4 June 2018
Throughout the Commonwealth and the United States, manufacturers of medical mesh are coming under fire for widespread device failures and questionable business practices.
6 April 2018
A laboratory-developed test (LDT) is a type of in vitro diagnostic that, according to the FDA, must be designed, manufactured, and used all within the same laboratory. In the past,...
1 March 2018
Gadolinium is commonly used in contrast agents during MRI scans, allowing radiologists to view organs with greater clarity than with traditional scanning. However, recent studies have indicated that gadolinium may...
16 February 2018
A 2017 round-up of digital health advances in immunology highlights innovations around clinical trial design, patient compliance, and chronic disease management.
25 January 2018
A novel obesity treatment that uses a skin patch to reduce fats around the stomach is demonstrating effectiveness in research facility trials.
11 December 2017
Stable angina has been one of the main indications for coronary stents across the world for almost three decades, ever since artery stenting was first invented.
28 November 2017
Tissue-engineered skin substitutes (TESSs) are at the leading edge of innovation in wound healing.
23 November 2017
Myocardial infarction – commonly known as a heart attack – is caused by ruptured atherosclerotic plaques leading to flow-limiting blood clots in coronary arteries. Historically treated through coronary artery bypass...
7 November 2017
For the half a million people who are affected each year, spinal cord injury can be life-changing. It can lead to loss of movement and sensation, can alter bladder control...
30 October 2017
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), sometimes referred to as topical negative pressure therapy or vacuum-assisted wound closure, is an advanced wound management technology that is being used in the treatment...