Recent Press Releases

Bioceptive's Novel Women's Health Device Receives FDA Clearance

1/26/2015 1:06:49 PM Replaces cervical tenaculum forceps and paves way for future devices for more intuitive and consistent diagnostic and therapeutic procedures NEW ORLEANS, LA—Bioceptive Inc....

Dr. Robert Califf named FDA Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco

For Immediate Release January 26, 2015 Release U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., today appointed Robert Califf, M.D., a recognized global leader in cardiology,...

Changes in Siemens Managing Board: Janina Kugel appointed member. Hermann Requardt to leave

Healthcare management reorganized with Bernd Montag as CEO Head of Power and Gas Division leaves Siemens Janina Kugel, previously Corporate Vice President Human Resources and Siemens' Chief...

Kaléo and the Clinton Foundation's Health Matters Initiative
 Unite to Reduce Prescription Opioid-Related Deaths

– EVZIO® (naloxone HCl injection) and Clinton Health Matters Initiative 
in National Strategic Partnership – Richmond, Va. (January 26, 2015) – Kaléo, a privately-held...

Xenex Secures $25 Million in Funding; Interest in Germ-Zapping Robot Heightened by Ebola Outbreak, Hospital Penalties for Infections

01.27.2015 Xenex Disinfection Services, the world leader in automated environmental disinfection technology for healthcare facilities, today announced it has secured $25 million in new funding. The...

Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Covidien

Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Covidien DUBLIN, Ireland - January 26, 2015 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, announced today that it has...

Endomag's Sentimag® trial begins in the US

January 27, 2015 – Cambridge, UK – Endomag, the cancer healthcare company, today announced the completion of the first procedures in the USA using its Sentimag® and Sienna+®...

Kaléo and the Clinton Foundation's Health Matters Initiative
 Unite to Reduce Prescription Opioid-Related Deaths

– EVZIO® (naloxone HCl injection) and Clinton Health Matters Initiative 
in National Strategic Partnership – Richmond, Va. (January 26, 2015) – Kaléo, a privately-held...

New Powered Vascular Stapler From Ethicon Offers Greater Precision During Thoracic Surgery

ECHELON FLEX™ Powered Vascular Stapler with Advanced Placement Tip Provides Better Visibility, Navigation, Placement in Thoracic Surgery SAN DIEGO, CA – Jan. 26, 2015 – Ethicon* has...

Research and Markets: Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Epidemiology and Patient Flow Analysis 2015

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Mainstay Medical Applies to Start US Clinical Trial of ReActiv8®

Mainstay Medical International plc ("Mainstay" or the "Company" listed on Euronext Paris: MSTY.PA and ESM of the Irish Stock Exchange: MSTY.IE) has submitted an application to...

USGI Medical Closes $19.5 Million Equity and Debt Financing

Funding to support expanded commercial launch of the POSE™ weight loss procedure in EMEA, further studies, and pre-commercialization activities in the U.S. USGI also takes the second $4.5M...

Breakthrough Mayo Clinic Study Confirms Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) High Absolute Sensitivity for Supplemental, Low-Dose Screening Studies in Women with Dense Breast Tissue

The LumaGEM® MBI System was used by authors of American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) study reporting high sensitivity, positive predictive value (PPV3) and negative predictive value (NPV)...

A real tear-jerker: Team creates device to alleviate dry eye

A search for medical needs in eye clinics led Stanford Biodesign fellows to develop an implantable neurostimulator that painlessly increases natural tear production. JAN 23 2015 But this is a good...

Medtronic's Pending Acquisition of Covidien Approved by Irish High Court

Medtronic's Pending Acquisition of Covidien Approved by Irish High Court Transaction Anticipated to Close on January 26, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS AND DUBLIN, Ireland - January 26, 2015 - Medtronic, Inc....

Long-term use of ventricular assist devices induces heart muscle regeneration, study finds

DALLAS - January 21, 2015 - Prolonged use of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) by patients with heart failure may induce regeneration of heart muscle by preventing oxidative damage to a...

Ekso Bionics(TM) Secures Second Phase of U.S. Special Operation Command's TALOS Project

RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:EKSO), a robotic exoskeleton company, announced that their leading work on the first phase of the TALOS project...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Reveals Extreme Cost Variations for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Data shows identical procedures can quadruple in cost depending on which hospital is selected within a market CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cost of knee and hip replacement...

Medtronic Introduces Enhanced Therapy to Treat Debilitating Symptoms of Serious Stomach Disorder

FDA-Approved System May Provide Long-Term Symptom Relief for Patients Suffering from Gastroparesis MINNEAPOLIS - January 23, 2015 -Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced it has received United...

Research and Markets: Global Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology and Patient Flow Analysis Report 2015

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