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Australia is making gains in 3D printed body parts

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29-Jun-18 The market for 3D printed body parts is growing, and Australia is leading the way, as Australian companies' products are increasingly being used to replace existing off-the-shelf-implants with customised 3D-printed implants. [image: Create Digital]

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Alibaba injects pharmacy assets into healthcare unit

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30-May-18 E-commerce giant Alibaba will inject some of its online pharmacy business into a listed unit in a deal valued at USD1.35 bn. Under the deal, Alibaba Health Information Technology will buy Ali JK Nutritional Products Holding. [image: Bloomberg]

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Technology closes rural healthcare gap in China

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22-May-18 With the help of a new portable all-in-one diagnostic device Chinese doctors serving rural areas can conduct remote tests in about 20 minutes, ranging from measuring the electrical activity of the heart to checking blood pressure. [image: Xinhua]

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Singapore enhances access to medical devices

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22-May-18 Singapore's Health Sciences Authority has enhanced its legislation to facilitate faster access for certain lower risk medical devices and standalone mobile applications, with greater clarity for telehealth devices and high risk devices used to modify appearance or anatomy. [image: HSA]

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40 US lawmakers seek exemption on medical devices from China

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17-May-18 A bipartisan group of 40 lawmakers has urged US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to remove USD 3 bn worth of medical device exports from China from the list of products which faces additional tariffs proposed by the Trump administration. [image: ET Healthworld]

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