Recent Press Releases

Laser device may end pin pricks, improve quality of life for diabetics

Posted August 20, 2014; 03:45 p.m. by John Sullivan, Office of Engineering Communications Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar,...

AliveCor Receives First FDA Clearance to Detect a Serious Heart Condition in an ECG on a Mobile Device

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for its algorithm to detect atrial...

Covidien Acquires Reverse Medical Corporation

Covidien Acquires Reverse Medical Corporation Generates Opportunity to Leverage Existing Vascular Technologies and Customer Relationships to Drive Increased Market Penetration August 22, 2014 07:00...

Claret Medical® Raises up to $18 Million in Series B Financing to Advance the Field of Cerebral Protection

Claret Medical® Raises up to $18 Million in Series B Financing to Advance the Field of Cerebral Protection Proceeds Will Fund Randomized, Pivotal SENTINEL Trial to Study How Cerebral Protection...

Invacare Corporation Announces Restructuring Initiative

ELYRIA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) today announced a restructuring initiative that is expected to generate $14 to $15 million in annualized pre-tax savings when fully...

FDA Approves Changes to Manufacturing Process for Covidien's Pipeline™ Embolization Device

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2014-- Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved changes to the manufacturing process for the...

Covidien Opens Advanced Medical Technology Center in Brazil

SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2014-- Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today officially opened its Covidien Center of Innovation Brazil (CCI Brazil), further expanding its educational and...

Celleration Announces Next Generation UltraMIST™ System Receives FDA Clearance

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celleration, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic ultrasound healing technologies to...

Cardiva Medical closes two tranches of $16.5 mln funding

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiva Medical, Inc. announced today that it has closed the first two tranches of a $16.5 million Series 3 private equity financing and a $12.5...

Oxford Performance Materials Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed OsteoFab(R) Patient-Specific Facial Device

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leading advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing) company, today announced that...

DSM Expands Its Biomedical Business with the Launch of Its Cellular Therapy Development Services

DSM, a global leader in materials science and regenerative medicine, announced today the launch of its cellular therapy development services. Cellular therapies use a patient's own cells to...

Full digitization of the anatomic pathology lab is here with the VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis

New CE mark in the European Union extends application to routine pathology including primary diagnosis with human tissue specimens

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Baxter Announces Hemodialysis Dialyzer Expansion in Opelika, Alabama

Increased Capacity Will Support Growth in End-Stage Renal Disease Therapy OPELIKA, Ala., August 19, 2014 - Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) announced today that it plans to expand its...

GE Healthcare Life Sciences to Create New US Headquarters in Massachusetts

When fully operational, new facility will house more than 500 highly skilled employees and bring more than 220 new jobs to Massachusetts Long-term investment places new US business headquarters at...

Boston Scientific and ASAHI INTECC Announce Joint Development and Manufacturing Programs

Companies Reach Agreement to Develop a New and Differentiated FFR Guidewire and Next Generation Boston Scientific Rotablator RotaWire Aug 19, 2014 MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and NAGOYA, Japan, Aug. 19, 2014...

GE Healthcare: New Dementia Research Reveals Overwhelming Demand for "The Value of Knowing"

-- 3 out of 4 people globally would want to know what neurological disorder they have even if there was no cure; women outnumber men in desire to know -- 94% say diagnosis should be...

Introducing the latest Rock Health additions

With much pride and delight, today we're announcing the newest Rock Health portfolio companies that are using technology to tackle broad and pressing issues in healthcare. We've also brought...

PCORI Offers Up to $90 Million in Funding in Third Call for Large Pragmatic Studies Proposals

Funding Announcement Includes Three New Topic Areas of Interest For Immediate Release Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Contact: Christine Stencel, Associate Director of Media Relations...

electroCore appoints Piper Jaffray to deal with growing interest from pharma

18th August 2014 Basking Ridge, New Jersey: electroCore, a leader in the burgeoning field of electroceuticals, has appointed Piper Jaffray to assist in discussions with pharma companies who are...

Abbott Joins Forces with U.S. Department of Defense to Develop Portable Blood Tests for Evaluating Concussions

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and the United States Department of Defense today announced a collaboration with the intent to develop portable blood tests to help...