TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HOYA Group PENTAX Medical launches Splash M-Knife, the new multi-functional ESD Device to achieve complete Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD herein after) with a single device. The new device will be demonstrated in the 89th Annual Meeting of The Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society (JGES) Congress to be held in Nagoya, Japan from May 29th through […]

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO) today announced that it has received the CE Mark for new molecular assays for the detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1) and Type 2 (HSV-2), to be run on its molecular platform, illumigene®. The HSV 1&2 assays are additions to the portfolio of molecular tests available for […]

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Biodesix, Inc. today announced the launch of GeneStrat™, a targeted liquid biopsy mutation test for genotyping tumors of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The blood test results are available within 72 hours, providing physicians actionable diagnostic information prior to making treatment decisions. GeneStrat is focused exclusively on the clinically actionable […]

Amputees can control their bionic prosthetic limbs with their minds, thanks to tiny implanted myoelectric sensors (IMES) developed by Icelandic orthopedics company Ossur and surgically placed in a patient’s residual muscle tissue.  Ossur implanted tiny sensors in the residual muscle tissue of two amputees that they say trigger movement in the prosthesis via a receiver. […]

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC–(Marketwired – May 15, 2015) – Medical device manufacturers hoping to enter the US market face increasing commercial competition and challenges to gain the funding necessary to support emerging brands. Because development and commercialization can consume a lot of resources, many device firms look to partnerships and acquisitions to move products to […]

DUBLIN, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Top Medical Device and Imaging Technologies in 2015 (Technical Insights)” report to their offering.      (Logo: ) Each of the technology profiles covers the following: Brief technology snapshot, breadth of applications, key innovations and innovators, projected market growth over the short […]

LAS VEGAS, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), the independent cannabis testing, media, digital pathology, and education firm, announced the filing of its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2015, with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “DigiPath ended the quarter with $3.9 million of […]

HOPKINTON, Mass., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Unfors RaySafe, a Fluke Biomedical company and the leading manufacturer of real-time dose monitoring solutions for high-dose labs, will showcase the RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring system at the 36th annual Heart Rhythm Society Conference (HRS). Coinciding with the conference theme of “Shaping Our Tomorrow,” RaySafe will exhibit at […]

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Dotmatics, the leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services for the pharma, biotech, chemicals, agrochemicals and academia announced today that it has appointed LABINDIA as a distributor in India. LABINDIA will be promoting Dotmatics world-leading scientific informatics solutions and services, including its integrated platform for facilitating […]

SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — After two years, patients treated with orbital atherectomy, a device that sands away severely calcified plaque in the coronary arteries prior to stenting, continued to show positive results, according to new data from the ORBIT II trial presented today as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Society for Cardiovascular […]