All articles by Rebecca Panks

Rebecca Panks

Rolf Rihs Q&A: Automation solutions for the production of disposable medical devices

Rolf Rihs has been working at automation assembly manufacturer Mikron Automation for nearly 17 years. He speaks to Medical Device Network about the key requirements of the disposable devices industry and how his company meets these changing demands.

Roche cobas HPV test shows promise in cervical cancer screening

Roche’s ATHENA study has demonstrated that human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA tests, including the Roche cobas HPV Test, provide an additional primary screening test for cervical cancer.

New test for sleeping sickness

Geneva-based not-for-profit foundation FIND and Japanese diagnostics company Eiken have developed a next-generation molecular test for sleeping sickness.

Researchers develop new fluorescence-guided technology to detect tumours

Surgeons at University of Groningen in the Netherlands have successfully performed the first fluorescence-guided surgery on an ovarian cancer patient using a cancer cell ‘homing device’ and an imaging agent developed by researchers at Purdue University in the US.

Ivantis reports positive Hydrus implant study results

Ivantis has reported the six-month results from its multicentre, prospective and international Hydrus I study, which was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Hydrus intracanalicular implant in two surgical settings.