FTC health app regulation

By Brian Dolan 07:27 am August 24, 2015
Amsterdam-based dermatology app company SkinVision has raised $3.4 million from pharmaceutical company Leo Pharma with contributions from SkinVision's existing investor and majority stakeholder Dutch investment firm Personal Health Solutions Capital. The complany plans to use the funding to move its app's capabilities beyond melanoma recognition and into other skin conditions, according to a...
By Jonah Comstock 12:36 pm January 20, 2015
Days after the FDA issued new draft guidance that may be softer on devices making certain kinds of medical claims, the FTC has reminded companies that it also has regulatory power over health claims and might be stepping up to the plate. The FTC announced an administrative complaint against Focus Education, a company that makes a brain training game for children called Jungle Rangers. The...