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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,...

ABSORB II STUDY SHOWS ABBOTT'S DISSOLVING HEART DEVICE COMPARABLE TO THE WORLD'S LEADING HEART STENT

- 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 - ONE-YEAR RESULTS SHOW ABSORB...

Sepsis kills over 6,000,000 children in developing world: App-device could help save them

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada – September 11, 2014 – Sepsis is common and often deadly, reports the Global Sepsis Alliance, the organization behind the upcoming World Sepsis Day on Saturday,...

Genomic Health, Inc. (GHDX) Announces Publication Of Colon Cancer Cost-Effectiveness Study In Pharmacoeconomics

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced thatPharmacoEconomics published positive results from a health economic analysis suggesting...

Medtronic CoreValve System Sustains Positive Outcomes Through Two Years in Extreme Risk Patients

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MINNEAPOLIS - Sept. 13, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced new data showing that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the CoreValve® System...

CivaTech Oncology® Receives FDA Approval for CivaSheet™ Brachytherapy Device

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sep 11, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CivaTech Oncology, a medical device company dedicated to developing innovations in radiation therapy, announced today it has received FDA...

AcuFocus Small-Aperture IOL Receives CE Mark for Europe

Irvine, CA – September 11, 2014 -- AcuFocus, Inc. (www.acufocus.com), the global leader in small- aperture technology, today announced that its extended depth of focus intraocular lens...

'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac: Wed Sep 10 16:25:00 EDT 2014 "Tactile Imaging of an Imbedded Palpable Structure for Breast Cancer Screening" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces For...

Medtronic (MDT) Launches NC Euphora Noncompliant Balloon Dilatation Catheter

Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and launch of the NC Euphora Noncompliant Balloon Dilatation Catheter. The new device will be featured for...

Apollo Hospitals And AliveCor® Announce Exclusive Collaboration

HYDERABAD, India and SAN FRANCISCO,Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Hospitals and AliveCor, Inc. announced today the launch of an exclusive collaboration agreement. Apollo Hospitals and AliveCor...

Medtronic NC Euphora(TM) Coronary Balloon Receives FDA Clearance

Medtronic NC Euphora(TM) Coronary Balloon Receives FDA Clearance Superior Deliverabilityi and Uncompromising Performance Distinguishes New Angioplasty Balloon New "Cath Lab Connect" Website...

pSivida Corp. Names James Barry to Board of Directors

pSivida Corp. Names James Barry to Board of Directors

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SCHUMER, DURBIN INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO STEM RECENT TIDE OF CORPORATE INVERSIONS BY LIMITING EARNINGS STRIPPING – BILL WOULD CURTAIL MAJOR INCENTIVE CAUSING U.S. COMPANIES TO MERGE WITH FOREIGN COMPANIES TO SKIRT U.S. TAXES

SCHUMER, DURBIN INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO STEM RECENT TIDE OF CORPORATE INVERSIONS BY LIMITING EARNINGS STRIPPING – BILL WOULD CURTAIL MAJOR INCENTIVE CAUSING U.S. COMPANIES TO MERGE WITH...

Scripps Launches Test of Innovative AirStrip System that Delivers Critical Care Patient Data to Physicians' Mobile Devices

AirStrip ONE may speed the delivery of care by securely transmitting near real-time vital signs to care team members September 10, 2014 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS...

Global Kinetics Corporation Announces FDA Clearance of the Personal KinetiGraph™ for Assessment of Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food...

Nanowear Raises $1.5M Led by Social+Capital and MAS Holdings to Disrupt Remote Medical Diagnostic Monitoring

NEW YORK, NY - September 10, 2014 - Nanowear Inc., an early-stage developer of wearable, textile-based diagnostic monitoring technology, today announced a $1.5M seed investment led by The...

Thoratec Announces Start Of Heartmate III™ U.S. Clinical Trial

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing...