Editor’s Choice Archive

Archive of industry editor’s choice from the global medical device industry

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December 2017

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'Lifelike’ 3D printed spine to help train spinal surgeons
07 December 2017 A team of researchers are 3D printing replica human vertebrae which can...

Wireless environmental sensors in intensive care units pilot launched
05 December 2017 CW+, the charity for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation...

February 2017

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Selenium Medical receives 2017 Growth Champion award
20 February 2017 The Echos magazine and statistic firm Statista have awarded Selenium...

October 2016

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Medical device manufacturers want more information from FDA about 3D printing
25 October 2016 Medical device manufacturers want the US Food and Drug Administration...

India hopes for medical device manufacturing boom
03 October 2016 India’s first medical devices manufacturing park at Nadupuru near...

September 2016

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Manuka honey could be used to keep medical devices free from infection
30 September 2016 Manuka honey could be used to help keep internal medical devices such...

Solvay uses resin for surgical instrument needed for tonsil and adenoid removal
29 September 2016 Speciality polymers supplier Solvay announced in mid-2016 that it...

Range of new pacemakers and other devices curb deaths
28 September 2016 Medical devices and surgical instruments are improving survival rates...

New medical device research centre opens in Ireland
27 September 2016 A new research centre in Ireland has set its sights on becoming a...

March 2015

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Biophotonics and medical engineering take centre stage at Laser World of Photonics
04 March 2015 Biophotonics and medical engineering will again be centre stage at the...

February 2015

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Moderate drinking: not so healthy after all?
11 February 2015

Roche and Qualcomm collaborate on remote monitoring
03 February 2015 Roche and Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Life, will collaborate to...

January 2015

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Researchers double the storage life of joint donor tissue
29 January 2015 A method for preserving donor joint tissue has been developed by...

Carmat’s second artificial heart implant a success
22 January 2015 The second recipient of a Carmat artificial heart is ‘living a...

November 2014

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Bloodstream infection breakthrough speeds up diagnosis time and accuracy
19 November 2014 A new bloodstream infection test created by researchers at UC Irvine (UCI)...

October 2014

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Abbott Laboratories to acquire Topera in $250 million deal
31 October 2014 US healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has agreed to acquire...

August 2014

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Ears to a rosy future for wearable med devices
06 August 2014 The ears might be the best place to gather vital signs, including...

July 2014

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San Diego Health System advances minimally invasive brain surgery
24 July 2014 Neurosurgeons have performed highly complex brain surgery to remove...

FDA approves first vital sign sensor for chairs
04 July 2014 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first sensor...

May 2014

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US software represents leap forward in identifying disease genes
30 May 2014 Scientists in the US have developed software that helps researchers...

April 2014

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US ultrasound device could reduce risk of heart attack and stroke
25 April 2014 US researchers have developed an ultrasound device that could help...

March 2014

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FDA proposes medical device rule to simplify classification process
26 March 2014 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to amend...

Cefaly-Technology develops head band to treat migraine
19 March 2014 Belgium-based Cefaly-Technology has developed a new device that...

February 2014

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Tissue-penetrating light releases chemotherapy inside cancer cells
24 February 2014 Researchers from the cancer nanotechnology and signal transduction...

Medtronic enrolls first US patient in global clinical trial for miniature transcatheter pacemaker system
21 February 2014 Medtronic, Inc has announced the first US implant of the world's...

Stryker snaps up German surgical supplier Berchtold
19 February 2014 Medical technologies firm Stryker Corporation has announced it is...

Qlucore and Nebion collaboration will benefit researchers
17 February 2014 Qlucore and Nebion AG are working together to promote their two...

January 2014

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Close contact with people: service robots in medicine and nursing
31 January 2014 AUTOMATICA, the international trade fair for automation and mechatronics,...

September 2013

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Applied Silicone offers comprehensive material compendia for long-term implantable silicone products
03 September 2013 Applied Silicone Corporation, a global supplier of implantable...

August 2013

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SCHURTER Introduces Hospital Grade V-Lock Cordsets
27 August 2013 SCHURTER Introduces Hospital Grade V-Lock CordsetsV-Lock cordsets...

Kontron reinvents its Panel PC lineup with two new multi-touch, scalable Panel PCs in a widescreen format
27 August 2013 Kontron reinvents its Panel PC lineup with two new multi-touch,...

Kontron SMARC Starterkit offers fast entry into the world of embedded ARM processors
27 August 2013 Kontron SMARC Starterkit offers fast entry into the world of embedded...

Kontron’s embedded Mini-ITX motherboard with 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor delivers leading-edge performance in compact size
27 August 2013 Kontron’s embedded Mini-ITX motherboard with 4th generation Intel®...

Kontron announces 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor support for a broad range of systems, boards and modules
27 August 2013 Kontron’s four new embedded platform designs improve processing and...

Carclo Diagnostics Soultions
27 August 2013 Mitcham (UK), 19 August 2013: Carclo Diagnostic Solutions Ltd...

April 2013

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Medical device scorecard launched
12 April 2013 A consortium of healthcare providers from across the US has been...

Study calls for repeal of tax
12 April 2013 Just a few months after the implementation of the US medical device tax,...

Glucose meter fault warning
11 April 2013 Diabetics in the UK have been urged to check the blood glucose meters...

March 2013

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Medical devices in pill form
29 March 2013 A team of researchers have announced they are developing what they...

Europe split on approvals
29 March 2013 In March the European Commission and Parliament were reported to be in...



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