Recent Press Releases

First U.S. Patient Treated With Revolutionary Automatic Brain Metastases Planning Software by Brainlab

Breakthrough technology offers fast, accurate, single-dose radiosurgery treatment planning for multiple metastases; helps to maintain patient comfort and spare normal tissue CHICAGO – September...

Presbia to Complete Second Stage Enrollment in the US FDA Pivotal Study of Presbia Flexivue Microlens

Announcement Made at 2015 XXXIII Congress of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons Barcelona Congress September 03, 2015 04:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time DUBLIN--(BUSINESS...

Thoratec Announces Start Of Shield II™ U.S. Clinical Trial

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts,...

Vital Therapies Announces Workforce and Cost Reduction Plans to Conserve Capital for a Possible New Clinical Trial

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Therapies, Inc. (Nasdaq:VTL), a biotherapeutic company developing ELAD®, a cell-based therapy targeting the treatment of liver failure, today...

Allergan to Acquire Glaucoma Treatment Company AqueSys to Add Minimally Invasive Implantable Shunt to Eye Care Offering

- Acquisition Adds Global Rights to XEN45, a Minimally Invasive Best-In-Class Implantable Shunt for Glaucoma -- - XEN45 Approved in Global Markets; Late-Stage Development in the US -- - Bolsters...

Modoo to Debut at Kickstarter: First Device on the Market that Enables Continuous Monitoring of Fetal Heart Rate and Fetal Movement

BEIJING, Sept. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China's startup business ExtantFuture recently launched the proprietary Modoo Fetus Monitoring Patch, a wearable medical device that can continuously...

Pfizer Completes Acquisition of Hospira

Creates a leading Global Established Pharmaceutical (GEP) Business Expected to be immediately accretive to adjusted diluted EPS1 upon closing; $0.10-$0.12 accretion to adjusted diluted EPS expected...

Enrollment Completed in First Clinical Trial of Scanadu Scout

September 2, 2015 STSI is first to study the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE Finalist Researchers with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have completed enrollment in the first clinical...

NIH grants seek best ways to combine genomic information and EHRs

NIH grants seek best ways to combine genomic information and EHRs Researchers seek to better understand genomic basis of disease, provide tailored care to patients A dozen awards from the National...

Philips introduces personal health programs at IFA in Berlin

Philips personal health programs include a combination of connected health measurement devices, app-based health programs and cloud-based data analysis September 3, 2015 Berlin, Germany –...

Titan Spine Enters Distribution Agreement with MBA to Expand Endoskeleton® Titanium Implant Portfolio Offering in Europe

To Further Penetrate Markets of Six EU Countries, Broaden Surgeon Adoption Company opens new office in Spain to directly support relationship with Spanish and Portuguese markets MEQUON, Wis.,...

New Stratasys Compact Dental 3D Printer Combines Versatility, Affordability and Quality for Smaller Dental Labs

Objet30 Dental Prime 3D Printer expands digital dentistry by producing wide range of dental models and appliances on the desktop MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--()--Stratasys, Ltd....

Valeant Pharmaceuticals To Acquire Synergetics USA

LAVAL, Quebec, Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced that its affiliate has entered into a definitive agreement under...

CE Approval received for antimicrobial foam dressing

02 September 2015 Advanced Medical Solutions Group PLC ("AMS" or the "Group") Winsford, UK, 01 September 2015 - Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc (AIM: AMS.L), the surgical and...

ABBOTT COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF TENDYNE HOLDINGS, INC.

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Tendyne Holdings, Inc., a private medical device company focused on...

FDA Clears Next Generation Stethoscope

Press Release Media Contact: Jason Bellet Download media kit here jason@ekodevices.com 310-717-1783 Silicon Valley startup launches Eko Core, introducing the stethoscope to the 21st century San...

Wright Medical Group, Inc. Announces FDA Approval for AUGMENT(R) Bone Graft

First Clinically Proven, Cost-Effective Alternative to Autograft for Ankle and/or Hindfoot Fusion Indications Company Can Now Initiate Commercial Sale and Distribution of AUGMENT® Bone Graft in...

HeartWare International Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Valtech Cardio, Ltd.

- Expands Position as a Leader in the Treatment of Heart Failure Patients - - Adds Comprehensive Suite of Surgical and Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair and Replacement Technologies to...

Fogarty Institute for Innovation and FDA collaborate to create an educational interface

Select FDA staff participated in a unique educational program to foster better understanding of challenges facing medtech startups MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 1, 2015 - The Fogarty Institute for...