Top 10 2018: A look at the world’s expected 10 largest medical devices companies

The medical device market is one the major industries in healthcare and is one of the rapidly growing field within life sciences, with continuous advancement and new technologies. The market has numerous products that vary from medical gloves to prosthesis to diagnostic impaging equipment, along with the development of emerging technologies that offers improved clinical […]

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Opioid Pain-killer Oxycodone ER rejected by FDA

Intellipharmaceutics’ opioid painkiller Oxycodone ER has had approval withheld by the FDA, which has requested further information on its abuse-deterrent properties. The company responded to the Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the FDA by stating the judgement was in line with its plans for the drug, formerly known as Rexista. FDA sited Intellipharmaceutics complete relevant […]

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5 Major Lung Disease Developments of 2017

Pulmonary medicine is the branch of medical science that deals with diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases affecting the respiratory system. The conditions included are acute respiratory distress syndrome, sarcoidosis of the lungs, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, occupational lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, tuberculosis, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, lung transplants, and severe […]

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Novartis-Avexis: An Acquisition Deal for $8.7 billion

Novartis-Avexis: An Acquisition Deal for $8.7 billion Gene therapy is a novel treatment method, that involves the introduction of genetic material or gene as therapeutic molecules using a viral vector carrier. Based on the therapeutic approach, the oligonucleotide sequence is either integrated into the chromosome or is expressed within the cell. The concept of gene […]

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Electric Vehicle Current Market Scenario

Governments are increasingly focusing on developing new policy framework and updating existing policies related to the promotion of electric vehicle and supporting infrastructure, to address fuel-economy standards, EV price points, charging infrastructure and other measures including zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandates. Growing number of governments setting objectives for EV deployment is propelling the growth of global […]

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GM, Honda sign deal to develop batteries for electric vehicles

General Motors and Honda collaborate efforts to develop energy storage devices for electric vehicles US giant General Motors and Japan-based Honda, had come up with a battery improvisation program for electric vehicles. Prior to the new deal on battery both the companies were collectively working on hydrogen fuel cells. With the rising population and increased […]

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Clariant on regional growth strategy, opens new additives manufacturing facilities in China

Clariant inaugurates new additives production facilities in China The Swiss chemical giant Clariant has marked its presence in the Chinese region by opening new manufacturing facilities in the China. The manufacturing facility sites in Zhenjiang, China will produce additives for paints & coatings industry. The newly opened manufacturing plants are dedicated for the Ceridust micronized […]

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First FDA Approved Cannabis-based Drug – EPIDIOLEX

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of the first cannabis-based drug – Epidiolex, legalizing in the United States. Epidiolex is an oral drug, which is developed by GW Research Ltd., will be used to treat Lennox-Gastaut syndrome – one form of epilepsy – in patients over the age of two. […]

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Stethee: World’s first AI Enabled Stethoscope

AI Enabled Stethoscope in 21th Century Australian based M3DICINE has developed “Stethee”, an AI enabled stethoscope. The device is a startup project that can be used like a traditional stethoscope for auscultation of the patients, nevertheless the device amplifies, filters, and record sounds. Range of filters includes heart filters, lung filters, pediatric filters, and general […]

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Graphmatech and Add North 3D Develops 3D Printable Graphene Filament

Graphene nanocomposite company Graphmatech develops industrial grade printable graphene The Swedish company Graphmatech and startup Add North 3D has teamed up to develop industrial grade graphene filaments. Graphmatech is a graphene nanocomposite developer that was founded in 2017 by materials scientist Dr. Mamoun Taher and serial entrepreneur Björn Lindh. The company is also involved in […]

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