves running, classical music and jazz. He lives with his wife, Caroline, in New York’s magnificent Hudson Valley.
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From innovation to legislation, the US audiology market is being shaped by cutting-edge technology from device makers and legislation from the Biden administration to get more hearing aids to those that need them.
The US FDA has posted a study affirming a safety communication the agency issued in October that warned of overdose risk from certain low dose tip syringes.
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to clinicians of the heightened risk for adverse events, including death, from potential cardiac perforation during implantation of Medtronic’s Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS).
Scott Longval, CEO of medical device manufacturer Intricon, says the US FDA’s proposal to allow over-the-counter sales of hearing aids without a prescription will benefit industry as well as those with hearing loss.
The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a virtual reality system for treating chronic lower back pain. EaseVRx uses a virtual reality headset and sound amplifier to assist in breathing exercises aimed at reducing pain.
The US FDA’s most recent update is intended to help test makers provide validation data and other information to the agency for developing at-home diagnostic tests.