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Transdermal Patch Provides Effective Delivery for Low Potency Drugs

By Adele Graham-King -
Coventry based Warwick University spin-out Medherant has developed a new transdermal skin patch which can effectively deliver low and medium potency drugs.

New Bioprinting Technology Enables Custom-Made Tissue for Clinical Applications

By Bernard Banga -
A French start-up has developed unique technology for 4D laser bioprinting of living tissue. This is a promising system for a tissue engineering market worth an estimated 15 billion dollars.

Italian Start-Up Develops Device to Improve Screening Accuracy for Colorectal Cancer

By Alessandra Martelli -
SCENT S.r.l. has developed a device that analyses fecal volatile organic compounds, with an aim to improve screening accuracy for colorectal cancer detection.

Roche Acquires another Molecular Diagnostics Company for up to $425m

By Thomas Klein -
Roche announced on Thursday that its would acquire microbiology diagnostics company GeneWEAVE BioSciences for up to $425m.

A Patch to Treat Food Allergies

By bernard Banga -
The Food and Drug Administration has granted the status of breakthrough therapy to French technology based on epicutaneous immunotherapy for allergy desensitisation of children suffering from peanut allergy and its derivatives.
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A Patch to Treat Food Allergies

By bernard Banga -
The Food and Drug Administration has granted the status of breakthrough therapy to French technology based on epicutaneous immunotherapy for allergy desensitisation of children suffering from peanut allergy and its derivatives.
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Digital Health Funding Plummets in U.S., But Outlook Remains Rosy

By Bruce Gain -
Funding in the digital health sector plummeted in the U.S. during the first half of the year, but there is no cause for concern that spending may be beginning to slow down, according to a Health 2.0 market intelligence study.
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Digital Health Funding Plummets in U.S., But Outlook Remains Rosy

By Bruce Gain -
Funding in the digital health sector plummeted in the U.S. during the first half of the year, but there is no cause for concern that spending may be beginning to slow down, according to a Health 2.0 market intelligence study.
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Biomérieux Develops New Generation of Immunoanalyser

By Nathalie Gnory -
A French medtech company is rolling out its latest generation immunoassay platform, which has just received the FDA’s 510(k) accreditation.

Insights into Designing Wearable Technology Services and Products

By Sean McNulty -
Wearable technology can help to solve many problems in the healthcare industry in the future. But to convince patients to use the technology, manufacturers need to work hard to get the design of the devices right.