US Endoscopy announces full market release of the AquaShield® system CO2 – Fujinon

MENTOR, OHIO — JUNE 21, 2017 — US Endoscopy, a leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, today announced the release of the AquaShield® system CO2 – Fujinon. This new line item joins the existing AquaShield® system portfolio of disposable water bottle cap solutions.  The AquaShield® system offers an alternative option to reprocessing reusable water bottle systems and helps minimize ...

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US ENDOSCOPY ACQUIRES THE PADLOCK CLIP™ DEFECT CLOSURE SYSTEM PRODUCT LINE FROM APONOS MEDICAL

US Endoscopy, a leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, today announced the acquisition of the Padlock Clip™ defect closure system product line from Aponos Medical Corporation. Based in Kingston, New Hampshire and founded in 2008, Aponos Medical is a medical device manufacturer specializing in tissue management and closure in the GI space. Ideal for closure of GI tract luminal ...

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VolitionRx presents at World Congress of GI Endoscopy

VolitionRx Limited (NYSE MKT: VNRX) has presented data at the World Congress of GI Endoscopy (ENDO) 2017 conference in Hyderabad, India, from a study that confirms prior test results that the Nu.QTM Colorectal Cancer Screening Triage test reduces the total number of colonoscopy referrals while maintaining high sensitivity for cancer detection. “This is a key clinical milestone in the launch of our Nu.QTM Triage product. This ...

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Intestinal bacteria alter gut and brain function: McMaster study

Research from McMaster University has found that bacteria in the gut impacts both intestinal and behavioral symptoms in patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a finding which could lead to new microbiota-directed treatments. The new study, published today in Science Translational Medicine, was led by researchers from the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute at McMaster, Drs. Premysl Bercik and ...

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Tillotts Pharma in Germany Dedicated to Gastrointestinal Health

Tillotts Pharma is strengthening its presence in the German market: the Berlin office was opened in January 2017 under the management of Magdalena Kritikos. The portfolio includes Entocort® for the treatment of Crohn’s disease, Asacol® for the treatment of ulcerative colitis, and VistaPrep® for bowel preparation before endoscopy. With further innovative solutions, the Swiss specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases will expand its global footprint with its growing presence in Germany and will continue to work to improve the quality ...

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