A new device developed by researchers at MIT can inject drugs without the use of a needle. While similar systems already exist, the new device is said to be the first to deliver drugs to variable depths in a highly controlled manner.
Drugs jet into the human body with new device (PlasticsToday)
Medical imaging researchers in the Netherlands released a study on the future of medical visualisation. The study detailed some of the newest imaging techniques, but left out the fact that most of these techniques are currently only available to the rich because of their high cost, comments Technology Review.
The Future of Medical Visualisation (Technology Review)
During OrthoTec 2012, which took place last week in Warsaw, Indiana, United States, Stephanie Bechtold, scientific reviewer in the Orthopedic Spine Devices Branch in the Office of Device Evaluation at US FDA’s CDRH, answered questions from the audience on review times and the new Innovation Pathway program.
OrthoTec 2012: FDA Answers on Opening the Lines of Communications with Manufacturers (OrthoTec)
US researchers are developing a new type of stent coating used to treat brain aneurysms.
Researchers Develop Stent Coating to Treat Brain Aneurysms (Medtech Pulse)