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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Brain Stimulation May Reduce Desire to Commit Sexual Assault
Stimulating the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for controlling complex ideas and behaviors, can reduce a person’s intention to commit a violent act by more than 50 percent, according to research published in the Journal of Neuroscience from the University...
July 3, 2018
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Massachusetts Biotech Sees Record Year for IPOs
It’s been a pretty good year for mergers and acquisitions in the biopharma industry, with Takeda Pharmaceutical buying Shire for $62.2 billion, and the year starting with Sanofi buying Bioverativfor $11.6 billion and then Ablynx for $4.8 billion. Celgene acquired Juno Therapeutics for $9 billion, shortly after buying Impact Biomedicines for $1.1 billion. But the landscape for...
July 2, 2018
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
MiMedx CEO and President Out Amid Corporate Turmoil
MiMedx, the Marietta biopharma company rocked by allegations of inflated earnings and improper sales practices, said Monday the company’s longtime chairman and CEO has resigned. Parker H. “Pete” Petit, a fixture in metro Atlanta’s business community, resigned both as CEO and...
July 2, 2018
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
BIOLIFE4D Successfully 3D Bioprints Human Heart Tissue
BIOLIFE4D, a biotech pioneer leveraging advances in tissue engineering to 3D print human organs viable for transplant, today announced it has successfully demonstrated its ability to 3D bioprint human cardiac tissue – specifically, a human cardiac patch. The scientific milestone...
June 28, 2018
Resource Library
7 Simple Tips for a Successful Boardroom Presentation
Over the last ten years Legacy MedSearch has spoken with countless executives throughout the medical device industry about their strategic goals and the challenges to meeting those goals. With many of the executives we’ve spoken to, whether rookies or longtime...
June 27, 2018
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
“Smart Stent” Monitors Blood Flow, Detects Narrowing of Arteries
Vascular stents are some of the most commonly implanted medical devices, keeping millions of arteries open to uninterrupted blood flow. Though they tend to work well at first, too many end up being re-stenosed by new deposits of plaque and...
June 26, 2018
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
GE to Spin Off Healthcare Division
After a year of soul searching and strategic review, GE announced its move today to spin off GE Healthcare into a standalone company over the next 12 to 18 months. The goal, the company said, is a leaner corporate structure...
June 26, 2018
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
FDA Approves First Marijuana-derived Drug for Severe Forms of Epilepsy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) oral solution for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, in patients two years of age and older....
June 25, 2018
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
HeartSciences Named “Start-Up to Watch”
SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HeartSciences is delighted to have been highlighted as “Start-Up to Watch” in the June 8, 2018 issue of the MedTech Strategist. The article titled “HEARTSCIENCES: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMPROVES FRONTLINE RISK STRATIFICATION FOR HEART DISEASES” discusses HeartSciences’ role in addressing the current challenges...
June 25, 2018
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