Hinting at a future alternative to opioid painkillers, scientists have developed a tiny implant designed to ease post-surgery pain and then dissolve once the job is done.
Currently, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) diagnosis is mainly based on medical history and physical examination, and there is no objective and consistent basis. By the time of diagnosis, the disease would have progressed to the middle and late stages that it’s difficult to treat. Although there’s no cure, early diagnosis and treatment can improve one’s quality of life, relieve symptoms and prolong survival.
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As more cases are uncovered in a global monkeypox outbreak, biotech companies and health officials are looking to make PCR testing for the virus more widely available in the US.
A new study shows that implementing an artificial intelligence-based medical device in primary care settings can help clinicians accurately diagnose autism spectrum disorder in children.
Gains in cognitive skills and adaptive function appear to be slower for children with low cognition and low adaptive behavior with hearing aids versus implants
Medical device lobby groups say they support the US Food and Drug Administration’s plan to align its Quality System Regulations (QSR) with the international quality system standard, but they want more than a year to make the transition.
A call to action in the journal Reproductive Sciences hopes to empower health care providers to optimize their quality of care for women with uterine fibroids by relying on the best available evidence and best patient-centered practices.
AdvaMed executive Abby Pratt has joined the Executive Committee for the Biden Administration’s Joint Supply Chain Resilience Working Group, the MedTech industry association said in mid-May 2022.
Data from a clinical validation study published in the Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) show that Diadem's AlzoSure Predict Alzheimer's disease blood test was able to accurately predict the progression of the disease. The researchers compared the test, which has been designated a breakthrough device by the FDA, with gold-standard amyloid beta-PET imaging.
In England, 5,000 patients die each year from antibiotic-resistant super bugs. Scientists at Imperial College London have developed a new rapid diagnosis test. Superbugs spread rapidly and often kill patients admitted for minor problems.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending sponsors include a plan to increase diversity when proposing clinical trial designs for investigational products to Agency reviewers. The move is part of the Biden administration’s focus on addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory have developed an artificial intelligence-guided ultrasound device to help physicians quickly deploy a catheter at a point of injury.
Experts are on the cusp of breaking access barriers with the development of mobile magnetic resonance imaging.
Medical device product recalls were down 14.3% in the federal government’s fiscal year 2021, according to a recent Medical Design & Outsourcing (MDO) analysis of recall data.
Collaboration, communication, and education can help healthcare organizations manage medical device security challenges and ensure patient safety.