The market for medical products and devices in Brazil, estimated at R$ 8 billion (US$ 4.5 billion) continues to expand. From 2008 to 2009 the market grew by 6% and is expected to increase by more than 10% in 2010 according to estimates by ABIMO - Brazilian Medical Devices Manufacturers Association. The optimism of the industry takes into account the prospects of growth in the Country, which might surpass 6,0% this year. In the pharmaceutical market for example, predictions point to a 13% evolution in 2010.
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Denmark-based CLC bio, a life sciences services company providing hardware, software and data analytics, is expanding its presence in Cambridge with a new North American headquarters location.
Eyeglasses and sunglasses (eyewear) that are intended to affect the structure or function of the body or intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, are devices...
Federal Register: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Impact-Resistant Lenses: Questions and Answers; Availability.September 2, 2010 9:32 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
The FDA is announcing the availability of the guidance entitled 'Impact-Resistant Lenses: Questions and Answers.' This guidance document answers manufacturer, importer, and consumer questions on impact-resistant lenses, including questions on test...
A patented technology known as Dual Path Platform (DPP), intended for point-of-care immunoassays, offers a number of advantages over the widely used lateral flow technology. A DPP assay device has already been developed for HIV, as have prototypes for other conditions that range from hepatitis C to influenza.
Miyachi Unitek Corp., a leading manufacturer of welding equipment and laser processing systems, offers the LMF3500-HP, a high-powered addition to its popular LMF family of Ytterbium (Yb) fiber laser markers.
Coinciding with the launch of the COM Express 2.0 specification by the PCI Industrial Manufacturers’ Group (PICMG), Kontron presents an additional version of the Computer-on-Module ETXexpress-AI...
Transdel Pharmaceuticals Presents Phase 3 Study Data on Ketotransdel® at World Pain Congress in Montreal, CanadaSeptember 2, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments
MONTREAL, Sept. 2 /- Transdel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TDLP ), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing topically administered products using its proprietary transdermal delivery platform, announced today the final data set from its Phase 3 study of...
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 2 /- NewCardio (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI ) a cardiac diagnostic technology provider, today announced that Vincent Renz, Jr., NewCardio's President and CEO, purchased 128,000 shares during his trading window in open market transactions in the two weeks following...
Two devices in one – that is one of the mega trends in imaging diagnostics. The spectrum ranges from a combination of positron emission tomography (PET) with MRI or computer tomography to a combination of ultrasound with endoscopy. At MEDICA 2010, World Forum for Medicine - International Trade Fair and Congress, to be held from November 17 – 20, 2010 in Düsseldorf, Germany, medical technology companies and congress speakers will focus on innovative hybrid procedures such as endosonography and its application in the daily clinical routine. Use of these so-called hybrid procedures is increasing, primarily on cancer patients.
The inverter duty motor is small and compact, in order to reduce energy consumption. The smallest AC motor offered, the AC65, measures just 2.88 inches square and 5.22 inches in length.
Fujipoly announces the introduction of Sarcon GR-Tac, a highly conformable and durable 0.25-mm thick polyester reinforced thermal interface material.
Ultrasound allows physicians to do much more than just diagnoses. Sound waves have long been used for therapy, for instance for patients with malignant tumours and too much hip fat. What is possible using ultrasound will again be one of the main topics at MEDICA 2010, World Forum for Medicine - International Trade Fair and Congress, to be held from November 17 – 20, 2010 in Düsseldorf, Germany. With more than 4,000 exhibitors from over 60 countries, it is the world’s largest international medical trade fair and congress. While the latest developments in ultrasound technology will be shown within the framework of the trade fair, many of the speakers at the accompanying congress will present the various application options, for instance in oncology. There will again be practice-oriented sonography courses as well.
MEDICA 2010 presents innovative treatment options For people suffering from back pain, good advice is often hard to find and expensive to boot. Back pain is a disease of great medical and economic significance. Back pain diagnostics and therapy is therefore an important topic at MEDICA 2010, World Forum for Medicine - International Trade Fair and Congress, to be held from November 17 – 20, 2010 in Düsseldorf, Germany. With more than 4,000 exhibitors from over 60 countries, it is the world’s largest international medical trade fair and congress. In addition to tried and true diagnostic and therapeutic options, many new approaches and developments – from innovative orthotic devices or bandages to muscle strengthening therapies and implants for spine surgeons – will be presented at the trade fair and congress.