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Lindsay Mann, MTD Micromolding explains how to overcome roadblocks when producing a micro medical breakthrough more

North America

Health brand consultancy company Arcadia Group has announced the launch of an Amazon exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management. more

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The FDA has released a statement discussing its efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients. more

Devices

Surgical Innovation Associates receives FDA clearance to market advanced bioabsorbable mesh for reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. more

North America

Press reports have highlighted the Series 4 Apple Watch’s new FDA-cleared features and focussed on its use a potential medical device. Lu Rahman looks at what the product offers and is somewhat sceptical of its latest labelling. more

North America

Compounding Solutions, a global leader in custom medical plastics compounding, has been named the distributor of Evonik’s portfolio of medical grade polymers more

North America

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has announced a $200 million investment in the company’s facilities in Nebraska that will create 300 new jobs statewide. more

North America

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) and SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals have announced they will continue to collaborate on their student program partnership for an additional year through September 2019. more

North America

The Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific’s recent FDA approval for the Eluvia Stent System may disrupt Cook Medical’s position in the US peripheral stents market, with Cook expected to face stronger competition trying to maintain a larger share of the market in the future. more

North America

The implementation of 3D printing technology in healthcare has created exciting developments, making medical technology which is often expensive at the time of market entry cheaper over time. more

Technology

CorWave, a French medical technology company has obtained patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office: for an ‘Implantable pump system having an undulating membrane’. more

North America

Researchers from the Massuchusetts Institute of Technology, working with scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices implanted deep within the human body. more

Technology

The FDA will hold a meeting next year to assess the safety of breast implants, following concerns that they are linked to an increased chance of autoimmune diseases occurring in implant patients. more

Devices

Jason Middleton, Ray Products examines thermoforming and the future of medical device manufacturing. more

Opinion

The factory of the future is a term that has been discussed for a number of years but what exactly does it mean? Reece Armstrong explains. more

Opinion

Medical device company Stryker has announced it will acquire a San Francisco-based medtech company that specialises in advanced visualisation devices for surgery. more

News

Plastics manufacturer Nolato Contour has announced it is expanding its facility in Wisconsin with a $17.9 million investment which is expected to create 62 jobs. more

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For over 40 years Apple Rubber has been supplying the medical device sector with seals and sealing devices. The company recognises is standing in the industry and the responsibility it has towards gender issues in the workplace. more

Opinion

Lu Rahman continues her look at the cosmetic surgery industry and examines how social media, in particular Snapchat, is playing into the rise of cosmetic procedures. more

Opinion

Freudenberg Medical explores coatings and surface treatments for silicone and thermoplastic components. more

News

Provider of custom-engineered sutures, Teleflex Medical OEM, has introduced an advanced braiding technology that can divide a suture into multiple end branches or integrate several “loops” within the strand. more

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