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Apple have continued its push into the medical device sector by filing for a patent for a new electronic health device. more

21 Aug 2017 10:10 News

Lu Rahman looks at the gender pay gap across the medical technology sector and what the rise of 'femtech' means for women. more

20 Aug 2017 11:15 Opinion

Sean Fryers, Connect 2 Cleanrooms, looks at off-site construction and the future of cleanrooms. more

18 Aug 2017 09:45 Opinion

Ray Ledinsky, Teleflex Medical OEM, provides expertise on designing a catheter to achieve optimal performance. more

16 Aug 2017 10:20 Opinion

Lu Rahman looks at the new wave of robotics. Soft and pliable these new devices take their inspiration from nature offering great potential for healthcare. Are we about to witness a new group of very useful and compliant, flexible friends? more

9 Aug 2017 09:35 News

Helene Schöngruber and Christoph Lhota, Engel Austria, outline a new cleanroom concept with reversed airflow for high temperature applications. more

7 Aug 2017 10:00 Opinion

A handheld medical device has been developed to check cervical cancer without using a speculum, PTI have reported. more

11 Jul 2017 11:00 Devices

Provider of medical scalp cooling technology, Dignitana, has announced that it has received clearance from the FDA to expand the use of its medical device to patients in the US receiving chemotherapy for solid tumour cancers. more

7 Jul 2017 11:55 Devices

An organisation led by six globally-recognised experts in cancer care has launched an initiative to track evidence-based patient information and clinical guidance. more

30 Jun 2017 15:00 News

Engineering and scientific technologies company, Renishaw, will be exhibiting at the Digital Symposium at Swansea University on 29 June as part of its event, “Digital Futures in Health and Wellbeing: can public services survive without them?”. more

27 Jun 2017 11:25 News

ITL Group discusses celebrating 40 years in business and how overseas expansion has put the medical technology company in a great position for future growth. more

23 Jun 2017 13:50 Opinion

Vancive Medical Technologies has teamed up with Eloquest Healthcare on a line of transparent post-operative dressings designed to enhance patient care. The device has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. more

21 Jun 2017 13:50 News

Solvay’s move into medical devices has begun with a dental care business line. more

21 Jun 2017 10:40 Devices

GW Plastics explains what the growth of its healthcare business means for the company more

21 Jun 2017 10:35 Opinion

A healthcare supplier in Leeds has worked alongside technology provider Bosch to launch a breath analysis device for sufferers of asthma. more

19 Jun 2017 11:30 Devices

Paul Brooks, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), discusses the impact of European Medical Device Regulation on currently marketed medical devices and offers guidance for manufacturers. more

15 Jun 2017 12:10 Opinion

Lee Dockstader, HP 3D Printing Business, explains how 3D printing is reshaping foot orthotics. more

15 Jun 2017 10:30 Opinion

With the news that over 800 women with vaginal mesh implants were planning to take legal action against the NHS and medical device manufacturers such as Johnson & Johnson Lu Rahman looks at some of the issues issues surrounding this product. more

13 Jun 2017 15:10 News

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A new advance in 3D printing from the University of Florida (UF) promises significantly quicker implantation of devices that are stronger, less expensive, more flexible and more comfortable than more

12 Jun 2017 09:00 Technology

Industry 4.0 is making its mark in the manufacturing sector, and medical devices are no exception. Lu Rahman looks at the relevance of this ‘fourth Industrial Revolution’. more

8 Jun 2017 15:30 News