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FDA To Issue Guidelines for Smartphone Health Applications

18 Apr

Applications for smartphones that check on blood sugar or allergies may face the same scrutiny from U.S. regulators as heart stents and defibrillators. The Food and Drug Administration plans to issue draft guidelines this year classifying mobile health tools for handheld computers such as Apple Inc.’s iPhone as medical devices.

 
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Posted by on April 18, 2011 in medical

 

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