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 Dovetail Genomics introduces new Hi-C sequencing and assembly service http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdovetail-genomics-introduces-new-hi-c-sequencing-and-assembly-service-5718738 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdovetail-genomics-introduces-new-hi-c-sequencing-and-assembly-service-5718738 US-based Dovetail Genomics has commercially launched its new Dovetail Hi-C sequencing and assembly service to produce chromosome-scale genome assemblies. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT 10x Genomics reports data from study of Chromium Single Cell 3' Solution http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/news10x-genomics-reports-data-from-study-testing-chromium-single-cell-3-solution-5717177 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/news10x-genomics-reports-data-from-study-testing-chromium-single-cell-3-solution-5717177 10x Genomics has released data from a study of Chromium Single Cell 3' Solution which is the company’s single-cell RNA-sequencing technology to provide single cell data sets. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New test launched to aid pancreatic cancer diagnosis in UK http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-test-launched-to-aid-pancreatic-cancer-diagnosis-in-uk-5717103 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-test-launched-to-aid-pancreatic-cancer-diagnosis-in-uk-5717103 Cancer Research UK’s commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), and clinical diagnostics development company, Varleigh Dx (UK), have jointly introduced a new test to help the diagnosis of patients suffering with pancreatic cancer. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Linde Gas acquires The Service Center http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslinde-gas-acquires-the-service-center-5717268 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslinde-gas-acquires-the-service-center-5717268 Linde Gas North America, a unit of Linde Group, has acquired the assets and business of The Service Center, a provider of medical oxygen and respiratory equipment repair services to healthcare providers in the US. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT SpineGuard secures FDA 510(k) clearance for DSG integration module to make pedicle screw smart http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsspineguard-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-dsg-integration-module-for-pedicle-screw-system-5717520 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsspineguard-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-dsg-integration-module-for-pedicle-screw-system-5717520 The US Food and Drug Administration has issued 510(k) clearance for SpineGuard’s new Dynamic Surgical Guidance(DSG) integration module to be used with Zavation’s spinal fusion system. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lifestyle Delivery Systems to conduct clinical trials of CannaStrips formula in Canada http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslifestyle-delivery-systems-to-conduct-clinical-trials-of-cannastrips-formula-in-canada-5717526 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslifestyle-delivery-systems-to-conduct-clinical-trials-of-cannastrips-formula-in-canada-5717526 Lifestyle Delivery Systems is planning to conduct clinical trials in Canada to obtain patent for its CannaStrips formula. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Research suggests wearable sensors can predict illnesses http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-research-suggests-wearable-sensors-can-predict-illness-5715881 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-research-suggests-wearable-sensors-can-predict-illness-5715881 New research by Stanford University School of Medicine has indicated that fitness monitors and other wearable biosensors can predict an individual's potential to fall ill. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Scientists in UK develop urine test to determine nature of diet http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsscientists-in-uk-develop-urine-test-to-predict-nature-of-diet-5716512 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsscientists-in-uk-develop-urine-test-to-predict-nature-of-diet-5716512 Scientists from UK universities have developed a urine test to determine the nature of diet consumed by a person. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Abbott launches EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system in US http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-launches-ensite-precision-cardiac-mapping-system-in-us-5715765 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-launches-ensite-precision-cardiac-mapping-system-in-us-5715765 Abbott has announced the US launch and first commercial uses of the new EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system and Advisor FL Circular Mapping Catheter, Sensor Enabled to map cardiac arrhythmias during ablation treatment. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Smithers opens new facility for medical device testing in UK http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssmithers-rolls-out-new-facility-for-medical-device-testing-in-the-uk-5715304 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssmithers-rolls-out-new-facility-for-medical-device-testing-in-the-uk-5715304 UK-based testing and expert providers Smithers has opened a new facility in Shawbury that will be dedicated to medical device testing services. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Sekisui introduces OSOM BVBLUE Test for bacterial vaginosis detection http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssekisui-introduces-osom-bvblue-test-for-bacterial-vaginosis-detection-5714676 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssekisui-introduces-osom-bvblue-test-for-bacterial-vaginosis-detection-5714676 US-based diagnostics company Sekisui has introduced its OSOM BVBLUE Test in Europe, Middle East and North Africa for bacterial vaginosis (BV) diagnosis. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Augmenix reports positive report from Phase III trial of SpaceOAR System http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaugmenix-reports-positive-report-from-phase-iii-trial-of-spaceoar-system-5714573 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaugmenix-reports-positive-report-from-phase-iii-trial-of-spaceoar-system-5714573 US-based medical technology company Augmenix has reported positive long-term data of its Phase III clinical trial of the SpaceOAR System to separate the rectum and prostate during prostate cancer radiotherapy. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Tulip Diagnostics, Mortara Instrument, ForSight VISION4 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tulip-diagnostics-mortara-instrument-forsight-vision4-5715068 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tulip-diagnostics-mortara-instrument-forsight-vision4-5715068 Under a definitive agreement signed between PerkinElmer and Tulip Diagnostics, the former intends to acquire the latter in order to expand its infectious disease screening capabilities. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Quanterix, Biodesix, Royal Philips http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-quanterix-biodesix-royal-philips-5714805 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-quanterix-biodesix-royal-philips-5714805 Quanterix has entered a strategic agreement with bioMerieux providing the latter with worldwide exclusive rights to its Simoa technology for use in clinical laboratories and industrial applications. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT OrbusNeich introduces next generation coronary scoring balloon Scoreflex NC http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsorbusneich-introduces-next-generation-coronary-scoring-balloon-scoreflex-nc-5714535 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsorbusneich-introduces-next-generation-coronary-scoring-balloon-scoreflex-nc-5714535 Chinese vascular solutions developer OrbusNeich has introduced its non-compliant scoring balloon, Scoreflex NC to target more resistant lesions. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT SonaCare Medical obtains FDA 510(k) clearance for updated HIFU prostate tissue ablation device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssonacare-medical-obtains-fda-510k-clearance-for-updated-hifu-prostate-tissue-ablation-device-5713969 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssonacare-medical-obtains-fda-510k-clearance-for-updated-hifu-prostate-tissue-ablation-device-5713969 The US food and Drug Administration has issued 510(k) regulatory clearance to SonaCare Medical’s latest version of HIFU prostate tissue ablation device, Sonablate. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hill-Rom agrees to buy Mortara Instrument for $330m http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshill-rom-agrees-to-buy-mortara-instrument-for-330m-5713632 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshill-rom-agrees-to-buy-mortara-instrument-for-330m-5713632 US-based medical technology company Hill-Rom has agreed to acquire medical devices and technology company Mortara Instrument for $330m in cash. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Pentax Medical acquires C2 Therapeutics http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspentax-medical-acquires-c2-therapeutics-5712477 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspentax-medical-acquires-c2-therapeutics-5712477 Medical technology company Pentax Medical has bought US-based medical device company C2 Therapeutics for an undisclosed amount. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT NINDS selects OptraSCAN for brain injury studies http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsninds-selects-optrascan-for-brain-injury-studies-5713566 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsninds-selects-optrascan-for-brain-injury-studies-5713566 The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected OptraSCAN for digital pathology systems to be used for brain injury studies. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT VTT develops wearable assistive device for better movement of visually impaired http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvtt-develops-wearable-assistive-device-for-better-movement-of-visually-impaired-5713591 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvtt-develops-wearable-assistive-device-for-better-movement-of-visually-impaired-5713591 A wearable assistive device designed by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland will enable the visually impaired to move freely and safely by sensing their surroundings. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT