Biomedical Engineering

This Implant Helps Heal Knees With a Patient’s Own Cartilage

At first, Courtney Mannino blamed the dull ache in her left knee on a ligament she’d torn in high school. She ignored it as long as she could, but …

Asia

Showering With Your Contact Lenses In Could Lead To This Infection

Researchers have reported a rise in cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis, which can cause blindness.<p>If you shower or swim while wearing contact lenses you …

Lifestyle (UK)

EU ratchets up pressure on Swiss to clinch new treaty

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn speaks during an interview with Reuters …

Trading

Swiss medtech firm Implantica plans stock market listing -sources

ZURICH/FRANKFURT, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Swiss medtech firm Implantica, specialising in products such as an implant for heartburn treatment, is starting preparations for a flotation on the Zurich stock exchange in coming months, people close to the matter said.<p>The privately-held company has mandated …

Stock Markets

Leavitt Risk Partners Launches Innovative Solution for Medical Technology Companies to Demonstrate Value

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Leavitt Risk Partners announced that the firm will be launching the BLISCare Outcome-Based Performance Guarantee at the MedTech Conference, held September 24-26 in Philadelphia, PA. This new solution will help medical technology companies …

Salt Lake City

Hacking the body, and the mind: The future of connected humanity - France 24

This week we take a look at the future of bio-hacking. Connected medical devices are already vulnerable, but is the human mind the next frontier? Author and cybersecurity expert Guy-Philippe Goldstein joins us from the School of Economic Warfare in Paris. Plus in Test 24, the new Apple Watch Series …

Apple Watch

Clinical trial investigators violate EU regulations: Entries in EU Register are incomplete

Breadcrumb<p>BMJ article finds relatively good compliance of pharmaceutical companies, but very poor compliance of universities<p>According to EU …

Clinical Trials

'No deal' Brexit could bring food shortages and airport chaos to Greater Manchester, councils warn

Greater Manchester’s supermarkets do not have enough warehouses to stockpile perishable food in the event that a no-deal Brexit hits supply chains, …

Manchester

Apple Working With Health Canada to Bring Apple Watch Series 4's ECG Functionality to Canadian Market

Apple says it is working with Health Canada to bring the Apple Watch Series 4's all-new ECG functionality to the Canadian market, according to <i>MobileSyrup</i>'s Patrick O'Rourke. No timeframe was specified.<p>This likely means that Apple has submitted an application with Health Canada for clearance to sell …

Apple Watch

Indian standardisation for medical devices soon; nearly 1,000 products currently being benchmarked: Official

<b>New Delhi:</b> A range of medical devices, old or new, will soon have an 'Indian standard' and nearly 1,000 products are currently being benchmarked, a …

Medical Technology

WIWE – Clinically Validated Mobile ECG for Stroke and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Risk Assessment

Sanatmetal Ltd. WIWE www.mywiwe.com Solution for a global problem Stroke effects 15 million people annually on a global scale, with 5 million death …

Technology (Ireland)

OIG Recommends FDA Use Pre-submission Program to Evaluate Cybersecurity Risks

In September 2018 the OIG published its report on the FDA’s review practices for medical devices with cybersecurity implications, referred to as …

Law

PBM lobbying group names a new president with deep Capitol Hill ties - STAT

What is it?<p>STAT Plus is a premium subscription that delivers daily market-moving biopharma coverage and in-depth science reporting from a team with …

Affordable Care Act

R10 SYWL Congress 2018 - Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

R10 Students/Young Professionals/Women in Engineering/Life Member Congress 2018 in Bali, Indonesia<p><b>Reported by Muhammad Hamza Ihtisham, IEEE Lahore</b> …

Women in Tech

Cactus Semiconductor to Present at Neurotech Leaders Forum

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cactus Semiconductor will present at the 2018 Neurotech Leaders Forum which will take place October 15-16, 2018 in Burlingame, CA. Cactus will also participate as one of the Sponsors of the event.<p>The Neurotech Leaders Forum provides an opportunity for …

Medical Technology

Who foots the bill for medical IoT security? - The Parallax

September 21, 2018<p>It’s a good thing that your iPhone or Android device can easily receive security patches. Updating its firmware and apps is a …

Health Care

HBP at Life Sciences Baltics 2018

The HBP will be represented in the exhibition area of Life Sciences Baltics 2018 on 26-27 September 2018 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Life Sciences Baltics …

Baltic States

Stick-on health sensors for emergency response

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a suite of wearable and disposable sensors first responders can use for rapid …

Government Technology

Fitbit’s focusing on the health care market with its new premium fitness coaching feature

Today, Fitbit announced a new service called Fitbit Care that’ll coach users on staying well, whether that means sticking to their fitness plans or managing diseases. It’s a premium product designed for health care customers or employers and health systems that use Fitbit to keep tabs on employees’ …

Technology

Patients Will Feel the Pain as FDA Slams Medical Device Industry With Growing Regulatory Burdens

Rules like that don't just stifle innovation and hurt businesses—they harm the people who depend on the sometimes life-saving products those …

Administrative Law

Anpac Bio & UC Davis Names 2018 ‘Anpac Bio Innovation & Entrepreneurship Scholars’

<b>Fellowships Fund University of California Entrepreneurship</b><p>SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 19, 2018–<p>Anpac Bio-Medical Science Company, and the University of California, Davis Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (UCDMRCIIE) selected five accomplished, …

University of California

Johnson & Johnson to Host Investor Conference Call on Third-Quarter Results

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) will host a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on …

Johnson & Johnson

This nanomembrane can act like a mic or loudspeaker that plays music off your skin- Technology News, Firstpost

Thin and versatile nanomembranes have been around for years now. However, this hasn't combined the best of both qualities without compromising …

Technology (India)

User Manual

Device layout<p>The device and the Keyboard Cover contain magnets. The American Heart Association (US) and the Medicines and Healthcare Products …

Screen Protector

Innovation Gateway hosts educational series to bridge gap between academia and industry

The Innovation Gateway, an office of research that serves the UGA community by connecting industry with university expertise and inventions, is …

Athens, GA

Sensors in shoe braces: How doctors plan to monitor treatment of club feet

Club foot is a birth defect, with an incidence of one in 800 births, in which a child's feet are out of shape or twisted.<p>Written by | Mumbai …

Uttar Pradesh

'Best' route to sound focussing

The aim is to use multiple loudspeakers (see photo) and time-reversal signal processing to focus waves sound to a selected location, which then …

Electronics

Philadelphia Business Journal Spotlights Unisys as a "Healthcare Innovator of the Year"

BLUE BELL, Pa., Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation UIS, +0.00% today announced the <i>Philadelphia Business Journal</i> has recognized the …

Innovation

15 companies in Chicago this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

For the first time in a decade, the number of job openings is greater than the number of hires in the March-through-June period according to the …

Self-improvement

Internet of Things (IoT). What is IoT?

If we go into the definition of the Internet of Things, we find out that it is the concept of inter-networking of physical devices, connected …

Internet of Things