Medical device company Medtronic has announced FDA clearance for its Riptide Aspiration System, designed to restore blood to the brain during acute ischemic stroke (AIS). more

18 Jan 2018 13:55 Devices

A doctor in the US has been suspended after allegedly reusing disposable single-use anal catheters, according to the news site, NJ. more

2 Jan 2018 14:00 News

Apple is reportedly working on an integrated heart-monitoring feature for the next model of its Watch Series, according to Bloomberg. more

22 Dec 2017 11:10 News

In response to the increasing adoption of wellness apps and health technologies, the FDA has released new guidance for the development of digital health tools. more

8 Dec 2017 10:57 News

The FDA has issued new guidance on the use of 3D printing in response to the technology’s growing adoption by the healthcare industry. more

5 Dec 2017 14:45 News

Despite suggestions that the FDA isn't interested in lab-on-a-chip technology, advancements in this field are showing increasing potential for the healthcare sector, says Lu Rahman. more

27 Nov 2017 10:20 News

Lu Rahman picks some of the stand-out life sciences moments and businesses of 2017. more

24 Nov 2017 10:45 News

The FDA has approved a medical device system that can make small adjustments to intraocular lens’ power, potentially giving patients better vision when not using glasses. more

23 Nov 2017 10:31 Devices

The FDA has approved a remote programming system for patients with cochlear implants, removing the need for patients to visit specialised clinics to have their devices adjusted. more

22 Nov 2017 09:45 Devices

The FDA has released new guidelines to aid medical device regulation and assess the effectiveness of cardiovascular products. more

21 Nov 2017 12:25 News

A new robotically-assisted surgical device (RASD) that can help with minimally invasive surgery has been cleared by the FDA. more

26 Oct 2017 10:50 Devices

AdvaMed has responded to the recent US spending plan which is set to aid relief efforts Puerto Rico and other storm ravaged US territories. more

25 Oct 2017 11:15 News

Warren Stacey of labelling specialist Prisym ID examines unique device identification implementation to date, and offers best practice guidance for compliance. more

6 Oct 2017 11:15 Opinion

A medical device has been clinically proven to reduce pre-operative oedema in ankle fracture patients, reducing patient bed days and costs for the NHS. more

2 Oct 2017 14:20 Devices

In a move that’s sure to please adults with diabetes in the US, the FDA has approved a glucose monitoring device that doesn’t require the user to prick themselves for a blood sample. more

29 Sep 2017 10:40 Devices

A number of medical manufacturers based in Puerto Rico have responded to the impact and damage caused by hurricane Maria. more

25 Sep 2017 14:50 News

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more


Five people have died due to issues with weight-loss balloon devices since 2016, the FDA has announced. more

21 Sep 2017 16:00 Devices

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

4 Sep 2017 16:05 News

The FDA has released guidance for medical device makers on the use of real-world data (RWD) and real-world evidence (RWE) in gaining approval for their products. more

1 Sep 2017 14:25 News