Recent Press Releases

Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Genomic Medicine Institute-Seoul National University, and Macrogen Launch Urugenomes Project to Decode the Genome of Uruguyan Population

SEOUL, South Korea, Sep 19, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Institut Pasteur de Montevideo (Uruguay), Genomic Medicine Institute- Seoul National University (GMI-SNU, South Korea) and Macrogen Inc. (KRX...

Intersect ENT Enrolls First Patient In Clinical Study To Expand Access To PROPEL Treatment To Broader Patient Population

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intersect ENT, Inc. (Nasdaq:XENT), a company dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients with ear, nose and throat conditions, today...

CYRAMZA™ In Combination With Paclitaxel Significantly Improves Overall Survival In Second-Line Gastric Cancer Patients

-- Phase III RAINBOW Trial Data Published in The Lancet Oncology --

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lil

MiMedx Signs Distribution Agreement With Zimmer

MiMedx Signs Distribution Agreement With Zimmer MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected...

MiMedx® Signs Distribution Agreement With Medtronic®

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants...

Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark For The Vercise™ Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System For Treating Patients With Tremor

HEADLINE2Vercise DBS System is the First DBS System Offering Precise Neural Targeting and a 25-Year Battery Life MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation BSX,...

The Lancet Haematology: PET-CT predicts lymphoma survival better than conventional imaging

Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) is more accurate than conventional CT scanning in measuring response to treatment and predicting survival in patients with follicular...

First Blood Test To Diagnose Depression In Adults, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Study

9/17/2014 6:54:55 AM First Blood Test to Diagnose Depression in Adults The first blood test to diagnose major depression in adults has been developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists, a...

Sharks' skin has teeth in the fight against hospital superbugs

Sharks' skin has teeth in the fight against hospital superbugs Transmission of bacterial infections, including MRSA and MSSA could be curbed by coating hospital surfaces with microscopic bumps...

Integra LifeSciences to Acquire Medtronic's MicroFrance and Xomed Manual ENT and Laparoscopy Instrumentation Lines

September 17, 2014 PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) and Medtronic, Inc. today announced an agreement in which Integra will...

Providence Health & Services Launches $150 Million Venture Capital Fund

"We have to find better solutions faster if we are going to help people access higher quality, lower cost care in a more convenient way," said Rod Hochman, MD, president and CEO of...

Avinger Enrolls First PAD Patient in VISION Global Clinical Trial

VISION Trial Evaluates First Ever Imaging Atherectomy Catheter to Treat Patients Suffering from Peripheral Artery Disease Toledo, Ohio and Redwood City, California (July 14, 2014) – Avinger...

Amaranth Medical Initiates Clinical Trial of the Second-Generation FORTITUDE Bioresorbable Drug-Eluting Scaffold

Results from FORTITUDE Bioresorbable Scaffold Clinical Program Highlighted at 2014 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Meeting MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – September 16, 2014 – Amaranth...

Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. Closes Private Placement for $26.6 Million

September 12, 2014 01:19 PM Eastern Daylight Time WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. [OTCQB: CVRS], a leading developer of precision vascular robotics ("Corindus" or...

3D Systems (TDSC) Introduces New Simbionix™ Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ROCK HILL, South Carolina, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Simbionix training module launched for the practice of...

ASTRO Releases Second List of Five Radiation Oncology Treatments to Question, as Part of National Choosing Wisely® Campaign

Newswise — San Francisco, September 14, 2014—The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today released its second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that are...

CardioMEMS Data Shows Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring Significantly Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalizations in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced a new data analysis from the CHAMPION clinical trial that evaluated outcomes in...

Medtronic Launches SEEQ(TM) Wearable Cardiac Monitoring System in United States

New External Heart Monitor and Remote Monitoring Center Help Patients Find Answers to Unexplained Cardiac Symptoms MINNEAPOLIS - September 15, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced the...

ABBOTT INITIATES ABSORB IV TRIAL TO EVALUATE QUALITY OF LIFE AND COST SAVINGS OF DISSOLVING HEART DEVICE

- ABBOTT'S ABSORB BIORESORBABLE VASCULAR SCAFFOLD (BVS) IS A REVOLUTIONARY MEDICAL DEVICE USED IN THE HEART THAT FUNCTIONS LIKE A STENT BUT DISSOLVES OVER TIME - ABSORB IV WILL COMPARE ABSORB TO...

DANAHER TO ACQUIRE NOBEL BIOCARE HOLDING AG FOR CHF 17.10 PER SHARE

- Danaher Corporation announces all-cash tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Nobel Biocare Holding AG ("Nobel Biocare") at a purchase price of CHF 17.10 per share,...