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

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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. Read more

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

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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 Read more

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

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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 Read more

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

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

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

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

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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 Read more

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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 Read more

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

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

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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 Read more

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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 Read more

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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 Read more

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

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

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

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