27 March 2018
A new wearable device could revolutionise the diagnosis of brain tumours and heart disease, with the potential to ‘read’ patients’ thoughts.
19 March 2018
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson revealed ground-breaking results from a recent study, showing that wearable continuous electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring patches were able to detect asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF)...
12 March 2018
IVCFs, or inferior vena cava filters, are a medical device that is implanted into the vena cava of a patient who is at a high risk of developing a pulmonary...
21 February 2018
An increasing number of pharma companies are going ‘beyond the pill’ to improve health outcomes for neurological diseases. GlobalData identified three highlights for the neurology market.
12 January 2018
Nima, a small healthcare technology company focused on food allergies, made a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas with the debut of its new Nima...
1 December 2017
There is a paradigm shift in how tech giants perceive the healthcare environment as they move into medtech. Companies such as Verily, Apple, Samsung, and IBM are at the forefront...
21 November 2017
Poor adherence to inhaled maintenance therapies is one of the main barriers in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
15 August 2017
On 7 August, Fresenius Medical Care (Fresenius) announced its acquisition of NxStage Medical (NxStage) for $2bn.
25 July 2017
In December 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law, $6.3bn in funding was directed towards research and drug development, and increased access to treatments for patients with...
26 June 2017
Passed almost 50 years ago, old laws to improve patient access in the US might now be increasing healthcare costs unnecessarily.