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  1. J&J to study Apple Watch in heart health research project

    Johnson & Johnson (J&J) subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Apple on a research project that is intended to boost…
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    18 Jan
  2. Medtronic begins enrolment in pain pump trial

    Medtronic has started enrolling patients in the Embrace TDD clinical study evaluating SynchroMed II intrathecal drug delivery system to treat…
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    18 Jan
  3. Imperial College London develops new blood test for TB

    Researchers at Imperial College London in the UK have developed a new second generation blood test for quick diagnosis of…
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    18 Jan
  4. Online calculator could predict breast cancer risk

    A University of Cambridge-led research team has developed a new approach for calculating the risk of developing breast cancer. The online calculator…
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    17 Jan
  5. AllerGenis licences Luminex technology for food allergy diagnostic

    Data-driven diagnostics maker AllerGenis has signed a non-exclusive agreement with biotechnology firm Luminex to licence xMAP Technology for a new…
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    17 Jan
  6. Abbott to acquire mitral valve device company Cephea

    Abbott has exercised an option to acquire medical device firm Cephea Valve Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The option was…
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    17 Jan
  7. Imec and CARDIS develop photonic device to detect heart diseases

    Belgian research hub Imec and Ghent University have partnered with CARDIS project members, including Medtronic, to develop a photonics-based medical…
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    16 Jan
  8. Boston Scientific and Edwards Lifesciences to settle patent disputes

    Boston Scientific and Edwards Lifesciences have agreed to settle all outstanding patent litigations associated with transcatheter aortic valves, certain mitral…
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    16 Jan
  9. Abbott’s heart defect treatment device for babies gets FDA approval

    Abbott has secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder to treat patent ductus…
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    15 Jan
  10. Hong Kong researchers study single port robotic system for surgery

    A research team at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have assessed the single port robotic surgical system in…
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    15 Jan

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