M4 Pharma and Devicare participated in the 20th Symposium of the Catalan Society of Urology, held in Barcelona on 31 March and 1 April, with a stand dedicated to Lit-Control® medical devices and food supplements for in-home self-management of frequent urological pathologies through a urinary pH Meter. This year's symposium brought together over 150 urologists from hospitals and health centres, a record for all editions held to date.
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At the National Congress of the nurses’ union SATSE Catalunya, held on 29 and 30 March in Barcelona (Spain), and which more than 600 nurses and physiotherapists attended, two challenges were proposed for improving the current medical care model: empowering the patient and greater use of new technologies (digital health), in other words, moving towards Nursing 2.0. Among the various innovations that were presented, Devicare Tao-control® was well received.
Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Care Products (AEMPS), under the Ministry of Health, has granted the manufacturing authorization for medical devices to Devicare until the year 2022. This new milestone in the commitment to quality and patient safety is relevant “because this acknowledges the good manufacturing practice and will allow us to conduct quicker and simpler export negotiations in countries where we plan to introduce...
The importance of monitoring urinary pH, the prevention of catheter encrustations, and the introduction of the use of new, effective medical solutions such as Lit-Control® to prevent urological pathologies, primarily lithiasis, are the major issues put on the table by the specialists during the XXVII National Meeting of the Groups of Lithiasis, Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotics of the Spanish Association of Urology, held the 26th and 27th January in A Coruña (Spain). Among them, Prof Olivier Traxer from the University of Paris VI, one of the world's key opinion leaders in this field.
The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office has conceded to Devicare the patent for the use of theobromine and its derivatives for the treatment and prevention of frequent urological pathologies related to urinary pH such as renal and urinary lithiasis (kidney stones), that affects more than 2.2 million people in Spain, besides the 325,000 new cases that are diagnosed every year according to data from the Ministry of Health.
Barcelona’s footballer Luis Suarez is sponsoring the 12th edition of the “Relats solidaris de l’esport”. This book is a non-profit solidary initiative of a group of journalists to raise financial resources to charitable causes and can be purchased at the bookstore of El Corte Inglés for only 10 €. At the present edition the money raised from the sales of this solidarity book will go to the Catalan Association of Hereditary Metabolic Disorders, who will allocate the funds for the PKU research.
Devicare is pleased to announce that the Pharmacy JM Muntané (c/Espronceda 308, Barcelona), has sold the first unit of Lit-Control pH Meter medical device. The Pharmacy JM Muntané has incorporated recently the new method called Lit-Control indicated for in home prevention of kidney stones in their internal procedures and on its website for selling it online through the following link: www.farmaciajmmuntane.com
Devicare and M4 Pharma Laboratories will present on premiere the Lit-Control pH Meter medical device during the XXVI National Meeting of the Lithiasis and Endourological, Laparoscopy and Robotics Groups from the AEU, held in Sabadell during the 28th and 29th of January.