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 Deals this week: Ankon Technologies, Neuraxon, Imagion Biosystems http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ankon-technologies-neuraxon-imagion-biosystems-5902255 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ankon-technologies-neuraxon-imagion-biosystems-5902255 Chinese medical equipment company Ankon Technologies Co Ltd has raised $100m through a venture financing round led by SB China Venture Capital. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Glytec’s software for diabetes therapy receives fourth FDA clearance http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglytecs-software-for-diabetes-therapy-receives-fourth-fda-clearance-5902661 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglytecs-software-for-diabetes-therapy-receives-fourth-fda-clearance-5902661 Glytec has received its fourth clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its diabetes therapy management software, Glucommander. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT HeartSciences launches MyoVista hsECG device in Europe http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsheartsciences-launches-myovista-hsecg-device-in-europe-5903903 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsheartsciences-launches-myovista-hsecg-device-in-europe-5903903 US-based medical device developer HeartSciences has launched its MyoVista high-sensitivity electrocardiograph (hsECG) Testing Device in Europe after receiving CE-Mark. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Tiansheng Pharmaceutical Group, Skyline Medical http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tiansheng-pharmaceutical-group-skyline-medical-5902253 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tiansheng-pharmaceutical-group-skyline-medical-5902253 Pharmaceutical company Tiansheng Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd plans to acquire 51% stake in medical device company Hubei Xianming Medical Devices Co Ltd for CNY5.1m ($0.76m). Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Johns Hopkins scientists develop new test for early cancer detection http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsjohns-hopkins-scientists-develop-new-test-for-early-cancer-detection-5903895 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsjohns-hopkins-scientists-develop-new-test-for-early-cancer-detection-5903895 Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Centre scientists in the US have developed a new blood test that is claimed to detect even tiny amounts of cancer DNA in early stages of the disease. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT MIMETAS and Roche develop new gut-on-a-chip technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmimetas-and-roche-develop-new-gut-on-a-chip-technology-5902424 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmimetas-and-roche-develop-new-gut-on-a-chip-technology-5902424 Netherlands-based biotechnology firm MIMETAS has partnered with Roche to develop a new organ-on-a-chip system to support intestinal permeability assessment. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT University of Guelph to develop new diagnostic test for colorectal cancer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-guelph-to-develop-new-diagnostic-test-for-colorectal-cancer-5902439 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-guelph-to-develop-new-diagnostic-test-for-colorectal-cancer-5902439 Canada’s University of Guelph researcher Emma Allen-Vercoe is set to receive a new grant from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) for the development of a new test to diagnose colorectal cancer. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants clearance to BioStable’s annuloplasty device for aortic valve http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-clearance-to-biostables-annuloplasty-device-for-aortic-valve-5902407 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-clearance-to-biostables-annuloplasty-device-for-aortic-valve-5902407 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance to cardiovascular devices firm BioStable Science & Engineering’s HAART 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Device. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Imagion Biosystems engages Starfish Medical to develop MagSense http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimagion-biosystems-engages-starfish-medical-to-develop-magsense-5901479 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimagion-biosystems-engages-starfish-medical-to-develop-magsense-5901479 US-based bio imaging products developer Imagion Biosystems has signed a service agreement with StarFish Medical for its MagSense instrument development. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sage Bionetworks and Celgene initiate mobile health research study http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssage-bionetworks-and-celgene-initiate-mobile-health-research-study-5901467 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssage-bionetworks-and-celgene-initiate-mobile-health-research-study-5901467 Sage Bionetworks and Celgene have initiated a mobile health research study 'Journey PRO' addressing quality of life for patients with chronic anaemia caused by myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) myelofibrosis and beta-thalassemia. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tandem Diabetes Care starts enrolment for insulin pump trial http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstandem-diabetes-care-starts-enrolment-for-insulin-pump-trial-5901474 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstandem-diabetes-care-starts-enrolment-for-insulin-pump-trial-5901474 US-based Tandem Diabetes Care has started patient enrolment for the PROLOG clinical trial of its t:slim X2 Insulin Pump featuring predictive low glucose suspend (PLGS) technology. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Renovis Surgical’s lumbar fusion systems gain FDA clearance http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsrenovis-surgicals-lumbar-fusion-systems-gain-fda-clearance-5900243 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsrenovis-surgicals-lumbar-fusion-systems-gain-fda-clearance-5900243 Renovis Surgical Technologies has gained clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the commercialisation of its posterior lumbar Tesera porous titanium interbody fusion systems. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT UCLA develops new hologram technology for chronic disease diagnosis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsucla-develops-new-hologram-technology-for-chronic-disease-diagnosis-5900237 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsucla-develops-new-hologram-technology-for-chronic-disease-diagnosis-5900237 US researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a new system to aid easy and less expensive diagnosis of chronic diseases in remote areas. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT MC10 and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab to clinically study BioStampRC System http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmc10-and-shirley-ryan-abilitylab-to-clinically-study-biostamprc-system-5899463 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmc10-and-shirley-ryan-abilitylab-to-clinically-study-biostamprc-system-5899463 Digital healthcare solutions provider MC10 has entered a research collaboration with US-based rehabilitation research hospital Shirley Ryan AbilityLab to develop new treatments for neurodegenerative disease and motion disability. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT New CUHK study shows early nasopharyngeal cancer detection with EBV DNA http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-cuhk-study-shows-early-nasopharyngeal-cancer-detection-with-ebv-dna-5899452 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-cuhk-study-shows-early-nasopharyngeal-cancer-detection-with-ebv-dna-5899452 A new study carried out by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has indicated the possibility of using plasma Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA analysis to detect early asymptomatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Panasonic launches new solution to improve care in senior facilities http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspanasonic-launches-new-solution-to-improve-care-in-senior-facilities-5899469 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspanasonic-launches-new-solution-to-improve-care-in-senior-facilities-5899469 Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA) has launched a new solution to enhance patient health and staff efficiency at senior care facilities. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Halma, Abbott Medical Optics, Bruker http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-halma-abbott-medical-optics-bruker-corporation-5896928 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-halma-abbott-medical-optics-bruker-corporation-5896928 Halma plc has announced the acquisition of Brazilian ambulatory ECG recorders and blood pressure monitors manufacturer, Cardios Sistemas Comercial E Industrial Ltda and Cardio Dinamica Ltda (together “Cardios”). Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Stimwave’s PNS device secures FDA 510(k) clearance http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstimwaves-pns-device-secures-fda-510k-clearance-5898121 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstimwaves-pns-device-secures-fda-510k-clearance-5898121 Medical device technology firm Stimwave has received a 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its StimQ Peripheral Nerve Stimulator (PNS) System. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Neural Analytics begins enrolment in Lucid TCD system’s study for TBI http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsneural-analytics-begins-enrolment-in-lucid-tcd-systems-study-for-tbi-5898129 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsneural-analytics-begins-enrolment-in-lucid-tcd-systems-study-for-tbi-5898129 US-based medical device firm Neural Analytics has begun patient enrolment for a clinical study of its Lucid M1 Transcranial Doppler (TCD) Ultrasound System to monitor patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Neuros Medical, Evolent Health, Osprey Medical http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-neuros-medical-evolent-health-osprey-medical-5896921 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-neuros-medical-evolent-health-osprey-medical-5896921 Neuros Medical Inc has secured $20m in a series AA Financing round led by US Venture Partners. 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