New Article information at Medical Device Network New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Medical Device Network May's top stories: University of Utah's surgical robotic drill, New sensor for hepatitis diagnosis The University of Utah, US, developed an automated robotic drill with the potential to reduce complex cranial surgery time, and UK and China collaborated on a new project to develop a graphene sensor for simultaneous diagnosis of hepatitis A, B and C… Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Medical Technology: the first issue of our new digital magazine is out now In this issue: the potential of 3D printing, new developments in robotic surgical devices, the benefits of frugal innovation and the latest comment and analysis from GlobalData’s healthcare analysts. Thu, 11 May 2017 15:51:00 GMT April's top stories: Roche's prostate cancer test, Medtronic's divestiture of monitoring business Roche launched a new diagnostic test called anti-p504s (SP116) Rabbit Monoclonal Primary Antibody for prostate cancer, and Cardinal Health signed a definitive $6.1bn agreement to acquire Medtronic's MIT Group’s patient care, deep vein thrombosis, and… Tue, 02 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: Royal Philips' AI diagnostic solutions, BMS' blood-based cancer screening Royal Philips partnered with PathAI to develop diagnostic solutions for diseases, and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) has invested in Grail to develop diagnostics for cancer detection. wraps-up the key headlines from March, 2017. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT February's top stories: FDA approval of Abbot's MRI pacemaker, Hologic's acquisition of Cynosure Abbott has secured the US FDA approval for magnetic resonance-conditional labelling of its Assurity MRI pacemaker, and Hologic has signed a definitive agreement to acquire medical aesthetics systems and technologies provider Cynosure for $1.65bn. Med… Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT 3D printing could transform the healthcare sector Ever since 3D printing was conceptualized in the 1980s, all the sectors that have utilized this technology have witnessed a paradigm shift. The healthcare sector is one of them. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:24:00 GMT January’s top stories: Fujifilm's Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, VolitionRx gets CE mark Fujifilm Medical Systems USA has secured premarket approval (PMA) for its Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) option of ASPIRE Cristalle system, and VolitionRx secured CE mark for its Nu.Q Colorectal Cancer Screening Triage Test. Medicaldevice-network… Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Customised 3D printed medical devices are improving cost efficiency and productivity 3D Printing (3DP) or Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a revolutionary method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object by building successive layers of raw material. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:31:00 GMT Why 'surgeon' robots are set to revolutionise healthcare The robotically-assisted surgical (RAS) devices have evolved from semi-autonomous equipments such as the da Vinci robotic surgical system, which simulated the motion of the surgeon's wrist till 7 degrees mimicking the human arm to the fully automatic… Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:53:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Medical Device Network stories UK launches new bowel cancer home testing kit and Abbott agrees to buy St Jude Medical for $25bn. wraps up the key headlines from 2016. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT November’s top stories: University of Oxford research, Edwards Lifesciences $340m acquisition University of Oxford research links brain activity with force of physical action, and Edwards Lifesciences will buy Valtech Cardio for $340m. wraps-up the key headlines from November, 2016. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT October’s top stories: Royal Philips’ FDA approval, TissueCypher finds cancer-prone Royal Philips’ S4-1 cardiac transducer for Lumify secured FDA 510(K) clearance and Cernostics’ TissueCypher identified Barrett's esophagus patients prone to cancer. wraps-up the key headlines from October. Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT September’s top stories: Iqarus UK training centre, J&J to buy Abbott Medical Optics Iqarus intelligent health solutions opened a training centre in Hereford, UK, and Johnson & Johnson agreed to buy Abbott Medical Optics for $4.32bn. wraps up the key headlines from September, 2016 Thu, 06 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT August’s top stories: Implantable Wi-Fi devices, Myriad to buy Assurex Health University of Washington researchers introduced implantable Wi-Fi devices and Myriad announced plans to acquire Assurax Health for 225m. wraps-up the key headlines from August. Tue, 06 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT July’s top stories: Roche confirms CoaguChek XS System efficacy, LabCorp to acquire Sequenom Roche confirms efficacy of CoaguChek XS System for patients on anticoagulation therapy, and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sequenom for about $371m. wraps up th… Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT June’s top stories: Bowel cancer home testing kit launched, Medtronic to acquire HeartWare Belgium-based molecular diagnostics company Biocartis has secured Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Idylla Ebola Virus Triage Test (Idylla EBOV Test) to detect the Ebola Zaire virus in patients. Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT May’s top stories: Bausch + Lomb collaborates with IBM, RoundTable to acquire Symmetry Bausch + Lomb collaborates with IBM to develop a new application for iPhone and iPad for surgeons who perform cataract surgery, and RoundTable signs agreement to acquire Symmetry for $140.3m. wraps up the key headlines from … Mon, 06 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT April’s top stories: Toshiba’s Aquilion Lightning CT, Abbott to buy St Jude Medical for $25bn FDA grants clearance to Toshiba's Aquilion Lightning CT system, Abbott has agreed to St Jude Medical for $25bn. wraps up the key headlines from April. Wed, 04 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: CardiacAssist’s new TandemLung oxygenator, St Jude's Nanostim leadless pacemaker FDA grants 510(k) clearance for CardiacAssist's TandemLung oxygenator, St Jude Medical's Nanostim leadless pacemaker gets CE mark. wraps up the key headlines from March. Sun, 03 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT February’s top stories: Stryker's $1.28bn deal, IBM Watson's $2.6bn acquisition Stryker buys Physio-Control International for $1.28bn, IBM Watson to acquire Truven Health Analytics from Veritas for $2.6bn. wraps up the key headlines from February. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMT