The Week In... Medical Devices (13-17/05)
  • Posted on: 17/05/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (13-17/05)

Transportation companies launch a global service for the safe and reliable transport of sensitive healthcare products, a Cambridge surgical robot operates on a human for the first time, and could we soon see human babies being born using an artificial womb?

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Temperature controlled transportation service launched for healthcare

Transportation companies FedEx Express an TNT have launched a global service for the safe and reliable transportation of sensitive healthcare products.

New Medical Device Determines Bacteria Presence Within Minutes

A group of scientists from Penn State University has invented a new device that can return results within minutes.

Cambridge surgical robot operates on humans for the first time

A surgical robot developed in Cambridge and capable of assisting surgeons with laparoscopic operations has been trialled on humans for the first time.

Human babies born using an artificial womb ‘possible in a decade’

Ectogenesis, the term given to pregnancy conducted outside the uterus, has become a big topic in medicine, psychology and ethics but there has been no ‘Dolly the sheep’ moment… for now at least.

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