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Prosthetics may soon predict every move a wearer makes

The foot and knee of this prosthetic limb work together to predict how its wearer is going to move and respond to their position.<p>The limb, from the …

The NSA wants to monitor pacemakers and other medical devices

Oh, and also the entire Internet of Things<p>The NSA is interested in collecting information from pacemakers and other biomedical devices for national security purposes, according to <i>The Intercept</i>. Richard Ledgett, the agency's deputy director, reportedly said at a conference yesterday that, "We’re …

Wearing a Deus Ex-inspired bionic arm is the future of prosthetics

The team behind Deus Ex are making video games a reality, and solving a very real problem at the same time, with a new bionic arm inspired by the cyberpunk world of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.<p>Using their expertise in "near-futuristic art direction and augmentations," the game's creators …

Researchers want to grow human tendons on an incredibly advanced robotic hand

That alone is enough to improve the motion capabilities in prosthetics in a way that has never been seen before. But the researchers plan on taking the project even farther by growing human tendon and tissue on the robot hand.<p>That would mean people could have an <i>entirely new hand</i>, human skin and …

5 medical devices featured in TIME’s Best Inventions of 2015

Each year innovators are venturing to take technology to the next level, and in TIME’s annual ‘Best Inventions’ list for 2015, five medical devices …

Inventions

Google's Verily is developing surgical robots

Verily Life Sciences - formerly known as Google Life Sciences - has partnered with Johnson & Johnson medical devices subsidiary Ethicon to form Verb …

Alphabet’s Verily and J&J name medical device joint venture Verb Surgical

We just learned that Google Life Sciences was renamed Verily. Today it was announced that Verily and Johnson & Johnson’s medical devices company …

The Doctor on a Quest to Save Our Medical Devices From Hackers

The Internet of Things has introduced security issues to hundreds of devices that previously were off-limits to hackers, turning innocuous appliances …

Biggest Hacking Threat of 2016: "Pay Us Ransom Now, Or You Die"

This year we’ve seen an unprecedented rise in the number of ransomware attacks targeting your computer devices and asking for money. Even though such …

BluStor PMC, Inc.

Copyright

Irish EU Presidency: Dublin to be the eHealth Capital of the World

<b>Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly writes...</b><br>From 13 - 15 May, Ireland will be hosting eHealth Week, as part of Ireland's Presidency of the Council …

MDDI Online

European Medicines Agency - News and Events - Comments invited on draft revised guideline on biosimilars

08/05/2013<p>Comments invited on draft revised guideline on biosimilars<p>The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has revised its overarching guideline on …

Administrative Law

European Medicines Agency - News and Events - European Medicines Agency simplifies processing of fee reductions for orphan medicines

08/05/2013<p>European Medicines Agency simplifies processing of fee reductions for orphan medicines<p>The European Medicines Agency has cancelled the …

European Medicines Agency - Healthcare professionals - Eligible healthcare professionals' organisations

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) is the largest medical association active in the field of allergic and immunologic …

European Medicines Agency - News and Events - Workshop for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) - European Medicines Agency regulatory support pre- and post-authorisation

Title<p>Workshop for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) - European Medicines Agency regulatory support pre- and …

Small Business

Growth in the Wearable Sensor Market Puts New Focus on Difficult Regulatory Questions

Home > FDA Device Regulation > Growth in the Wearable Sensor Market Puts New Focus on Difficult Regulatory Questions<p>Big news came out of the digital …

Google’s Ray Kurzweil on the computers that will live in our brains | Kurzweil

American Public Media <i>Marketplace</i> — May 3, 2013 | Kai Ryssdal<p>Shares of Google closed at $845.72 in New York today, up almost 2 percent. It’s been a …

For the wearable tech market to thrive, it needs to get in better shape

Any attendee at this year’s CES couldn’t help but notice the sheer number of wearable health vendors in the health and fitness section of the …

MDDI Online

EU-Funded Program to Develop First 'cookbook' for Coordinated Care and Telehealth Deployment

Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and its consortium partners announced the launch of the Advancing Care Coordination and Telehealth …

EU court tells EMA: don't grant access-to-documents requests, for now

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has been ordered by the General Court of the European Union (EU) not to provide documents as part of two …

Something completely different: a EU medical devices regulation chart

And now for something completely different from all the discussion about future rules and where they may take us: the RAPS Dutch/Flanders chapter has …

The reasoning behind the “Don’t lose the 3” campaign

My journey at the European industry association Eucomed started two and a half years ago. During my interviews for the communications role I was made …

ICT for Societal Challenges

European society is inexorably shifting in form and nature, influenced by powerful factors, including an ageing population, climate change, an …