Until we have found a replacement for a living organism that shares 98% of its DNA with humans, has a whole organ system with pulmonary and circulatory structures and can...
30 November 2018
13 November 2018
In this issue: Transporting human organs for transplant, reprocessed single-use devices, regulating 3D printed devices, plus the latest comment and analysis from GlobalData’s healthcare experts.
5 November 2018
On October 21, 2018, the founder of Medtronic, Earl Bakken, passed away at the age of 94.
31 October 2018
Houston Methodist scientists have developed a nanodevice smaller than a grain of rice to deliver immunotherapy without side effects to treat triple-negative breast cancer.
26 October 2018
Everyone has been eyeing the cryoablation market as Adagio Medical recently announced that their first patients were successfully treated with its new One Shot+ cryoablation catheter.
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...
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...