All Entries in the Category : Medical

Medical devices, implantable electronics, health & fitness and disposable medical electronics.

Wearable artificial kidney hopes to gain FDA approval soon

As neat as your smartwatch is, there are other existing wearables which, you know, can actually make the world a world a better place — though that’s not to say whatever you have on your wrist now is useless and for pure vanity purposes.

: Medical, Wearable

Zoll, Philips win Defense Dept. contracts

The U.S. Defense Dept. awarded rivals Philips (NYSE:PHG) and Zoll Medical separate contracts to supply “airworthy” defibrillators for use by the military and federal agencies.

: Medical

Cynosure Receives Expanded FDA Clearance to Market PicoSure®

WESTFORD, Mass., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Cynosure, Inc. today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its flagship PicoSure Picosecond Laser Workstation for the treatment of wrinkles with the Company’s new disposable energy delivery system, the FOCUS lens array.

: Medical |

GE Healthcare Ultrasound’s Global Strategy

Anders Wold, president and CEO of GE Healthcare Ultrasound, sees at least three billion opportunities in the world.

: Medical

Analogic ends fiscal year with sharply lower revenue, but rosy outlook

A month after announcing layoffs intended to save about $6 million in the coming year, Peabody-based medical device and security technology company Analogic Corp. has ended its fiscal year with $518 million in a revenues, a 6 percent decline from last year.

: Medical |

NxStage Medical gets U.S. approval for single-needle dialysis system

Fast-growing Lawrence-based medical device firm NxStage Medical has been approved in the U.S. to sell a version of its home hemodialysis device which uses just one needle instead of two inserted in the arm.

: Medical |

5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables

Smart wearables are beginning to address a broader set of consumer issues—including health. While most wearables are wristworn today, more and more new form factors are being delivered, and are beginning to address wearables-specific problems, rather than simply just putting your smartphone on your wrist.

: Medical, Wearable