MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for October 13, 2017

Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’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. 10 tips for selecting and managing a medtech development partner There many things to consider when searching for and interacting with a product development firm – and the stakes are high! Most early-stage medical device companies are only pursuing one product solution. It’s their baby and their only opportunity for success. With limited resources and tight schedules, it’s essential to retain a development partner that best matches their needs. Over my 17 years of meeting with prospective clients, I have been continually surprised and dismayed at the ad hoc evaluation methods used when selecting a development firm. Below are 10 things to do that will help to ensure that you and the vendor have alignment on the scope of work and that you end up with a satisfying experience and a successful product solution. A single article can’t plumb all the details and best practices that go into finding and selecting the right development partner. But these ten items can put you on the right track. Read more 4. Allergan settles Restasis patent challenge after movi...
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Publication date: Available online 7 March 2019Source: Physics Letters AAuthor(s): Wenpo Yao, Wenli Yao, Jun WangAbstractThe association of equal heartbeat intervals with cardiac conditions and the effect of the equality on permutation-based time irreversibility are investigated in this paper. We measure the distributions of equal heartbeat intervals under three conditions, namely congestive heart failure (CHF), healthy young and elderly, whose time irreversibility is detected by measuring the probabilistic difference between permutations instead of raw vectors. We demonstrate that heartbeats contain high rates of equal st...
Source: Physics Letters A - Category: Physics Source Type: research
Claudio de Lucia, Celestino Sardu, Laurent Metzinger, Coert J. Zuurbier
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Suicide prevention is a growing health concern in America for many minority groups. Although experts agree suicide is associated with cultural practices and beliefs, there is limited evidence on how African American women cultural values and practices infl...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Past work suggests African American college students may be a segment of the college population at heightened risk for anxiety and depressive symptoms; however, there remains an overarching need to broaden our understanding of individual difference variabl...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study used latent class anal...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Racial discrimination is associated with depressive symptoms for young African American adults. Yet few studies have examined the psychological mechanisms for this association. The purpose of this preliminary study was to examine the mediating effect of he...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Adolescent suicide is a major global mental health problem. Exploring variables associated with suicide attempts is important for the development of targeted interventions. The aim of the current study was to explore associations between leisur...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: Although several treatments have been shown to be effective in treatment of youth suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs), there is a pressing need to account for the substantial variation in adolescents' response to and outcomes from these treat...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a major global health challenge and a leading cause of death among adolescents, but research related to suicide has concentrated on high-income countries. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of suicidal ideation, suicide planning, an...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: The clinical and nosological significance of grief reactions in youth exposed to a shared trauma (9/11) was tested by examining whether the (1) predictors (i.e., non-loss related trauma vs. traumatic bereavement), (2) clinical correlates, (3) fa...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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