The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published its first Model List of Essential...
Greiner Bio-One Expands its Range of Safety Products for Blood Collection
In response to high demand for Greiner Bio-One safety products, the existing range will be joined by the new VACUETTE® SAFETY Winged Set. As always, the aim is to provide functional, user-friendly and patient-friendly product solutions.
The first ever WHO list of essential diagnostics
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published its first Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL), which outlines a group of recommended in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) to Member States for use at various levels of a tiered national health care system.
Virtual surgery: no longer a question of ‘when?’
German company ApoQlar is developing the Virtual Surgery Intelligence software tool, which uses mixed reality to help surgeons prepare for and carry out surgery. We speak to the developers about its potential applications in future surgical procedures.
The gloves are on in the fight against hospital superbugs
Latex glove manufacturer Hartalega, together with research and development company Chemical Intelligence UK, have launched the world’s first non-leaching antimicrobial medical gloves.
Potential improvements in stroke recovery through nerve stimulation
A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University is aiming to shorten the recovery period of motor skills for stroke patients via vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), drastically improving patients’ post-stroke outcomes and quality of life.
Small joint replacement leads orthopedic market growth
Although one of the smallest in terms of revenue, the market for small joint replacement implants again displayed the fastest growth among all categories of orthopedic devices in 2017.
DePuy Synthes launches system to aid knee replacement revision surgery
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes has announced the Europe, Middle East and Africa launch of its ATTUNE Revision Knee System, which complements the ATTUNE Primary Knee System and aims to provide surgeons with a comprehensive solution for knee replacement.
Five Events Join Forces to Boost Medical Innovation at Medical Fair China
Supported by the Suzhou Government, Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) (MDS) has joined forces with major partners in various medical sectors to stage the first Global Device Week in Suzhou.
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