Recent Press Releases

Markey Applauds FDA Action on Laboratory Diagnostic Tests

Earlier this month, Senator urged Obama administration to release draft guidance to ensure appropriate oversight of laboratory critical diagnostic tests Washington (July 31, 2014) – Senator...

Burgess Expresses Concern with FDA Guidance on Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), vice chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, today responded to the Food and Drug Administration's...

ACLA Expresses Concern with FDA Guidance on Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)

July 31, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – In response to today's announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a draft guidance in 60 days to regulate laboratory developed...

AdvaMedDx Commends FDA's Issuance of LDT Draft Framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrew Fish, executive director of AdvaMedDx, released the following statement regarding FDA's congressional notification and draft framework on the regulation of...

HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013

HeartWare International Reports $70.1 Million In Second Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Second Quarter 2013 - Record 674 HeartWare® Ventricular Assist Systems sold worldwide in Q2 - U.S....

FDA takes steps to help ensure the reliability of certain diagnostic tests

July 31, 2014 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took important steps to ensure that certain tests used by health care professionals to help diagnose and treat patients provide accurate,...

3D Systems to Acquire Simbionix, the Global Leader in 3D Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation and Training

Combination expands 3DS Healthcare reach from the training room to the operating room Synergistic technologies accelerate the creation of end-to-end platform for 3D simulation, training, virtual...

3D Systems Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2014 Financial Results

Expanding installed base and increased utilization fueled materials revenue growth of 30% Higher demand for design and manufacturing printers drove a 126% unit sales increase for the category...

EDAP Updates on FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Ablatherm-HIFU for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

EDAP Updates on FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Ablatherm-HIFU for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer LYON, France, July 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS SA (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in...

Daily Sun Exposure and Vitamin D Intake Simplified With Wearable Device

PORTLAND, OR, Jul 29, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Ultra has introduced the first-ever wearable technology that measures an individual's accumulated ultraviolet (UV) dosage and effective...

NUVASIVE REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2014 FINANCIAL RESULTS AND INCREASES FULL YEAR GUIDANCE

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – July 29, 2014) - Second quarter total revenue increased 15.1% to $190.7 million, moving NuVasive into the #3 spot in the global spine market; Non-GAAP...

Cynosure® Announces PicoSure® Is FDA-Cleared To Treat Acne Scars

WESTFORD, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With acne as the most common skin condition affecting more than 60 million Americans today, it is no surprise that 20 million people have severe enough...

Bluegrass Vascular scores $4.5 mln Series A

SAN ANTONIO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, a private medical technology company focused on innovating lifesaving devices and methods for vascular access, today...

Kurbo Health raises $5.8mln Series A led by Signia

Kurbo Health today announced the launch of Kurbo, the first safe and effective program to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic using mobile tools. For the first time, children, teens and their...

PETERBOROUGH'S COLOPLAST TO CREATE 150 JOBS

PETERBOROUGH'S COLOPLAST TO CREATE 150 JOBS Peterborough-based medical devices company Coloplast (www.coloplast.com) is to create at least 150 new jobs over the next few years – and recruitment...

Response to a recent media report

29 July 2014, 19:08 CET In response to a media report, the company confirms that it has been approached by third parties with a potential interest in acquiring the company. Nobel Biocare is in...

Owens & Minor Releases 2nd Quarter 2014 Financial Results

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, including the following items: Consolidated quarterly...

Proteus Digital Health™ Continues to Build Momentum, Most Recent Round of Funding Reaches over $172MM

July 29, 2014 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteus Digital Health, Inc., the leading digital medicines company, today announced that it has completed a...

Wearable Device for the Early Detection of Common Diabetes-related Neurological Condition

Hooked onto glasses, new optical device may be able to detect diabetic autonomic neuropathy sooner, leading to better treatment outcomes WASHINGTON, Jul 28, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A group of...

Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Visualase, Inc.

MRI-Guided Laser Ablation Technology Adds to Surgical Technologies Product Portfolio and Broader Neuroscience Leadership Position MINNEAPOLIS - July 28, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. MDT -0.59% today...