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Medical device manufacturers routinely design products that, even a few short years ago, were the stuff of science fiction. And let’€™s not even mention the amazing research underway today that will animate tomorrow’€™s medical products, from Tricorder-like devices performing on-the-spot diagnostics to 3-D printers producing replacement body parts. But there’€™s a problem: money. To succeed… » read more

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Incontinence is a condition that often gets associated with age. When we think about incontinence we tend to think first about elderly people and that’s normal because over 60%[1] of nursing home residents are affected with some kind of incontinence (from mild to severe). However, European studies estimate that between 4% and 8%[2] of the… » read more

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Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has become a hot topic among the international health community. I am sure that for all healthcare stakeholders achieving UHC would be like a dream come true. Recent demographical and epidemiological data confirms that future healthcare demand will be unsustainable for any government unless clear policies aimed at more efficient resource… » read more

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