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Biomarker, Innovation, News

Biognosys, Siemens partner for diagnostic biomarkers discovery

April 14, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Biognosys and Siemens Healthineers have entered a strategic agreement to expedite the diagnostic protein biomarkers discovery and assay development. This deal will combine Biognosys’ expertise in unbiased biomarker discovery technologies and solutions with Siemens Healthineers’ biomarker assay development, lab testing […]


Innovation, Research

Non-invasive neuromodulation approaches can prevent invasive surgery in Parkinson’s patients

April 13, 2021

Via: The Medical News

From optogenetics to sonogenetics to magnetognetics, scientists around the world are investigating new techniques to treat Parkinson’s disease without the need for invasive surgery. There is still no treatment that can reverse the effects of Parkinson’s disease, a condition estimated […]


News

Teen EUA Sought for Pfizer Vaccine; J&J Vax Probed; 40% of Marines Shun Shots

April 12, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

On the heels of its recently released data in teens ages 12-15, Pfizer and BioNTech said they applied to the FDA to expand emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine to include that age group. Meanwhile, real-world data from Israel […]


EHR & EMR, News

Microsoft Accelerates Industry Cloud Strategy for Healthcare with the Acquisition of Nuance

April 12, 2021

Via: EMR Thoughts

Microsoft Corp (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Nuance Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUAN) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Nuance for $56.00 per share, implying a 23% premium to the closing price of Nuance on […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Accelerating Medical Device Innovation with Regulatory Science Tools

April 8, 2021

Via: Health IT Answers

Progress in science and technology offers extraordinary opportunities to develop innovative medical products that can save lives and lead to better treatments, better diagnostics and better care for patients. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is committed to advancing the […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers identify novel SARS-CoV-2 variant unregistered on genomic sequence databases

April 7, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A team of scientists from the University of California Santa Cruz, USA, recently identified a novel variant (B.1.x) of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that might be circulating in at least 20 US states and six countries globally. […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Hardy Diagnostics unveils Matrix-Assisted laser instrument

April 5, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Hardy Diagnostics, in partnership with Autobio, has launched the Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionized Time of Flight instrument. The device, which is otherwise known as MALDI-TOF, offers high-speed detection and taxonomical classification of bacteria, yeasts and filamentous fungi based on proteomic fingerprinting. […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry cross border deals total $545.3m globally in February 2021

March 24, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total medical devices industry cross border deals worth $545.3m were announced globally for February 2021, with the $108m private equity deal with Mainstay Medical International being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Ava to commence trial of fertility tracker device for Covid-19 detection

March 24, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Digital healthcare company Ava is set to commence the study of a wearable fertility tracker device to detect Covid-19 infection in real-time and alert individuals to get tested or self-isolate prior to symptom onset. The Ava Fertility Tracker is primarily […]


News

FDA grants EUA to COVID-19 screening device using machine learning

March 23, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

Estimates of the proportion of COVID-19 cases caused by asymptomatic individuals vary but make up a significant minority of transmission events even at the low end of the range. The role of people with no significant symptoms in the transmission […]


EHR & EMR

VA launches strategic review of beleaguered $16B Cerner EHR project

March 19, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

VA’s ongoing analysis of the only site operational with the new EHR, the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., precipitated the need for a schedule shift, the agency said. Mann-Grandstaff went live in October last year, the first site […]


Innovation, Med Tech

CN Bio introduces the PhysioMimix OOC Multi-Organ Microphysiological System

March 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

CN Bio, a leading developer of single and multi-organ microphysiological systems (MPS), otherwise known as organ-on-a-chip (OOC), today announced the commercial launch of its new PhysioMimix OOC Multi-Organ MPS. The next-generation platform combines CN Bio’s in vitro 3D liver model, […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Research

INTEGRA’s VOYAGER speeds up critical molecular biology experiments for vital cancer research

March 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

These workflows often consist of lengthy, multistep protocols. Ahuva Odenheimer, a senior research associate working on behalf of venture capital firm Flagship Pioneering, explained how the VOYAGER increases both throughput and reproducibility at the push of a button: “My lab […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Double trouble for drug-resistant cancers

March 16, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

ETC-159, a made-in-Singapore anti-cancer drug that is currently in early phase clinical trials for use in a subset of colorectal and gynaecological cancers, could also prevent some tumours from resisting therapies by blocking a key DNA repair mechanism, researchers from […]


Innovation, News, Research

Drug delivery system: Injections or light irradiation?

March 15, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A new concept of on-demand drug delivery system has emerged in which the drugs are automatically released from in vivo medical devices simply by shining light on the skin. A research team led by Professor Sei Kwang Hahn of the […]