Recent Press Releases

Medical costs for stroke survivors stay high 10 years on

New data shows that healthcare and personal costs to support survivors of stroke remains high 10 years on. The Monash University research, published today in the journal Stroke, is the first to look...

Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Expands Manufacturing Operations

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sorin Group, (SRN.MI) (Reuters Code: SORN.MI), a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced today it has expanded its...

Zyno Medical Wins FDA Approval For Ambulatory Infusion Pump

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Zyno Medical, LLC today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in addition to European CE...

New microscope collects dynamic images of the molecules that animate life

Contact: Jim Keeley keeleyj@hhmi.org 301-215-8858 Howard Hughes Medical Institute @HHMINEWS Over the last decade, powerful new microscopes have dramatically sharpened biologists' focus on the...

Flint Rehabilitation Devices Introduces MusicGlove, World's First FDA Approved, Clinically Validated Music-Based Hand Rehabilitation Device

Groundbreaking Sensorized Glove Proven to Improve a User's Hand Function after a Stroke or Other Neurological or Muscular Injuries Significantly More Than Conventional Therapy (Irvine, CA) -...

CardioKinetix Initiates Study in China of First-of-Its-Kind Parachute Device for Treatment of Heart Failure

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct 23, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CardioKinetix Inc., a medical device company pioneering a catheter-based treatment for heart failure, today announced the enrollment of the first...

Gamma Medica Secures $11.5 Million in Growth Financing

Award-winning molecular breast imaging company plans global marketing and sales expansion Salem, NH, October 22, 2014 – Gamma Medica, a developer of advanced digital molecular imaging...

Resonetics Recapitalizes with Sverica International

NASHUA, N.H., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resonetics today announced that Sverica International has acquired the company from Corporate Fuel Partners. Resonetics will maintain its headquarters in...

Genalyte Inc. Touts 10-Minute Ebola Test

New York, NY) – San Diego based diagnostic laboratory start-up Genalyte has developed a new test capable of detecting the presence of Ebola in the blood in the early stages of the virus....

Enigma Diagnostics Inks Pact, Banks $50 Million Investment

Enigma Diagnostics Inks Pact, Banks $50 Million Investment Enigma Diagnostics Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Beijing Leadman Biochemistry and Announces US$50 Million Investment Agreement will...

AVACEN Medical Announces FDA Clearance of First Medical Device with Internal Game Mode

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVACEN Medical announced today that its AVACEN 100 Class II medical device received 510 (k) OTC clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This...

XPRIZE Announces Finalists for $2.25 Million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE

LOS ANGELES, Oct 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competition, today announced the 11 finalist teams selected for the $2.25M Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a...

Materialise Acquires Orthoview, The Market Leader In Orthopedic Digital Pre-Operative Planning Software

LEUVEN, Belgium, Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Materialise NV (Nasdaq:MTLS) today announced the acquisition of UK-based OrthoView Holdings Limited, the world's leading provider of 2D digital...

AirStrip to Provide Mobile Monitoring and Early Patient Warning Technology Using IBM's Real-Time Analytics

ARMONK, N.Y. & SAN ANTONIO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AirStrip®and IBM (NSYE:IBM) today announced that AirStrip will work to develop a mobile monitoring solution to help clinicians predict...

SORIN GROUP PARTNERS WITH RESPICARDIA, INC., A DEVELOPER OF INNOVATIVE IMPLANTABLE THERAPIES DESIGNED TO IMPROVE RESPIRATORY AND CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Investment will fund on-going clinical testing of the remedē® System for patients with central sleep apnea, a significant co-morbidity in heart failure. Commercial launch of the product by Sorin...

AliveCor Honored as one of FierceMedicalDevices' Fierce 15 Most Promising Private

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. October 21, 2014 – AliveCor, Inc. announced today that the company has been named one of the Fierce 15 most promising privately held medical device and diagnostic...

First Patient Successfully Implanted in Safety/Efficacy Study of Beta-O2's ßAir Bio-Artificial Pancreas for Type 1 Diabetes

Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden will enroll 8 patients in the study, partially supported by a recent grant by the JDRF ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beta-O2 announced...

Optos Plc (OPTS.L) Unveils California, Its Next Generation Ultra-Wide Imaging Device For The Ophthalmology Market

LONDON, UK, 20 October 2014 – Optos plc (LSE: OPTS), the leading medical retinal imaging company, is pleased to announce that California, the second device from its next generation...

New test scans all genes to ID single mutation causing rare disorders

Audrey Lapidus adored her baby's sunny smile and irresistible dimples, but grew worried when Calvin did not roll over or crawl by 10 months and suffered chronic digestive problems. Four...