A rapidly aging global population is leaving health services facing a dementia time...
- Carers Week 2019: how VR is helping carers empathise with their patients
- Selling into the NHS: HEE’s top tips for medtech companies
- Dilemmas in regulating brain-computer interface devices
- The future of bioprinting: A new frontier in regenerative healthcare
- Entrepreneur is a French word: exploring the French med tech ecosystem
FDA clears Materialise’s cardiovascular planning software
3D printing solutions provider Materialise has obtained clearance for its Mimics Enlight cardiovascular planning software suite from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Carers Week 2019: how VR is helping carers empathise with their patients
A rapidly aging global population is leaving health services facing a dementia time bomb. Simulating the effects of the disease in virtual reality may enhance carers understanding of how to look after patients with the devastating condition.
Accumold: World Leaders in Micro-Mold Manufacturing Solutions
Accumold was founded in 1985. Our focus was to mold very small parts other companies could not produce. The same mission continues to drive us today.
Autonomous brain-computer interface to enable robotic prosthetics
Engineers at the University of Houston in the US have found that a brain-computer interface (BCI) could allow the development of robotic prosthetics with a more natural performance.
Selling into the NHS: HEE’s top tips for medtech companies
Med tech companies are major drivers of innovation in healthcare, however, they face a range of challenges and barriers when cracking into the UK’s primary healthcare provider, the NHS. Allie Nawrat talks to NHS innovation hub Health Enterprise East’s director of medtech consulting and business development Joop Tanis about gaining traction in the NHS.
Dilemmas in regulating brain-computer interface devices
The FDA has published guidance laying out how brain-computer interface devices are to be regulated. These devices have enormous potential for returning mobility and independence to patients, but a lot remains unknown. Allie Nawrat finds out more.
Zoll Medical launches heart failure management system
Zoll Medical has announced the launch of and first patient prescription for its Zoll µCor heart failure and arrhythmia management system (HFAMS).
Abbott’s FreeStyle device helps significantly reduce glucose levels
Abbott has reported that its continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system FreeStyle Libre significantly minimised haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels in type 2 diabetes patients on intensive insulin therapy.
The future of bioprinting: A new frontier in regenerative healthcare
While home and office printers don’t seem to have improved in quality since the mid-90s, the world of 3D printing is alive with innovation and potential. The technology has entered the world of medicine through 3D printed devices like prosthetics and surgical instruments, and researchers are now testing out bio-ink as a way of printing vital organs, bones and cartilage.
US researchers develop AI tool for brain aneurysms detection
Researchers at Stanford University in the US have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to facilitate better detection of brain aneurysms.
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