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TECHNO CONCEPT participates at Arab Health 2020

TECHNO CONCEPT is the designer and manufacturer of specialist medical devices used in Physical Medicine and Neurorehabilitation. TECHNO CONCEPT, a true 'Made In France' startup, with unique know-how resulting from 15 years of research in neurosciences, launched Vibramoov in 2016, an innovative therapeutic solution to treat motor disorders in patients who have suffered neurological damage. Innovation at the heart of TECHNO CONCEPT's business Launched in 2016, Vibramoov technology has taken TECHNO CONCEPT to a new level by opening the doors of…

US researchers develop robotic device to help people with spinal cord injuries

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a robotic device that can help people with spinal cord injuries to improve their trunk control, allowing them to sit more stably and expand their range of motion when sitting. The device consists of a motorized belt that attaches to the torso, and which applies forces as users complete upper body movements. The device is intended to reduce falls and improve movement capabilities in patients with spinal cord injuries, who are typically wheelchair users.…

Augmedics receives FDA clearance for its XVS system

Augmedics, a pioneer in augmented reality surgical image guidance, has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and the U.S. launch of its groundbreaking xvision Spine system (XVS), the first AR guidance system to be used in surgery. xvision Spine allows surgeons to visualize the 3D spinal anatomy of a patient during surgery as if they had 'x-ray vision,' and to accurately navigate instruments and implants while looking directly at the patient, rather than a remote screen. The…

Abu Dhabi to improve healthcare services via Genome Program

The Department of Health - Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of the Genome Program, a national project set to use genomic data to improve health and well-being in the UAE. The ground-breaking program aims to be the first of its kind worldwide to provide citizens with their own high quality genome as a baseline and incorporate genomic data into healthcare management. This will be achieved by using advanced sequencing technology to generate the highest quality, most comprehensive genome data,…

DHA to combat counterfeit drugs with ‘track and trace’ system

Dubai Health Authority, DHA, will start implementing a new system mid next year to monitor medications manufactured in the UAE and overseas from the production line to prescription. The 'track and trace' system will help combat potential counterfeit medication and ensures accuracy and credibility with regards to insurance claims for dispensing medications, the authority said in an announcement, adding that it said already started discussions with big manufacturing and supplying pharmaceutical companies to implement the system. The system will also…