Recent Press Releases

Bard Announces Second Quarter Results

MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2014-- C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) today reported 2014 second quarter financial results. Second quarter 2014 net sales were $827.1 million, an increase of...

Covidien Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results

Covidien Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results Net sales up 4%; Medical Devices sales up 5% Third-quarter diluted GAAP earnings per share were $0.67; excluding specified items, adjusted diluted...

Varian Medical Systems Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014

Third quarter net earnings per diluted share were $1.02 including impairment of equity investment; revenues increased 3 percent to $748 million PALO ALTO, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian...

AngioDynamics Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2014 Net sales increased 4% to $94.1 million; Average Daily Sales grew 7%, excluding supply agreement Q4 FY14 GAAP loss of $0.03 per share; Non-GAAP adjusted net income,...

Augmenix Announces Completion Of Series D Financing

Financing Should See Augmenix Through To Profitability WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Augmenix Inc., a privately held company developing minimally invasive hydrogel products to improve outcomes...

Emergency Medical Products Announces Addition of CPR RsQ Assist® Device to Growing Product Line

CUDAHY, Wis., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency Medical Products (EMP), a leading distributor of emergency medical equipment and supplies, announced the addition of CPR RsQ Assist® to its...

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results - Net Sales of $1.18 billion represent an increase of 1.2% reported over the prior year period (an increase of 0.9% constant...

Self-assembling nanoparticle could improve MRI scanning for cancer diagnosis

Imperial College London News Release For immediate release Wednesday 16 July 2014 Scientists have designed a new self-assembling nanoparticle that targets tumours, to help doctors diagnose cancer...

MELA Sciences Announces $27.3 Million At The Market Private Placement of Preferred Stock, Debentures and Warrants

IRVINGTON, N.Y., Jul 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- MELA Sciences, Inc., developer of the MelaFind® system, an optical diagnostic device approved for use in the U.S. and the European...

Oraya Therapeutics Announces Rapid Expansion in Europe as More Hospitals Offer Oraya Therapy for Treating Wet AMD

First National Health Service hospital in UK and four prestigious hospitals in Germany adopt Oraya Therapy to maintain vision with reduced anti-VEGF injections NEWARK, Calif., July 22,...

NeuroPace RNS System Will Play a Key Role in DARPA's Groundbreaking Restoring Active Memory (RAM) Program

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – July 22, 2014 – NeuroPace, Inc. today announced its partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Restoring Active Memory (RAM) teams at the...

GE Capital Agents $9 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility for USGI® Medical

BETHESDA, Md.--(Business Wire)--GE Capital's Healthcare Financial Services business announced today that it has agented a senior secured credit facility of up to $9 million for USGI Medical, Inc., a...

BIOLASE Inc. (BIOL) To Raise $12 Million From Institutional And Individual Investors In Private Placement

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL), the world's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today that Jack W. Schuler, Oracle Partners, L.P. and other...

St. Jude Medical Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) today reported sales and net earnings for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014. Second quarter highlights: Net sales increased 3...

St. Jude Medical Announces CE Mark Approval and First Use of the FlexAbility Ablation Catheter

European approval of next-generation ablation catheter further strengthens St. Jude Medical's fast-growing ablation technology portfolio ST. PAUL, Minn., Jul 22, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- St. Jude...

AVINENT releases the world's first dental implantology app for Google Glass

AVINENT Glass provides support to implantologists during surgery, ensures improved safety and precision, and offers new possibilities for training. The app has been created by the DROIDERS company,...

Spinal Fusion Market Size to Suffer Amid Scrutiny and Reimbursement Changes, says GlobalData Analyst

US medical community has expressed concerns that the increasing spinal fusion procedures in the US may not always be associated with medically necessary indications High procedure numbers and...

AdvaMed Commends New Report on Current, Future Economic Benefit of Medical Technology

MedTech Boosted U.S. Economy by $24 Billion in 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement...

Expanding Orthopedics Inc. has obtained FDA Clearance for its FLXfit™, the world's first 3D expandable interbody cage

EOI announces FDA Clearance of the FLXfit™, the only TLIF cage combining articulation and height expansion with lordotic angle correction. OR AKIVA, Israel, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

Philips' Second Quarter and Semi-Annual Results 2014

Philips reports Q2 sales of EUR 5.3 billion and EBITA of EUR 415 million Comparable sales growth stable, with sales in growth geographies up 4% EBITA of EUR 415 million, compared to EUR 601 million...