At the recent Munich Security Conference, Microsoft founder and ongoing healthcare philanthropist Bill Gates warned that millions might be at risk from bio-terrorism, through the activities of amateur scientists such...
27 February 2017
24 February 2017
Diabetic foot ulcers are not only a common and disabling condition among people with diabetes, but also a major cause of hospitalizations and the leading cause of lower-extremity amputations, because...
22 February 2017
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.
13 February 2017
The recent regulatory freeze on all studies or data from scientists at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by President Trump’s administration has caused great concern within the scientific community.
10 February 2017
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...
7 February 2017
There is a wave of disruption overtaking the financial world, with digital tokens like bitcoin threatening the monopoly of banks and other financial institutions.
27 January 2017
Cardiac rhythm management devices, such as pacemakers and defibrillators, are used to treat arrhythmias in patients, which extends their lifespans and improves quality of life. However, it comes at a...
26 January 2017
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...
25 January 2017
Fake news is infamous for the role it played in the politics of the post-truth era, with experts claiming it as the driving force behind events such as Brexit and...
20 January 2017
Cloud computing technology has become a vital tool for the healthcare industry everywhere. Electronic Health Records (EHR), analytics and imaging systems are few areas that have been successful by using...