Recent Press Releases

Five Important Facts About Duodenoscopes & "Superbug" Contamination

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There have been reports of patient-to-patient infections of CRE bacteria linked to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...

Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Pricing of Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim® and t:flex™ Insulin Pumps, today announced...

Bionik Laboratories Raises $6.2 Million

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionik Laboratories Corp. DWTPD, +0.00% a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), announced today that it acquired Bionik Laboratories, Inc., a Toronto...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Formation of New Health and Wellness Platform Designed to Transform Health Care Delivery and Improve the Patient Experience

New Patient Athlete™ Program Demonstrates Comprehensive Approach to Driving Sustained Behavior Change and Improved Outcomes New Brunswick, N.J. (Feb. 26, 2015) – Johnson & Johnson...

RECOMMENDED CASH OFFER FOR OPTOS PLC by NIKON CORPORATION

27 February 2015 to be effected by means of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 Summary  The boards of directors of Nikon Corporation ("Nikon") and Optos Plc...

Transgenomic Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Transgenomic Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,573,899 shares of the company's common stock and...

Boston Scientific Launches Next Generation SpyGlass™ DS Direct Visualization System For Advanced Diagnosis And Treatment Of Pancreatico-biliary Diseases

PR Newswire, Marlborough, Mass. (February 26, 2015) Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces 510(k) clearance and the first cases of the SpyGlass DS Direct Visualization System used for...

Vectorious Medical Technologies Completes $5M Raise

- Company Continuing to Develop its Groundbreaking CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) Monitoring System Toward 1st-In-Man Trial - TEL-AVIV, Israel, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectorious Medical...

Illumina Accelerator Secures $40 Million Boost Capital to Back New Graduates

Obtains Commitment from Viking Global Investors to Advance Genomics Startups February 26, 2015 06:30 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) today...

Cyberonics And Sorin Group To Merge, Creating A New Premier Global Medical Technology Company

Diverse product portfolio and scale across geographies to drive shareholder value MILAN and HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorin S.p.A. ("Sorin"), (MTA; Reuters Code: SORN.MI), a...

Cyberonics Announces CE Mark Approval of the VITARIA™ System for Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure

Autonomic Regulation Therapy (ART) Significantly Improves Heart Function HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX) today announced it received CE (Conformite...

Sotera Wireless announces acquisition of Reflectance Medical

Sotera® Wireless, Inc. today announced its acquisition of Reflectance Medical Inc. (RMI), a privately held company that has developed first-of-its kind technology aimed at detecting potentially...

MANUFACTURING OF TISSUE HEART VALVES RESTORED TO FULL CAPACITY

Feb 25, 2015 Releases of Sorin bio-protheses restart ahead of schedule. In the second half of 2014, a maintenance program was implemented in our tissue heart valves clean rooms in Saluggia, Italy,...

Former Owner of Durable Medical Equipment Company Pleads Guilty in $5 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 24, 2015 A Miami man pleaded guilty today to health care fraud charges in connection with a $5 million scheme to...

Neuronetrix receives FDA clearance to market COGNISION™ for use in the clinic.

Advanced neurological tests now available in primary care settings. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetrix today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance (K141316) from the...

TE Connectivity to Acquire AdvancedCath

Strengthens TE's Position in the Attractive Medical and Healthcare Markets; Expands TE's Product Portfolio and Expertise in Medical Applications SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 18, 2015...

BIOTRONIK Announces Results of BIOFLEX-I Trial at the Cardiovascular Research Technologies Conference in Washington, DC

Vascular Intervention Study Results Demonstrate the Self-Expanding Astron Stent's Safety, Efficacy and Beneficial Clinical Outcomes Following Treatment of Iliac Artery Disease WASHINGTON, DC, US,...

Second Sight Announces First Commercial Implants of the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System in France

Second Sight Announces First Commercial Implants of the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System in France SYLMAR, Calif., Feb 24, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. EYES,...