Daily Buzz

Conversation starters for the medtech community

'Medusa' Medical Helmet Provides Stroke Diagnosis on the Move

By Adele Graham-King -
Swedish bioengineering scientists have designed a new, potentially life-saving ‘helmet’ which is capable of differentiating between ischemic and haemorrhagic strokes.
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New Devices Improve Sideline Diagnostics

By Thomas Klein -
The players at the World Cup are facing extreme physical strains. New technologies help the doctors on the sideline to decide whether a player has to leave the pitch due to over-exhaustion or an injury.
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Opportunities Abound in Brazil’s Medical Device Market—But Expect Delays

By Stephanie von Meien -
Demand for improved healthcare and changing demographics make Brazil’s medtech market ripe for targeting. But registration and admittance procedures pose distinct barriers to market entry.
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New French Report Investigates Breast Implant Manufacturers

By Bernard Banga -
After the worldwide PIP implants scandal, the French drug and health product safety watchdog (ANSM) has conducted a large-scale campaign with 25 inspections of breast implants manufacturers.
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Sound Investment: Fresenius Buys into Physicians network for €440m

By Thomas Klein -
Fresenius Medical Care announced today that it bought into the physicians network Sound Inpatients. The company will spend about EUR 440m to acquire the majority stake as part of a recapitalization of Sound.
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'Sound' Investment: Fresenius Buys into Physicians Network for €440m

By Thomas Klein -
Fresenius Medical Care announced today that it bought into the physicians network Sound Inpatients. The company will spend about EUR 440m to acquire the majority stake as part of a recapitalization of Sound.
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New CRRT Device to Treat Newborns with Multiple Organ Failure

By Ute Eppinger -
Italian researchers developed a CRRT machine especially for neonates and successfully used it to treat a newborn with multiple organ failure.
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New CRRT Device to Treat Newborns with Multiple Organ Failure

By Ute Eppinger -
Italian researchers developed a CRRT machine especially for neonates and successfully used it to treat a newborn with multiple organ failure.
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Specialized Clinical Investigation Centres to Boost Medtech Innovation in France

By Bernard Banga -
In France, companies can obtain support from eight centres of scientific excellence to develop their innovations in health technologies.
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Detecting Lung Cancer via Exhalation

By Ute Eppinger -
Researchers at University of Colorado developed a non-invasive, easy and cheap method to detect presence and stage of lung cancer.
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