Content about Medical equipment

July 25, 2012

A division of Becton, Dickinson and Co. has introduced a thin-walled needle for injecting highly viscous drug formulations.

June 21, 2012

Retailers are awakening to the possibility that their sleep aids — typically merchandised near the floor level of a set synergistically near tablet pain relievers — may deserve a placement closer to eye level.

May 23, 2012

In 2011, the Convenient Care Association was interested in studying the impact of vaccine packaging in a retail clinic setting and conducted a pilot program. The pilot program looked at the perceptions of nurse practitioners and physician assistants working in 31 retail health clinics operated by The Little Clinic regarding the preparation and administration of flu vaccine via pre-filled syringes versus multi-dose vials. Featured is a discussion of how NPs and PAs perceive providing flu vaccine with pre-filled syringes versus multi-dose vials.

May 22, 2012

Medical supply manufacturer BD has released a syringe with a shorter needle designed to reduce discomfort in patients with diabetes who must inject insulin, the company said Tuesday.

February 17, 2012

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Friday issued a voluntary recall, at the wholesale and retail levels, of seven lots of Infants' Tylenol oral suspension 1-oz. grape that was distributed nationwide over consumer complaints of the included dosing system.

November 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday launched a website for patients and caregivers on the safe disposal of needles and other “sharps” that are used at home, at work and while traveling.

October 11, 2011

The blood-pressure monitor for the tech-savvy, early-adopter baby boomer generation has arrived. Health Lab recently started distributing its iHealth BP3 blood-pressure monitoring system through Walgreens, Target and Best Buy, among other retailers.

August 15, 2011

BD Medical has launched a line of syringes designed to address medication delivery needs while benefiting the environment, the company said Monday.

July 7, 2011

A global medical technology company has appointed a worldwide director of scientific affairs for its diagnostic systems division.

June 26, 2011

BackJoy Orthotics, a newcomer to NACDS Marketplace, is showing retailers its patented orthotic support device, the BackJoy.

March 18, 2011

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Thursday recommended that Exergen modify superior performance claims for its temporal thermometers as compared with tympanic (in-the-ear) readings.

February 14, 2011

AccuDial Pharmaceutical earlier this month announced it has developed a new patent-pending line of child-proof container enclosure systems, designed to reduce the accidental or unsupervised ingestion of liquid over-the-counter and prescription medications.

October 11, 2010

Blueair unveiled a product that promises a "personal clean air zone."...

September 30, 2010

UltiMed, a company that makes insulin-delivery devices, has named a new executive....

September 26, 2010

Omron Healthcare earlier this month joined forces with “The Dr. Oz Show” in an integrated...

August 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a prefilled dual-chamber syringe made by Pfizer for...

August 5, 2010

OccuNomix International has launched a new line of products to keep consumers cool during the...

June 6, 2010

Becton, Dickinson and Co. has launched what the company calls the world's smallest insulin pen...

June 1, 2010

Retail-based clinic operator RediClinic now is offering nebulizer breathing treatments....

December 2, 2007

Lexington International has announced the launch of its the HairMax LaserComb to more than 9,000...

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