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 DePuy Synthes introduces pre-sterilised instrument kit for wrist fracture http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdepuy-synthes-introduces-pre-sterilised-instrument-kit-for-wrist-fracture-5851740 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdepuy-synthes-introduces-pre-sterilised-instrument-kit-for-wrist-fracture-5851740 Johnson and Johnson’s (J&J) division DePuy Synthes has introduced a new pre-sterilised, single-use kit comprising instruments and implants required to treat wrist fractures. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT New study indicates breast implants may hinder ECG http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-study-indicates-breast-implants-may-hinder-ecg-5852164 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-study-indicates-breast-implants-may-hinder-ecg-5852164 Data from a new study by Monaco’s Princess Grace Hospital cardiologist Dr Sok-Sithikun Bun indicated the potential of breast implants in hindering an electrocardiogram (ECG) and leading to a false diagnosis of heart attack. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Stryker Corp, RadNet, BBI Group Holding Ltd http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-stryker-corp-radnet-bbi-group-holding-ltd-5850139 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-stryker-corp-radnet-bbi-group-holding-ltd-5850139 Stryker Corp plans to acquire fluorescence imaging solutions provider Novadaq Technologies Inc (Novadaq) for $701m. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Danaher Corporation, Qingdao Huaren Pharmaceutical, Sinclair Pharma http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-danaher-corporation-qingdao-huaren-pharmaceutical-sinclair-pharma-5850135 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-danaher-corporation-qingdao-huaren-pharmaceutical-sinclair-pharma-5850135 Danaher Corporation has announced two public offerings of senior notes to raise €850m ($951.5m) in total through its subsidiary, DH Europe Finance SA. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Johns Hopkins’ new molecular test for vaginitis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-johns-hopkins-new-molecular-test-for-vaginitis-5851733 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-johns-hopkins-new-molecular-test-for-vaginitis-5851733 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new molecular test developed by researchers at the US Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine to diagnose vaginitis. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Toshiba Medical launches new MR system for enhanced patient comfort http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstoshiba-medical-launches-new-mr-system-for-enhanced-patient-comfort-5850268 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstoshiba-medical-launches-new-mr-system-for-enhanced-patient-comfort-5850268 Diagnostic medical imaging solutions provider Toshiba Medical has launched a new MR system to ensure quiet, comfortable and complete examinations for increased comfort of the patients. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT New NIH-funded study demonstrates use of new predictive tool for Parkinson’s http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-nih-funded-study-demonstrates-use-of-new-predictive-tool-for-parkinsons-5850415 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-nih-funded-study-demonstrates-use-of-new-predictive-tool-for-parkinsons-5850415 A new study funded by the US National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has evaluated the use of a newly developed predictive tool for cognitive deficits in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Panasonic introduces new 4K medical images recording camera http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspanasonic-introduces-new-4k-medical-images-recording-camera-5850260 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspanasonic-introduces-new-4k-medical-images-recording-camera-5850260 Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has introduced a new medical recording camera system with 20x optical zoom to capture 4K resolution images, IP control and IP streaming. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT PerkinElmer to purchase Germany’s Euroimmun for $1.3bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsperkinelmer-to-purchase-germanys-euroimmun-for-13bn-5848904 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsperkinelmer-to-purchase-germanys-euroimmun-for-13bn-5848904 Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer has signed a definitive agreement to purchase 100% stake in Germany-based Euroimmun Medical Laboratory Diagnostics for around $1.3bn. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Emulate secures research grant for Brain-Chip system use in space http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsemulate-secures-research-grant-for-brain-chip-system-use-in-space-5849377 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsemulate-secures-research-grant-for-brain-chip-system-use-in-space-5849377 The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Centre for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has granted a $2m research fund for the use of Emulate’s human Brain-Chip system to develop a fully automated research platform for space. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance to Meditech’s new lumbar fusion device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-510k-clearance-to-meditechs-new-lumbar-fusion-device-5848914 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-510k-clearance-to-meditechs-new-lumbar-fusion-device-5848914 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to market spinal implants provider Meditech’s new Talos Lumbar (HA) Peek IBF lumbar fusion device. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Abbott launches two new haematology devices for high-volume labs http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-launches-two-new-haematology-devices-for-high-volume-labs-5847879 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-launches-two-new-haematology-devices-for-high-volume-labs-5847879 Abbott has launched two new haematology instruments, Sekisui CP3000 coagulation system and Alinity hq analyser, to aid high-volume laboratories in addressing productivity needs. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT MDxHealth and QUT to develop liquid biopsy test to detect oral cancer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmdxhealth-and-qut-to-develop-liquid-biopsy-test-to-detect-oral-cancer-5847888 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmdxhealth-and-qut-to-develop-liquid-biopsy-test-to-detect-oral-cancer-5847888 Belgium-based molecular diagnostics provider MDxHealth has entered a scientific agreement with Australia-based Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) commercialisation unit, QUT bluebox, to develop a new liquid biopsy epigenetic test for early d… Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK researchers develop new blood test for precision prostate cancer therapy http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuk-researchers-develop-new-blood-test-for-precision-prostate-cancer-therapy-5847868 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuk-researchers-develop-new-blood-test-for-precision-prostate-cancer-therapy-5847868 Researchers at the UK Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust have developed a new three-in-one blood test for a precision prostate cancer therapy that targets mutations in the BRCA genes. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic’s Reactive ATP therapy slows progression of AF in patients http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronics-reactive-atp-therapy-slows-progression-of-af-in-patients-5846724 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronics-reactive-atp-therapy-slows-progression-of-af-in-patients-5846724 Medtronic has reported positive results from the real-world analysis of its Reactive ATP therapy to treat atrial fibrillation (AF) patients implanted with cardiac devices. Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Researchers develop two artificial sensory devices for biomedicine http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresearchers-develop-two-artificial-sensory-devices-for-biomedicine-5846576 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresearchers-develop-two-artificial-sensory-devices-for-biomedicine-5846576 US Clemson University researcher Carlos Garcia has collaborated with two Argentinian research groups to develop two artificial sensory devices, an electronic nose, and paper-based biosensors, for application in biomedicine. Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT BTG’s EKOS shows favourable outcome in ACCESS trial for PTS http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbtgs-ekos-shows-favourable-outcome-in-access-trial-for-pts-5846586 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbtgs-ekos-shows-favourable-outcome-in-access-trial-for-pts-5846586 UK-based healthcare firm BTG has reported positive results from the ACCESS PTS clinical trial of EKOS therapy to treat post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) in patients suffering from chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Sientra, Cretex Companies, American Medical Group http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-sientra-cretex-companies-american-medical-group-5843609 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-sientra-cretex-companies-american-medical-group-5843609 Medical aesthetics company Sientra Inc has announced plans to acquire Miramar Labs Inc for $20m. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT ProBioGen and TissUse to integrate technologies for in-vitro substance analysis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsprobiogen-and-tissuse-to-integrate-technologies-for-in-vitro-substance-analysis-5845248 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsprobiogen-and-tissuse-to-integrate-technologies-for-in-vitro-substance-analysis-5845248 German therapeutic company ProBioGen has entered a licence and cooperation agreement to grant use of its human lymph node technology in TissUse's multi-organ-chip applications. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Parexel and Sanofi to promote wearable devices use in life science industry http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsparexel-and-sanofi-to-promote-wearable-devices-use-in-life-science-industry-5845442 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsparexel-and-sanofi-to-promote-wearable-devices-use-in-life-science-industry-5845442 Parexel International has collaborated with Sanofi to investigate and promote the potential use of wearable devices and patient sensors to remotely collect data during clinical trials. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT