Product update

BD and Check-Points receive CE mark for resistant bacteria screening test

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, along with Check-Points Health B.V., announced that the companies obtained CE Mark for a next-generation molecular screening test for antibiotic-resistant carbapenemase-producing organisms (CPOs) on the fully-automated BD MAX™ System. It is estimated by the year 2050, as many as 10 million people could die annually from antimicrobial resistance (AMR) if no action is taken. AMR is the ability of a microorganism (such as a bacteria) to survive despite being…

New labeling approvals expand Abbott’s portfolio of MRI-ready devices

Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for magnetic resonance (MR)-conditional labeling for the Quadra Assura MP™ Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) and Fortify Assura™ Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD), two of the company's most widely-used high voltage medical devices. The approvals follow recent MR-conditional labeling approvals for the Assurity MRI™ pacemaker, Ellipse™ ICD and associated MRI-compatible leads, and further expand Abbott's portfolio of MRI-ready devices for patients indicated for ICDs and/or CRT-D devices who may need an MRI…

New mobile healthcare app to bridge gap between patient and doctor

A new innovative mobile healthcare app, MyMedicNow, has been launched in the UAE to help bridge gap between patients and doctors. It also helps patients search for medical conditions and find related local healthcare providers. The launch is timely as UAE's mobile health industry is positioned for a robust growth, said the founders and developers of MyMedicNow. The Global Mobile Health (mHealth) Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 33.8 per cent over the next decade to…

Boecker® showcases Public Health Solutions

Boecker®, the Middle East's largest public health company, brings over two decades of experience in pest management, food safety and biosecurity solutions to the annual Gulfood Manufacturing Exhibition. The three-day event takes place in Dubai from 31st October to 2nd November. The company is set to introduce its newly designed certification programme named OHS LiteTM. The programme was tailor-made to service the F&B industry and address occupational health and safety concerns in the workplace. The Certification is assured by the…