Engineers at University of California San Diego have developed a nano-sized optical fiber that can detect incredibly small forces such as those created by swimming bacteria, or the beating of heart muscle cells. more

May 24, 2017 4:00 PM Devices

Results of recent clinical trials carried out on type 1 diabetics by Nemaura Pharma using its Memspatch insulin micro-needle device (IMD) reportedly show promising results for patients with a phobia of needles and injections. more

May 23, 2017 2:00 PM Devices

High Proton Beam Therapy Machine

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The Rutherford Cancer Centre, South Wales, has received the first high energy proton beam therapy system to be installed in the UK. more

May 22, 2017 9:30 AM Devices

The WannaCry ransomware attack that affected the NHS also infected at certain devices from life sciences company, Bayer. more

May 19, 2017 3:50 PM Devices

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Bioabsorbable polymers have a range of uses in modern healthcare. Evonik looks at the growth of this material and its inclusion in life-saving products across the last 30 years more

May 18, 2017 4:00 PM Devices

A new study has shown that an ingestible gastric balloon could be used to help obese people lose weight without the need for invasive surgery. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Devices

The Flourish Pediatric Esophageal Atresia Anastomosis, is said to be a first-of-its-kind medical device to treat infants up to one year old for a birth defect that causes a gap in their oesophagus, called oesophageal atresia. more

May 15, 2017 9:58 AM Devices

Medical device company Medtronic has gained FDA approval of its Resolute Onyx drug-eluting stent. more

May 10, 2017 9:30 AM Devices

Healthcare company Abbott has announced that its smartphone compatible Confirm Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) has gained CE Mark approval. more

May 9, 2017 11:45 AM Devices

The “smart” scar-care pad which serves the dual functions of reinforcing pressure and occlusion has been designed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) to treat hypertrophic scars from burns, surgeries and trauma. more

May 9, 2017 10:16 AM Devices

Analytica, developer of the PeriCoach system  - an app and medical device for the treatment of incontinence, have also added an exercise regime to the product. more

May 5, 2017 3:01 PM Devices

Pioneering technology offers professionals a safer, more controlled technique more

May 5, 2017 10:00 AM Devices

The FDA has given Nanobiosym Diagnostics Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its Gene-RADAR Zika virus test. The portable medical device means it can be used in hospitals and offers fast, accurate results. more

May 2, 2017 10:08 AM Devices

A plastic bag-like medical device filled with amniotic fluid acting as an ‘artificial womb’ has been tested successfully in a study using unborn lambs. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:44 PM Devices

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