Lu Rahman

The lack of women in high-ranking medtech positions is nothing new. But is there change on the horizon? With the rise of a new sector dedicated to female health products and devices – femtech – Lu Rahman asks whether this might help boost the number more

8 Sep 2017 10:56 Features

Ocumetics Technology Corporation is developing a replacement for the lens found in the human eye. Called the Bionic Lens, it could radically improve eyesight, prevent cataracts, and provide new ways of seeing. more

5 Sep 2017 09:19 News

Lu Rahman looks at who's behind this new wave of healthtech more

1 Sep 2017 13:36 Features

Medical Plastics News is behind a new feature for this year’s Interplas Show at the NEC, Birmingham. more

29 Aug 2017 13:54 News

The Victoria Derbyshire Show has reported that some women are undergoing hysterectomies to remove the sterilisation device, Essure. The BBC has covered the story. more

29 Aug 2017 12:54 News

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

29 Aug 2017 09:59 News

When we launched Digital Health Age – a sister publication to Medical Plastics News – just over two years ago, we knew from our work in the medical device sector, that the market held promise. We didn’t realise just how much. Lu Rahman explains. more

25 Aug 2017 09:10 News

Professor Mark McAlindon from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals has scooped the prestigious Hopkins Endoscopy Prize for his pill camera medical device more

23 Aug 2017 09:01 News

New research into silver nanoparticles could have far-reaching potential for medical plastic development. more

15 Aug 2017 11:16 News

In this feature from our sister title MPN, editor Lu Rahman looks at some of the stand-out M&A activity to hit the medtech sector in the last year. more

11 Aug 2017 12:10 Features

In this article, published in our sister title Medical Plastic News' latest issue, group editor Lu Rahman looks at the potential that digital health holds. more

13 Jun 2017 09:00 Features

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 09:48 News

The Landing, MediaCity, Salford, is to host special two-day national conference focussing on health technology, digital wellbeing and innovations in care 24-25 May more

16 May 2017 15:48 News


Islam Mosa/University of Connecticut and Maher El-Kady/UCLA.

Battery-free implantable medical device draws energy directly from human body more

12 May 2017 13:14 News

Nottingham’s hospitals have been awarded £23.6m government funding to create medical breakthroughs. The Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) in Nottingham will lead and support that investment. more

10 May 2017 09:50 News

Britain’s medtech industry has called for government policies that work domestically to promote strong and vibrant export performance more

9 May 2017 11:17 News

The European Commission has published the in vitro diagnostic medical device Regulation (IVDR) and the medical device Regulation (MDR). more

5 May 2017 15:30 News

Mediplus has scooped a Queen's Award for Enterprise, for its pioneering medical device catheter insertion kit dubbed ‘a GPS for the bladder’. more

21 Apr 2017 10:48 News