New News information at Medical Device Network New and updated information from News listed on www.medicaldevice-network.com http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ en-us http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ New News information at Medical Device Network http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Voluntis gets FDA 510(k) clearance and CE Mark for Insulia http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvoluntis-gets-fda-510k-clearance-and-ce-mark-for-insulia-5691075 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvoluntis-gets-fda-510k-clearance-and-ce-mark-for-insulia-5691075 Voluntis, a global company that develops therapeutic companion software, which empowers patients to self-manage chronic diseases, has received FDA 510(k) clearance, and CE Mark, for Insulia. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT US research institutes begin clinical trial of wearable head device to treat Alzheimer's Disease http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsus-research-institutes-begin-clinical-trial-of-wearable-head-device-to-treat-alzheimers-disease-5689309 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsus-research-institutes-begin-clinical-trial-of-wearable-head-device-to-treat-alzheimers-disease-5689309 US-based Banner Sun Health Research Institute and Banner Alzheimer's Institute have initiated the clinical trial of the NeuroEM 1000 wearable head device to treat patients with Alzheimer's Disease. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Finesse introduces new G3Lite+ SmartController for upstream cell culture and fermentation http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfinesse-introduces-new-g3lite-smartcontroller-for-upstream-cell-culture-and-fermentation-5688906 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfinesse-introduces-new-g3lite-smartcontroller-for-upstream-cell-culture-and-fermentation-5688906 US-based manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for life sciences process applications, Finesse Solutions, has introduced its new G3Lite+ SmartController for upstream cell culture and fermentation. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT FIU professor designs device to allow glaucoma patients to monitor disease at home http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfiu-professor-designs-device-to-allow-glaucoma-patients-monitor-disease-at-home-5688181 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfiu-professor-designs-device-to-allow-glaucoma-patients-monitor-disease-at-home-5688181 A professor from the Florida International University (FIU) in the US has designed a device to enable patients with high-risk glaucoma to monitor their disease, anywhere and anytime. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT BIOTRONIK starts patient enrolment for BioInsight clinical study of BioMonitor 2 cardiac monitor http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiotronik-starts-patient-enrollment-for-bioinsight-clinical-study-of-biomonitor-2-cardiac-monitor-5688160 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiotronik-starts-patient-enrollment-for-bioinsight-clinical-study-of-biomonitor-2-cardiac-monitor-5688160 BIOTRONIK has started enrolling patients for its BioInsight clinical study of the BioMonitor 2 insertion procedure in an office setting. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Evogen to collaborate with UCB for further development of EvoScore START blood test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsevogen-to-collaborate-with-ucb-for-further-development-of-evoscore-start-blood-test-5687944 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsevogen-to-collaborate-with-ucb-for-further-development-of-evoscore-start-blood-test-5687944 Evogen will collaborate with biopharmaceutical company, UCB, for further development of the new proteomics-based blood test, EvoScore START. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Teleflex to buy Vascular Solutions for $1bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsteleflex-to-buy-vascular-solutions-for-1bn-5687911 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsteleflex-to-buy-vascular-solutions-for-1bn-5687911 Medical technologies provider Teleflex has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire medical device company Vascular Solutions for $1bn. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT invendo medical secures CE mark for invendoscope SC200 colonoscope http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinvendo-medical-secures-ce-mark-for-invendoscope-sc200-colonoscope-5687732 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinvendo-medical-secures-ce-mark-for-invendoscope-sc200-colonoscope-5687732 Germany-based invendo medical has secured CE mark for its sterile and single-use colonoscope, invendoscope SC200. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT NTU scientists design ultrasound device with 3D printing technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsntu-scientists-design-ultrasound-device-with-3d-printing-technology-5687805 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsntu-scientists-design-ultrasound-device-with-3d-printing-technology-5687805 Scientists at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a new ultrasound device to produce sharper medical images using 3D printed lenses. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Verily Life Sciences launches Liftware Level for people with limited hand mobility while eating http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsverily-life-sciences-launches-liftware-level-for-people-with-limited-hand-mobility-while-eating-5685707 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsverily-life-sciences-launches-liftware-level-for-people-with-limited-hand-mobility-while-eating-5685707 Verily Life Sciences has commercially launched its Liftware Level to assist individuals with limited hand and arm mobility to hold a utensil at the angle required to feed themselves. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT bioLytical Laboratories introduces affordable HIV self test in Kenya http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiolytical-laboratories-introduces-affordable-hiv-self-test-in-kenya-5686475 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiolytical-laboratories-introduces-affordable-hiv-self-test-in-kenya-5686475 Canada’s rapid infectious disease tests developer bioLytical Laboratories has unveiled its INSTI HIV Self Test for Kenya’s Pharmaceutical Association members. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Nanowear obtains FDA 510(k) clearance for SimplECG http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnanowear-obtains-fda-510k-clearance-for-simplecg-5685602 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnanowear-obtains-fda-510k-clearance-for-simplecg-5685602 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Class II 510(k) clearance to Nanowear’s remote cardiac monitoring undergarment, SimplECG. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Teva Pharmaceuticals, Boston Children’s Hospital, Lab Genomics http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-teva-pharmaceuticals-boston-childrens-hospital-lab-genomics-5685349 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-teva-pharmaceuticals-boston-childrens-hospital-lab-genomics-5685349 Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd has entered a co-marketing agreement with Syqe Medical Ltd, a medicinal plant inhaler developer. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Straumann Holding AG, Edwards Life Sciences http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-straumann-holding-ag-edwards-life-sciences-5685359 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-straumann-holding-ag-edwards-life-sciences-5685359 Straumann Holding AG, a medical device company, has announced its decision to acquire an additional 49% stake to become a 100% stake holder in Medentika GmbH, a medical device company. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Helsinn Integrative Care obtains FDA 510(K) clearance for Xonrid Gel http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshelsinn-integrative-care-obtains-fda-510k-clearance-for-xonrid-gel-5686028 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshelsinn-integrative-care-obtains-fda-510k-clearance-for-xonrid-gel-5686028 Helsinn Integrative Care, a Helsinn's business unit, which focuses on evidence-based, non-pharmaceutical cancer supportive care products, has received 510(K) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Xonrid Gel, a topical gel f… Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT FDA clears BrightWater's ConvertX Nephroureteral Stent System http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-brightwaters-convertx-nephroureteral-stent-system-5686038 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-brightwaters-convertx-nephroureteral-stent-system-5686038 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for BrightWater Medical's ConvertX Nephroureteral Stent System, which is used for treatment of ureteral obstructions. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT BioCision forms new company MedCision to focus on clinical processes http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiocision-forms-new-company-medcision-to-focus-on-clinical-processes-5685077 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiocision-forms-new-company-medcision-to-focus-on-clinical-processes-5685077 Research and development company BioCision has announced forming an independent company, MedCision which will focus on the automation of pre-clinical and clinical processes. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Genetic Technologies and The University of Melbourne to jointly develop CRC risk assessment test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgenetic-technologies-and-the-university-of-melbourne-to-jointly-develop-crc-risk-assessment-test-5682603 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgenetic-technologies-and-the-university-of-melbourne-to-jointly-develop-crc-risk-assessment-test-5682603 Genetic Technologies has signed an exclusive worldwide license agreement with The University of Melbourne to develop and market a novel colorectal cancer (CRC) risk assessment test. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT MilliporeSigma collaborates with Evotec for screening of customised CRISPR and shRNA libraries http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmilliporesigma-collaborates-with-evotec-for-screening-of-customised-crispr-and-shrna-libraries-5684727 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmilliporesigma-collaborates-with-evotec-for-screening-of-customised-crispr-and-shrna-libraries-5684727 MilliporeSigma has entered into a set of agreements with Evotec to expedite screening of customised CRISPR and shRNA libraries for a rapid and efficient exploration of disease pathways. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Medtronic receives CE mark for HVAD Implant Procedure http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-receives-ce-mark-for-hvad-implant-procedure-5683245 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-receives-ce-mark-for-hvad-implant-procedure-5683245 Medtronic has received CE mark for its HVAD System left ventricular assist device (LVAD) for less-invasive implant procedures in patients with advanced heart failure. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT