HeartStart Home Defibrillator unit (AP Photo)

FDA proposes new rules for heart defibrillators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration will require makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on their safety and effectiveness following years of recalls of the emergency devices.


FDA approves less-invasive heart defibrillator

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind heart-zapping implant from Boston Scientific that that does not directly touch the heart. Implantable defibrillators use thin wires to send electrical […]



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