Published: 10 May 2013
The medical technology industry may make huge profits from the global obesity crisis, if regulatory hurdles can be overcome and clinical efficacy can be proven.
Published: 09 May 2013
While surgical costs remain the driving force behind the adoption of medical tourism, the quality of medical care in emerging countries will dictate their continued success in this blossoming industry.
Published: 02 May 2013
Myriad Genetics are currently disputing their right to claim ownership to a human gene, drawing worldwide support and condemnation in equal measures. However, will the final decision make that much of a difference to the fate of Myriad’s flagship BRCA gene test, BRACAnalysis?
Published: 09 Apr 2013
A global increase in Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) prevalence, combined with improved device adoption rates, will see the worldwide Cardiac Assist Devices (CAD) market to grow by 93% by 2019.
Published: 03 Apr 2013
The Austrian nation-wide breast screening program is due to begin in October 2013, and shows a trend developing for cancer testing in younger women in attempt to cut mortality rates.
Published: 02 Apr 2013
Tissue-engineered human organs represent the next generation of treatments for chronic heart diseases, and will soon become a multi billion dollar medical market if researchers can meet strict regulatory approval.
Published: 27 Mar 2013
Every year around 30,000 total shoulder replacements are performed in the US, but the development of new implant materials is lagging behind the innovations made in hip and knee replacement technology. However, an underdog in the shoulder joint replacement market has just launched a new antioxidant
Published: 13 Mar 2013
Joint surgery looks to embrace more and more technologically advanced endeavours, in an effort to give arthritis sufferers their freedom of movement back.
Published: 05 Mar 2013
Total Ankle Replacements (TARs) are gradually becoming a mainstream solution to painful and debilitating trauma within the medical devices industry.
Published: 05 Mar 2013
A rising middle class with disposable income and a rapidly developing private insurance industry distinguish developing economies such as Brazil, China and India as the new growth territories in the global medical devices industry. However, Multinational Corporations (MNCs) need to boost cooperatio