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Prosthetic Voice Turns Thoughts into Speech

Thu, 2019-05-02 11:00
Scientists have created an implanted virtual voice generator that translates neuron activity in the motor cortex into speech.

Vaccine Storage Temperatures Come into Question

Wed, 2019-05-01 14:56
Vaccines rendered ineffective or questionable can undermine public trust. Ensuring proper cold chain transport and storage is a key piece of the puzzle.

New Robotic Catheters Can Self-Navigate the Heart

Wed, 2019-05-01 11:00
Bioengineers used machine learning to create a self-driving medical robot catheter that can navigate a heart.

First Country to Immunize Against Malaria: Malawi

Tue, 2019-04-30 11:00
The East African country has become the first to immunize children against the mosquito-spread disease.

New Prefilled Heparin Syringe Benefits from Needle-Trap

Tue, 2019-04-30 10:28
This product marks the first prefilled heparin syringe with an integrated needle protection device approved by the FDA.

Deitz Co.: Tablet Counter with Removable Product Contact Parts

Tue, 2019-04-30 03:25
Pharmafill TC4 allows for operation in semi-automatic, manual and check count modes, discharging tablets into bottles at up to 2,000/min.

UDI: FDA Finalizes Guidance for Convenience Kits

Mon, 2019-04-29 16:05
The guidance features clarification of concepts, examples and a Q&A section to help manufactures determine when individual components of a kit require labeling.

FDA’s 5th Blood Pressure Drug Recall of 2019

Mon, 2019-04-29 11:00
Risk of contamination has led to several recalls this year, and could lead to blood pressure drug shortages.

HealthPrize: Adherence Program Development

Sun, 2019-04-28 12:43
Programs built with Drive apply HealthPrize’s approach of gamification, behavioral economics and loyalty marketing to boost patient adherence to their medications for chronic disease.

Amcor: Recyclable, High-barrier Flexible Packaging

Fri, 2019-04-26 11:20
The company reports the packaging can reduce a pack’s carbon footprint by up to 64%.

Gene Therapy Cured ‘Bubble Boys’

Fri, 2019-04-26 07:00
An experimental gene therapy has cured eight infants with the immune system deficiency known as Bubble Boy Disease.

FDA OKs Marketing for First ADHD Med Device

Thu, 2019-04-25 11:00
The FDA has permitted marketing of a prescription-only device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Electronic Position Indicators Ensure Process Security in Track-and-Trace Systems

Thu, 2019-04-25 03:41
Compliance with the EU FMD requires implementation of traceability systems. The TQS (Traceable Quality System) from WIPOTEC-OCS employs a position indicator from SIKO GmbH that offers process security during format changes.

CDC: In Fighting Opioid Epidemic, Don’t Overlook the Guideline

Wed, 2019-04-24 18:51
In the rush to create solutions to reduce opioid misuse and overdose, some policies and practices go against recommendations for patient safety.

ICYMI: Walmart Commits to Aggressive Plastic Waste Reduction Goals

Wed, 2019-04-24 14:02
The new initiatives are aimed at advancing the sustainability of the retailer’s private brand packaging and promoting consumer-friendly recycling labels.

Largest Counterfeit Pill Bust in History!

Wed, 2019-04-24 11:00
Three New Jersey men were arrested in connection with over half a million counterfeit prescription tablets.

Growpacker Inc.: Child-Resistant Lids for Aluminum Cans

Tue, 2019-04-23 14:30
Cannasafe lids provides a resealable, child-resistant closure for THC-infused beverages that also fits with four- and six-pack holders.

Sustainable Innovations in Flexible Packaging

Tue, 2019-04-23 13:37
Companies are finding innovative ways of meeting the demand to reduce flexible packaging waste.

Scientists Are Bringing Pig Brains Back from the Dead

Tue, 2019-04-23 11:00
A team of researchers at Yale University made a groundbreaking discovery with questionable ethics behind it.

FDA Says to Stop Selling Vaginal Mesh

Mon, 2019-04-22 11:00
An increase in ‘adverse events’ linked to surgical mesh used in pelvic procedures prompts action from the FDA.