9 October 2018
Every surgeon bears witness to different diseases of the human body, and their related behaviours. A cardiac surgeon sees people suffering from heart disease from their lifestyle choices, an orthopaedic...
8 October 2018
Boston Scientific recently received FDA approval for the Eluvia Stent System, after the announcement of positive study results at the 30th Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting, disrupting Cook Medical’s current monopoly...
5 October 2018
There is a significant difference between automation and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the medtech space.
4 October 2018
Cloud computing is a subscription-based infrastructure that delivers services such as storage, databases, software, and networking. The healthcare industry and in particular the medical devices sector has been relatively slow...
3 October 2018
3D printing is a manufacturing process that involves the creation of a 3D object from a digital design.
28 September 2018
Cancer is among the leading causes of death in the global population, and is caused by abnormal cell growth within the body. Certain cancers have been linked to genetic alterations...
26 September 2018
On September 20, Medtronic announced a definitive agreement to acquire Israel-based Mazor Robotics for $1.6bn, with the acquisition expected to close in Q3 of Medtronic’s FY2019. This deal is the...
25 September 2018
The UK-based global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca already has a strong presence in China, generating 18% of its revenue from drug sales in this market. However, the company is about to...
18 September 2018
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the first-ever set of diagnostic and treatment guidelines for children, ages 18 years and younger, who have suffered a...
11 September 2018
A team of researchers from the University of British Columbia has isolated an enzyme in the gut that reliably converts any type of blood into type O, which is compatible...