The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval of a heart valve to include a size small enough to be used in newborn pediatric patients to treat heart defects. Specifically, the agency approved the Masters Series Mechanical Heart Valve with Hemodynamic Plus (HP) Sewing Cuff to include the 15-mm valve size, making it the smallest mechanical heart valve approved in the world.
A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has a team of Western University researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in the world afflicted by Parkinson's disease. For more information see the IDTechEx report on wearable technology.
The Arab Health Exhibition 2018 was successfully held at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 29th to February 1st, 2018. Ddu, the leading global pharmaceutical & medical device B2B online platform, attended the exhibition along with three priority members, taking home valuable resources.
Medical technology company Scandinavian Real Heart has announced that it will be using a range of AdaCore software solutions to develop reliable embedded software for its Total Artificial Heart device.
Senseonics Holdings Inc has announced that people with diabetes using the Eversense® brand Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems, in EMEA markets now have the option to invite others to remotely view their real-time glucose readings and alerts from anywhere.
Samsung’s latest phones, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, will incorporate a new digital health app that will track users' blood pressure and stress level while helping researchers collect data. Seoul-based Samsung Electronics teamed up with the University of California San Fransisco to develop the research app, called My BP Lab.
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