Report: FDA failed to inform public of PAP-IMI device danger

11/19/2007 | Seattle Times, The

The FDA in 2005 prohibited the use of the Pap-Ion Magnetic Inductor, or the PAP-IMI, a machine that delivers electromagnetic waves to repair damaged cells and treat cancer, due to its link to patient injuries and death. A study by The Seattle Times found that the device is still being used in at least five states, and the agency has failed to issue a warning to the public on the danger of the device.

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