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First Device for Predicting Risk of Pressure Ulcers FDA Cleared

January 4th, 2019 Editors Critical Care, Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Vascular Surgery Pressure ulcers are a common malady for bedridden patients, a situation that clinicians have been struggling to improve significantly. There are devices that sense how long a part of a body has been pressed on for too long, beds that deflate and inflate… Read More »

FDA Expands Vagus Nerve Device to Cluster Headache Prevention – MD Magazine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the label of non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator product gammaCore, from electroCore, Inc, to include adjunctive use in preventing cluster headaches in adult patients. The device, which was previously approved for the treatment of pain associated with migraines and cluster headaches, is a twice-daily self-administered treatment that provides… Read More »

Amazon launches connected medical device brand focused on diabetes, cardiovascular disease

Amazon’s latest move into the healthcare arena will be focused on helping consumers manage their diabetes or cardiovascular conditions, according to an announcement from Arcadia Group, a brand consultancy firm partnered with the online retail giant. The two companies have launched a new exclusive line of consumer-use medical devices, called the Choice brand, that has… Read More »