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  • The report, which caused St Jude shares to decline after its release on Thursday, alleged there were significant security bugs in the company's Merlinzhome device for monitoring implanted heart devices. St. Jude initially responded on Thursday with a terse statement from its chief technology officer, Phil Ebeling, who said "the allegations are absolutely...

  • Aug 26- Medical device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc said on Friday that a report by short-selling firm Muddy Waters and a cyber-security researcher alleging its heart devices were riddled with bugs was "false and misleading." The report, which caused St Jude shares to decline after its release on Thursday, alleged there were significant security bugs in the...

  • St. Jude refutes Muddy Waters' claims

    Carson Block, Muddy Waters Research founder, and Justine Bone, MedSec Holdings CEO, discuss St. Jude and their response to Muddy Water's claims saying the company's cardiac devices are vulnerable to cyber attacks.

  • St. Jude halted for news

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on why St. Jude Medical is being halted from trade.

  • Jude Medical Inc fell sharply on Thursday after short-selling firm Muddy Waters said it had placed a bet that the shares would fall, claiming its implanted heart devices were vulnerable to cyber attacks. Muddy Waters head Carson Block said the firm's position was motivated by research from a cyber security firm, MedSec Holdings Inc, which has a financial...

  • Aug 25- The stock of pacemaker manufacturer St Jude Medical Inc fell sharply on Thursday after short-selling firm Muddy Waters said it had placed a bet that the shares would fall because of cyber security vulnerabilities in the company's cardiac devices. Muddy Waters head Carson Block said his short position in St Jude was motivated by research from a cyber...

  • Aug 25- Shares of medical device maker St Jude Medical Inc fell sharply on Thursday after short-selling firm Muddy Waters said it had placed a bet that the shares would fall because of cyber security vulnerabilities in cardiac devices made by St Jude. Muddy Waters head Carson Block said his short position in St Jude was motivated by research from a cyber...

  • Aug 25- Shares of medical device maker St Jude Medical Inc fell sharply on Thursday after short-selling firm Muddy Waters said it had placed a bet that the shares would fall because of cyber security vulnerabilities in a cardiac device. Shares of St Jude, which agreed in April to be purchased by Abbott Laboratories, were last down nearly 4 percent on heavy volume...

  • Aug 18- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has widened the use of Edwards Lifesciences Corp's heart valves to patients at intermediate risk of complications if they underwent open heart surgery. The devices, Sapien XT and Sapien 3, have already been approved for use in patients unlikely to survive open-heart surgery or are at high risk for complications.

  • WELLINGTON, Aug 18- ResMed Inc said on Thursday it has filed legal action to stop the alleged infringement of its patented technology by New Zealand- based medical device manufacturer Fisher& Paykel Healthcare. ResMed said in a statement it filed legal action with the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...

  • Aug 3- Allergan Plc said it would sell its Anda Inc distribution business to Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd for $500 million, a day after Teva completed its $40.5 billion acquisition of the Dublin- based company's generics business. Anda distributes generic, brand, specialty and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products from more than 300...

  • Cleveland Clinic CEO: We still haven't tested Theranos tech

    Embattled Theranos still has not taken advantage of the Cleveland Clinic's offer to test the Silicon Valley startup's new blood diagnostic technology, says Dr. Toby Cosgrove.

  • Reigning in health costs: Cleveland Clinic CEO

    Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, shares his thoughts on replacing Obamacare and containing the high cost of health care.

  • Cleveland Clinic CEO on Zika threat

    Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO talks about the threat of the Zika virus, how the CDC is handling the spread of the virus, and those most at risk ahead of this summer's Olympics.

  • A woman walks past the IBM logo

    IBM Watson Health has unveiled a new partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve access to cancer care for U.S. veterans.

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    Shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings dropped more than 5 percent following news of its merger with AmSurg.

  • Uscom-CIIC Partnership

    Running a medical device business requires understanding of the medical technology as well as the corporate environment, Uscom CEO Rob Phillips says.

  • Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos

    Walgreens says it will close all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers and will no longer offer any Theranos services at any of its stores.

  • The net worth of Theranos founder and chief executive has dwindled to zero, according to Forbes Magazine.

  • Alex Gorsky chairman and CEO Johnson & Johnson.

    J&J's consumer brands and medical devices units are poised for growth following turnaround efforts, CEO Alex Gorsky says.