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Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Did Your Doc Clean his Stethoscope Before Using it on YOU?
How would you feel if the stethoscope used by your doctor to listen to your heart and lungs was teeming with potentially unfriendly bacteria? You know the drill. A stethoscope is one of the first medical devices anyone encounters, at any age during...
August 16, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Wearable Device Tricks Brain into Burning Fat
The Modius Headset has been developed by Neurovalens, a neurotechnology company that claim its device can help end the obesity epidemic. The company was founded by British doctors and neuroscientists Paul McGeoch and Jason McKeown, at the University of California San Diego. They...
August 16, 2017
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Medical Device Heal Thyself: Self-healing rubber on the horizon
Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new type of rubber that is as tough as natural rubber but can also self-heal. The research is published in Advanced Materials. Self-healing materials aren’t new — researchers at...
August 15, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
hiQ Labs Granted Access to LinkedIn Public Information by Federal Judge
A U.S. federal judge on Monday ruled that Microsoft’s LinkedIn unit cannot prevent a startup from accessing public profile data, in a test of how much control a social media site can wield over information its users have deemed to be public. U.S....
August 15, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Missing Skull Bone Replaced with 3D Printing
Only a decade ago, the idea of printing parts of the human body through 3D printing was still in the realm of science fiction, according to Dr. Gaurav Gupta, MD, Assistant professor of neurosurgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Director,...
August 11, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Fresenius Set to Acquire NxStage Medical for $2B
Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, has signed an agreement to acquire NxStage Medical, Inc., (NxStage) (Nasdaq: NXTM) a U.S.-based medical technology and services company. NxStage, which just like Fresenius Medical Care North America, has its headquarters...
August 7, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
TransEnterix Announces Enhanced Capability to Perform Micro Incision Robotic Surgery
  RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced that surgeons have now performed the first 3mm micro laparoscopic robotic surgeries in the world...
August 1, 2017
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Treat Chronic Pain with New Medical Device and not Opioids
Terri Bryant was working at a cheese factory in 2000 when she injured the delicate, rubbery discs between her spinal bones. That was the start of her chronic pain. Two years later, she had back surgery and started regularly taking fentanyl, a powerful...
August 1, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Hearing Implants to Stream Music from App
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — People with hearing implants will soon be able to stream music and take phone calls wirelessly from Apple devices. Apple is teaming up with medical device maker Cochlear Limited to develop the first-ever cochlear implant sound processor that allows...
July 31, 2017
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