Femtech is awash with new apps, monitors and devices claiming to increase the...
- Cashing in on fertility: should femtech receive more scrutiny?
- IDTechEX Healthcare Sensors Innovation 2019: the future of medical data
- Ready player one: booting up the prescription video game
- Data privacy: advertising, Amazon and artificial intelligence
- Omron’s HeartGuide: blood pressure monitoring for the modern age
UK-US alliance launched to boost early cancer detection
An international alliance comprising UK and US scientists has been launched with more than £55m in financial support to develop strategies and technologies to boost the detection of cancers at the early stage.
India’s Health Ministry to scrutinise all medical devices under CDSCO
India’s Union Health Ministry has announced that medical devices intended for human and animal use will go through the scrutiny of the Central Drugs and Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).
Fitbit enters AFib diagnosis deal with BMS-Pfizer Alliance
Fitbit has partnered with Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance (BMS-Pfizer Alliance) to boost early detection of atrial fibrillation (AFib) in those with an increased risk of stroke.
Cashing in on fertility: should femtech receive more scrutiny?
Femtech is awash with new apps, monitors and devices claiming to increase the user’s chances of having a baby by tracking their fertile window with pinpoint accuracy. While increased ovulatory awareness helping couples conceive is a given, can these tools really deliver the results they’re promising?
Artificial pancreas system shows promise in clinical trial
A clinical trial principally funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has found an artificial pancreas system could effectively control blood glucose levels in patients with type 1 diabetes.
Applications in Medical Device Manufacturing
The use of aqueous cleaning in medical device manufacturing can provide numerous benefits in terms of efficacy, minimal surface contact and reduced potential and easier cleaning validation.
Smart speaker skill monitors baby’s breathing using white noise
Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have created a smart speaker skill that allows a device to track babies’ breathing and movement.
Modular Packaging for Medical Device Products
Pharmaceutical processors are under ever-mounting pressures to streamline processes, increase flexibility and responsiveness and reduce unit costs in the face of new market realities.
Abbott and Omada Health to offer personalised diabetes care
Abbott has partnered with Omada Health to provide personalised, on-the-go digital care and coaching for type 2 diabetes patients.
Is home spirometry a reliable tool for managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis?
Monitoring FVC using home spirometry can actively engage patients to see their data which will facilitate a more collaborative patient-clinician relationship.
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