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Orthopedics and Spine
EIT Receives Significant Investment for its 3D Printed Orthopedic Devices
German 3D printed orthopedic device manufacturer Emerging Implant Technologies (EIT) has just announced that it has received a significant investment from German private equity company SHS mbH. With the new funds, EIT, a pioneer in making 3D printed medical orthopedic devices, will seek...
September 23, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Electronic Implants Under Skin, Open Doors & Provides Identification
Patrick Paumen doesn’t have to worry about forgetting his keys and being locked out of his apartment. That is because he doesn’t need a key anymore—he simply unlocks the door with a wave of his hand. The 32-year-old IT expert from the Dutch...
September 23, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Mylan CEO Claims EpiPens Aren’t As Profitable As Everyone Thinks
The drug company that makes the EpiPen says it isn’t nearly as profitable as many people assume it is. At least that’s the message Mylan NV CEO Heather Bresch will try to deliver to members of Congress today. Bresch, who is scheduled to...
September 23, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
U.S. Medtech Is Taking Over in Europe
When U.S. medtech companies acquire European firms, the deals tend to be worth much more than those of European firms taking over American concerns. That’s according to a report by EP Vantage, which chalked the imbalance up to the fact that Europeanmedtech companies are...
September 22, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
FDA Fast Tracks Aerosurf RDS in Premature Infants
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to Aerosurf (lucinactant for inhalation; Windtree Therapeutics) for the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in premature infants. Aerosurf is an investigational drug/device product that combines Windtree’s proprietary aerosolized KL4 surfactant with...
September 22, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Stem Cells Presenting a Medical Breakthrough For Biotech
One of the most marvelous medical breakthroughs in the history of the world has just occurred. For the first time, neuroscientists treated a total quadriplegic (a 21-year-old young man) with stem cells, and he has largely recovered the functions of his upper body...
September 21, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
NuVasive’s MAGEC System Featured in Live Spine Surgery Event 
SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – September 06, 2016) – NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced a key event in the Company’s advancement in the treatment of patients with deformity...
September 21, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
J&J to Buy Abbott’s Eye-Surgery Equipment Unit for $4.325 billion 
Abbott Laboratories agreed to sell its eye-surgery equipment business to Johnson & Johnson for $4.325 billion as the health-care giants remake their lineups of medical devices, the companies said Friday. The all-cash deal, previously reported by The Wall Street Journal, gives J&J the...
September 21, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Treating Pain with Virtual Reality: Interview with AppliedVR CEO Matthew Stoudt 
AppliedVR is an exciting company that is using virtual reality to treat pain and anxiety in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The VR applications are designed by a multidisciplinary team for maximum therapeutic effect. Applied VR runs on the Gear VR and has two applications...
September 20, 2016
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