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10 April, 2019
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Overhaul for medical devices in Australia
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 by The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has just announced plans to overhaul the regulatory system for medical devices in the country to improve patient safety.

New route map to help MedTech innovators escape the ‘innovation maze’
Friday, April 05, 2019 by The Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) in partnership with the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) has just launched a report of the MedTech landscape aimed...

The Global Medical Device Nomenclature is now free available for all manufacturers
Thursday, April 04, 2019 by The Global Medical Device Nomenclature (GMDN), the de facto global standard for identifying the world’s millions of medical devices, has been made freely available to all...

FDA releases draft guidance for brain-computer interface devices
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by The FDA has just issued draft guidance to drive the development of brain-computer interface (BCI) devices, a new generation of implants that could provide users with direct control.

Man-mimicking machinery for the brain
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by A study by Harvard University have designed a probe that looks, acts and feels like a real neuron so that the brain does not identify it as a foreign object and try to attack it

Blood pressure monitors are transforming diabetes treatment
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by February is National Heart Month in both the US and the UK, which aims to raise awareness of the risks and consequences of coronary heart disease. High blood pressure is a major...

LASER World of PHOTONICS: Preview on the World’s Leading Trade Show in Lasers and Photonics
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by More than 1,300 exhibitors from around 45 countries present their innovations from 24-27 June 2019 on the fairgrounds in Munich. Also awaiting visitors in parallel is a trend...

New ‘NHSX’ unit will lead health service digital transformation
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by A new government division called NHSX has just been unveiled, and will be led by its own chief executive tasked with accelerating digital transformation of the UK NHS.

FDA gives breakthrough designation to new traumatic brain injury device
Friday, February 15, 2019 by The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded breakthrough device designation to a BioDirection’s Tbit System which has been developed to predict positive computerised...

FDA clears Tandem Diabetes Care new pump
Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The US FDA has granted marketing clearance for the Tandem Diabetes Care’s pump, which can deliver insulin under the skin in both children and adults

Brain Tumour 'Pied Piper' Device Gains Breakthrough Status
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by A biomedical tool that tricks aggressive brain tumours into migrating to an external container rather than in the brain has been designated a “breakthrough device” by the FDA

Current Health gets FDA clearance for remote monitoring device
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by Current Health, a Scottish OEM, has just secured US FDA clearance for its AI enabled, wearable, remote patient monitoring device.

US researchers develop new medical devices for children
Friday, February 08, 2019 by Researchers from Stanford University and the University of California-San Francisco in the US have partnered to drive development of new medical devices for children

Call for better regulation of AI-based medical products
Friday, February 08, 2019 by Products based on artificial intelligence should be regulated like drugs, and those that are deemed unsafe should be removed from the market, according to a new report from the Academy...

New cybersecurity plan seeks alignment of industry regulators
Friday, February 01, 2019 by The HSCC published a report earlier this week with recommendations for managing the security of medical devices in clinical practice

Brain-computer interface could translate thoughts into speech
Thursday, January 31, 2019 by Neuroengineers from the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University in the US have developed a brain-computer interface, which can directly...

Barriers to AI in healthcare systems
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by Given the effectiveness of AI enabled software in other domains, AI has been introduced into many areas of medicine

Increasing scepticism against robots
Monday, January 28, 2019 by The use of robotics is becoming more common in a number of different industries, with many researchers suggesting that we are on the brink of a robotic era

NUS researchers develop new device to boost muscle recovery
Thursday, January 24, 2019 by Scientists at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a new medical device which could facilitate faster muscle recovery in post-surgical patients, the elderly...

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