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  • Samsung Announces Health-Focused Galaxy Watch3 Smartwatch
    by Scott Jung on August 7, 2020 at 2:31 pm

    Electronics giant Samsung recently held their virtual “Galaxy Unpacked” event where they announced the latest upgrades to their popular mobile devices. Along with phones, tablets, and earbuds, Samsung unveiled the newest version of their smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch3. The Watch3 has several new features and upgrades that make it a worthy competitor to the Apple […]

  • Endologix Alto Abdominal Stent Graft for AAA Cleared in Europe
    by Medgadget Editors on August 6, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    Endologix, based in Irvine, California, won clearance in the European Union for its ALTO Abdominal Stent Graft System. The implant is intended to open up endovascular aortic repair to a wider range of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients, particularly those with short and challenging aortic necks. Ideally, the aortic neck where the stent graft creates […]

  • LIONESS Device to Help Prevent Preterm Birth
    by Medgadget Editors on August 6, 2020 at 3:46 pm

    Premature birth remains a huge clinical challenge, often resulting in lifelong consequences for both children and mothers. Even in developed nations, preterm birth is the most common cause of mortality for children under five years of age. In many cases, spontaneous onset of labor occurs and it is challenging to prevent this using current methods […]

  • Somatom Portable CT Scanner FDA Cleared
    by Medgadget Editors on August 5, 2020 at 4:59 pm

    Siemens Healthineers won FDA clearance for the company’s SOMATOM mobile head CT scanner. The device can be easily brought in directly into patient rooms thanks to its powered wheels and an on-board battery. Normally, patients have to be moved to the CT scanner, wherever it may be within a hospital. With the SOMATOM, […]

  • NexStride Helps Overcome Freeze of Gait in Parkinson’s
    by Medgadget Editors on August 5, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    People with Parkinson’s disease and some other neurological disorders often suffer from a condition known as freezing of gait. For poorly understood reasons, initiating a step is often a challenge. Patients report a feeling of disassociation between one’s will to move and the legs not responding accordingly. This is both frustrating and can lead to […]

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