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Innovation, Medical Devices

New device can regulate children’s blood glucose more like natural pancreas

November 14, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The wearable device combines a glucose sensor, an insulin pump and a mobile phone with an Android app that automatically matches the insulin supply to a child’s glucose levels. A pilot study in Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and the UK has […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Apple Watch heart trial recruits 400,000 participants

November 2, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The Apple Heart Study aims to determine if a mobile app that leverages Apple Watch’s optical sensor to analyse pulse rate data will be able to detect irregular heart rhythms that indicate atrial fibrillation. Apple and Stanford Medicine carried out […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Could a nanodevice eliminate immunotherapy side effects in breast cancer?

October 31, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The device is inserted straight into a tumour, making it possible to deliver a one-time, sustained-release dose that would eliminate the need for patients to undergo several intravenous treatments over a prolonged time. Invented by Alessandro Grattoni, PhD, chairman of […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

AI, robotic surgery among top 10 medical innovations of 2019

October 25, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Artificial intelligence, 3D printing and robotic surgery are among the up-and-coming technologies selected for the Cleveland Clinic’s list of the top 10 medical innovations for 2019. The provider organization, which picks those advancements poised to change healthcare in the coming […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Philips unveils IntelliVue app for improved patients monitoring

October 25, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A part of the company’s General Care Solution portfolio, the app includes Early Warning Scoring (EWS) to offer advanced mobility and optimised workflows for clinicians. It has also secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

‘Brain training’ app could help OCD patients to manage symptoms

October 23, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A ‘brain training’ app developed at the University of Cambridge could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) manage their symptoms, which may typically include excessive handwashing and contamination fears. In a study published in the journal Scientific […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Abbott obtains US regulatory approval for HeartMate 3 device

October 22, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The approval has labelled HeartMate 3 as a destination therapy for people who are not eligible for a transplant. LVADs are designed to pump blood through the body in order to significantly cut down the workload on a weakened heart. […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Researchers develop personalized and low-cost wearable UV sensors

October 3, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the University of Granada and RMIT University in Melbourne have developed personalized and low-cost wearable ultraviolet (UV) sensors that warn users when their exposure to the sun has become dangerous. The paper-based sensor, which can be worn as […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

FDA comes under fire for rapid Apple Watch approvals

September 17, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Food and Drug Administration’s quick approval of new mobile medical apps designed for the Apple Watch is raising eyebrows among FDA observers who say the tech behemoth got preferential treatment. Last week, the FDA granted—in two separate letters dated […]


Innovation, Medical Devices, Regulatory

FDA funds paediatric medical devices development

September 14, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed plans to support the Pediatric Device Consortia (PDC) programme aimed at the development, production and distribution of paediatric medical devices. The regulatory authority awarded five grants totalling up to $6m a […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

US researchers devise iPhone app to monitor blood pressure

September 11, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The app, which eliminates the need for special equipment to check blood pressure, leverages the optical and force sensors that are available in smartphones to enable ‘selfies’. Furthermore, the app utilises the ‘peek and pop’ feature of the iPhone to […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Researchers develop new testing device to better diagnose dizziness

September 10, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Half of over-65s suffer from dizziness and problems with balance. But some tests to identify the causes of such problems are painful and can risk hearing damage. Now, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a new testing […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Wearable health technology: fads or the future?

September 5, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

As the wearable health technology market continues to grow it can be hard to distinguish the trendy consumer devices from those with useful medical applications. From the debate over smart watches to the latest wearable MRI scanner, here’s a roundup […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Implantable electronic device could stop epileptic seizures

August 31, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The team comprised researchers from the UK’s University of Cambridge and France’s École Nationale Supérieure des Mines and INSERM. During the study, the researchers directly implanted a neurotransmitter into the brain of mice. The device was tuned to deliver a […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Meet The Award-Winning Medical Device Inspired By E-Cigarettes

August 23, 2018

Via: Forbes

Nebulizers are cumbersome, to put it mildly. A nebulizer is a toaster-sized device to deliver medication in the form of air particles. Users plug the machine into a wall socket and insert a medication, often albuterol, which is aerated into […]