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Fresenius Acquires Cardiovascular Services Operator

By Thomas Klein -
The world’s biggest dialysis provider, Fresenius Medical Care, announced that it will buy National Cardiovascular Partners, an operator of cardiovascular services in outpatient settings.

Medtec Start-Up Academy Elects Most Innovative Ideas – Part 2 MEDTEC Ireland

By Thomas Klein -
In this year’s MEDTEC Italy and MEDTEC Ireland events, young companies competed in the MEDTEC Start-Up Academy. Here are the winners.

Medtec Start-Up Academy Elects Most Innovative Ideas – Part 1 MEDTEC Italy

By Thomas Klein -
In this year’s MEDTEC Italy and MEDTEC Ireland events, young companies competed in the MEDTEC Start-Up Academy. Here are the winners.

Innovative Orthosis for Treating Sleep Apnea

By Thomas Petit-Bourg -
A French start-up has designed, developed and is currently marketing a new affordable mandibular advancement device for treating obstructive sleep apnea.
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Big Data in Healthcare – Hype or Revolution?

By Thomas Klein -
The buzzword Big Data might be overhyped, the potential for the industry is real. “Real life” data help to reduce adverse events, to identify research opportunities, improve business intelligence and prove value to payers.
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New Level in Stereotactic Radio Surgery

By Ute Eppinger -
A new stereotactic radiosurgery system provides the same or a higher level of accuracy in targeting cancer tumors - with greater comfort and in the whole body.
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‘Melting’ Implantables Could Lead to a New Generation of Devices

By Adele Graham-King -
Recent developments from researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated the potential for dissolving medical devices manufactured from the naturally occurring element silicon in an ultra-thin form.
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‘Melting’ Implantables Could Lead to a New Generation of Devices

By Adele Graham-King -
Recent developments from researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated the potential for dissolving medical devices manufactured from the naturally occurring element silicon in an ultra-thin form.
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Nanoparticles: A New Solution for the Local Treatment of Cancers

By Bernard Banga and Nathalie Gnory -
A French company has developed a nanotechnology platform that maximises the action of radiotherapy inside cancer cells.
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‘Lung Flute’ Device Breaks Up Mucus in the Lungs with Sound Waves

By Ute Eppinger -
A new respiratory device seems to improve symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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