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FDA Proposes Accelerated Medical Device Approval Plan

FDA Proposes Accelerated Medical Device Approval Plan

The US Food and Drug Administration has proposed a new program that would provide expedited access to high-risk medical devices intended for patients with serious conditions whose medical needs are not met by current technology.

IBS Increases Likelihood of Celiac Disease in Children

IBS Increases Likelihood of Celiac Disease in Children

The prevalence of celiac disease is four times higher in children with irritable bowel syndrome, compared to the general pediatric population.

Medicare ACOs Face Accountability Challenges

Medicare ACOs Face Accountability Challenges

There are significant challenges to achieving organizational accountability in accountable care organizations (ACOs) assigned to Medicare beneficiaries.

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Activity Level in Severely Obese

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Activity Level in Severely Obese

Among the severely obese, vitamin D status is related to physical activity and physical function.