Recent Press Releases

OvaScience AUGMENT Fertility Treatment Shows Improved Pregnancy Rates in Women with Prior Failed IVF Cycles

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OvaScienceSM (NASDAQ: OVAS), a global fertility company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new treatment options, announced today that...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Definitive Agreement To Collaborate With Google To Advance Surgical Robotics

Strategic Collaboration Designed to Develop New Technologies that Offer Surgeons and Health Care Systems Greater Accuracy, Cost Efficiency and Better Outcomes for Patients NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. –...

Zimmer Announces New Testing Milestone For Vitamin E Advanced Bearing Technology

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) is highlighting its Vivacit-E® Advanced Bearing Technology with Vitamin E by celebrating a significant testing...

Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Sophono, Inc., Minimally Invasive Bone Conduction Hearing Implant Technology

Acquisition Expands Medtronic's ENT Portfolio with Innovative Hearing Restoration Therapy DUBLIN - March 26, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it has completed the acquisition...

Nihon Kohden Secures Physiological Monitoring Contract with Premier, Inc.

Contract Offers Nihon Kohden Access to Premier Alliance of 3,400 U.S. Hospitals, 110,000 other Providers March 24, 2015 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nihon Kohden, a...

Philips and Leiden University Medical Center extend collaboration with new research agreement on healthy aging and personal health

Collaboration aims to build scientific foundation for development of health-related wearable and mobile technologies Partners will run clinically relevant trials among the elderly to identify and...

Medtronic Highlights New Data in JAMA Surgery Demonstrating Significant Cost Savings and Reduced Patient Hospital Stays Following Minimally Invasive Surgery

Study Shows Patients Who Underwent Laparoscopic Colon Resections Left Hospital Faster, Required Significantly Less Follow Up Care and Fewer Medicines Than Patients Who Underwent Open Surgery DUBLIN -...

Materialise Announces Partnership with Kapstone Medical

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS), a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and sophisticated 3D printing solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with...

Gelesis Closes $22M Equity Financing

Proceeds to support continued clinical development of its weight loss and glycemic control products BOSTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gelesis, a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on...

Stryker Spine to Launch New Anterior Cervical Plating System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

ALLENDALE, N.J., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Spine Division will be launching Tempus®, the newest Anterior Cervical Plating System at booth #443 during the...

Stryker Spine and Stryker Trauma and Extremities to Launch Next Generation Viable Bone Matrix at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

ALLENDALE, N.J., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Spine and Trauma & Extremities Divisions will be launching BIO4™, the next generation viable bone matrix at...

Stryker Launches Advanced Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Hip Application

MAHWAH, N.J., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics today announced at the 2015 American Academy of Orthopaedics the regulatory clearance of an advanced robotic-arm assisted total hip...

SEMMA THERAPEUTICS ANNOUNCES $44 MILLION IN FUNDING LED BY MPM CAPITAL TO DEVELOP CELL THERAPY FOR TREATING TYPE 1 DIABETES; SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 18, 2015 – Semma Therapeutics, a company developing a cell therapy for Type 1 diabetes, announced today that it has closed a $44 million Series A consisting of equity...

DEPUY SYNTHES COMPANIES ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH RADLINK TO HELP ADDRESS KEY CHALLENGES IN HIP REPLACEMENT

DEPUY SYNTHES COMPANIES ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH RADLINK TO HELP ADDRESS KEY CHALLENGES IN HIP REPLACEMENT LAS VEGAS – March 25, 2015 – DePuy Synthes Companies has signed an...

New Minimally Invasive Vascular Access System Demonstrates Positive Outcomes In Dialysis Patients

AUSTIN, Texas, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TVA Medical, Inc., today announced promising results from a clinical study evaluating a novel hemodialysis access technique that has the potential to...

New Approach To Total Knee Replacement - Zimmer Creates TKA Outpatient Program

LAS VEGAS, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- By employing a customized, more holistic approach to total knee replacement, a new outpatient program from Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) is...

Syneron Medical Ltd. Announces Availability of its Annual Report on Form 20-F through its Website

YOKNEAM, Israel, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Syneron Medical Ltd.

Stryker Spine Receives FDA Clearance for New Lumbar Plating System

ALLENDALE, N.J., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Spine Division announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Edwards' CEO Addresses Senate Committee On Preserving And Strengthening Medical Device Innovation In The U.S.

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced that Edwards'...

Zimmer Announces Clearance by the Japan Fair Trade Commission of the Pending Biomet Merger

WARSAW, Ind., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) ("Zimmer") announced today that the Japan Fair Trade Commission has granted clearance of Zimmer's...