• 20 April 2017

    Liquid biopsy: cancer diagnosis made simple

    Dr Philip Mack recently presented data in the Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual meeting suggesting liquid biopsy detected cancer mutations in 85% of all advanced tumours...

  • 2 April 2017

    Tilapia skin bandages: ingenious or fishy?

    Burn care has made strong progress in recent decades, with improved survival and quality of treatment. However, there are many challenges that overshadow the successes, including inflammation, infection, wound coverage...

  • 22 February 2017

    Bolt-on acquisitions continue to rise in medtech

    As market pressures have increased, the pace of consolidation in the medical device industry has been accelerating in the past five years. However, the game-changing megamergers may be behind us.

  • 10 February 2017

    India brings coronary stents under price control

    The prices of coronary stents sold in India dropped to less than half of their previous values at the end of January. India’s governing body in control of medical device...

  • 26 January 2017

    Listen to your heart: cardiac self-care hits the smartphone

    Doctors once predominantly made decisions over their patients’ health, but times are changing. The physician-patient relationship is evolving into a more even partnership, through patients’ increasing knowledge and awareness of...

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