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Teledyne DALSA to unveil four new CMOS flat X-ray detectors
26 November 2014 Canadian producer of digital X-ray image sensing technology Teledyne DALSA is planning to unveil four new dynamic detectors at the upcoming RSNA 2014 Technical Exhibition in Chicago,...

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Covidien's Fortrex PTA balloon catheter
26 November 2014 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Ireland-based Covidien's Fortrex over-the-wire (OTW) percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon...

Aethlon Hemopurifier named one of 25 best inventions of 2014 by Time
25 November 2014 US-based therapeutic devices developer Aethlon Medical has announced that its Hemopurifier device has been named as one of the 25 best inventions of 2014 by Time...

Cerus gets FDA approval for Intercept Blood System to treat Ebola convalescent plasma
25 November 2014 US-based Cerus has received FDA approval for its clinical protocol to make the Intercept Blood System for plasma available under an investigational device exemption (IDE) to treat...

Covidien's Nellcor Bedside SpO2 Patient Monitoring System gets CE Mark approval
24 November 2014 Ireland-based Covidien has received CE Mark of approval for its Nellcor bedside SpO2 patient monitoring system,...

Vascular Flow's Spiral Flow Graft study shows 30% increase in one-year success rates for vascular bypass surgery
24 November 2014 Vascular Flow Technologies has reported positive results from a study, which showed 30% increase in one-year success for infrainguinal vascular bypass surgery in patients who received a Spiral...

FDA approves Kubtec's new digital X-ray system
21 November 2014 US-based developer of low dose digital radiography (DR) systems Kubtec has received approval from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its low-dose portable digital X-ray system, KUB...

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Avantis's Third Eye Panoramic device for colonoscopy
21 November 2014 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Avantis Medical Systems's Third Eye Panoramic device for...

CoorsTek Medical takes over Italy’s Nanosurfaces Industries
20 November 2014 US-based CoorsTek Medical has acquired Italian medical device manufacturer Nanosurfaces Industries...

NeuroMetrix to launch pain relief device Quell in 2015
20 November 2014 Medical device firm NeuroMetrix is planning to unveil its new wearable pain relief device, Quell, in January...

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for ZIP 51 interspinous fixation implant
19 November 2014 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Aurora Spine's ZIP...

Medidata and GSK to test mHealth devices for clinical trial optimisation
19 November 2014 US-based Medidata has completed a method development project carried out in partnership with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to evaluate the impact of unifying mobile health (mHealth) devices...

Samsung launches RS80A ultrasound system for radiology segment in US market
18 November 2014 Samsung Electronics America has launched its high-resolution, full-featured, premium ultrasound system...

Merck launches new web-based software and updated device to treat multiple sclerosis
18 November 2014 Merck Serono has launched its updated electronic injection device, the RebiSmart, for the self-administration of Rebif (interferon...

Children's Medical Ventures recalls Gel-E Donut gel pillow and Squishon 2 gel cushion products
17 November 2014 Children's Medical Ventures (CMV), a Philips Healthcare business unit, is voluntarily recalling all Gel-E Donut gel pillow and Squishon 2 gel cushion products, over potential mold...

WellDoc and Samsung partner to develop new diabetes devices
17 November 2014 US-based digital health care behavioural science and technology firm WellDoc has entered into a multi-stage collaboration with Samsung Electronics to help improve the lives of people with type...

BioCision launches first automated Biospecimen thawing system
14 November 2014 US-based life science research and development firm BioCision has launched ThawSTAR automated sample thawing system designed to address the last mile in the cryopreservation...

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Roche’s cobas Strep A Test
14 November 2014 Swiss global healthcare firm Roche has been granted 510(k) clearance from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for cobas Strep A Test, designed to detect group A streptococcus bacterial (Strep...

22,000 UK dental patients recalled for tests over blood-borne virus fears
13 November 2014 An estimated 22,000 dental patients in England are being recalled for tests over fears that they could have been infected with blood-borne viruses including HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis...

Zyga enrols first patient in DUET trial of Glyder facet restoration device
13 November 2014 US-based medical device firm Zyga Technology has enrolled the first patient in DUET, a multi-site trial of the GlyDer Facet restoration device in patients with lumbar facet pain...

VolitionRx and Oxford University partner to begin endometriosis trial of Nucleosomics technology
12 November 2014 VolitionRx has entered an agreement with the University of Oxford to start a clinical trial that will evaluate its Nucleosomics platform technology for the diagnosis of endometriosis through...


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