Diagnostics FDA Gastroenterology

Guardant Eyes Approval for Lunar Through ECLIPSE

Released on November 15, 2019

Guardant Health isn’t a static company. Ever since it was formed by Helmy Eltoukhy, and AmirAli Talasaz, the Redwood City, CA-based […]

Read more
AI FDA Gastroenterology

FDA grants breakthrough status to AI-based gastric cancer diagnostic

Released on November 12, 2019

Dive Brief: FDA granted breakthrough device designation to AI Medical Service’s technology for diagnosing gastric cancer, the company said Monday. The technology uses […]

Read more
Diagnostics Gastroenterology

Electronic Pill Popping to Detect GI Bleeds: Interview With EnteraSense

Released on November 6, 2019

Getting a clear view of your GI tract typically involves the uncomfortable process of having a long endoscope snaked down the […]

Read more

ScopeSeal, A Snap-on Shield to Keep Duodenoscopes Clean from Infections

Released on October 29, 2019

ScopeSeal, an Arlington, Virginia firm, has won FDA clearance for the first duodenoscope attachment that helps to protect the imaging end […]

Read more
FDA Cleared Gastroenterology

Gastrointestinal innovator has endoscopic shield cleared by FDA

Released on October 28, 2019

GI Scientific, a developer of innovations for gastrointestinal disease, has had its ScopeSeal Duodenoscope Protective Device, an Endoscopic Shield for protecting the […]

Read more
AI Gastroenterology

Two companies apply Google’s new standalone AI chips to patient monitoring, colonoscopy

Released on October 25, 2019

Google has been no stranger to the industry’s rush to bring artificial intelligence software to healthcare—with programs in diabetic retinopathy, electronic […]

Read more
AI Gastroenterology

Medtronic launches GI Genius AI colonoscope

Released on October 21, 2019

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said yesterday that it launched the GI Genius endoscopy module for detecting colorectal polyps in the treatment of colorectal cancer. […]

Read more
Gastroenterology Surgery

Ethicon’s New ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler

Released on September 24, 2019

Ethicon, a part of J&J, just unveiled the ECHELON CIRCULAR, which the company touts as the first powered circular stapler specifically […]

Read more

EndoGastric Solutions touts GERD treatment study

Released on September 9, 2019

EndoGastric Solutions yesterday touted the results of a study that showed its EsophyX device was effective at treating certain hiatal hernia patients […]

Read more
Funding Gastroenterology

GI Dynamics announces $10m in financing

Released on August 26, 2019

GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) announced yesterday that it agreed to terms of a financing of up to approximately $10 million with…

Read more

Shear-Thinning Gel Makes for Easier Polyp Removals

Released on August 7, 2019

Now, scientists at MIT have developed an injectable material that can be used to create…

Read more
Digital Health Funding Gastroenterology

MetaMe raises $3.8M to create a hypnosis-based DTX for your IBS

Released on August 6, 2019

One example is Chicago startup MetaMe Health which is developing a hypnotherapy-based digital therapeutic for the treatment of IBS…

Read more