Current test standards and methodologies are leaving the wearable device market vulnerable to potential risks as the technology rapidly evolves. more

2 Mar 2017 15:30 News

Medical device company, Paxman, has announced that it has filed an application with the FDA to market an advanced scalp cooling technology for the prevention of hair loss in women undergoing certain forms of chemotherapy for breast cancer. more

19 Dec 2016 12:30 News

The winner of the Medica app competition has been announced following presentations from development teams from all over the world earlier this week. more

24 Nov 2016 09:30 News

Primasil and Mobile Onboard, an on-bus technology developer, have collaborated on a silicone rubber wearable device that vibrates and flashes to tell visually or hearing impaired passengers when their stop is approaching more

10 Jun 2016 14:36 Devices

Ascensia Diabetes Care has announced that it has renewed its contract with Medtronic to develop and market diabetes management devices. more

9 Jun 2016 10:28 News


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Researchers have developed an integrated, wearable device system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes to predict and prevent asthma attacks more

6 Jun 2016 15:35 Devices

A device that can quickly identify strokes is being developed by Forest Devices, a start-up company housed within the AlphaLab Gear business accelerator more

3 Jun 2016 11:48 Devices

Strailite, a medical device that treats stretch marks, has recently been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for home use more

19 May 2016 16:16 Devices

Ascensia diabetes care has received CE mark for the new Next One and Contour Plus One system. more

18 May 2016 14:55 Devices

Amadeus, a global technology investor, has invested in Inotec’s advanced wound care technology more

16 May 2016 15:05 Devices

OrCam is a miniature camera that uses optical character-recognition technology to help legally blind people recognise the world around them, a study by researchers with UC Davis Health System has found more

10 May 2016 12:30 Devices

Emerging technologies and materials that provide improvements for medical device manufacturer are crucial in medtech. These five things are the ones to look out for in the medical plastics sector of 2016 more

7 Jan 2016 13:44 Opinion

Medtronic has acquired Aircraft Medical, a company with a device that enables clinicians to see vocal cords, for £72 million more

20 Nov 2015 11:30 News

Cipher Surgery’s updated copolyester OpClear device allows surgeons to clean laparoscopes during surgery without having to remove them from the patient more

11 Nov 2015 16:41 Devices

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Philips has launched its BlueControl 2.0. This device is the second generation of Philips’ wearable medical device that uses UV-free blue LED light to control symptoms of mild to moderate cases of plaque psoriasis more

30 Oct 2015 12:41 News


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Thank goodness for science. We looked at some of history’s most gruesome procedures and devices, and decided we definitely prefer today’s contemporary contraptions more

29 Oct 2015 12:10 News

In true Halloween spirit, MPN has provided some trick or treats of its own. Some of the devices are real and some are as fake as a witch’s wig. See if you can spot the duds more

29 Oct 2015 09:53 News

Breathe and Go lung exerciser is helping Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) sufferers build breathing muscles more

26 Oct 2015 10:33 Devices

The Dechoker is an anti-choking device which sucks obstructions out of the throat more

23 Oct 2015 14:34 Devices

Philips and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are collaborating to enable an ecosystem for new types of connected and personalised digital health solutions more

22 Oct 2015 12:40 News