Hi-Tech Health Monitor Works When You Swallow ItA Redwood City-based company has invented a revolutionary new health monitoring system that involves swallowing a tiny sensor that transmits information to an external body monitor and stores the information online.
ConsumerWatch: 'Free' Diet Pill Quickly Turns CostlyBe careful when responding to offers advertising free products – you could get hit with a bill. Online marketers frequently don’t disclose all the terms of “free” offers, even in the fine print.
HealthWatch: FDA Approves Mountain View Firm's Weight-Loss PillThe pill Qsymia from Mountain View-based Vivus Inc. was cleared for adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol.
FDA Approves Foster City Company's Pill To Help Prevent HIV The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.