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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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