SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leo Lens Pharma Excited to Have Its Lead Asset Ready for Human Clinical Evaluation
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IVERIC bio, Inc. announced the closing of public offering and concurrent private placement with $160 million in gross proceeds.
3NT Medical, a company based in Israel, has won FDA clearance to introduce its Colibri Micro ENT Scope in the United States. The single-use device was designed to make surgical procedures a bit easier for otologists. The device features built-in suction for two-handed operation, a 2.2 mm tip, and a light handle that’s easy to […]
Since it seems that the virus that causes COVID-19 is going to be with us for a while, face masks will be around as well. As everyone who hasn’t worked in the OR before just noticed, not seeing the entirety of people’s faces influences how we interact with each other. Smiling, for example, completely loses […]
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mainstay Medical Holdings plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company’s Premarket Approval (PMA) application for ReActiv8®, its implantable neurost…
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #EyewearMarket–The Global Eyewear Market will grow by $ 57.69 bn during 2020-2024
Megan Matthews thought she was dying. “I thought my head was blown off,” said Matthews, 22, who was hit in the eye with a sponge-tipped projectile fired by law enforcement at a May 29 protest in Denver. “Everything was dark. I couldn’t see.”
Surgery has a reputation as being an intellectual profession, but a lot of the actual practice of surgery involves simple, routine tasks that are performed on nearly every patient. Suturing is one of those and a team of researchers from University of California Berkley and Intel thinks that it is possible to teach a robot […]
It wasn’t Deon Jones’ fractured cheekbone or even his concussion that most worried Dr. Amir Moarefi. He was most concerned that Jones could go blind.
A case of pink eye is now reason to be tested for COVID-19, according to University of Alberta researchers.
Medtronic won the EU CE Mark for its MiniMed 780G closed loop insulin pump that features both Medtronic’s own SmartGuard algorithm and MD-Logic, an algorithm developed by DreaMed Diabetes, a small Israeli firm. The system, indicated to be used by patients with type 1 diabetes between ages 7 and 80, automatically delivers both basal insulin [& (Read more...)
Scientists at Purdue University are reporting a skin patch that can deliver chemotherapy into melanoma tumors in an effective, convenient, and painless way. This may be an important development, as currently chemotherapy delivery options are limited and result in systemic exposure in the whole body and/or poor effectiveness. Previous attempts at ch (Read more...)
The molecular changes that lead to Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD) occur decades before the disease causes blurry vision and other noticeable symptoms in patients, new research by UT Southwestern scientists shows.
Children who choke when they drink or eat may have what’s known as dysphagia, or a swallowing disorder — one of the most common medical complaints seen in young children.
Neopenda, a medical device startup based in Chicago that has been featured on Medgadget previously, has recently adapted its wearable vital signs monitor, originally developed for newborns, to be used with pediatric and adult patients in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the neoGuard has been utilized as a monitoring solution for newborn (Read more...)
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In response to the impact of COVID-19 on clinical trials, 2020 On-site has expanded its signature convenience-based eye care service to include a unique solution for trial Sponsors, Investigators, Sites, and Patients. The compa…
Dr Christopher Rapuano explains how the rising incidence of this debilitating eye disease can be combated by ophthalmologists and other clinicians. Medscape Ophthalmology
Medtronic won the European Union CE Mark for its Micra AV pacemaker that’s delivered into the heart, where it resides without requiring any leads, using a minimally invasive transcatheter procedure. The device is indicated for patients suffering from AV block, a condition that prevents proper electrical signal transfer between the atria and t (Read more...)
Two physicians walk through the process of setting up and implementing an effective patient exam using telemedicine. Medscape Business of Medicine
After a long wait, the FDA has finally cleared Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitor in the U.S. for any patients with diabetes over four years of age. The system provides low and high glucose level alarms, which let patients know in real-time if they’re falling outside of their normal range and it doesn’t [&hellip (Read more...)