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Reece Armstrong

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Reece Armstrong is a reporter for Digital Health Age, Medical Plastics News, European Pharmaceutical Magazine and Med-Tech Innovation. He has a MA in Media & Journalism and a BA in Popular & Contemporary Music from Newcastle University. His interests include health, technology, videogames and he is a keen performer of live original music.

He can be contacted at reece.armstrong@rapidnews.com or through his Twitter handle @Reece92David 

A number of medical manufactures based in Puerto Rico have responded to the impact and damage caused by hurricane Maria. more

25 Sep 2017 14:50 News

The UK Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued new guidance for medical device makers when taking human factors into account. more

25 Sep 2017 11:55 News

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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

Avacen Medical has announced that its medical device designed to help treat pain associated with fibromyalgia has received approval for EU markets. more

22 Sep 2017 15:35 Devices

Five people have died due to issues with weight-loss balloon devices since 2016, the FDA has announced. more

21 Sep 2017 16:00 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 detect pneumonia at a low-cost has won the student category of Fast Company’s 2017 Innovation by Design Awards. more

20 Sep 2017 11:00 Devices

A delegation from Manchester is heading to the US to showcase the city’s strength in the life sciences sector. more

18 Sep 2017 11:40 News

Scientists have developed a way of delivering multiple drugs or vaccines in just one injection. more

15 Sep 2017 14:40 News

A system designed to automatically measure glucose levels through a sensor has been approved by the NHS and will be available for reimbursement across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland from 1 November. more

13 Sep 2017 15:40 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

The founder of medical device company MediSieve, George Frodsham, will be presenting at the TCT Show, which is taking place at the NEW Birmingham from 26-28 September. more

11 Sep 2017 11:10 News

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

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

4 Sep 2017 16:05 News

Nintendo has lost a patent infringement case against a medical-device maker and has been ordered to pay $10 million in damages. more

4 Sep 2017 15:10 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

A £7 million laboratory has opened at Ulster University as a result of a partnership between Northern Ireland’s business and education organisations. more

4 Sep 2017 09:30 , News