+5 | The top 5 medtech stories for June 28, 2016

Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. Sweden’s Handicare acquires mobility device developer Prism Medical Prism Medical said today that mobility and technical aid developer Handicare agreed to acquire it for approximately $62 million. Swedish Handicare, which supplies technical aids for the elderly and physically disabled, will pay $12.50 for each outstanding share of Prism Medical. Read more 4. Unfazed by Brexit, PureTech launches Sonde voice diagnostics firm Life sciences incubator PureTech Health, unfazed by the worldwide impact of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union, announced its latest venture today: Sonde Health, which aims to use a voice-based technology to diagnose mental and physical ailments. Based on technology licensed from the Mass. Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory, Sonde’s device is designed to analyze short vocal samples to screen for conditions based on acoustic changes. Read more 3. Wright Medical wants retrial in Conserve hip implant loss Wright Medical wants a federal appeals court to overturn the verdict in the 1st bellwether trial over i...
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Authors: Bonios MJ, Adamopoulos SN, Drakos SG PMID: 32464278 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Hellenic Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: Hellenic J Cardiol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: In hypertensive and diabetic patients, higher OPG values were associated with impaired LA function assessed by 2D-STE. In this high-risk patient group, serum OPG can be used as a risk predictor for LA mechanical dysfunction. PMID: 32462219 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Herz - Category: Cardiology Tags: Herz Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and ProteomicsAuthor(s): Khushdeep Bandesh, Dwaipayan Bharadwaj
Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) Proteins and Proteomics - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
To quantitate left ventricular mass index (LVMI) and correlate it with inflammation, insulin resistance (IR) and serum androgen levels among nonobese normotensive women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
To study whether patients exhibiting poor ovarian response have abnormal levels of serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 on cycle day 2 when compared with age-matched normal and high responders.
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Smart belt for weight loss, spider-like walking car, terrifying Robo-Sharks, IoT cat toilet, the real version of the monolith from Space Odyssey: the world’s most famous tech circus brings the superlatives of innovation to Las Vegas every year. Here, we sorted out the most exciting, the less useful or the outright dumbest health technologies from CES 2019. The year of the solar cow What do power banks and cows have in common? The 2019 CES Innovation Award, actually. It’s a brilliant project of a South Korean solar energy company, Yolk, having partnered with a Kenyan educational institution, to keep children at...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Future of Medicine ces CES 2019 digital digital health digital health tech gadgets health technology health trends Innovation smartwatch summit wearables Source Type: blogs
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Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
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