Drug Target Review rounds up some of the latest developments in materials developed for medical applications, including hydrogels, implants and more.
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Experiments testing the artificial cardiac patch in pigs and rats showed the patch can reduce scarring and improve cardiac function after a heart attack.
The British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA) has said the UK government's changes to expedite production of hand sanitiser will aid in the fight against COVID-19.
New reports say that India will stock up on personal protective equipment and ventilators by banning exports and importing from China.
Maurits Lugard, Josefine Sommer and Antoine Robin from Sidley Austin dissect the recently released EU guidance to accompany the MDR, on what a significant change is and how to collect clinical evidence for medical device software.
The DURYSTA ocular implant has been approved by the FDA to reduce intraocular pressure in open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
The UK MHRA has announced that Emerade 150 micrograms solution for injection is being recalled due to an error in one component of the auto-injector.
According to renowned data and analytics company GlobalData, India’s phased manufacturing programme will create significant opportunities for medical device manufacturers in India.
Extractables and Leachables Safety Information Exchange (ELSIE) has been the most influential industry group in developing guidelines for extractables and leachables. In the wake of the ICH convening a new group to develop a concept paper and business plan on their Q3E Impurity Guideline, Dave Elder discusses the strides that…
A new bill is now effective in the UK which aims to improve regulation for medical devices and ensure patient safety, as well as allow hospitals to develop personalised medicines.
A report suggests that instead of taxing medical device imports, the Indian government should offer tax rebates to multinational companies if they partner with domestic device manufacturers.
Safe’n’Spray™, the smart electronic concept device with child-resistant and locking features, wins the ‘Best Innovation In Drug Delivery Device’ Award at Pharmapack 2020
A team of industry experts awarded Nemera’s Safe’n’Spray with a prestigious Pharmapack Award for ‘Best Innovation in Drug Delivery Device’.
Researchers using 4D printing have developed microneedles with backwards-facing barbs that they suggest could replace hypodermic needles in prolonged drug delivery or biosensing in future.
New research suggests that a Brexit deal would obligate the UK to adhere to the EU MDR, imposing tighter restrictions on development and so hinder the industry.