Techno Trends

This section brings to you the latest innovations, inventions and breakthrough technologies that are transforming the healthcare scenario.

World’s First Medical Smart Watch Launched for Monitoring Heart Rate and Blood Oxygen

Taiwan Biophotonic Co tBPC announced the launch of its oCareTM Pro 100 the worlds first medical smart watch for monitoring heart rate and blood oxygen This first fingerfree wrist pulse oximeter helps to move forward in the wearable healthcare and medical devices space The oCareTM Pro 100 provides..

A First-of-its-Kind Medical Device to Treat Esophageal Atresia in Infants

USbased Cook Medicals Flourish Pediatric Esophageal Atresia Device is used to nonsurgically repair the esophagus in infants who were born with their upper esophagus disconnected from their lower esophagus and stomach esophageal atresia This device treats infants up to one year old for a birth def..

World's Smallest, Longest-Lasting Wireless MRI-Compatible Pacemaker Gets UFDA Approval

Abbott announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration FDA approval for Magnetic Resonance MRconditional labeling for both the Assurity MRI pacemaker and the Tendril MRI pacing lead With the approval the Assurity MRI pacemaker is now the world39s smallest longestlasting wireless MR..

gammaCore® Cluster Headache Treatment Device Gets FDA Approval

USbased ElectroCore announced that FDA has approved gammaCore the first noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation therapy applied at the neck for acute treatment of pain associated with episodic cluster headache in adult patients The device works on a simple principle mild electrical pulse to the vagu..

VolitionRx Limited Launches its Novel Nu.QTM Colorectal Cancer Screening Triage Test

VolitionRx Limited has launched its NuQTM Colorectal Cancer Screening Triage Test across the Europe The novel blood test developed at Volition39s laboratories in Belgium in association with Hvidovre Hospital University of Copenhagen has demonstrated the potential to reduce colonoscopies by up to ..

Global Genomics Group Announces Breakthrough Diagnostic Biomaker for Plaque Detection in the Heart

Global Genomics Group G3 a precisionmedicinebased biopharmaceutical company announced its first precision diagnostic biomarker knowPLAQUETM for the detection of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease knowPLAQUETM is a massspectrometrybased metabolomics diagnosis biomarker signature for the detecti..

Olympus Introduces Contained Tissue Extraction System, Restoring Healthcare Option for Gynecologists and Women

Olympus America Inc introduces the nextgeneration laparoscopic PK Morcellator a complete solution for laparoscopic tissue containment and extraction Nextgeneration Tissue Extraction System comprises the PneumoLiner a firstofitskind containment device cleared by the FDA for gynecologic surgery in Apr..

New Machine-Vision Image Guided Surgery (MIGS™) Uses 3D Optical Technologies

Torontobased 7D Surgical introduced MachineVision Image Guided 7D Surgical navigation system MIGS for spinal procedures The company also announced that it has received FDA 510 k and Health Canada clearance for its MIGS It uses 3D optical technologies that require only natural light as well as machi..

Mainstay Medical Announces its First Breakthrough Back Pain Device

A Dublinbased medical firm Mainstay Medical has discovered its first breakthrough back pain device ReActive8 ReActive8 helps to reduce back pain by stimulating nerves that control key muscles in the patients back This helps patients who suffer with chronic lower back pain that do not qualify for sp..

A Breakthrough Wireless Movement Monitoring with Activity Tracking Launched

Angelcare has launched baby movement monitors AC417 and AC517 to trace babys movement level These new movements video and audio monitoring systems include the wireless movement sensor pad and feature Anglecares new Activity Tracking that senses babys movement level This new wireless breakthrough te..