US FDA clears PEEK polymer CAD/CAM dental device for long-term implant borne prosthetics. more

9 May 2017 10:05 News

DePuy Synthes Products has acquired 3D printing technology from Tissue Regeneration Systems (TRS). more

21 Apr 2017 15:20 News

Social services: Even over Christmas many of us keep up to date with what's happening on social media. Lu Rahman, MPN group editor, looks at how it's taken hold in the medical sector more

17 Dec 2014 10:15 Opinion

Scan it in: Compatibility issues between heart implant devices and MRI scanning may soon be a thing of the past, according to one tech firm. more

24 Nov 2014 12:45 Technology


(Credit: James Weaver, Harvard’s Wyss Institute)

Im-plant-able: A new coating for implantable medical devices has been developed using FDA–approved materials, which are inspired by the slippery surface of the carnivorous pitcher plant. more

15 Oct 2014 14:24 Technology

Make it gel: The Dual Matrix Gel System incorporates a crosslink technology delivering a silicone gel with improved fracture resistance, cohesive strength, and adhesion. more

15 Sep 2014 14:06 News

Honey I shrunk the implant: A new technique to power medical implants wirelessly could see them shrink to sub-millimetre sizes in the future if an approach described in Physical Review Letters pays off. more

23 May 2014 11:04 News

Double up: According to the Wall St Journal, recalls of defective medical devices nearly doubled in the decade from 2003 through 2012. The findings come from a Food and Drug Administration report. more

24 Mar 2014 16:22 News