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On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Read more

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Neil Oliver, technical marketing manager of professional battery manufacturer Accutronics explains how portable and wearable technology is supporting the future of military medical devices. Read more

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Trinseo explains how polymers are boosting quality in drug delivery devices, enabling patients to lead an active lifestyle. Read more

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Find out what was on offer at this year's Compamed and Medica trade fair. Read more

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Microtechnology is big business. Compamed has spotted the trend for all things smaller which is why it is focussing on the sector between 13 and 16 November in Dusseldorf Read more

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3M reveals its latest adhesive and why medical device manufacturers might be interested in its development. Read more

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Vancive Medical Technologies and Pronat Medical explain why material selection matters when it comes to skin-worn wearables. Read more

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The future of wearables may not lie in the hardware developed by the likes of Fitbit and Samsung but in smart tattoos. Read more

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Technology company Qualcomm has developed a new wearable, medical-grade patch that lets healthcare professionals monitor a range of biometrics in patients. Read more

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

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A new technique combines precision printing of stretchable conductive inks with pick-and-place manufacturing of electronic components to make flexible, wearable sensors. Read more

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

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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 Read more

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Martin Shkreli’s reluctant jury, a fat-busting headset, plus Instagram’s role in spotting depression: episode two of the MedTalk podcast is out now. Read more

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Jawbone’s plan to relaunch itself as a medical device company has been leaked by Bloomberg. Read more

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

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A medical device has been created to stimulate an immune response against dangerous airborne pathogens. Read more

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

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Joachim Schäfer, managing director of Messe Düsseldorf offered an early glimpse at Compamed 2017 last week. Here’s five things we think you can expect from the show this year. Read more

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