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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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‘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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‘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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‘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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The Inversion Wave Continues: Steris Acquires UK-based Synergy Health

By Thomas Klein -
British sterilization provider for medical equipment Synergy has accepted a $1.9b takeover offer from the American Steris group.
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Silicone Rubber ‘Lab-on-a-Chip’ Facilitates Lung Cancer Diagnosis

By Adele Graham-King -
scientists at the University of Kansas have recently used this incredibly versatile material to develop a new ‘lab-on-a-chip’ capable of detecting lung cancer using tiny new biomarkers named ‘exosomes’.
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How European Medtech Companies Might Benefit from TTIP

By Thomas Klein -
The proposed free trade agreement between EU and USA, ‘Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership’ (TTIP) stirs up a lot of controversy on both sides of the Atlantic. If it will ever see the light of day medtech companies are likely to be among the beneficiaries.
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