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Results from a clinical trial of Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-eluting balloon for peripheral artery disease show lower target lesion revascularization rates than rival C.R. Bard’s Lutonix DEB. Read more
By Alexander Santayana, Nusil — a brand of Avantor From well-established biocompatibility to robust performance characteristics, silicone offers medical device manufacturers a unique engineered material ideal for these applications. One type, self-lubricating liquid silicone rubbers (LSRs), provides an excellent medical-grade material that can solve manufacturing challenges and increase device performance. These elastomers contain a built-in… […]
NEWS RELEASE: Trelleborg Exhibits Innovations in Medical Device Components at MD&M West Trelleborg Healthcare & Medical will exhibit advanced polymer solutions for healthcare and medical applications at MD&M West in Anaheim, California, February 7-9, 2023, in Booth 2301. On display will be Trelleborg’s advanced capabilities in thermoplastic injection molding, drug-eluting devices, tubing, braided hose, molded… […]
BMP Medical announced that it plans to expand within its Sterling, Massachusetts-based facility. The company plans to provide additional warehouse space through a 25,000 square foot expansion. It provides customers more space for growing inventory needs to accelerate their time to market. A tenant previously occupied the space. BMP Medical said this comes as part… […]
After a banner year for diabetes technology in 2022, there’s still plenty to look forward to in 2023. Throughout 2022, we saw a wide range of advancements in diabetes technology. We saw launches for next-generation technologies, exciting clinical trial results, and rumored spinouts and acquisitions. You can read all about the biggest diabetes stories of… […]
Point of Care (PoC) solutions can provide a faster time to diagnosis, an earlier start to treatment, and a faster recovery for patients. This webinar overviews new chemistry and biosensing technologies that enable decentralized testing by measuring a variety of biomarkers, proteins, and DNA. The webinar showcases Analog Devices unique portfolio of electrochemical and optical… […]
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) shared industry concerns over new ethylene oxide (EtO) regulations with President Joe Biden, warning that sterilization facility closures could cause device shortages. In a new letter to Biden, AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker said the medtech industry welcomes updated regulations for EtO sterilization facilities and reiterated patient safety warnings.… […]
Researchers at collaborating universities in Illinois developed miniature biological robots with remote control capabilities. The hybrid “eBiobots” combine soft materials, living muscle and microelectronics. Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern University and collaborating institutions developed them. In a post on the University of Illinois website, they described them as centimeter-scale biological machines. They… […]
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Researchers say they can analyze multiple biomarkers to measure a patient’s health using a single drop of blood. Don’t pull out the black turtleneck yet. The news comes from Stanford Medicine, where researchers said they’ve developed a new approach combining multi-omics technologies (such as genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics,… […]
Philips’ CPAP recall has placed a spotlight on serious communication gaps involving home-use medical devices. Nonprofit safety organization ECRI recently released its annual Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report. The report said the No. 1 health technology safety issue for 2023 involves communications over medical devices in the home. The trend of more healthcare services… […]
Outset Medical CEO Leslie Trigg and the beginner’s mindset Move over baby boomers, former Medtronic CEO Bill George says The biggest medtech personnel moves in 2022 5 tips from medtech leaders for the next generation How this medtech molder is navigating challenging times Assurea’s co-founder is on a mission to elevate women in pharma Why… […]
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences announced today that it completed phase one of its new research and development hub in Colorado. The $10 million complex is in the Axis 25 Development at 4510 Byrd Drive in Loveland, Colorado. Through the expansion, Beckman Coulter said it expects to create 85 new high-paying jobs in Loveland in the… […]