Avenda Health Inc. has taken a page out of the breast cancer book with a new technology that offers very localized treatment of prostate tumors in a procedure the company refers to as a prostate cancer lumpectomy. The FDA granted breakthrough device designation to the product based on its potential to transform care for one of the most common cancers.
Regulatory snapshots, including global submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Bigfoot Biomedical, Conformis, Edge Surgical, Inova Diagnostics, Ortho Development, Orthofix, Think Surgical.
LONDON – Cumulus Neuroscience Ltd. has raised £6 million (US$8.3 million) to advance development of its home use wearable headset for tracking response to treatment in clinical trials in psychiatric disorders and neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s.
Med-tech happenings, including deals and partnerships, grants, preclinical data and other news in brief: Aegis Spine, Appriss Health, Auxo Medical, Biointellisense, Cleardata, Cryoport, Labconnect, Life Spine, Patientping, Triumvira Immunologics.
Medtronic plc has launched Careguidepro, its first patient-focused digital tool for spinal cord stimulation. The mobile app and online portal enables providers to better manage patients’ pain relief with real-time feedback and data.