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 Lantheus and GE Healthcare to develop new PET imaging agent for CAD http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslantheus-and-ge-healthcare-to-develop-new-pet-imaging-agent-for-cad-5796454 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslantheus-and-ge-healthcare-to-develop-new-pet-imaging-agent-for-cad-5796454 Lantheus Holdings and GE Healthcare have signed a definitive licence agreement for the development and commercialisation of 'flurpiridaz F 18' for enhanced diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD). Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT bioLytical introduces HIV self-test in Belgium http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiolytical-introduces-hiv-self-test-in-belgium-5795652 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiolytical-introduces-hiv-self-test-in-belgium-5795652 Canada-based bioLytical Laboratories has introduced INSTI HIV Self Test in pharmacies across Belgium. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT ResMed develops new compact device for sleep apnoea http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresmed-develops-new-compact-device-for-sleep-apnea-5796786 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresmed-develops-new-compact-device-for-sleep-apnea-5796786 ResMed has developed the new AirMini continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine for patients with sleep apnoea. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leica unveils new AR imaging technologies for surgical microscopes http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsleica-unveils-new-ar-imaging-technologies-for-surgical-microscopes-5794205 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsleica-unveils-new-ar-imaging-technologies-for-surgical-microscopes-5794205 Germany-based Leica Microsystems is set to unveil a new generation of augmented reality (AR) imaging technologies for surgical microscopes at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting 2017, in Los Angeles, US,… Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Synaptive's BrightMatter Plan secures CE mark and Australian regulatory approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssynaptives-brightmatter-plan-secures-ce-mark-and-australian-regulatory-approval-5795449 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssynaptives-brightmatter-plan-secures-ce-mark-and-australian-regulatory-approval-5795449 Canada-based company Synaptive Medical has secured European CE mark and Australian regulatory approval to market its BrightMatter Plan. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Meridian develops new sensitive diagnostic test for malaria http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmeridian-develops-new-diagnostic-test-for-malaria-5794445 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmeridian-develops-new-diagnostic-test-for-malaria-5794445 US-based life science company Meridian Bioscience has developed a new molecular-based, field laboratory-deployed test 'illumigene Malaria' to diagnose malaria. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT J&J's DePuy Synthes takes over TRS' 3D printing technology for bone defects http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsjjs-depuy-synthes-purchases-trs-3d-printing-technology-for-bone-defects-5792995 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsjjs-depuy-synthes-purchases-trs-3d-printing-technology-for-bone-defects-5792995 Johnson and Johnson (J&J) company DePuy Synthes Products has purchased 3D printing technology from Tissue Regeneration Systems (TRS) to treat bone defects. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT STAT-Dx unveils new molecular diagnostics platform http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstat-dx-unveils-new-molecular-diagnostics-platform-5793317 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstat-dx-unveils-new-molecular-diagnostics-platform-5793317 Spanish diagnostic solutions provider STAT-Dx is set to unveil its new in-vitro diagnostics system DiagCORE at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) being held in Vienna, Austria, between 22 and 25 April… Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Becton Dickinson agrees to buy Bard for $24bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbecton-dickinson-signs-agreement-to-buy-bard-for-24bn-5793969 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbecton-dickinson-signs-agreement-to-buy-bard-for-24bn-5793969 US-based Becton Dickinson (BD) has entered a definitive agreement to buy CR Bard for $24bn. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Edwards gets FDA clearance for hemodynamic monitoring platform http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-gets-fda-clearance-for-hemodynamic-monitoring-platform-5792728 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-gets-fda-clearance-for-hemodynamic-monitoring-platform-5792728 US-based Edwards Lifesciences has obtained clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its hemodynamic monitoring platform, HemoSphere. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Glytec, Cellnovo http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-htg-molecular-diagnostics-glytec-cellnovo-5791624 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-htg-molecular-diagnostics-glytec-cellnovo-5791624 Medical device company HTG Molecular Diagnostics has signed a research agreement with Centre Leon Berard, a non-profit organisation involved in molecular profiling studies, to advance precision medicine. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Grail studies STRIVE blood tests to detect cancer early http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgrail-begins-strive-study-of-blood-tests-to-detect-cancer-early-5792892 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgrail-begins-strive-study-of-blood-tests-to-detect-cancer-early-5792892 US-based firm Grail has started the STRIVE clinical trial to investigate and develop its blood tests for the early detection of cancer. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Berkeley Advanced Biomaterials, NantOmic http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-berkeley-advanced-biomaterials-nantomic-5791848 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-berkeley-advanced-biomaterials-nantomic-5791848 GNI Group has entered an agreement to purchase 70% share in biologics company Berkeley Advanced Biomaterials (BAB), based in California, US, for a purchase consideration of $59.7m. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT NuVasive introduces new trauma system for spinal surgery http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnuvasive-introduces-new-trauma-system-for-spinal-surgery-5791781 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnuvasive-introduces-new-trauma-system-for-spinal-surgery-5791781 US-based firm NuVasive has introduced portfolio of trauma system 'RELINE Trauma' for spine trauma fixation. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Roche collaborates with Sentara Consolidated Laboratories for diagnostic solutions http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroche-collaborates-with-sentara-consolidated-laboratories-for-diagnostic-solutions-5791433 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroche-collaborates-with-sentara-consolidated-laboratories-for-diagnostic-solutions-5791433 Pharmaceutical and diagnostic firm Roche has entered a strategic alliance with Sentara Consolidated Laboratories, recognising the organisation as a Roche Molecular Centre of Excellence (MCOE). Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT FDA releases electroCore's vagus nerve stimulator for episodic headaches http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-releases-electrocores-new-vagus-nerve-stimulator-5791422 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-releases-electrocores-new-vagus-nerve-stimulator-5791422 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released neuroscience and technology firm electroCore's non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator 'gammaCore', for acute treatment of pain caused by episodic cluster headaches in adults. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT France's Vexim launches new Masterflow Plus product in Germany http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfrances-vexim-launches-new-masterflow-plus-product-in-germany-5789933 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfrances-vexim-launches-new-masterflow-plus-product-in-germany-5789933 French medical device company Vexim has launched its new product Masterflow Plus in Germany for low-energy osteoporotic fractures. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cardinal Health to gain Medtronic's medical products business for $6.1bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscardinal-health-to-acquire-medtronics-medical-products-business-for-61bn-5789936 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscardinal-health-to-acquire-medtronics-medical-products-business-for-61bn-5789936 Cardinal Health has signed a definitive $6.1bn agreement to acquire Medtronic's Minimally Invasive Therapies Group’s (MITG) patient care, deep vein thrombosis, and nutritional insufficiency businesses, which are part of the group's patient monitoring… Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Boston Scientific begins trial to assess EMBLEM MRI S-ICD system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-commences-madit-s-icd-trial-to-assess-emblem-mri-s-icd-system-5790406 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-commences-madit-s-icd-trial-to-assess-emblem-mri-s-icd-system-5790406 US-based Boston Scientific has started a new clinical trial to investigate its EMBLEM MRI subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD) system in diabetes patients who have previously experienced heart attacks. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT HTG and Daiichi Sankyo partner to develop diagnostic tests http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshtg-daiichi-sankyo-enter-into-master-service-agreement-for-diagnostic-tests-5789213 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshtg-daiichi-sankyo-enter-into-master-service-agreement-for-diagnostic-tests-5789213 US-based diagnostic firm HTG Molecular Diagnostics and Japanese pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo have entered a master service agreement to develop diagnostic tests at the former's VERI/O laboratory. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT