7 December 2018
He Jiankui, a scientist and professor of biology at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, has proclaimed the births of Nana and Lulu, the...
4 December 2018
Osteoarthritis is highly prevalent amongst the global population, with over 20 million patients estimated to be affected in the US alone.
10 September 2018
In the last few days, Otsuka announced it has entered into a collaboration with Magellan Health to distribute its Abilify MyCite digital pill—a unique antipsychotic that has a Proteus Digital...
5 September 2018
At the end of June, Biolife4D announced it had successfully 3D printed human cardiac tissue in patch form.
21 August 2018
The world’s first ultrathin artificial retina, which could drastically improve visualisation technology for the blind, has been created by researchers from the University of Texas at Austin, US and Seoul...
6 June 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently unveiled a new rabies rapid test that can more easily and precisely diagnose rabies infections in animals. According to the recently...
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.