Entries by CAPTIS

Biostage Promotes To President

HOLLISTON, Mass., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Biostage, Inc. (Nasdaq: BSTG), (“Biostage” or the “Company”), a biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ implants to treat cancers and other life-threatening conditions of the esophagus, bronchus and trachea, today announced that it has promoted its Chief Medical Officer, Saverio La Francesca, M.D. to President. Dr. La Francesca has served […]

New Test Can Determine Blood Type In Seconds, Reveals

R esearchers say they have developed a cheap, easy test to determine a patient’s blood type with nearly perfect accuracy in a matter of seconds — an innovation that could help determine the blood type of patients in remote settings or conflict zones. The new assay is able to pinpoint whether a person is type A, […]

Envigo Expands R&D Capabilities In Non-Animal Technologies To Meet Regulatory And Market Requirements For In Vitro Assays

At least five further tests to be introduced ahead of CiPA recommendations Princeton, NJ, USA. March 15, 2017: Envigo announces that it will develop and internally validate five to seven ion channel In vitro tests for measuring cardiac risk potential – ahead of the Comprehensive In Vitro Proarrhythmia Assay (CiPA) recommendations expected at the end […]

Fiber Optics Integrated Into Fabric Let Clothing Measure Heart Rate, Reveals

March 15th, 2017 Editors Sports Medicine At Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology), researchers have developed a way of integrating optic fibers into clothing and using this technology to detect a person’s heart rate. The polymer fibers are highly flexible, keeping the integrated clothing still soft and comfortable. A prototype hat using […]

Millennium Dental Tech Release: FDA Clearance For True Regeneration Reaches Milestone

CERRITOS, Calif., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. marks a huge milestone today in the one-year anniversary of the world’s first and only US FDA clearance for full-mouth True Periodontal Regeneration. The LANAP protocol with the PerioLase MVP-7 dental laser is the only laser-based gum disease treatment to demonstrate this extraordinary ability to […]

An Unprecedented Lifetime Warranty In The Medical Device Sector – MEDICREA

Innovations in medicine continue to push the edge of the envelope. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Rick Kienzle, Chief Commercial and Business Development Officer, at Medicrea. Medicrea specializes in the manufacture, and distribution of innovative proprietary technologies devoted exclusively to spinal surgery. Operating in a $10 billion market, Medicrea operates with 160 […]

IBM Watson Health To Integrate MedyMatch Technology Into Cognitive Imaging Offerings To Help Doctors Identify Head Trauma And Stroke

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MedyMatch Technology today announced a collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health to bring MedyMatch’s A.I.-based clinical decision support application to imaging experts working in hospital emergency rooms and other acute care settings to help doctors identify instances of intracranial bleeding as a result of head trauma and […]

Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions Announces Successful First Cases In European Clinical Study Of EMBLOK Embolic Protection System

MILAN, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions (ICS), a privately held medical device company pioneering novel solutions for embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), announced today successful first European clinical cases using the EMBLOK Embolic Protection System in patients undergoing TAVR procedures. The cases were performed by Drs. Azeem Latib and Matteo […]

FDA Proposes Exempting Hundreds of 337 Class II Devices From 510(K) Requirements

21 CFR section Device type Product code 868.1040 Algesimeter, Powered BSI 868.6250 Compressor, Air, Portable BTI 880.5580 Locator, Acupuncture Point BWJ 868.5180 Bed, Rocking, Breathing Assist CCO 862.1700 Radioimmunoassay, Total Thyroxine CDX 862.1685 Radioimmunoassay, Thyroxine-Binding Globulin CEE 862.1445 Chromatographic Separation, Lactate Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes CEX 862.1445 Electrophoretic, Lactate Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes CFE 866.5210 Immunochemical, Ceruloplasmin CHN 862.1100 […]