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FDA Demands Medical Devices to up their Security!
  The US Food & Drug Administration plans to ask Congress for more funding and regulatory powers to improve its approach towards medical device safety, including on the cybersecurity front. An FDA document released this week reveals several of the...
April 20, 2018
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Costa Rica Seeing Rapid Growth in Medical Device Sector
Advant Medical a global leader in Medical Device contract services and manufacturing solutions, recently announced a significant investment for its expansion into Costa Rica. The Costa Rican expansion saw the opening of a 13,000 square foot facility with a 2,200...
April 6, 2018
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Medical Devices Sector Showing Signs of Recovery
MIXiii-BIOMED 2018 Conference chair Ruti Alon: The pendulum has to move back to medical devices, after a decade in which the sector was starved of financing. For almost a decade, companies in the medical devices sector have lacked financing. Is...
April 3, 2018
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3D Printing Your Own Medical Devices – Why Not?
“Why aren’t you using additive manufacturing to make your medical devices?” Scott Taylor, Chief Technology Officer at Poly-Med Inc. (Anderson, SC), a supplier of bioresorbable polymers, posed that question to conference attendees at the recent co-located Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West and PLASTEC...
February 22, 2018
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The FDA Has Approved the First Blood Test for Concussions
Researchers are only now starting to unravel the potential long-term ramifications of a seemingly minor traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussion, to our health. Part of the difficulty has been in even figuring out when someone has a concussion in the first place, leading to...
February 21, 2018
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Apple iWatch Capable of Detecting Diabetes within 85 Percent Accuracy
It’s only been a few months since the Apple Watch began testing the waters as a tried-and-true medical device. But already, the wearable is proving its mettle. As per the latest study from Cardiogram founder Brandon Ballinger, the Apple Watch is...
February 13, 2018
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5 Innovative Medical Device Projects Receive $200k Funding at Pitt
Even the highest-tech medical devices began purely as ideas — conceptual, back-of-the-envelope notes that traveled a complicated road from abstract notion to widespread usage. For six years running, the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) has encouraged products along...
February 12, 2018
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Self-Healing Flexible Medical Devices? The Key is Repetition
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Medical devices powered by synthetic proteins created from repeated sequences of proteins may be possible, according to materials science and biotechnology experts, who looked at material inspired by the proteins in squid ring teeth. “The question...
February 9, 2018
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Smiths Medical Releases Firmware Update for Medical Device Security
Smiths Medical recently released a firmware update to eliminate potential medical device security vulnerabilities that had been discovered by an independent researcher earlier in 2017. The vulnerabilities may have allowed remote attackers to gain unauthorized access, affecting certain infusion pumps’ intended operations,...
February 6, 2018
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