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

20 Nov 2017 15:15 News

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 more

10 Nov 2017 09:00 News

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

13 Oct 2017 09:55 News

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

9 Oct 2017 14:20 , , Opinion

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

2 Oct 2017 16:45 News

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

29 Sep 2017 11:10 News

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

7 Sep 2017 11:15 Devices

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

30 Aug 2017 10:45 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

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. more

25 Aug 2017 09:55 News

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

18 Aug 2017 14:55 News

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

15 Aug 2017 11:22 News

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

11 Aug 2017 14:15 Devices

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

8 Aug 2017 11:15 Devices

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. more

1 Aug 2017 12:15 Opinion

A recent clinical trial has tested a disposable wearable patch that can be used to detect obstructive sleep apnoea. more

5 Jun 2017 10:40 Devices

A wearable medical device that monitors kidney function and could reduce transplant patients’ time in hospital has scooped April’s Merseyside Innovation Award (MIA). more

18 May 2017 09:33 News

Central Manchester Foundation Trust's Research and Innovation Division is offering £50,000 funding as part of a programme of support for research and innovation more

3 May 2017 14:13 News

Current test standards and methodologies are leaving the wearable device market vulnerable to potential risks as the technology rapidly evolves. more

2 Mar 2017 15:30 News