All articles by Chris Lo

  1. A nose for trouble: the bio-sensor aiming to sniff out disease

    As the medical industry continues its quest for accurate and reliable diagnostic tools, more is becoming understood about the science…
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    22 Jan
  2. Is AI paving the way to doctorless diagnosis?

    In April 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made a momentous decision. The agency’s approval of IDx-DR, a…
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    18 Dec
  3. The long road to reliable organ printing

    As the emerging field of 3D bioprinting continues to develop, it offers the prospect of a true revolution in regenerative…
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    3 Dec
  4. Debate: can Alexa be trusted with our health questions?

    Chloe Kent: Alexa could be a powerful weapon against fake news in health Misinformation about diseases and how to treat…
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    29 Oct
  5. Ready player one: booting up the prescription video game

    When it comes to child development, video games have long been targeted as part of the problem. In the public…
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    1 Oct
  6. A trick of the light: photodynamic therapy illuminates healthcare

    Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is not a new innovation in the medical space. Early forms of the technique have been in…
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    7 Aug
  7. Hidden figures: lifting the lid on medical device failure reporting

    For the last year or more, there has been unprecedented global scrutiny around the regulation of medical devices. While pre-market…
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    24 Jun
  8. Israel: a medtech innovation hub for the world

    In the late 90s, Toronto native Dr Morry Blumenfeld was mulling the prospect of retirement after 35 illustrious years at…
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    19 Jun
  9. Is software a blind spot for the medical device industry?

    As the provision of healthcare continues its transition towards preventative care, medical device software and complex algorithms have formed the…
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    1 May
  10. Virtual pain relief: could VR start a rehab revolution?

    Although virtual reality (VR) in various forms has been rattling around the consumer and industrial markets for several decades, the…
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    27 Mar
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Driving towards the implementation of the new Medical Devices Regulations (MDR)

  On 5 April 2017, two new Medical Devices Regulations (MDR) on medical devices were adopted, and they entered into…
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