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With Medtec China 2017 taking place in just a couple of weeks, the organisers of the medical device design and manufacturing event have released a list of highlights that visitors can expect to see at the show. more

5 Sep 2017 14:35 News

The FDA has released guidance for medical device makers on the use of real-world data (RWD) and real-world evidence (RWE) in gaining approval for their products. more

1 Sep 2017 14:30 News

An introductory guide has been made available by the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), so manufacturers are aware of requirements under the new EU regulations for medical devices (MDR) and in vitro diagnostic devices (IVDR). more

30 Aug 2017 16:30 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

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

Scientists from Cambridgeshire have created the world’s smallest surgical robot by using technology from the mobile phone and space industries. more

21 Aug 2017 12:15 News

Jawbone’s plan to relaunch itself as a medical device company has been leaked by Bloomberg. more

18 Aug 2017 15:10 News

A 12-week business accelerator programme in the North West has proven to be hugely successful for health-technology companies. more

18 Aug 2017 13:40 News

Inocul-Air is a new wearable medical device which stimulates an immune response against respiratory pathogens, regardless of mutation. more

10 Aug 2017 14:28 News

Researchers have developed a new technology that can reprogram skin cells to repair injured tissue. more

9 Aug 2017 12:00 News

The company is contributing to a new Canadian medical device centre. more

5 Jul 2017 14:33 News

A dissolvable adhesive patch has been developed to offer a ‘painless’ alternative to the flu vaccine, which is traditionally delivered by injection. more

28 Jun 2017 15:50 News

Quality provider InfinityQS has argued that the medical device industry must develop a common language within its data systems to ensure full legal compliance and internal traceability. more

27 Jun 2017 10:45 News

Solvay’s move into medical devices has begun with a dental care business line. more

21 Jun 2017 11:15 News

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions explains how it’s taking 2C LSR technology to the next level. more

20 Jun 2017 11:50 News

A company aimed at improving diabetes care has revealed during Diabetes Week that it has managed to save the NHS more than £25 million more

14 Jun 2017 14:50 News

MediSieve, the company behind a magnetic sieve that filters out malaria-infected cells directly from a patient’s bloodstream, is developing new methods to fight leukaemia. more

26 May 2017 13:53 News

Enric Sirera, Ultrasion, explains how ultrasonic moulding has come of age as the technology of choice for OEMs seeking to innovate and push the boundaries of product design. more

16 May 2017 11:02 Features

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

12 May 2017 13:14 News