Posts Tagged ‘medical devices’

Four Biotech Innovations for Obesity

July 2, 2014 — Medical technology companies seem to be making progress this year, bringing biotech innovations for obesity closer to approval for U.S. availability. It’s been more than a decade since the Lap-Band was first approved for obesity treatment in the U.S. Now four technologies are making progress. Vagal Blockade. EnteroMedics won a mixed, but favorable, review for […]

Five New Health Technologies You Wear

January 26, 2014 — New health technologies you wear are proliferating at a rate that makes rabbits seem celibate by comparison. Wearable health tech created an enormous buzz at the gigantic International CES this month. It’s quite a feat to through the clutter of that meeting of well over 100,000 techies. Here are five technologies that will have a […]

Business Analysts Seeing Opportunity in Obesity

July 19, 2013 — Business analysts once again see opportunity in obesity for innovation that will bring financial rewards. Some are cheering because innovation is sorely lacking in our efforts to address obesity. Others fear crass exploitation of vulnerable people affected by obesity. Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry, a trade publication, reports that the market for weight management and […]