medical device


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Medical devices might be thought to contain a dazzling array of complex equipment but a Twitter user recently found out that this sometimes isn’t the case. more

25 Sep 2017 10:40 Devices

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced it is ending the sale of its Essure sterilisation device in all non-US countries. more

20 Sep 2017 15:50 Devices

MPN speaks to Professor Andrew Shennan a member of the Cradle Project that has developed a device capable of detecting abnormalities in vital signs. more

20 Sep 2017 15:15 News

A device developed to help obese type 2 diabetic patients lose weight should be rolled out across the NHS, according to researchers. more

13 Sep 2017 14:30 Devices

Medical Plastics News reviews the Philips Health Watch, a wearable deices touted as a medical device to help people monitor their health. more

11 Sep 2017 15:50 Devices

A device that can quickly detect cancer during surgery has been developed by scientists from the University of Texas. more

7 Sep 2017 15:40 Devices

The NHS is spending millions of pounds on out-dated, limited and inefficient pagers every year, according to a new report by digital solutions company, CommonTime. more

6 Sep 2017 10:00 News

A camera that can see through the human body is the result of a collaborative project at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University. more

4 Sep 2017 12:05 Devices


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Hearing the name Gwyneth Paltrow and medical device in the same sentence obviously caught my attention. But to discover she is under fire from a marketing watchdog for misleading product claims really was music to my ears… more

31 Aug 2017 13:47 Opinion

Earlier this week the Victoria Derbyshire Show reported that some women are undergoing hysterectomies to remove the sterilisation device, Essure. more

31 Aug 2017 10:42 News

Fitbit has announced its newest smartwatch called the Fitbit Ionic. more

30 Aug 2017 10:45 Devices

The Victoria Derbyshire Show has reported that some women are undergoing hysterectomies to remove the sterilisation device, Essure. The BBC has covered the story. more

29 Aug 2017 12:18 Devices

Lu Rahman looks at some of the technology being used in medtech devices and finds it might have been familiar with many of our ancestors too more

25 Aug 2017 15:25 Opinion

Professor Mark McAlindon from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals has scooped the prestigious Hopkins Endoscopy Prize for his pill camera medical device more

22 Aug 2017 10:18 Devices

Scientists from Cambridgeshire have created the world’s smallest surgical robot by using technology from the mobile phone and space industries. more

21 Aug 2017 12:00 Devices

Medical devices and wearables could benefit from Harvard’s self-healing rubber more

15 Aug 2017 11:22 News

Researchers have developed a new technology that can reprogram skin cells to repair injured tissue. more

9 Aug 2017 11:34

A wearable device has launched that can stimulate the brain into burning more fat. more

8 Aug 2017 11:15 Devices

Compliance specialist Maetrics has published a new guide in order to provide best practice guidance to medical device manufacturers and to help them navigate the new Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP). more

3 Aug 2017 11:25 News

A fertility app that became the first, regulatory sanctioned app to be approved has drawn criticism from a New York gynaecology institution. more

2 Aug 2017 11:15 Devices