Women who have suffered from complications due to vaginal mesh implants will meet with MPs in an attempt to get the devices banned. more

18 Jul 2017 15:25 Devices

Provider of additive manufacturing industry analysis, SmarTech Publishing, has published a report on the additives orthopaedics industry. more

1 Jun 2017 15:10 News

A UK supplier to the medtech industry is making waves in the Chinese orthopaedic sector with a biomaterial designed for implants. more

25 May 2017 09:00 News

A medical team from Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona has successfully performed Spain’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. more

9 Mar 2017 16:30 News

Breast implants and medicine in the UK are to be printed with barcodes to help improve patient safety. more

3 Jan 2017 08:20 News

The first buprenorphine implant that helps treat people who have opioid dependency has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) more

2 Jun 2016 16:54 News

Roche's Diabetes Care has signed a deal with Senseonics, an implantable glucose sensor company, to sell its Eversense continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system in some European countries more

26 May 2016 12:26 News

University of Michigan customises a biocompatible material for additively manufacturing medical implants more

26 Apr 2016 08:40 News

CSIRO has developed an innovative ‘goo’ coating that could be used to improve medical devices and implants more

21 Mar 2016 16:44

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Tiny implants measure intracranial pressure and temperature before being absorbed into the body more

3 Feb 2016 11:00 News

The first-in-human implantation of Cardiosolutions’ Mitra-Spacer device has helped save a patient with severe heart failure, according to the BBC more

27 Jan 2016 14:42 News

The Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has voted in favour of approving Probuphine, an implant to treat opioid addiction more

13 Jan 2016 15:07 News


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Technology that is implanted into the brain could help restore the mobility of people who have suffered a spinal cord injury or stroke more

5 Jan 2016 12:30 Technology

A British woman has been implanted with a ‘bionic eye’ after being virtually blind for six years more

5 Jan 2016 11:44 News

Boston Scientific has announced the first implants of the Watchman FLX Left Atrial Appendage Closure more

30 Nov 2015 11:57 News

Recent news that yet another implant scare had hit the sector was disappointing to say the least more

27 Nov 2015 15:35 Opinion

Scientists in the United States are developing a device that can collect cancer cells as they move through the body more

16 Sep 2015 14:07 News

Zhong Lin Wang has created a device, which gathers power from kinetic energy produced by humans, and converts it to electricity to power wearable devices or implants more

5 Aug 2015 16:17 Technology

Oxford Performance Materials has been given FDA approval for its 3D printed spinal implant device more

31 Jul 2015 10:27 Technology

From believable implants, to ones that seem to have come out of a sci-fi novel, we look at five current devices that can be implanted to create cyborgs more

30 Jul 2015 11:24 Opinion