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Jun 27, 2017
(Royal Philips)

Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance to market multiple new applications on its IntelliSpace Portal platform for Radiology

Jun 26, 2017
(Jinan University)

Tiny Barometric Sensor to Detect Presence of Disease Biomarkers

Jun 26, 2017
(Swansea University,Houston Methodist Research Institute,International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory)

Exosomes, The Elusive Tiny Vesicles Produced by Cells, Have Lots of Potential for Medicine

Jun 26, 2017
(Vanderbilt University)

Coffee Helmet for Better Nose and Throat Surgery

Jun 26, 2017
(WONTECH)

WONTECH Picocare Laser System for Tattoo Removal Cleared by FDA

Jun 26, 2017
(Merit Medical)

Merit Medical’s Embosphere Microspheres for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Jun 26, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces Outcomes-Based Agreement with Aetna for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Jun 22, 2017
(Thermo Fisher Scientific)

FDA Approves First Companion Diagnostic Test to Simultaneously Screen for Multiple Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapies

Jun 22, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex's (TFX) Vascular Solutions, Inc. Issues Recall of Venture® Catheters

Jun 22, 2017
(LivaNova)

LivaNova’s Seizure Fighting Vagus Nerve Stimulators Approved for MRI

Jun 22, 2017
(MIT)

Computer Vision Algorithm Studies Laparoscopic Procedures to Understand What’s Going On

Jun 22, 2017
(HxRefactored)

HxRefactored 2017 Day 1: Purpose Driven Design, Health Equity, and the Clinician Experience

Jun 22, 2017
(Medidata Solutions)

Cloud Tech for Life Sciences Research: Interview with Kara Dennis, Managing Director of mHealth at Medidata Solutions

Jun 22, 2017
(Insulin Algorithms' decision-support software)

FDA Clears Insulin Algorithms Comprehensive Insulin-Titration Software For Clinicians

Jun 21, 2017
(PNG College of Technology)

Newly Designed Nanorods Act as Dual Imaging Agents for Improved Diagnostics and Surgical Use

Jun 21, 2017
(the Information Processing in Medical Imaging conference)

Artificial Intelligence Helps Improve MRI Imaging of Strokes

Jun 21, 2017
(Toshiba Medical)

Toshiba Medical Releasing New Vantage Titan / Zen Edition 1.5T MRI Scanner

Jun 21, 2017
(EaseCentral)

EaseCentral Raises $6.5M and Launches Two Offerings for Health Insurance: Interview with CEO David Reid

Jun 21, 2017
(Beckman Coulter Diagnostics)

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Expands Chemistry Menu to include FDA-cleared Procalcitonin (PCT)

Jun 21, 2017
(Additive Orthopaedics)

Additive Orthopaedics Announces FDA Clearance of their Minimally-Invasive, Intramedullary 3D Printed Bunion Correction System for the Extremities Market

Jun 20, 2017
(Virtual reality technology)

Calming Virtual Reality Scenarios Prove More Effective at Reducing Pain

Jun 20, 2017
(Rutgers University)

Electronic Barcoding of Microparticles to Help Bring Disease Biomarker Detection out of Lab

Jun 20, 2017
(Operative Experience)

RealMom, a New Physical Simulator for Practicing Vaginal Birthing Techniques

Jun 20, 2017
(BD)

BD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for New Line of Customizable, 3.0mm Micro-Laparoscopic Instruments

Jun 20, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Data Reveal Medtronic CRT Devices Improve Therapy Delivery and Reduce Healthcare Costs

Jun 19, 2017
(Histotripsy)

Pulsed High Intensity Ultrasound Removes Calcified Buildup from Prosthetic Heart Valves

Jun 19, 2017
(VoxelCloud)

VoxelCloud Automated Medical Image Analysis: Interview with Xiaowei Ding, CEO of VoxelCloud

Jun 19, 2017
(University of Luxembourg)

Neurosurgical Simulator for Real-Time Guidance of Interventional Instruments

Jun 19, 2017
(Karolinska Institute)

Drones Demonstrate Ability to Deliver AEDs Much Faster Than Ambulances

Jun 19, 2017
(Birmingham City University)

Augmented Reality System to Help Understand Medical Conditions and Assist in Patient Education

Jun 19, 2017
(Harvard Wyss Institute)

Ultrasound Activates Nanoparticle Aggregates for Selective Drug Delivery

Jun 19, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic’s Tiny Micra Pacemaker Going on a Space Flight

Jun 19, 2017
(Meditech)

Next Generation Lumbar Fusion Devices by Meditech Spine Aims to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Receives FDA Clearance

Jun 18, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Exclusive Reactive ATP(TM) Therapy Slows Progression of Atrial Fibrillation in Real-World Patient Population

Jun 15, 2017
(Wyss Institute)

Organs-on-Chip with Tiny Electrodes Sense Electrical Activity, Resistance of Cells

Jun 15, 2017
(North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina)

Tiny Forward Facing Ultrasound Drill to Bust Through Blood Clots

Jun 15, 2017
(Hologic)

Hologic Receives Expanded FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market Cynosure's SculpSure® for Non-Invasive Body Contouring (Lipolysis) of Back, Inner and Outer Thighs

Jun 14, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK’s Pacemakers Get 3 Tesla MR-Conditional Approval in Europe

Jun 14, 2017
(Theranostics)

Groups of Nanoparticles Powered by a Magnet Team Up to Kill Cancer Cells

Jun 14, 2017
(OrbusNeich)

OrbusNeich Is Bringing Its Sapphire PTCA Balloon Catheters to U.S.

Jun 13, 2017
(ABB Group)

Eye Controlled Robot Lets Woman with MS Play Chess with Real Pieces

Jun 13, 2017
(Blue Skies)

Strollair, The First True Outdoor Pollution Filter by Blue Skies (Interview)

Jun 13, 2017
(University of Hong Kong)

AliveCor and Microlife Detected 67% and 83% of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Jun 13, 2017
(Interson)

Interson's Latest FDA 510(k) Clearance Just Made The Future Of Ultrasound Healthcare More Accessible

Jun 12, 2017
(Ebb Therapeutics)

Ebb Insomnia Therapy System Cools Front of Heat to Help Stop Racing Thoughts

Jun 12, 2017
(Sonavex)

Ultrasound Technology Startup Sonavex Raises $3M Series A and Expands Board: Medgadget Interview

Jun 12, 2017
(Siemens)

Siemens Biograph Horizon Flow Edition PET/CT with FlowMotion Cleared by FDA

Jun 12, 2017
(Gore)

FDA Clears GORE SYNECOR Preperitoneal Biomaterial Hernia Repair Device

Jun 12, 2017
(Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)

Nanoparticles Feature Two Mechanisms to Boost Effectiveness of Immunotherapy to Fight Cancer

Jun 9, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK Releases in U.S. Its Compact Edora Line of MR Conditional Pacemakers

Jun 9, 2017
(Hologic)

Hologic Genius 3D Tomosynthesis Mammography System FDA Approved for Better Visualization of Dense Breasts

Jun 9, 2017
(Vericred)

Vericred Offers Industry First Provider-Network Notification Service (Interview)

Jun 9, 2017
(Rice University)

Magnets and Nanoparticles for On-Demand Leaky Vessels

Jun 9, 2017
(Eko)

Eko DUO, a Novel Mobile Stethoscope with ECG Capability Unveiled

Jun 9, 2017
(BD)

BD and Bard Receive Second Requests from FTC under HSR Act

Jun 8, 2017
(Siemens)

Siemens Unveils Symbia Intevo Bold SPECT/CT, a Scanner Built to Offer Multiple Scanning Applications

Jun 8, 2017
(ndd Medical Technologies)

EasyOne Air Portable, Calibration-Free Spirometer from ndd Medical

Jun 8, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Vercise Gevia Deep Brain Stimulation System with Visual Brain Targeting Software Cleared in Europe

Jun 8, 2017
(BioSig Technologies)

BioSig’s Pure EP System Detects Deadly Cardiac Arrhythmia Cells

Jun 8, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G Hybrid Closed Loop Insulin Delivery System Now Available in U.S.

Jun 8, 2017
(Ohio State University)

Scientists Keep Bits of Hearts Alive Under High Speed Cameras to Study Arrhythmias

Jun 8, 2017
(IBM)

Using Watson to Diagnose Skin Cancer: Interview with IBM Computer Vision Scientist, Noel Codella

Jun 8, 2017
(Thornhill Medical)

Thornhill Medical's MOVES® SLC™ Portable Emergency Life Support System Receives 510K Clearance From The US FDA

Jun 7, 2017
(MIT)

New Implant and Muscle Grafting Technique to Give Prosthetic Users a Sense of Feeling and Control

Jun 7, 2017
(Third Pole)

Third Pole’s On-Demand Portable iNO: Interview with Dr. Warren Zapol

Jun 7, 2017
(Hologic)

FDA Approves Hologic's Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exam as the Only Mammogram Superior for Women with Dense Breasts*

Jun 7, 2017
(Eko Devices)

New FDA-Cleared Smart Heart Monitor Keeps the Cardiologist a Heartbeat Away

Jun 7, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Initiates U.S. Launch of World's First Hybrid Closed Loop System for Type 1 Diabetes

Jun 7, 2017
(AngioDynamics)

AngioDynamics Announces FDA Clearance for The Solero Microwave Tissue Ablation System

Jun 6, 2017
(Washington University)

Ipsihand, a Stroke Rehab Device That Deduces Intention Directly from Brain

Jun 6, 2017
(Ra Medical)

DABRA Laser Ablates Blocked Arteries

Jun 6, 2017
(Edwards Lifesciences)

Edwards SAPIEN 3 Cardiac Valve FDA Approved for Mitral and Aortic Valve-in-Valve Procedures

Jun 6, 2017
(Rice University and Texas Heart Institute)

Tiny Wirelessly Powered Pacemaker Can Reside in Heart and Double as Defibrillator

Jun 6, 2017
(Ethicon)

Ethicon Announces FDA Approval For SURGICEL® Powder Absorbable Hemostat

Jun 6, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic SureTune(TM)3 Receives Health Canada Licence for Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy

Jun 6, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark for Vercise™ Gevia™ Deep Brain Stimulation System

Jun 5, 2017
(Claret Medical)

Sentinel Cerebral Protection System for Preventing Strokes During TAVRs Cleared by FDA

Jun 5, 2017
(IQuity)

Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis with a Blood Test: Interview with IQuity CEO, Dr. Chase Spurlock

Jun 5, 2017
(KickStarter)

WheelAir Helps Keep Wheelchair Users’ Back Cool and Comfy

Jun 5, 2017
(Stimwave Technologies)

SandShark Anchor for Fixating Stimwave’s Neurostimulators Cleared in Europe

Jun 5, 2017
(Edwards)

Edwards SAPIEN 3 Valve Receives FDA Approval For Aortic, Mitral Valve-In-Valve Procedures

Jun 5, 2017
(BD)

BD Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance for Molecular Test for Harmful Intestinal Bacteria Causing Infectious Diarrhea

Jun 2, 2017
(Duke University)

Pocket Colposcope for Cervical Cancer Screening by Anyone Anywhere

Jun 2, 2017
(MIT)

Non-invasive Deep Brain Stimulation via Interfering High Frequency Signals

Jun 2, 2017
(MIT)

Bacteria Powered Clothing Helps Cool Body as Humidity Levels Change

Jun 2, 2017
(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Smart Shoe Insoles Pair With Smartphone App to Provide Gait Info on Every Step

Jun 1, 2017
(QUBYX)

PerfectLum on Dell’s Ultrasharp UP3017 Monitor FDA Cleared for Diagnostic Use

Jun 1, 2017
(University of Twente)

Microchip Sorts DNA Fragments by Size in Minutes

Jun 1, 2017
(Purdue University)

Brightlamp Smartphone App to Check for Concussions

Jun 1, 2017
(HeartIn)

HeartIn, a Workout T-Shirt With ECG Built Right In

Jun 1, 2017
(Spectranetics)

Video Demonstration and Update of Spectranetics’ Bridge Occlusion Balloon

May 31, 2017
(Intuitive Surgical)

Intuitive’s New Budget Friendly da Vinci X Robotic Surgical System Cleared in U.S.

May 31, 2017
(Implandata)

EYEMATE Implant That Measures Intraocular Pressure Now Cleared in Europe

May 31, 2017
(Biomaterials Innovation Research Center)

Interview With Director of Biomaterials Research Innovation Center, Prof. Ali Khademhosseini

May 31, 2017
(Eindhoven University of Technology)

3D Printed Pediatric Stents That Grow With Patient’s Vessels

May 31, 2017
(Rice University and University of Pisa)

Grasp Feedback Technology to Help Prosthetic Users Feel What They’re Holding

May 30, 2017
(Provista Diagnostics)

Videssa Breast Blood Diagnostic Test for Breast Cancer

May 30, 2017
(Parath Health)

Parable Technology for Wound Care: Interview with Nathan Ie, Founder of Parable Health

May 30, 2017
(Leiden University and ITMO University )

New Metamaterial Helps Improve High Field MRI Scans

May 30, 2017
(Purdue University)

Purdue Developing Self-Cleaning, Magnet Powered Implantable Catheters

May 30, 2017
(Sanatmetal)

Review of WIWE, A Smartphone Powered, Handheld ECG Device Featuring a Pulse Oximeter

May 26, 2017
(University of California San Diego and Massachusetts General Hospital)

New Higher Resolution Electrode Array for Intraoperative Brain Monitoring

May 26, 2017
(Acelity)

PREVENA DUO Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Treats Two Incisions at Same Time

May 24, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

Interview with Rupa Basu, BIOTRONIK’s Senior VP of Marketing, Corporate Accounts and Strategy

May 24, 2017
(Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)

Manual Standing Wheelchair Lets Users Control It Whether Sitting or Upright

May 24, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Enrolls First Patient in Study of IN.PACT(TM) AV Access Drug-Coated Balloon in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease

May 24, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Announces Positive Outcomes From Prospective Study Of Bronchial Thermoplasty

May 23, 2017
(EduExo)

EduExo Educational Exoskeleton Robotics Kit Now on Kickstarter

May 23, 2017
(Rice University and Israel’s Ben-Gurion University)

Laser-Induced Graphene Showing Promise as Implant Material

May 23, 2017
(Soterix Medical)

IontoDC Uses DC Electricity to Deliver Drugs Through Skin

May 23, 2017
(MIT)

MIT Scientists Develop Microfluidic Device to Screen Biologics for Quality During Production

May 23, 2017
(Hill-Rom)

Hill-Rom’s New Envella Air Fluidized Therapy Bed Promises Gentle Contact and Air Circulation

May 23, 2017
(Yale University)

Chemical Engineers Help Nanoparticles Better Target Brain Tumors

May 22, 2017
(New Hampshire)

Live Free or Die: A Look at New Hampshire’s Medical Technology Sector

May 22, 2017
(Rutgers University)

Nitrite Sensor to Help Asthmatics Detect Onset of Airway Inflammation

May 22, 2017
(Cambridge Consultants)

Interview with Harshal Shah, Head of Oncology Drug Delivery at Cambridge Consultants

May 19, 2017
(Myoscience)

Myoscience iovera System Cleared for Treating Painful Osteoarthritic Knees

May 19, 2017
(Washington University School of Medicine)

Optoacoustics May Allow Surgeons See Tumor Margins for Accurate Excisions

May 19, 2017
(University of Illinois)

Small, Cheap, Disposable Sensors for Detecting Organic Volatile Compounds in Breath

May 19, 2017
(Université Laval)

Non-Contact Respiratory Rate Sensor Built Into a Cotton T-Shirt

May 19, 2017
(Cardinal Health)

Cordis Unveil New Interventional Cardiology Products

May 18, 2017
(BrainCool)

BrainCool’s IQool Patient Cooling System Cleared in U.S.

May 18, 2017
(Heraeus Medical Components)

Interview with Dave Liebl, Heraeus Medical Components

May 18, 2017
(Shockwave Medical)

Shockwave’s Lithoplasty System Now Cleared in EU for Coronary Artery Disease Treatment

May 18, 2017
(Canfield Scientific)

Vectra WB360 Whole-Body Skin Lesion Mapping System

May 18, 2017
(Smart Meter Corporation)

iGlucose Glucometer with Built-In Cellular Connectivity and API Interoperability

May 18, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic RESOLUTE ONYX(TM) 2.0 mm Clinical Study Meets Primary Endpoint in Extra-Small Vessels at One-Year

May 17, 2017
(Body Vision Medical)

Body Vision Medical’s LungVision System Merges Pre-Op CT with Intraoperative Imaging

May 17, 2017
(DOS Group)

Interview: Momentum Software Links Trained Responders with Nearby Medical Emergencies

May 17, 2017
(SomnoHealth)

EverSleep, a Sleep Tracker with Oxygenation Monitoring Looking for Funding on Indiegogo

May 17, 2017
(École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

Smart Tactile Touchpad Helps Visually Impaired People Better Understand Their Surroundings

May 17, 2017
(Duke University and Washington University)

Full Body Optoacoustic Functional Imaging of Small Animals

May 17, 2017
(CrossBay Medical)

CrossBay Medical Announces FDA And CE Mark Marketing Authorizations For Its IVF Embryo Transfer Catheter Set

May 17, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Study Finds High Use of App-Based Remote Cardiac Monitoring Among Older Patients

May 16, 2017
(ResMed)

ResMed’s New Comfort Oriented AirTouch F20 CPAP Mask

May 16, 2017
(University of California Los Angeles and University of Connecticut)

Biological Supercapacitors to Power Medical Implants

May 16, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Data on CoreValve(TM) and Evolut(TM) R Self-Expanding TAVI Systems Show Excellent Clinical Outcomes in Routine Clinical Practice

May 16, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

The Boston Scientific LOTUS™ Valve System Demonstrated Superior Efficacy to CoreValve® in Global REPRISE III Trial at One Year

May 16, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Closes Symetis Acquisition

May 15, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex to Introduce the New Arrow® AC3 OptimusTM Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and the Product Portfolio from the Recently Acquired Vascular Solutions, Inc. at the European Association for Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions Course (EuroPCR)

May 15, 2017
(Medtronic)

Data Reinforce Benefits of Medtronic Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Technologies in 'Real-World' Setting

May 15, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex (TFX) Announces Commencement of Phase I Clinical Study (FDP-1) of RePlasTM Freeze-Dried Plasma

May 15, 2017
(Medrobotics)

Flex Robotic System, a Snake to Navigate Colon for Transanal Endoscopic Procedures

May 15, 2017
(Thryve)

An Interview with Richard Lin, CEO of Microbiome Wellness Company Thryve

May 15, 2017
(Purdue University)

Adaptive Optics Technique for Visualizing Huge Groups of Cells Simultaneously

May 15, 2017
(Body Vision Medical)

Body Vision Medical Receives FDA Clearance for the LungVision Navigation System, Revolutionizing the Areas of Lung Cancer Detection and Treatment

May 12, 2017
(MDCalc)

MDCalc Launches Long-Awaited Android App: Exclusive Interview

May 12, 2017
(Cook Medical)

Cook Medical’s New Acrobat 2 Calibrated Tip Wire Guide for Accessing Pancreatic and Bile Ducts

May 12, 2017
(H&T Presspart)

New Cheap, Easy to Manufacture Dry Powder Inhaler for Developing World

May 12, 2017
(Medical Cyberworlds)

Virtual Human Patients Effective for Practicing for Difficult to Present Diagnoses

May 12, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Study Shows Medtronic Insertable Cardiac Monitors Detect High Rate of Atrial Fibrillation in Previously Undiagnosed High-Risk Patients

May 12, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Announces Positive European Registry Results For WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device

May 12, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

New Data from PLATINUM Diversity Study Presented at SCAI 2017 Provide Important Insights Beyond Traditional Clinically-Reported Endpoints

May 11, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Sci’s Long Lasting Resonate ICDs and CRT-Ds Get FDA Approval

May 11, 2017
(23andMe)

23andMe: A Medgadget Review

May 11, 2017
(http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/leica-biosystems-applauds-fda-primary-diagnosis-clearance-as-a-step-forward-in-clinical-acceptance-of-digital-pathology-621958193.html)

May 11, 2017
(Leica Biosystems)

Leica Biosystems Applauds FDA Primary Diagnosis Clearance as a Step Forward in Clinical Acceptance of Digital Pathology

May 11, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific S-ICD System Demonstrates Positive Clinical Outcomes in the Largest Prospective Study of 'Real-World' Patients

May 11, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Medtronic Study Reinforces Safety and Performance of the World's Smallest Pacemaker in a Real-World Patient Population

May 10, 2017
(Varian)

Varian Unveils Speedy New Halcyon Image-Guided Volumetric IMRT System

May 10, 2017
(Abiomed)

Abiomed Unveils 3rd Generation Impella CP Heart Pump for PCI and Cardiogenic Shock

May 10, 2017
(silicon roundabout)

A Day at The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare Conference

May 10, 2017
(HS Design)

Sympfiny System for Dispensing Multiparticulate Medications

May 10, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Releases First Insertable Cardiac Monitor That Works with Your Smartphone

May 10, 2017
(NxStage Medical)

NxStage Medical Announces FDA Clearance for its New System One Hemodialysis System

May 10, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic First to Receive FDA Approval for MR-Conditional Quadripolar Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy-Pacemakers

May 9, 2017
(Medical Alley Association)

Highlights from the Medical Alley Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting

May 9, 2017
(INSIGHTEC)

INSIGHTEC Receives FDA Approval for Exablate Neuro for 1.5T MRI in the Treatment of Essential Tremor

May 9, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Receives U.S. FDA Approval For Resonate™ Family Of High-Voltage Devices

May 9, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces CE Mark for TactiCathTM Contact Force Ablation Catheter, Sensor EnabledTM

May 9, 2017
(BD)

BD and UniteOR Join Forces to Deliver an Integrated Tracking Solution for the Operating Room Setting

May 9, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Receives U.S. FDA Approval For Resonate™ Family Of High-Voltage Devices

May 8, 2017
(Scopis)

Scopis Introduces Mixed Reality to Simplify Surgical Navigation

May 8, 2017
(Elekta)

Elekta Releases Unity, The First Commercial High-Field MR-Linac System

May 8, 2017
(North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina)

Automatic Injectable System for Blood Glucose Control

May 8, 2017
(Olympus)

Olympus Releases New Endotherapy Tools in U.S.

May 8, 2017
(University of Montreal, Canada and University of Rome)

Molecular Mechanism Shoots Drugs When Specific Antibody Detected

May 8, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK Receives FDA Approval for Sentus ProMRI Quadripolar Left Ventricular Lead

May 8, 2017
(CurveBeam)

CurveBeam Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for InReach Cone Beam CT Imaging System for the Upper Extremities

May 8, 2017
(MagVenture)

MagVenture Inc: FDA Clears new Non-pharmaceutical Device for the Treatment of Depression

May 8, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces CE Mark and First Use of the World's First Smartphone Compatible Insertable Cardiac Monitor

May 8, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces National Reimbursement for FreeStyle® Libre in France, Providing Access to Revolutionary Technology for People with Diabetes

May 5, 2017
(the 16th Design of Medical Devices Conference)

Highlights from 16th Annual Design of Medical Devices Conference

May 5, 2017
(Komodo OpenLab)

Tecla-e Wireless Lets People with Limited Mobility Control Variety of Digital Devices

May 5, 2017
(Insightec)

First Alzheimer’s Patient Treated with Focused Ultrasound to Open Blood-Brain Barrier

May 4, 2017
(SpryHealth)

Introducing Loop Vital Signs Wearable Monitor from SpryHealth

May 4, 2017
(Faxitron)

LOCalizer Non-Radioactive Breast Lesion Localization System Now FDA Cleared

May 4, 2017
(Draper Laboratory)

New Wireless Power Technology to Energize Medical Implants Deep Inside Body

May 4, 2017
(Interscope)

Interscope EndoRotor Now Cleared in U.S. as New Way to Remove Colon Lesions

May 4, 2017
(Dynamical Biomarkers Group)

How to Create the Impossible: Interview With XPRIZE Runner-Up Team Dynamical Biomarkers Group

May 4, 2017
(Olympus)

Olympus Plasma Hysteroscopic Resection and Vaporization Unveiled at the 2017 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting

May 4, 2017
(Cardiovascular Systems)

FDA Approves Cardiovascular Systems’ Replacement Saline Infusion Pump

May 3, 2017
(Galatea Surgical)

GalaFORM 3D Scaffold FDA Cleared for Plastic, Reconstructive Surgeries

May 3, 2017
(SleepScore Labs)

S+, Setting a New Standard in Consumer and Clinical Sleep Technology: Interview with Colin Lawlor, CEO of SleepScore Labs

May 3, 2017
(Clear Ear)

Review: OTO-TIP Wax Remover by Clear Ear

May 3, 2017
(Luminex)

Luminex Corporation Receives FDA Clearance for ARIES Bordetella Assay

May 2, 2017
(IBM)

Update from London Global Forum on Life Science Innovation

May 2, 2017
(Contego Medical)

Contego Medical’s Vanguard IEP Cleared in Europe for Safer Balloon Angioplasties

May 2, 2017
(Pfizer)

Interview: International Trachoma Initiative and Pfizer On Par To Eliminate and Eradicate Trachoma-caused Blindness

May 2, 2017
(German scientists)

Multi-Modality Imaging Probe to Diagnose Cancer Inside Body, Help Avoid Biopsies

May 2, 2017
(Tobii Dynavox)

Indi Augmentative and Alternative Communication Device for Non-Verbal People

May 2, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Arrow® AC3 OptimusTM Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)

May 1, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Launches Resolute Onyx(TM) Drug-Eluting Stent in United States Following FDA Approval Becoming First DES Available in 4.5 mm and 5 mm Sizes

May 1, 2017
(Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)

Artificial Womb Improves Survival and Health of Premature Lambs

May 1, 2017
(Haifeng Ye/East China Normal University)

Smartphone Controlled Cells Produce Insulin in Diabetic Mice

May 1, 2017
(Halyard Health)

COOLIEF Cooled Radiofrequency Cleared to Relieve Pain in Osteoarthritic Knees

May 1, 2017
(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Smart Scar-Care Personalized Dual Therapy Device for Hypertrophic Scars

May 1, 2017
(Medtronic)

Resolute Onyx Drug Eluting Coronary Stent from Medtronic Approved by FDA

May 1, 2017
(Hach)

Hach’s Automated CM130 Chlorine Monitoring System for Dialysis Clinics FDA Cleared

April 28, 2017
(Intuitive Surgical)

Intuitive Cleared in EU for Its New, More Budget Friendly da Vinci X Robotic Surgical System

April 27, 2017
(Hill-Rom)

Hill-Rom’s New Monarch Battery Powered Airway Clearance System

April 27, 2017
(Edwards)

Edwards HemoSphere Hemodynamic Monitoring System Cleared by FDA

April 27, 2017
(BD)

BD Advances Efforts to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance with Enhanced Diagnostic Solution Offering

April 26, 2017
(Accutron)

AXESS Sedation Mask Hopes to Improve Comfort, Delivery of Gases

April 26, 2017
(EPO)

3 US Inventors Named 2017 European Inventor Award Finalists

April 26, 2017
(Klick Labs)

SymPulse Tele-Empathy Device Replicates Symptoms of Parkinson’s

April 26, 2017
(DxtER)

Tricorders For Everyone! Dr. Basil Harris Shares What’s Next for the Prize-Winning DxtER Tricorder

April 26, 2017
(Cardiac Insight)

CARDEA SOLO Wearable ECG Monitor for Detecting Difficult to Diagnose Arrhythmias

April 26, 2017
(Medtronic)

Five-Year Data from the Medtronic ENGAGE Registry Demonstrate Durable, Consistent, and Proven Outcomes in Real-World Setting

April 26, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Introduces Science-Based Nutrition Drinks to Help Patients Have a Better Recovery from Surgery

April 26, 2017
(BD)

BD Licenses Novel Molecular Indexing Technology to Roche

April 25, 2017
(Iowa State University)

Laser Treated Graphene Circuits Push Stem Cells to Differentiate Into Neural Schwann Cells

April 25, 2017
(Allergan)

Allergan Wins FDA Clearance for Tear Inducing Nasal Stimulator

April 25, 2017
(ResMed)

ResMed Unveils World’s Smallest CPAP Designed for Travel

April 25, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Medtronic Data Demonstrate Clinical and Quality of Life Benefits for VenaSeal Closure System in Venous Reflux Disease Patients

April 25, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) Demonstrates Consistent Results in Two New Analyses of Complex PAD Patients

April 24, 2017
(DxtER)

Prize-Winning DxtER “Tricorder” Makes a Public Appearance With Tech Legend Steve Wozniak

April 24, 2017
(University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Alabama-Birmingham)

3D Printed Patches Seeded with Cells to Repair Cardiac Tissue After Heart Attacks

April 24, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Unveils StealthStation S8 Neurosurgery System

April 24, 2017
(MMT)

Millennium Medical Technologies (MMT) First in the Nation to Receive FDA Clearance for a Reusable Fat Collection and Grafting System

April 24, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces Most Advanced StealthStation(TM) for Neurosurgery

April 23, 2017
(BD)

BD To Acquire Bard For $24 Billion

April 21, 2017
(TempTraq)

TempTraq’s Wireless Thermometer to Offer 72 hours of Coverage

April 21, 2017
(Bovie Medical)

Bovie Cleared in U.S. to Introduce Its Cool-Coag Multifunctional J-Plasma System

April 21, 2017
(Duke University)

3D Printed Cartilage Made of Hydrogels Mimic Strength, Flexibility of Knee’s Meniscus

April 20, 2017
(Nanobiosym)

Gene-RADAR Authorized for Zika Testing: Interview with Nanobiosym Founder and CEO, Dr. Anita Goel

April 20, 2017
(Facebook)

Facebook Reveals Plans for Brain-Computer Interface for Speech Prostheses and Mind-Controlled “Likes”

April 20, 2017
(Monitored Therapeutics)

GoSpiro, an At-Home Wireless Spirometer Cleared by FDA

April 20, 2017
(Medtronic)

Data Highlight Medtronic Vascular Innovations at Charing Cross 2017

April 20, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Brain Therapies Business Sponsors Parkinson's Unity Walk

April 20, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex Introduces the AsthmaMDTM Peak Flow Meter

April 19, 2017
(electroCore)

gammaCore Personal Non-Invasive VNS Cleared for Episodic Cluster Headaches

April 19, 2017
(Medtronic)

Early Success in HVAD LATERAL Trial: Interview with Medtronic’s Dr. David Steinhaus, M.D., Vice President and General Manager, Heart Failure

April 19, 2017
(DOXS Technology Systems)

Disposable Oxygen Level Monitoring Sensor to Prevent Spread of Infections

April 19, 2017
(Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley)

Electrochemical Sweat Sensor Accurately Diagnoses Cystic Fibrosis, Detects Blood Glucose as Well

April 19, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK Releases Smallest MR Conditional Tachycardia Lead in U.S.

April 19, 2017
(Ethicon)

Ethicon Announces 510(k) Clearance For ECHELON CIRCULAR™ Powered Stapler

April 19, 2017
(Lifetrack Medical Systems)

Lifetrack Medical Systems Announces US FDA Approval of its Next Generation PACS for Distributed Radiology

April 19, 2017
(Edwards Lifesciences Corporation)

Edwards' Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring Platform Receives FDA Clearance

April 18, 2017
(CSII)

Thousands in Nashville May Be Affected by Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

April 18, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Initiates Global Study To Assess Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Therapy In Patients With Diabetes Who Have Previously Experienced A Heart Attack

April 18, 2017
(Medtronic)

FDA Designates Medtronic Worldwide Voluntary Field Action on HVAD(TM) System Controllers and DC Adapters as Class I Recall

April 18, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Signs Definitive Agreement to Divest a Portion of Its Patient Monitoring & Recovery Division to Cardinal Health for $6.1 Billion

April 18, 2017
(GE Healthcare)

GE Working on Automating 3D Printing of Organ Models

April 18, 2017
(Ventec Life Systems)

VOCSN Portable Respiratory System Integrates Multiple Functions In Single Device

April 18, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK Releases Smallest MR Conditional Leads in U.S.

April 18, 2017
(Washington University)

Gold Nanoparticles for Nasal Drug Delivery Into Brain

April 18, 2017
(Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford)

Sevo the Dragon Uses Fire Breath to Distract Kids from Getting Anesthesia

April 18, 2017
(electroCore)

FDA Releases gammaCore®, the First Non-Invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy Applied at the Neck for Acute Treatment of Pain Associated with Episodic Cluster Headache in Adult Patients

April 18, 2017
(Monitored Therapeutics)

Monitored Therapeutics, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance for First Full Home-Use Spirometer With Wireless Connection

April 17, 2017
(Neuronetics)

New NeuroStar Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy System for Depression Cleared by FDA

April 17, 2017
(Stem Cell Reports)

Three-Dimensional Brain-Like Structures Created Using Human Stem Cells

April 17, 2017
(NIST)

Microfabricated Optically Pumped Magnetometers to Detect Source of Seizures

April 17, 2017
(Toshiba Medical)

Toshiba Unveils New Aquilion Lighting 80 CT Scanner

April 17, 2017
(Verily)

Verily Introduces Research-Focused Study Watch

April 14, 2017
(Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE)

Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE Winners Announced

April 14, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott and Alere Amend Terms of Merger Agreement

April 13, 2017
(Mirion Technologies)

Dosime: A Smart Radiation Detector for Personal and Home Use

April 13, 2017
(NYU Langone Medical Center)

Deep Brain Stimulation Shown Effective for Patients with Refractory Tourette Syndrome

April 13, 2017
(University of California San Diego)

Silicon Nanowire Array Can Measure Electrical Responses in Neurons

April 13, 2017
(Philips)

Philips Bags First FDA Clearance for Digital Pathology System

April 13, 2017
(Additive Orthopaedics)

Additive Orthopaedics Announces FDA Clearance of their Locking Lattice Plating System for the Global Extremities Market

April 13, 2017
(Philips)

Philips receives FDA clearance to market Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution for primary diagnostic use in the U.S.

April 13, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Syncs Garmin® Activity Tracker Data Directly into Remote Patient Monitoring Mobile Platform

April 12, 2017
(Philips)

Philips Releases Portable Positive Airway Pressure System for Use Anywhere

April 12, 2017
(Toyota)

Toyota Releases New Robotic Rehab System for Lower Limb Paralysis

April 12, 2017
(University of Illinois)

Luminescent Carbon Dots for Tracking Cancer Cells

April 12, 2017
(DWI Leibniz Institute)

Injectable Material Orients Tissue Growth to Guide Healing of Nerve Tracts

April 12, 2017
(Siemens)

Compact, Tablet Operated CT Scanners from Siemens Get Green Light from FDA

April 12, 2017
(Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution)

FDA allows marketing of first whole slide imaging system for digital pathology

April 12, 2017
(United Orthopedic Corporation)

United Orthopedic Corporation Receives U.S. FDA Clearance For Company's Polyethylene Knee Insert

April 11, 2017
(MIT)

Microfluidics Device Can Detect Plasma Cells in Blood, May Help Multiple Myeloma Patients Avoid Bone Biopsies

April 11, 2017
(Plextek)

Plextek Unveils Heaphone Technology to Detect Early Signs of Tinnitus

April 11, 2017
(Duke University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Scientists Now Able to Target Drugs at Select Neurons

April 11, 2017
(University of South Florida)

Facial Recognition Software Helps Evaluate Pain Levels of Newborns

April 10, 2017
(University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)

Wavelet Technology to Predict Effect of Therapy for Oxygen-Deprived Newborns

April 10, 2017
(Cascade Prodrug)

Scientists Penetrate Solid Tumors With Prodrug in Liposome Shell

April 10, 2017
(Rice University)

Bacterial Sensor for Gut Inflammation Changes Color of Poo

April 10, 2017
(Institute for Integrative Nanosciences)

Sperm Used to Deliver Drugs Within Female Reproductive Tract

April 10, 2017
(Rice University)

Device Improves Sensation in Folks with Peripheral Neuropaty

April 7, 2017
(Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions)

Emblok Embolic Protection Catheter to Collect Debris During TAVRs

April 7, 2017
(23andMe)

23andMe Wins First FDA Approval for Disease Risk Estimates from Genetic Test

April 7, 2017
(Rice University,Baylor College of Medicine,MIT and Harvard)

New Technique for Sequencing Complete Genomes for Less Than $10,000

April 6, 2017
(Virtual Surgeon)

Shafi Ahmed—The Virtual Surgeon—Discusses Live Streaming and VR in Surgery and Med Education

April 6, 2017
(Gillette Children’s hospital)

New Prone Cart Just for Kids to Help Recover from Cerebral Palsy Surgery

April 6, 2017
(VivaLnk)

Fever Scout Wireless Stick-On Thermometer FDA Cleared

April 6, 2017
(REVA Medical)

REVA’s Fantom Bioresorbable Drug-Eluting Coronary Scaffold Cleared in Europe

April 6, 2017
(Medtronic)

Clinical Trial of Medtronic Heart Pump Delivers Positive Results with Less-Invasive Implant Procedure

April 6, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces Voluntary Worldwide Recall of its StrataMR(TM) Adjustable Valves and Shunts

April 6, 2017
(BD)

BD Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for New Flow Cytometer System with Leucocount Reagent Assay

April 5, 2017
(Icare)

Icare HOME, A Tonometer Patients Can Carry Anywhere, FDA Cleared

April 5, 2017
(Swiss Post)

Swiss Post to Start Regular Lab Shipments Between Two Hospitals

April 5, 2017
(Oregon State University)

Transparent Sheets of Field Effect Transistors for Glucose Sensing Contact Lenses

April 5, 2017
(Medtronic)

Study Shows Medtronic Left Ventricular Assist Devices Have Positive Results at One Year in Patients Seeking Long-Term LVAD Therapy

April 5, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces Worldwide Voluntary Field Corrective Action For Newport(TM) HT70 and Newport(TM) HT70 Plus Ventilators

April 4, 2017
(Novocure)

Optune Electric Field Scull Cap Extends Lifespans of People with Glioblastoma Brain Tumors

April 4, 2017
(NICO Corporation)

NICO’s BrainPath Brain Surgery Access Device Cleared in Europe

April 4, 2017
(University of Alabama)

Layered Microparticles Carry Cancer Drug, Can be Imaged and Activated Using Ultrasound

April 4, 2017
(MIT)

Rubbery Fibers for Simultaneous Electric and Optical Stimulation of Spinal Cord

April 4, 2017
(Upright Technologies)

UPRIGHT GO a Smart Wearable Device to Compact Poor Posture

April 4, 2017
(BD)

BD Completes Acquisition Of Caesarea Medical Electronics

April 4, 2017
(AirXpanders)

AirXpanders Update on U.S. Commercial Launch of the AeroForm® Tissue Expander System for Breast Reconstruction

April 4, 2017
(VivaLnk)

VivaLnk Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance and General Availability for eSkin Wearable

April 3, 2017
(Rice University )

Castaway Stand Built by Undergrads to Help Fit Prosthetics/Orthotics for Legs

April 3, 2017
(Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Implantable Nanotubes for Early Cancer Detection

April 3, 2017
(Mimic)

FlexVR, a New Robotic Surgery Simulator Lets Docs Practice Anywhere

April 3, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex Completes Acquisition of Pyng Medical Corp.

April 3, 2017
(BD)

BD Launches "Power in Prevention" Program to Help Minimize Risk of Infections during Surgical Process at 2017 AORN Annual Conference

March 31, 2017
(LEGO robots)

Lego Robotics for Laboratory Tests

March 31, 2017
(Graphene Flagship)

New Printable Graphene Inks for Flexible Biomedical Devices

March 31, 2017
(Modulated Imaging)

Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging for Evaluating Radiation Damage to Skin

March 31, 2017
(FEMTO-ST Institute)

X-Ray Detector Inside an Optic Fiber for Measuring Tumor’s Exposure to Radiotherapy

March 30, 2017
(Catalia Health)

The Mabu Personal Healthcare Companion: Interview with Dr. Cory Kidd, Founder & CEO of Catalia Health.

March 30, 2017
(Cardiio)

Smartphone App Helps Spot AFib

March 30, 2017
(Case Western Reserve University)

Quadriplegic Man Feeding, Scratching Himself for First Time in Years

March 30, 2017
(Northwestern University and Draper)

Microfluidic Device Cultured with Human Cells Mimics Female Reproductive System

March 30, 2017
(National Human Genome Research Institute)

Facial Recognition Software Diagnoses Children with DiGeorge Syndrome

March 30, 2017
(SGFETs)

Electronic Arrays Made of Graphene Read Brain Waves at High Resolution

March 30, 2017
(RenovoRx)

RenovoRx Announces FDA Clearance for Expanded Labeling

March 30, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Initiates Global Trial Evaluating Cryoablation to Treat Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

March 30, 2017
(Dextera Surgical)

Dextera Surgical's Microcutter 5/80 Used for First Time in Infant Serial Tranverse Enteroplasty (STEP) Procedures

March 30, 2017
(Cardiovascular Systems)

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Receives Approval for the Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS) Micro Crown in the United States

March 30, 2017
(Cardiovascular Systems)

CSII - Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Receives Approval for the Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS) Micro Crown in Japan

March 30, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Announces Agreement to Acquire Symetis

March 29, 2017
(Bodycad)

Bodycad Receives FDA 510K Clearance for Personalized Unicompartmental Knee System

March 28, 2017
(MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital)

Scientists Identify Cause of Scar Formation Around Implants

March 28, 2017
(University of Wisconsin)

Scientists Use Plants and Stem Cells to Grow Human Tissues

March 28, 2017
(Synergy MedSales)

Synergy MedSales, Inc. Introduces Newly FDA-Approved Forma-TK Lasers

March 28, 2017
(Cardiovascular Systems)

Cardiovascular Systems Enrolls First Subject in ECLIPSE Coronary Clinical Trial

March 27, 2017
(Samsung)

How Everyday Technology Can Improve Healthcare: An Interview With Samsung CMO Dr. David Rhew

March 27, 2017
(iCAD)

iCAD Receives FDA Approval For PowerLook Tomo Detection

March 24, 2017
(BioStable Science & Engineering)

HAART 300 Aortic Annuloplasty Device Cleared by FDA to Repair Aortic Valves

March 24, 2017
(Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center)

Cameras and Eyetrackers to Study How Kids With Cochlear Implants Learn

March 24, 2017
(University of Glasgow)

Solar-Powered Touch-Sensitive Electronic Skin for Next Generation Prosthetics

March 24, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Guidelines Support Use of Cardiac Monitoring for Patients with Unexplained Fainting

March 23, 2017
(Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts)

Smartphone System for Counting Sperm, Measuring Their Motility at Home

March 23, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK Releases New Line of MR-Conditional Pacemakers, CRT-Ps

March 23, 2017
(Mirabilis Medical)

Surgery Without the Knife: Mirabilis Medical Announces European Approval for Non-Invasive Uterine Fibroid Treatment

March 22, 2017
(GE Healthcare)

Breast Cancer Detection Using Ultrasound: Interview with Dr. Georgia Giakoumis Spear, NorthShore University Health System

March 22, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic’s New CoreValve Evolut Pro Transcatheter Aortic Valve Approved in U.S.

March 22, 2017
(Harvard)

Stretching Cells with Laser Pulses

March 22, 2017
(Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Brookhaven’s Efforts to Supply Medical Community with Radioactive Isotopes

March 22, 2017
(University of Pittsburgh)

New Artificial Lung Being Developed as Bridge to Transplants, Help with Recovery

March 22, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for CoreValve(TM) Evolut(TM) Pro Transcatheter Valve with Advanced Sealing

March 21, 2017
(National University of Singapore)

Wireless Power for Miniature Cardiac Pacing

March 21, 2017
(Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School)

Video: Virtual Simulations and 3D Printing Prep Surgeons for Complex Procedures

March 21, 2017
(GlucoMe)

GlucoMe’s Digital Diabetes Management Platform: Interview with Yiftah Ben Aharon, Founder and CEO

March 21, 2017
(University of California)

Portable Smartphone-Powered DNA Detector Developed at UCLA

March 21, 2017
(Stanford)

Video from Cystoscopy Turned to High Resolution 3D Organ Model

March 20, 2017
(University of Utah)

Minimally Invasive Imaging Deep Inside of Brain

March 20, 2017
(Toshiba)

Toshiba Releases Three New Advanced Ultrasounds

March 20, 2017
(MIT)

Swarms of Nanoparticles Help Cancer Drug Kill Tumors

March 20, 2017
(Ian McDermott)

Ian McDermott Discusses Patient-Specific Prostheses and 3D Printing for Knee Surgery

March 20, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic’s Melody, First Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Approved by FDA to Lay Inside Failed Prosthetic Valves

March 20, 2017
(Trovita Health Science)

Trovita Health Science Announces FDA Marketing Clearance of New SAFE-T FEED™ Nutrition Delivery Device for Tube Feeding

March 19, 2017
(Abbott)

Late-Breaking Data Shows the CardioMEMS HF System is Effective in Reducing Heart Failure Hospitalizations and Cost of Care

March 18, 2017
(Abbott)

Late-Breaking Data on Abbott's MitraClip® System Show Continued Benefit for People with Mitral Regurgitation, Most Common Heart Valve Disease

March 17, 2017
(Medstro)

Interview: Medstro Pioneers Online Platform Accelerating Healthcare Innovation and Collaboration

March 17, 2017
(Purdue University)

Touch and Sound Replace Sight to Let Blind “See” Computer Screens

March 17, 2017
(W. L. Gore & Associates)

GORE VIATORR TIPS Endoprosthesis for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Procedures Gets FDA Approval

March 17, 2017
(Siemens)

ARTIS pheno, Siemens’ New Flagship Angiography C-arm Cleared by FDA

March 17, 2017
(University of Alberta)

Light Used to Activate Select Proteins Inside Living Cells

March 17, 2017
(Integra LifeSciences)

Integra’s CUSA Clarity Neurological Tissue Ablation System Unveiled

March 17, 2017
(Medtronic)

Landmark SURTAVI Clinical Trial Shows Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) with the Self-Expanding Platform Performs as Well as Surgery in Intermediate Risk Severe Aortic Stenosis Patients

March 16, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

NICE Recommends Boston Scientific CRT-D Devices Powered By EnduraLife™ Battery Technology For Treatment Of Heart Failure

March 16, 2017
(University of Bern)

Robotic Microsurgeon for Cochlear Implantations Tested in Switzerland

March 16, 2017
(Third Military Medical University)

New Test Identifies Blood Type in Seconds

March 16, 2017
(University of California San Diego and Nanovision Biosciences)

New Wirelessly Powered Scalable Retinal Prosthesis

March 16, 2017
(Itamar Medical)

An Important Recognition in the US Market for the WatchPAT™ Device: The American Academy of Sleep Medicine ("AASM") has Formally Endorsed Itamar Medical's WatchPAT™ Technology to Diagnose Sleep Apnea, Based on Published Evidence

March 15, 2017
(Northwestern University)

Disposable Sensor Measures Sweat Volume, Salinity to Help Prevent Dehydration

March 15, 2017
(Empa)

Fiber Optics Integrated Into Fabric Let Clothing Measure Heart Rate

March 15, 2017
(Kyoto University)

Novel Micro and Nanofiber Microenvironment for Stem Cell Cultures

March 15, 2017
(First Ray)

First Ray Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Expanded Stealth Staple™ Product Line

March 14, 2017
(MedInvent)

NasoNeb II Nasal Nebulizer Gets Green Light in Europe

March 14, 2017
(Institute for Basic Science in South Korea)

New Smart Sensor for Measuring Glucose from Skin

March 14, 2017
(Stanford University)

Highly Stretchable Electrodes for Electronic Interfacing with Body’s Tissues

March 14, 2017
(Medtronic)

FDA Cleared: Medtronic’s Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor with TruRhythm Detection

March 14, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve First of Its Kind to Receive FDA Approval for Implantation in Failed Surgical Pulmonary Heart Valves

March 14, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces New Bone Cement Indication for Treating Sacral Fractures

March 14, 2017
(AngioDynamics)

AngioDynamics Receives CE Mark Certification for The Solero Microwave Tissue Ablation System

March 14, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex (TFX) Announces 510(k) Clearance and Global Launch of Twin-Pass® Torque Dual Access Catheter

March 14, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex (TFX) Announces 510(k) Clearance and U.S. Launch of SpectreTM Guidewire

March 13, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Receives FDA Clearance for Reveal LINQ(TM) Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) with TruRhythm(TM) Detection

March 13, 2017
(BodyCap)

BodyCap e-Celsius Electronic Pill for Core Body Temperature Monitoring

March 13, 2017
(Bellion Spirits)

Bellion Spirits Vodka: A Liver Friendly Spirit?

March 10, 2017
(University of California Berkeley)

Jet Powered Pill Shoots Vaccine Into Cheek to Avoid Injections

March 10, 2017
(ZOLL Medical)

ZOLL’s Hospital Wearable Defibrillator FDA Approved

March 10, 2017
(Nagoya University)

Japanese Researchers Develop New Filter to Use microRNA as Disease Biomarker

March 10, 2017
(North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina)

Tiny Paper Pumps to Power Microfluidic Devices

March 10, 2017
(King’s College London)

Method Spots Bacterial Infections in Root Canals to Improve Success, Prevent Additional Procedures

March 10, 2017
(Unviersity of Tokyo)

New Hydrogel a Good Candidate as Artificial Vitreous, to Help Fix Detached Retinas

March 10, 2017
(University of Houston)

Robots Powered by Clinical MRI Machine to Work Inside Body

March 10, 2017
(Columbia University)

New Cross-Circulation Technique Drastically Prolongs Life of Donor Lungs

March 9, 2017
(Koogeek)

Koogeek S1 Smart Health Scale Review

March 9, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Launches Below-The-Knee Clinical Study in Europe for Treatment of PAD Using New Drug-Coated Balloon Technology

March 9, 2017
(Medela)

Medela Introduces Complete Enteral Feeding System with Launch of New Product

March 9, 2017
(Exact Imaging)

Exact Imaging Announces Health Canada Approval and License for its ExactVu™ micro-ultrasound system for prostate imaging and biopsy

March 9, 2017
(Boston Scientific)

Boston Scientific Receives Favorable Rulings In Edwards Lifesciences Litigation

March 8, 2017
(Abbott)

New Study Results May Lead to a New Standard of Care for In Vitro Fertilization Treatment

March 7, 2017
(BTG)

New Chemo Drug Eluting Beads for Liver Tumors Cleared in Europe

March 7, 2017
(Massachusetts General Hospital’s Wellman Center)

New Technique Spots Pheomelanin in Pale Patients at Risk of Dangerous Melanoma

March 7, 2017
(Medgadget)

Medgadget’s Coverage of the Inaugural AdvaMed Digital MedTech Conference

March 7, 2017
(Ethicon)

Ethicon’s Brand New ENSEAL X1 Large Jaw Tissue Sealer Promises More Comfort, Less Bleeding

March 7, 2017
(Beckman)

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Receives FDA Clearance for its DxC 700 AU Chemistry Analyzer

March 6, 2017
(Velano Vascular)

PIVO Gathers Blood Samples from Peripheral IVs, Gets FDA Clearance

March 6, 2017
(Tryton Medical)

Tryton Side Branch Stent For Treatment of Coronary Bifurcated Lesions FDA Approved

March 6, 2017
(GE Healthcare)

Anders Wold, GE Healthcare’s CEO of Clinical Care Solutions on What To Think About When Running a Medtech Business

March 3, 2017
(British Condoms)

i.Con, a Smart Ring Turns Sex Into a Tracking Activity

March 3, 2017
(University of California)

Scientists 3D Print Microscopic Vascular Networks for Building Living Tissues

March 2, 2017
(Neocis)

Yomi, The First Robotic Dental Surgery System Now Cleared by FDA

March 2, 2017
(Duke University)

Lasers Measure Cells’ Stiffness to Identify Neoplastic Ones

March 2, 2017
(Max Planck Institute)

World’s Smallest Jet Engine to Power Tiny Medical Devices

March 1, 2017
(Scopis)

Scopis Target Guided Surgery System Cleared in U.S.

March 1, 2017
(Graphene-coated lenses)

Graphene-Coated Contact Lenses Block Radiation, Prevent Tear Evaporation

March 1, 2017
(CleanSlate)

CleanSlate UV Sanitizer for Mobile Devices in Healthcare: An Interview

March 1, 2017
(ViewRay)

FDA Cleared: MRIdian Linac, The First Linear Accelerator and MRI In One

February 28, 2017
(Cagent Vascular)

Serranator Alto PTA Serration Balloon Catheter Cleared by FDA

February 28, 2017
(Stanford)

Nano-Scale Straws for Non-destructive Monitoring of a Cell’s Interior

February 28, 2017
(Neura)

Improving Patient Engagement through Artificial Intelligence: Interview with Gilad Meiri, CEO & Co-Founder of Neura

February 28, 2017
(IRIDEX)

IRIDEX Launches New FDA-Cleared Probe At The Annual American Glaucoma Society Meeting

February 27, 2017
(ViewRay)

ViewRay Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MRIdian Linac

February 27, 2017
(Stryker)

Stryker to Use Microsoft HoloLens Augmented Reality Goggles to Design ORs

February 27, 2017
(Waseda University)

New Method for Integrating Flexible Electronics Into Skin Patches

February 27, 2017
(Stanford University)

Artificial Intelligence System to Diagnose Skin Cancer: Interview with Stanford Scientist Andre Esteva

February 27, 2017
(Bracco Diagnostics)

Bracco Diagnostics Inc. Receives U.S. FDA Approval for VARIBAR® PUDDING (barium sulfate) oral paste for Fluoroscopy

February 27, 2017
(Philips)

Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance to market its ElastQ Imaging shear wave elastography for non-invasive assessment of tissue stiffness of the liver

February 27, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Analysis of Reverse Trial Shows Medtronic CRT Devices Cost-Effective, While Helping Patients with Mild Heart Failure Live Longer

February 24, 2017
(Intersect ENT)

PROPEL Contour Steroid Releasing Implant for Chronic Sinusitis FDA Approved

February 24, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Receives CE Mark for Its Next Generation Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy-Pacemakers

February 24, 2017
(University of Missouri, University of North Carolina)

Scaffolds Covered in Stem Cells and Silver Ions to Prevent Osteomyelitis

February 23, 2017
(Philips)

Launch of Azurion: Philips’ Next Generation Image-guided Platform

February 23, 2017
(Vortex Biosciences)

Vortex Unveils VTX-1 Liquid Biopsy System for Easy Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells

February 23, 2017
(Oregon Health & Science University)

New Technique for Cheaper, More Efficient Single Cell Sequencing

February 23, 2017
(University of Texas at Austin)

Nano Thread Enables Scientists to Extend Length of Brain Implant Efficacy

February 23, 2017
(FlexDex)

FlexDex Minimally Invasive Surgical System Used in Real Operations

February 23, 2017
(FlowAid Medical Technologies)

FlowAid FA100 Contracts Calf Muscles to Stimulate Increased Blood Flow, Now FDA Cleared

February 23, 2017
(Jabra)

Jabra’s Elite Sport Earbuds Review

February 23, 2017
(BioLight Life Sciences)

BioLight's TeaRx Multi-Parameter Diagnostic Assays to be Used in Dry Eye Syndrome Drug Trial

February 23, 2017
(Seventh Sense Biosystems)

First-Ever Device for Fast and Virtually Painless Blood Draw Receives FDA Clearance

February 23, 2017
(Medtronic)

New Solitaire(TM) Stent Retriever Study Validates Outcomes and Real-World Application of Stroke Treatment Best Practices

February 22, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex (TFX) Announces 510(k) Clearance and US Launch of TrapLinerTM Catheter

February 22, 2017
(BD)

BD VeritorTM System Meets FDA's New Performance Requirements for Rapid Influenza Antigen Detection Tests

February 22, 2017
(Meril)

New Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold from Meril, an Indian Multinational

February 22, 2017
(IMAX)

Adaptive Virtual Reality Headset for People with Common Vision Disorders

February 22, 2017
(TinyLogics)

TinyLogics Memo Box Mini: A Mini Medgadget Review

February 22, 2017
(Immunexpress)

Revolutionary Diagnostic SeptiCyte™ LAB Cleared By FDA for Suspected Sepsis Patients

February 22, 2017
(LifeBond)

LifeBond's Multi-Center International Pivotal Study of the LifeSeal Surgical Sealant for GI Resections is Enrolling Patients in the US and Europe

February 22, 2017
(BD)

BD Veritor™ System Meets FDA's New Performance Requirements for Rapid Influenza Antigen Detection Tests

February 21, 2017
(Phillips)

Individual Control of Magnetic Micromachines Within The Body

February 21, 2017
(Clarius)

Clarius Wireless, Handheld Ultrasounds Cleared in Europe

February 21, 2017
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DNA Computer Can Sense Multiple Antibody Inputs, With Potential for Smart Drug Delivery

February 21, 2017
(Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid)

Cheap Ultrasensitive HIV Sensor to Help Screen Virus in Poorer Places

February 21, 2017
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Common Sensing and Welkin Health Partner to Launch Health Coach-Driven Insulin Adherence Program

February 17, 2017
(Masimo)

Masimo MightySat Rx Oximeter Cleared in Europe to Measure Breathing Rate

February 17, 2017
(MIT)

Novel Material Made of Living Cells Glows When Touching Certain Chemical Compounds

February 17, 2017
(swyMed)

DOT Telemedicine Backpack, an All-in-One Solution Brings Remote Doctors Anywhere

February 17, 2017
(York University)

Synchronized 3D Beating Heart Tissue Made from Multiple Cell Types

February 17, 2017
(MIT)

Robots Made of Hydrogels May Help Surgeons Operate on Fragile Tissues

February 17, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex Incorporated Completes Acquisition of Vascular Solutions

February 17, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces Japanese Regulatory Approval for Micra(TM) Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS)

February 16, 2017
(QuiO)

QuiO and MedCrypt Partner to Add Data Security Sophistication to Smartinjector Devices

February 16, 2017
(University of British Columbia)

Magnet-Powered Implant Releases Drugs in Controlled Fashion

February 16, 2017
(Guided Therapy Systems)

Ultrasound Therapy for Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Medgadget Interview with Michael Slayton, CEO of Guided Therapy Systems

February 16, 2017
(MIT and Singapore University)

Revolutionary New Technique Visualizes Biomolecules Without Crystallization

February 16, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic’s Signia Surgical Stapler Measures Tissue Strength to Perfect Staple Lines

February 16, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK Introduces Its First Stent in U.S.

February 16, 2017
(Medtronic)

FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Medtronic Freezor® Xtra Cryoablation Catheter

February 16, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Introduces Signia(TM) Stapling System, Innovative Surgical Stapler for Minimally Invasive Surgery

February 15, 2017
(Stanford)

Simulating Blood Flow from Tomo Scans to Prep for Complex Surgeries

February 15, 2017
(Ohio State University)

Adaptive Liquid Lenses and Smartphones Shrink Digital Pathology Into a Tiny Portable Device

February 15, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Unveils New Products for Diagnostic Cath Procedures and Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

February 15, 2017
(Dexcom)

Interview with Dexcom CEO & President Kevin Sayer

February 15, 2017
(NASA)

NASA and HeroX Announce Winners of the Space Poop Challenge

February 15, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

FDA Approval Granted for BIOTRONIK's Ultra-Thin PRO-Kinetic Energy Cobalt Chromium Coronary Stent System

February 15, 2017
(Abbott)

Real-World Data from Abbott's FreeStyle® Libre Show Association Between Higher Frequency of Glucose Monitoring and Improved Glucose Control for People with Diabetes

February 15, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic's OsteoCool(TM) RF Ablation System Receives Expanded Indication for Palliative Treatment of Metastatic Bone Tumors

February 14, 2017
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Nanoparticles Deliver CRISPR/Cas9 Genetic Editor Safely Into Cells

February 14, 2017
(University of Washington and University of Michigan)

Intravascular Camera Using Multiple Lasers for Illumination Helps Assess Dangerous Plagues

February 14, 2017
(410 Medical)

LifeFlow Rapid Infuser for Sepsis and Shock Rolling Out in U.S.

February 14, 2017
(Mad*Pow design agency)

Mad*Pow’s Dr. Bucher On How Psychology Can Improve Our Engagement with Digital Health Tech

February 13, 2017
(Institute for Basic Science)

MRI Contrast Agent That Turns On at Sites of Disease

February 13, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Expands Coronary Portfolio to Include New DxTerity(TM) Diagnostic Catheters and Suite of Tools for the Transradial Approach

February 9, 2017
(Stanford University)

Cheap Method for Printing Lab-on-Chip Devices Promises Diagnostic Revolution

February 9, 2017
(RJL Systems)

RJL Systems Launches the Quantum V BIA Device for Body Composition Analysis

February 9, 2017
(University of Geneva and University of Fribourg)

New Rapid Technique for Testing Safety of Nanoparticles on Body

February 9, 2017
(MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital)

Ingestible Medical Devices Powered by Gastric Fluids

February 9, 2017
(University of California)

Positive Animal Trial Results for Reversible Male Contraceptive

February 9, 2017
(Access Scientific)

Access Scientific Announces FDA Clearance for New 3 French, 6 cm POWERWAND to Eliminate Repetitive Needlesticks for IV Access

February 9, 2017
(Medtronic)

First Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) Study Results in Japan Demonstrate Consistent Clinical Outcomes with Other Medtronic DCB Studies

February 8, 2017
(Fidmi Medical)

Fidmi Medical’s Feeding Tube System Requires Fewer Changes, Easier on Patients

February 8, 2017
(University of Michigan)

New Imaging Technique Provides Quick Tumor Diagnosis During Brain Surgeries

February 8, 2017
(Nanyang Technological University)

3D Printing Better Ultrasounds

February 7, 2017
(Royal Melbourne Hospital)

Stentrode Minimally Invasive Brain-Machine Interface: Interview with Dr. Thomas Oxley, Neurologist at Royal Melbourne Hospital

February 7, 2017
(ABBOTT)

ABBOTT’s Assurity MRI Pacemaker and Tendril MRI Lead Now Labeled by FDA for Use During MR Scans

February 7, 2017
(Bioness)

Bioness Receives FDA Clearance for the L300 Go™ System

February 6, 2017
(Inova Diagnostics)

First automated ANCA IFA assays cleared by FDA

February 6, 2017
(Cardiovascular Systems)

Landmark Study from Cardiovascular Systems Demonstrates Sustained Benefit of Endovascular Intervention in Patients with Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease

February 6, 2017
(Shift Labs)

CE Mark Approval for Shift Labs’ DripAssist Infusion Rate Monitor

February 6, 2017
(Rice University)

Carbon Nanotubes as X-ray Contrast Agents to Track Stem Cells Inside Body

February 6, 2017
(Baebies)

Baebies Receives FDA de novo Clearance for First Lysosomal Storage Disease Newborn Screening Platform, SEEKER™

February 6, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Awarded U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Contracts for Home Telehealth Technologies, with Three Other Vendors

February 3, 2017
(Caltech)

Biomimetic Artificial Skin Layer with Significant Temperature Sensitivity (VIDEO)

February 3, 2017
(University of Texas)

A Breathalyzer to Detect Inflammatory Signs of Influenza Infection

February 3, 2017
(Hologic)

Hologic Unveils NovaSure ADVANCED for Treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

February 3, 2017
(Gore)

Gore VIABAHN VBX Balloon Expandable Stent Graft First to Get FDA Approval for Iliac Arteries

February 3, 2017
(Medtronic)

CardioInsight ECG Vest for Non-Invasive, Precise Heart Maps

February 2, 2017
(BIOTRONIK)

BIOTRONIK’s New Personalizable and Energy Efficient CRTs

February 2, 2017
(RenovaCare)

SkinGun Investigational Therapy for Burns Uses Patients’ Own Stem Cells for Healing

February 2, 2017
(PerkinElmer)

PerkinElmer’s New Vectra Polaris Automated Quantitative Pathology System for Studying Cancer Immunotherapies

February 2, 2017
(Abbott)

U.S. FDA Grants Abbott the First Commercial Authorization for a Molecular Test to Detect Zika Virus Using Whole Blood

February 1, 2017
(Nature Biomedical Engineering)

Neural Network Learns to Diagnose Congenital Catracts

February 1, 2017
(North Carolina State University)

Silver Nanowire Skin Sensor for Measuring Hydration Levels

February 1, 2017
(Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering in Geneva)

Locked-In ALS Patients Speak Thanks to Transcranial Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

February 1, 2017
(Zimmer Biomet Holdings)

Zimmer Biomet Announces FDA Approval of Expanded 26-week Efficacy Claim for Gel-One® Cross-Linked Hyaluronate for Treatment of Pain Associated with Knee Osteoarthritis

February 1, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces U.S. Approval for its Assurity MRI™ Pacemaker, the World's Smallest, Longest-Lasting Wireless MRI-Compatible Pacemaker

February 1, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces U.S. Approval for its Assurity MRITM Pacemaker, the World's Smallest, Longest-Lasting Wireless MRI-Compatible Pacemaker

January 31, 2017
(7D Surgical)

7D Surgical’s Radiation-Free Image Guided Spinal Surgery System Gets U.S., Canada Clearances

January 31, 2017
(NICO Corporation)

FDA Grants New Clearance for Brain Surgery Technology

January 30, 2017
(Duke University)

Tiny Acoustofluidic Chip Separates Nanoparticles from Liquid Samples to Detect Disease

January 27, 2017
(Medical Electronic Systems)

YO Sperm Motility Testing and Counting at Home

January 27, 2017
(Grenoble Alpes University and Aix-Marseille University)

Lens-Free Automated Cell Counting System for Diagnosis of Meningitis

January 27, 2017
(University of Utah)

Eyeglasses With Liquid Lenses Automatically Focus on Nearby Objects

January 27, 2017
(Linköping University and University of Borås)

Soft Artificial Muscles Built from Electroactive Yarn

January 26, 2017
(Stanford University)

Artificial Intelligence System Matches Dermatologists at Skin Cancer Diagnosis

January 26, 2017
(Neural Analytics)

Lucid M1 Transcranial Ultrasound Cleared in Europe to Help Assess Brain Damage

January 26, 2017
(Prescient Surgical)

CleanCision Surgical Retractor Prevents Intraoperative Wound Infections

January 26, 2017
(GE Healthcare)

New MRI Small Enough to Fit Inside NICU Tested on Neonates

January 26, 2017
(Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics)

Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for GEO™ Bone Screw System

January 26, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces Medicare Coverage Decision for the First and Only Leadless Pacemaker Available for Use in the U.S.

January 26, 2017
(BD)

New BD Institute For Medication Management Excellence Aims To Improve Patient Safety And Outcomes Through Collaboration

January 26, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Receives IDE Approval to Initiate Study of IN.PACT® Admiral® Drug-Coated Balloon for a New Indication in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease

January 25, 2017
(Norax)

Noraxon myoMETRICS Portable Lab: Interview with Brent Perkins, President and Coleman Bessert, Director of Biomechanics

January 25, 2017
(Shanghai Institute of Ceramics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Technique for Blocking Capillaries to Starve and Suffocate Tumors

January 25, 2017
(CyMedica Orthopedics)

CyMedica’s e-vive App Controlled Muscle Stimulator OK’ed by FDA

January 25, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic IN.PACT Admiral Drug-Coated Balloon Demonstrates Consistent Results in Asia and Belgium According to New Data Presented at LINC 2017

January 24, 2017
(BioDan Group)

3D Printed Skin Ready for Transplants

January 24, 2017
(Intact Vascular)

Tack Endovascular System Cleared in Europe for Repair of Arterial Dissections Below Knee

January 24, 2017
(University of Adelaide)

Brain Biopsy Needle Equipped with Video Camera to Spot Vessels In The Way

January 24, 2017
(Ecomed Solutions)

Sureglide Cesarean, a Delivery Scalpel That Helps Prevent Injuries to Babies

January 24, 2017
(Prescient Surgical)

Prescient Surgical Wins FDA De Novo Clearance for CleanCision System

January 24, 2017
(Medtronic)

First Procedure Performed in Medtronic MRI-Guided Laser Ablation Trial to Treat Common Form of Epilepsy

January 24, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces CE Mark for New Lower Profile HawkOne 6F Directional Atherectomy System

January 23, 2017
(U.S. military’s Office of Naval Research)

Military Developing Wearable System for Detecting Blasts, Assessing Concussions

January 23, 2017
(Johns Hopkins University)

Ultrasound Helps Release Drugs from Nanoparticles Into Brain

January 23, 2017
(Colorado State University)

Superhemophobic Materials to Prevent Side Effects of Medical Devices

January 23, 2017
(University of California,Stockholm University,Uppsala University)

Smartphone Microscope for DNA Sequencing and Tissue Mutation Analysis

January 23, 2017
(Cook Medical)

Cook Unveils New Two-in-One Wire Guide for Urological Procedures

January 23, 2017
(Owlet Baby Care)

Owlet Submits for FDA Clearance on Owlet Smart Sock

January 23, 2017
(7D Surgical)

7D Surgical Receives FDA 510(K) and Health Canada MDL Clearance for Its Breakthrough Image Guidance System for Spine Surgery

January 23, 2017
(Johnson & Johnson)

The ECHELON FLEX™ GST System Will Now Feature A 45mm Endocutter With Exclusive Gripping Surface Technology Reloads

January 23, 2017
(Camber Spine Technologies)

Camber Spine Technologies Announces 510(k) Clearance For Their Siconus™ SI Joint Fixation System

January 23, 2017
(BD)

PleurXTM Catheter System Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Specific Non-Malignant Recurrent Pleural Effusions

January 20, 2017
(OssDsign)

OSSDSIGN Cranial Patient-Specific Implants Cleared by FDA

January 20, 2017
(OssDsign)

OssDsign Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of OSSDSIGN® Cranial for Sale in the USA

January 20, 2017
(Bone Index)

Bone Index Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Second Generation Bindex® Point-of-Care Device to Help Physicians in Diagnosing Osteoporosis

January 19, 2017
(Harvard University)

New Blood-free Heart Pump Wraps Around Organ to Give it Extra Boost

January 19, 2017
(Arterys)

Arterys Cardio DL Application for Cardiac MRI Ventricle Segmentation FDA Clearedn

January 19, 2017
(University of Helsinki)

Electrospun Nanofibers as Orthopedic Scaffolds Help Bones Heal, New Implants Settle In

January 18, 2017
(Glasgow Neuro)

ATTYS Open-Source Biosignal Acquisition Device Helps Developers Build Wearable Gadgets

January 18, 2017
(St. Jude Medical)

Proclaim DRG Dorsal Root Ganglion Neurostimulator for Chronic Pain Released in Europe

January 18, 2017
(University of North Carolina)

Skin Patch Automatically Releases Insulin to Control Blood Sugar

January 18, 2017
(Columbia University)

Fast Method for Printing Biocompatible Implantable Microscopic Medical Devices

January 18, 2017
(Georgia Tech)

New Technique Improves Electric Vagus Nerve Stimulation to Treat Chronic Inflammation

January 18, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces European Launch of the ProclaimTM DRG Neurostimulation System for the Management of Chronic Neuropathic Pain

January 18, 2017
(Ultimate Bariatrics)

FDA Approves Obalon Balloon System

January 17, 2017
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Penile Implant for Erectile Dysfunction Erects Itself When Heated

January 17, 2017
(Deji Akinwande and Nanshu Lu at the University)

Temporary Graphene Tattoo Measures Vitals

January 17, 2017
(Vanderbilt University)

Adaptive PCR, a New Powerful Technique to Speed Up Genetic Analysis

January 17, 2017
(CyMedica Orthopedics)

CyMedica Orthopedics® announces FDA clearance for e-vive™, the first app-driven muscle activation therapy and patient engagement solution for pre and post-operative knee surgery rehabilitationn

January 17, 2017
(Medtronic)

Medtronic Announces CE Mark and European Launch of Recaptureable TAVI System Now Available for Severe Aortic Stenosis Patients with Large Anatomies

January 17, 2017
(Abbott)

New Data Confirms Abbott's Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Offers Greater Treatment Success over Traditional Spinal Cord Stimulation

January 17, 2017
(BD)

BD Launches Reagents to Simplify Single Cell Research

January 13, 2017
(Omron)

Omron Shows Off Project Zero 2.0 Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

January 13, 2017
(Myomo)

Myoelectric Orthosis for The Upper Limb: Interview with Paul Gudonis, CEO of Myomo.

January 13, 2017
(Ben-Gurion University)

http://www.medgadget.com/2017/01/orthofix-cleared-introduce-two-new-post-spinal-fusion-bone-growth-stimulators-u-s-europe.html

January 13, 2017
(Orthofix International)

Orthofix Cleared to Introduce Two New Post Spinal Fusion Bone Growth Stimulators in U.S. and Europe

January 13, 2017
(Cryoablation)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Develops New Tool for Planning Cryoablation Proceduresm

January 12, 2017
(Noble)

Room

January 12, 2017
(Philips)

Noble Smart Injection Pad for Practicing Use of Auto Injectors

January 12, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces U.S. Launch and First Commercial Use of the New EnSiteTM Precision Cardiac Mapping System

January 12, 2017
(HoloEyes)

Video Previews Augmented Reality Technology in Operating Room

January 12, 2017
(North Carolina State University)

Artificial Stem Cells Promote Tissue Healing Minus Side Effects

January 12, 2017
(Stanford University)

Paperfuge: A Low-Cost Power-Free Centrifuge for Rapid Diagnostics

January 12, 2017
(HyperMed Imaging)

HyperView Tissue Oxygenation Imaging System Cleared by FDA

January 11, 2017
(GE Healthcare)

GE Releases New Portable Ultrasound, The Vscan Extend

January 11, 2017
(Kolibree)

Medgadget @ CES 2017: ARA, a Toothbrush with AI

January 11, 2017
(Samsung)

Samsung S Skin Analyzes and Improves Your Skin

January 11, 2017
(University of Michigan)

Nanodiscs Train Immune System to Attack and Kill Tumors

January 11, 2017
(SonaCare Medical)

SonaCare Medical Granted FDA Regulatory Clearance for Updated HIFU Prostate Tissue Ablation Devices

January 10, 2017
(Cambridge Consultants)

Cambridge Consultants’ Smart Medical Packaging Simplifies Product Instructions

January 10, 2017
(Illumina)

Illumina Introduces New Sequencers to Help Reduce Whole Genome Analysis to $100

January 10, 2017
(AirXpanders)

AeroForm Tissue Expander System for Breast Reconstruction Cleared by FDA

January 10, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces CE Mark for its Alinity ci-series Diagnostic Systems

January 10, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Announces CE Mark for its "Alinity s" Blood and Plasma Screening System

January 10, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex (TFX) Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for its Arrow® VPS RhythmTM Device with Optional TipTrackerTM Technology

January 10, 2017
(Teleflex)

Teleflex Launches the LMA® GastroTM Airway for Airway Management During Endoscopic Procedures

January 9, 2017
(PKVitality)

Wearable Wristband Painlessly Measures Glucose and Lactic Acid Levels

January 9, 2017
(Reflexion Interactive)

Reflexion Edge: A New Idea for Concussion Assessment

January 9, 2017
(Arterys)

Arterys Receives FDA Clearance For The First Zero-Footprint Medical Imaging Analytics Cloud Software With Deep Learning For Cardiac MRI

January 4, 2017
(Abbott)

Abbott Completes the Acquisition of St. Jude Medical

January 3, 2017
(MMJ Labs)

VibraCool Pain Relieving Device Coming to Market

January 3, 2017
(Masimo)

Masimo’s TFA-1 Forehead Pulse Oximeter Cleared by FDA

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New test distinguishes 'tigers' from 'pussycats' in prostate cancer

March 1, 2017
Light beam replaces blood test during heart surgery

March 1, 2017
Cell adherence may predict metastasis potential of cancer cells

February 28, 2017
Screening high-risk women may reduce risk of advanced ovarian cancer diagnosis

February 28, 2017
Pacemaker function may be impacted by electric appliances; tools

February 28, 2017
Changes in brain connectivity can help diagnose and predict outcomes of mild traumatic brain injury

February 27, 2017
Nasal swab could help diagnose lung cancer

February 24, 2017
Brain scans could help doctors predict adolescents' problem drug use before it starts

February 24, 2017
See-through heating pad could help prevent burns from thermotherapy

February 24, 2017
FDA allows marketing of test to identify organisms that cause bloodstream infections and provide antibiotic sensitivity results

February 23, 2017
Schirmer's test: What to expect with the dry eye test

February 23, 2017
Screening MRI benefits women at average risk of breast cancer

February 23, 2017
Novel breast tomosynthesis technique reduces screening recall rate

February 22, 2017
Headache far more common stroke symptom in children than adults

February 22, 2017
Cholesterol test: Uses, what to expect, results

February 21, 2017
Western researchers develop new brain scan analysis to better treat head injuriess

February 20, 2017
Cholesterol test: Uses, what to expect, results

February 17, 2017
Chest pain: New tool helps doctors decide when tests are needed

February 17, 2017
Is it depression or dementia? Brain SPECT imaging helps distinguish them

February 16, 2017
Scalp cooling device may help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy

February 15, 2017
Shock from heart device often triggers further health care needs

February 10, 2017
Blood test may help differentiate Parkinson's from similar diseases

February 9, 2017
Method to identify bacteria in blood samples works in hours instead of days

February 9, 2017
Women who have a false positive screening mammogram more likely to delay next screen

February 8, 2017
Stomach acid provides long-term power for ingestible devices

February 7, 2017
Prosthetic arm technology that detects spinal nerve signals developed by scientists

February 3, 2017
Hand-grip test can indicate decline in physical function of Parkinson's patients?

February 3, 2017
'Mirror game' test could secure early detection of schizophrenia, study shows

February 2, 2017
What Tests Are Used to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis?

February 2, 2017
Updated cystic fibrosis diagnosis guidelines can help in diagnosis, personalized treatment

February 2, 2017
Existing reprocessing techniques prove insufficient for flexible endoscopes

February 1, 2017
Breakthrough technology enables communication in late-stage ALS

January 31, 2017
AI as good as ophthalmologists at diagnosing a rare eye condition

January 31, 2017
Breath test could help detect stomach and oesophageal cancers

January 26, 2017
Dawson's Finger and Multiple Sclerosis: What's the Connection?

January 26, 2017
Deep learning algorithm does as well as dermatologists in identifying skin cancer

January 24, 2017
Smartphone-integrated baby monitors may do more harm than good

January 24, 2017
Multiple Sclerosis and Radiology: What Tests Are Used to Make a Diagnosis?

January 24, 2017
Home sleep testing as good as lab testing for informing management of obstructive sleep apnea

January 23, 2017
Ultrasound may enhance delivery of RNA molecules to treat GI disorders

January 23, 2017
Smart needle uses Internet of Things to probe the brain during surgery

January 20, 2017
One in four men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given an MRI scan first, study estimates

January 19, 2017
Research team develops treatment algorithm for bionic hand reconstruction

January 18, 2017
Multiregional brain on a chip

January 18, 2017
A third of asthma patients are misdiagnosed, study finds

January 17, 2017
Study finds high survival rate for elderly patients with implantable defibrillator

January 13, 2017
New urine test can quickly detect whether a person has a healthy diet

January 13, 2017
Using E. coli to detect hormone disruptors in the environment

January 12, 2017
Quick and easy blood test for gut bacteria can predict accurately risk of death and heart problems in heart attack patients

January 11, 2017
Catheter safeguards at hospitals reduce infections and save money, study shows

January 10, 2017
Blood protein may serve as marker of concussion severity

January 9, 2017
Has the Affordable Care Act reduced socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening?

January 9, 2017
New apps designed to reduce depression and anxiety as easily as checking your phone

January 6, 2017
Evolving deep brain stimulation patterns

January 6, 2017
New sensor integrates inflammatory bowel disease detection into colonoscopy procedure

January 4, 2017
Blood test predicts silent heart disease risk

January 4, 2017
Endometrial cancer driver mutations detectable in uterine lavage fluid

January 4, 2017
A closer look at the eye

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