AMT receives Orphan Drug Designation

The European Medicines Agency has granted Orphan Drug Designation to Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics’ (AMT) gene therapy product AMT-080 for the treatment of Duchenne muscular...

Awards recognise ‘outstanding’ work in oncology

A nurse who reduced the need for hospital stays by 80% and a young surgeon who discovered a new target for pancreatic cancer therapies...

HSP launches Medtech Business

The first issue of an exciting new publication for the UK medical technology industry has been published today by Health Sector Publishing. Medtech Business,...

HSP launches Medtech Business

The first issue of an exciting new publication for the UK medical technology industry has been published today by Health Sector Publishing. Medtech...

Captivia delivers stents in Europe

Medtronic, Inc. has launched a new minimally invasive treatment for thoracic aneurysms and other lesions, following CE Mark approval. The Captivia Delivery System...

Diagnostics on the catwalk

Diagnostics company Inverness Medical's fashion show 'LAB FAB' was a highlight of the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) Congress in Birmingham. Designed to draw...

Brandon Medical wins third award

Brandon Medical has won the Innovation through Technology award for Yorkshire at the Chamber Awards 2009. The award, for Brandon's telehealth and medical lighting...

Eucomed addresses climate for medtech

Eucomed's MedTech Forum in Brussels has brought key players from the medtech industry together with over 400 scientists and policy-makers to debate urgent issues...

European Health Forum stresses value of telehealth

The cost of implementing new medical technologies should not be allowed to obscure their value to the health economy, according to an expert panel...

NICE guidelines ‘should be mandatory’ say Conservatives

The Conservative Party has insisted that guidance from NICE should be mandatory. The statement was made by Shadow Health Minister Mike Penning at the...

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NHS Spine is marking five years since it was brought in house by NHS Digital and run as an open source service for the...
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