Recent Press Releases

Medtronic Completes Global User Evaluations for New Insulin Pump Platform

MINNEAPOLIS - December 19, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced it has completed global user evaluations of a next generation system that uses the new pump platform and represents a key...

WORLD-WIDE NEURO STARTUP CHALLENGE CROWDSOURCES 72 NEW CONTENDERS COMPETING TO LAUNCH NEW STARTUPS AROUND UNLICENSED NIH INVENTIONS

Novel NIH neuro-related inventions have the potential to be advanced through new startup teams who have entered the challenge BETHESDA , MD December 18, 2014– The largest world-wide, open...

Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche.

Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bina Technologies, Inc. (Bina, Redwood City, CA, USA) announced today that they have been acquired by Roche...

Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bina Technologies, Inc.

Sonoma Orthopedic Products scores $12 mln from First Analysis

CHICAGO – December 17, 2014 – First Analysis, a leading private growth-equity investor, has made a new investment in Sonoma Orthopedic Products Inc. Sonoma, based just outside Chicago in...

FDA Approves INTERCEPT Blood System for Platelets

Second U.S. Approval for Cerus' INTERCEPT Blood System Extends Pathogen Reduction to Platelet Components Business Wire Cerus Corporation CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cerus Corporation (CERS)...

Rinovum Women's Health raises $3 mln

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rinovum® Women's Health, a privately held, U.S.-based women's health company, announced today that it has secured $3 million in a series C financing...

Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Release: International Study Shows Incisions Managed With Unique PICO? NPWT System Demonstrated Significantly Fewer Healing Complications And Improved Scar Quality In Bilateral Breast Reduction Patients

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), global medical technology business, today announces that data from an international, multicentre-study1 presented at the Aesthetic...

Sorin Group Announces FDA Clearance and First U.S. Implant of Memo 3D ReChord(TM) Annuloplasty Ring

DENVER, Colo.--()--Sorin Group (MIL:SRN), (Reuters Code: SORN.MI), a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced today the U.S. Food...

Update on UDI Implementation for Registered Medical Device Establishments

Having passed the first Unique Device Identification System compliance date of September 24, 2014 (for Class III devices and devices licensed under the Public Health Service Act), the FDA's...

AliveCor Launches Third Generation Heart Monitor Advancing the Future of Heart Health

New Compact Medical Grade Mobile ECG Device Offered at Only $74.99 Third Generation AliveCor(R) Heart Monitor SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, Inc. announced today the launch of...

Avoid Fetal "Keepsake" Images, Heartbeat Monitors

Ultrasound imaging is the most widely used medical imaging method during pregnancy. Fetal ultrasound imaging provides real-time images of the fetus. Doppler fetal ultrasound heartbeat monitors are...

CardioDx Raises $35 Million in Equity Financing

Funding Slated for Further Commercial Deployment of the Corus(R) CAD Blood Test and Continued Development of Next Generation Products REDWOOD CITY, CA, Dec 18, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) --...

Quidel Receives Simultaneous FDA Clearance and CLIA Waiver for Its Sofia(R) Strep A+ Fluorescent Immunoassay (FIA) via the FDA's New Dual Submission Program

SAN DIEGO, CA, Dec 17, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Quidel CorporationQDEL, +2.41% a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cell-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems,...

LabCorp Introduces a Test to Identify Enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68)

BURLINGTON, N.C., Dec 18, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) announced today the availability of a reflex test to identify enterovirus...

Ativa Medical Micro Lab Achieves Breakthrough Complete Blood Count Test Results

ST. PAUL, Minn.--()--Ativa Medical, developer of the world's first diagnostic micro lab to help clinicians make immediate treatment decisions, announced complete blood count (CBC)...

FDA clears test that helps predict the risk of coronary heart disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a new screening test that predicts a patient's risk of future coronary heart disease (CHD) events, such as heart attacks. FDA cleared the test...

Varian Medical Systems Announces Intention to Acquire MeVis Medical Solutions AG through a Public Tender Offer

Published: Dec 17, 2014 12:10 p.m. ET MeVis Would Add Image Processing Software and Services for Detection of Cancer to Varian's Imaging Components Product Portfolio PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 17,...

BD Chairman, President and CEO Vincent Forlenza Named Chairman of AdvaMed's Board of Directors

Outgoing Chairman Joe Almeida lauded for success on international issues, diagnostics payment reform WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced...

Study Published In The New England Journal Of Medicine Finds Intra-Arterial Treatment For Clot Removal Is More Effective At Treating Stroke Than Standard Medical Care

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Study results released today in The New England Journal of Medicine gave the world of stroke care more evidence that physicians are winning the battle...