Tanzania: China Donates 348m/-Medical Equipment to Z'bar Hospitals
[Daily News] SOME Chinese medical team here yesterday donated medical equipment worth 348m/- to Zanzibar's two main hospitals- Mnazi-Mmoja in Unguja and Abdalla-Mzee in Pemba Islands. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HCA enters joint venture with medical equipment manufacturer
HCA Healthcare ’s PPE spending increased $196 million in 2020 from the previous year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Auris Health Announces Publication of Results from BENEFIT Study of MONARCH ® Platform in CHEST
This study was conducted using strict definitions for diagnostic yield. In previous studies, variations in the definition of yield led to overestimation of a successful bronchoscopy. Given this strict trial design, the diagnostic yield of 74.1% is promising, and we hope this sets the stage for future multicenter trials,” said Dr. Silvestri, Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic Oncology at Medical University. “We are thrilled to be making a meaningful impact on the diagnosis of lung conditions, particularly in patients with small and difficult to reach nodules that may progress to something more serious,” sai...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

MIVI Neuroscience Secures Series B Funding
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 21, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MIVI Neuroscience, a medical device company focused on improving clinical outcomes for ischemic stroke patients, today announced the closing of its Series B funding including ... Devices, Interventional, Neurology, Venture Capital MIVI Neuroscience, Q Aspiration System, DAISe , Thrombectomy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DePuy Synthes Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for VELYS ™ Robotic-Assisted Solution Designed for Use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL., January 19, 2021 – Today, The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced that DePuy Synthes** has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution designed for use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System and its cleared indications for use. It will become part of the broader VELYS Digital Surgery Platform of connected technologies. With a growing and aging patient population, demand for joint replacement surgery is increasing. But across the industry, data shows up to 20% of knee replacement patients aren&...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Scientists developed a decision support system for clinicians
(Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University) Researchers developed an artificial intelligence system for analyzing endoscopic images (mucous membranes of organs). Such an approach is required for conducting mass screening studies, as well as for examining patients in remote settlements in conditions of lack of hi-tech medical equipment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

HHS Regulations With Enduring Impact On Pricing And Reimbursement Of Medical Services And Technologies
Under Secretary Azar and Administrator Verma ’s stewardship, HHS and CMS have pursued an ambitious policy agenda on transparency, drug pricing, and medical device reimbursement, one the Biden Administration is unlikely to abandon. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Medical device firm NeuroOne plots path to the Nasdaq with $12.5M private placement
NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corp. has raised $12.5 million through the private placement of 12,500,000 shares, it announced Friday. Eden Prairie-based NeuroOne makes electrodes that are used in brain surgeries related to the treatment of epilepsy. Its Evo electrodes received FDA clearance in November 2019. NeuroOne actually received about $11.5 million after paying its placement agent, The Benchmark Co. It will spend the mone y on launching a second commercial electrode product and potentially… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Former Beaumont Employees and Medical Device Distributor Charged with Wire Fraud for a Scheme to Steal Medical Devices
FDA OCI, Paul Purdy, Beavercreek OH, Valdet Seferovic, Auburn Hills MI, Zafar Khan, Fenton MI, wire fraud, medical devices, steal, medical supplies, Beaumont Hospital, cystoscopes, contaminated, ophthalmoscopes, otoscopes, internet, sold, Wholesale Medical& Surgical Suppliers of America, indictmen (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 15, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Clostridium difficile Infection Reservoirs Within an Acute Rehabilitation Environment, American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 100(1): 44-47
Conclusions: Nonsporicidal disinfectant was not effective on hospital floors. Sporicidal disinfection of the floor is important when rates of C difficile infection are increased. Wheelchairs are complex devices and difficult to properly clean. The hospital purchased an ultraviolent device for wheelchair cleaning with a subsequent reduction in spores on repeat cultures. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

C-Path announces SHIP-MD 2021 Virtual Workshop
(Critical Path Institute (C-Path)) C-Path in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health AdvaMed, the American Academy of Pediatrics and multiple pediatric health system leaders, is proud to announce the System of Hospitals for Innovation in Pediatrics - Medical Devices Virtual Workshop to be held on February 9-11, 2021. The workshop will focus on the acceleration of medical device development for the unique needs of children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Point-of-care device can diagnose sepsis in 30 minutes
Wideblue, a Scottish-based medical device development specialist, is working alongside Anasyst and Teesside University to develop a low-cost optical cavity absorption system which could potentially speed up the diagnosis of sepsis by a significant factor. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St. Louis medical device startup InterShunt Technologies raises $3.1M
The startup is developing a catheter system designed to mitigate left atrial pressure in heart failure patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

OpenClinica featured in televised " In Depth " educational...
OpenClinica is showcasing clinical trials and the technology that enables safe and effective vaccines, medications, and medical devices on the public television series, In Depth.(PRWeb January 13, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/openclinica_featured_in_televised_in_depth_educational_series_showcasing_clinical_trial_technology/prweb17653622.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Swab story: A game-changing COVID-19 test swab
This article is written by Mayo Clinic Staff. ______________________________________ Swabs typically don't attract much attention. Small, simple, inexpensive, used quickly [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Helius stock makes gains after company responds to FDA questions about device application
Helius Medical Technology, a Bucks County medical device company, said Monday it has submitted its formal response to questions raised about its lead product by the Food and Drug Administration. Shares of the Newtown company's stock were trading up more than 8% at $15.54 per share in early afternoon trading. The FDA in October requested additional information about Helius' Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator, or PoNS, device which is developed initially to help patients who have walking difficulties… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Update on the government's response to the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, DHSC and Nadine Dorries MP (updated 11th January 2021)
The Minister for Patient Safety, Suicide Prevention and Mental Health updates Parliament on the government's response to the recommendations of the IMMDS Review. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tiny wireless device sheds light on combating obesity
(Texas A&M University) In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described a medical device that might help with weight loss and requires a simpler operative procedure for implantation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Slow Vaccine Rollout Stokes Tensions Among EU States Slow Vaccine Rollout Stokes Tensions Among EU States
Frustration over the slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has sparked tensions within the European Union, echoing disarray within the bloc at the beginning of the pandemic over sharing of protective medical equipment and the closure of borders.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How this Memphis company aligned its business on the cutting edge of antibody test kits
“We want to be recognized as a significant contributor to the medical device distribution business. So hopefully one day, we'll have some Johnson& Johnson products and AstraZeneca products in here." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

AdaptHealth plans to raise $239M in stock offering to help fund $2B acquisition
AdaptHealth Corp. plans to raise $239.25 million in a public stock offering expected to close later this week. The Plymouth Meeting-based home medical equipment supplier is selling 7.25 million shares of common stock at $33 per share. The offering also includes another 750,000 shares being sold by an undisclosed stockholder. The amount of the offering could grow by another $39.6 million with AdaptHealth (NASDAQ: AHCO) giving underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1.2 million shares… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

EU exit: key messages for NHS organisations, NHS England
Further detail is now available for the NHS on the impact of the deal, including the approach to preparations and mitigations that have been put into place, covering amongst others, medicines, medical devices, workforce, reciprocal healthcare and cost recovery, and vaccines. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: overarching documents, DHSC ( updated 5th January 2021)
Further documents relating to the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2020. 5 January 2021 Replaced'Factsheet: patient safety'with'Factsheet: Patient Safety Commissioner'; updated'Factsheet: falsified medicines'with more information following our exit from the EU; updated'Factsheet: medical devices information system'following a further amendment made to the MMD Bill during Lords Committee; added 2 documents:'Factsheet: Devices Advisory Expert Committee'and'Factsheet: international data sharing'. 18 June 2020 Added 2 new documents:'How a medical device information system may work in practice'and'Factsheet:...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK implements new post-Brexit medical device information system
The move has been lauded by the GMDN Agency as a “valuable resource for the UK healthcare sector”. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 6, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Amyris to Launch its Biossance TM Clean Beauty Brand in China Through Partnership with Superordinary
Emeryville, Calif., Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMRS), a leading synthetic biotechnology company active in the Clean Health and Beauty markets through its consumer brands and a top supplier of sustainable and natural ingredients, today announced that it will be launching its BiossanceTM Clean Beauty skincare brand into the Greater China market through a partnership with SuperOrdinary Group. SuperOrdinary is the leading Clean Beauty...This story is related to the following:Skin Care Products | (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - January 6, 2021 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Flowonix Medical, Inc. and SWK Holdings Corporation Announce Closing of $33 Million Financing
MOUNT OLIVE, N.J., Jan. 4, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Flowonix Medical, Inc., a medical device company focused on providing advanced, implantable drug delivery solutions and SWK Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: SWKH), a life sciences f... Devices, Drug Delivery, Venture Capital Flowonix Medical, Prometra, implantable drug delivery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Innova Medical Group Acquires Calif.-Based MPS Medical Inc....
Innova Medical Group, Inc. (IMG), the world’s largest manufacturer of rapid antigen test kits for SARS-CoV-2, acquires MPS Medical Inc. (est. 2014), a Calif.-based, FDA registered, medical device...(PRWeb January 04, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/innova_medical_group_acquires_calif_based_mps_medical_inc_significantly_expanding_covid_19_rapid_test_manufacturing_capacity_in_the_us/prweb17638988.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hart Medical Equipment Acquires McLaren Home Medical Equipment
CHEBOYGAN, Mich., Jan. 1, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Hart Medical Equipment is excited to announce it has acquired McLaren Home Medical Equipment (MHM), formerly known as VitalCare in Cheboygan, Gaylord, and Petoskey in northern Mic... Devices, Distribution, Mergers & Acquisitions Hart Medical Equipment, McLaren Home Medical Equipment (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prehospital medical equipment for care of pediatric injury patients in Japanese ambulances: a nationwide survey - Toida C, Muguruma T.
AIM: We evaluated the status of the allocation of medical emergency equipment suitable for pediatric patients of all ages. METHODS: In 2019, we surveyed the emergency medical officers from 728 fire defense headquarters around Japan. The question... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Collagen Matrix Acquires the GUIDOR(R) Synthetic Bone Graft and Membrane Business from Sunstar
Marks the firm's first acquisition in 23-year history OAKLAND, N.J., Dec. 29, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Collagen Matrix, Inc., a global leader in regenerative, collagen-based, xenograft-derived medical devices, and portfolio com... Devices, Acquisitions Collagen Matrix Inc, Sunstar, Degradable Solutions AG, GUIDOR (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Giddy's erectile dysfunction device gains traction during pandemic
The founder of Giddy, a medical device startup that treats erectile dysfunction without medication, is on a mission to restore sexual health and physical intimacy in relationships that Covid-19 has made worse. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 23, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

How effective is a mask in preventing COVID-19 infection?, Medical Devices and Sensors
The main clinical characteristics of COVID-19 are respiratory symptoms that can lead to serious cardiovascular damages and severe worsening of other medical conditions. One of the major strategies in preparedness and response to COVID-19 is effective utilization of personal protective equipment (PPE) among which the masks of different kinds are on the top of the list especially for activities in public places. However, the underlying mechanisms of masks in preventing virus transmission have not been well identified and the current experimental data still show inconsistent outcomes that may mislead the public. For instance,...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Canada warns against company selling unlicensed PPE online
Health Canada is warning that unauthorized personal protective equipment and medical devices are being sold online, and they may not provide the level of protection advertised. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

AP: Tight supplies for virus gear cost US states billions
An Associated Press analysis shows states spent more than $7 billion this spring buying personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves and gowns as well as vital medical devices such as ventilators (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

AP: States spent over $7B competing for early virus supplies
An Associated Press analysis shows states spent more than $7 billion this spring buying personal protective equipment such as masks, gloves and gowns as well as vital medical devices such as ventilators (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Blood Oxygen Tests Can Be Inaccurate for Black Patients, Raising COVID Risks: Study
FRIDAY, Dec. 18, 2020 -- The fingertip devices that hospitals use to monitor patients'oxygen levels might be less accurate in people with dark skin, a new study suggests. At issue are pulse oximeters -- small medical devices that clip onto a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Royal Philips to acquire Malvern medical device developer BioTelemetry for $2.8B
Health technology giant Royal Philips has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Malvern-based BioTelemetry in a stock deal valued at $2.8 billion. BioTelemetry (NASDAQ: BEAT), founded as CardioNet in 1994, is a provider of remote cardiac diagnostics and monitoring services. The company annually monitors more than 1 million cardiac patients remotely with a portfolio of products that includes wearable heart monitors and artificial intelligence -based data analytics. Under the terms… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Author Interview: Conflicts of interest in clinical guidelines, advisory committee reports, opinion pieces, and narrative reviews: associations with recommendations
In this short interview, PhD student Camilla Hansen Nejstgaard,   from Cochrane Denmark and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Odense (CEBMO) at the University of Southern Denmark, tells us about how conflicts of interest may impact on recommendations of drugs and medical devices. She is the lead author of arecently published Cochrane Methodology Review on this topic.  What does this Cochrane review tell us about the impact of conflicts of interests in clinical guidelines, advisory committee reports, opinion pieces, and narrative reviews?The findings from our review indicate that financial conflicts of interest a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

icotec ag Partners with G-21 to Provide Combined Bone Cement and Delivery Solution for Pedicle Screw Augmentation Procedures
ALTSTAETTEN, Switzerland, Dec. 16, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- icotec ag, a leading medical device manufacturer of Carbon/PEEK implants, strategically corporates with G-21 to distribute their bone cements in conjunction with icotec's... Devices, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery, Distribution icotec, VADER, Pedicle System, pedicle screw, spine surgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Urgent Recall for Penumbra JET 7 Xtra Flex Reperfusion Catheters Urgent Recall for Penumbra JET 7 Xtra Flex Reperfusion Catheters
The FDA has received over 200 medical device reports regarding the Penumbra JET 7 Xtra Flex catheter, including reports of deaths, serious injuries, and malfunctions.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical Device Manufacturer ’s Director of Clinical Services Pleads Guilty to Causing the Adulteration of Rectal Pressure Sensors
FDA OCI, Denise D ’Andrea, guilty plea, medical device, adulteration, director, clinical services, Prometheus, device manufacturer, Pathway CTS 2000, pelvic muscle rehabilitation, single-patient use, re-use, cross-contamination, viral, bacterial, diseases, risk, Roger Beyer, Susan Wright, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 16, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Plea against all medical devices being notified as drugs: HC seeks Centre stand
The court listed the matter for hearing with a petition moved last year by SMTA challenging a notification which declared blood monitoring devices, digital thermometers, nebulizers and glucometers as 'drugs' under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. The bench said both the matters will be heard on January 29, 2021. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help
The vital medical devices could be inexpensive and available over the counter. But efforts have stalled under the F.D.A. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Hearing Aids Law and Legislation Elderly Innovation Food and Drug Administration Lin, Frank R New England Journal of Medicine House of Representatives Senate your-feed-health Johns Hopkins University Grassley, Cha Source Type: news

ReCor Medical Announces Positive Results in RADIANCE-HTN TRIO Study and Breakthrough Device Designation for Paradise(TM) Ultrasound Renal Denervation System
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 10, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ReCor Medical, Inc. ("ReCor"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otsuka Medical Devices, announced today that its Paradise™ Ultrasound Renal Denervation System (the "P... Devices, Cardiology, FDA ReCor Medical, Otsuka Medical Devices, Renal Denervation, hypertension (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Sealed Call Cords Come in IP47 Sealed Housing
Combine nurse call with optional light controls Provide patients and residents a reassuring soft feel Can be disinfected for infection controlThis story is related to the following:Health, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearch for suppliers of:Hospital Cord Sets (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - December 10, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Abilitech rolls out its first commercial product, will raise $20M
Medical device startup Abilitech Medical Inc. announced Tuesday that its first product, the Abilitech Assist, is now commercially available and listed with the FDA. The St. Paul-based firm will raise $20 million to help it commercialize the Assist and to develop new products, CEO Angie Conley said. "The four years of hard work are culminating in a very exciting time," Conley said of the product's development. "Hopefully we get to see some big smiles in our patients." The Abilitech Assist helps… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Air Freight Prices'Outrageous' as COVID-19 Shots Rolled Out, Says WHO Expert Air Freight Prices'Outrageous' as COVID-19 Shots Rolled Out, Says WHO Expert
Some carriers are seeking'outrageous'prices to fly dry ice and other medical equipment in the pre-holiday rush, but a capacity squeeze should ease in 2021 when the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines is expected, the WHO's logistics chief said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - December 9, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Tourniquet in knee replacement surgery
New Cochrane Systematic Review shows that knee replacement surgery using a tourniquet increases the risk of serious complications, and causes additional pain after surgeryWhat are the benefits and risks of using a tourniquet in knee replacement surgery?Senior author Mr Peter Wall, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from Warwick Clinical Trials Unit and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, summarized:The evidence indicates that knee replacement surgery performed with a tourniquet increases the risk of serious complications needing additional healthcare, many of which might be avoided if a tourniquet is not ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Epilepsy charity ask Cyberpunk 2077 to address seizure risks
After one Cyberpunk 2077 reviewer had a seizure triggered by a gadget resembling real medical devices that trigger seizures, a charity... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baricitinib: Doctors Are Skeptical of This Covid-19 Drug From Eli Lilly
Baricitinib, an arthritis drug made by Eli Lilly, may reduce recovery time by a day, but costs about $1,500 and comes with side effects. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine J. Wu Tags: Dexamethasone (Drug) Medical Devices Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Clinical Trials Research Steroids Source Type: news