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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Texas- based medical device company Orthofix International NV has admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay more than $14 million to settle charges that it improperly booked revenue and paid off doctors in Brazil to boost sales, U.S. regulators said on Wednesday. The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a statement that Orthofix...

  • Jan 9- Abbott Laboratories moved to protect patients with its St. Jude heart implants against possible cyber attacks, releasing a software patch on Monday that the firm said will reduce the "extremely low" chance of them being hacked. The patch that Abbott began pushing out to patients on Monday addresses vulnerabilities that present the greatest risk to...

  • The FDA confirmed claims that cyber "vulnerabilities" could allow a hacker to remotely access St. Doctors and patients have been waiting for action from the FDA and St. Jude since August when short-selling firm Muddy Waters and cyber security firm MedSec Holdings claimed the implanted heart devices were riddled with potentially lethal security bugs.

  • Jan 9- Abbott Laboratories said on Monday it has begun releasing cyber security updates for its St. Abbott announced the updates as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a Safety Communication advising patients and physicians to keep using the company's implanted cardiac devices following the updates. "The FDA conducted an assessment of the benefits...

  • FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION RELEASES SAFETY COMMUNICATION ON ABBOTT'S ST JUDE MEDICAL DEVICES.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed $25 billion acquisition of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Jude's vascular closure device and Abbott's steerable sheath to Japan- based Terumo Corp. In October, Abbott said the companies would...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed $25 billion acquisition of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Jude's vascular closure device and Abbott's steerable sheath to Japan- based Terumo Corp. In October, Abbott said the companies would...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed purchase of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Jude's vascular closure device and Abbott's steerable sheath- to Japan- based Terumo Corp..

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 27- Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed purchase of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Abbott has agreed to divest two medical device businesses to settle FTC charges that the $25 billion acquisition of St.

  • The FDA released the 30- page guidance as the agency investigates claims from a short-selling firm and security researchers that heart devices from St. The FDA has been grappling with such issues for several years in response to a surge in research on potentially life- threatening security bugs in medical devices from so-called "white hat" hackers looking to...

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    James Dinan, York Capital Management founder and CEO, shares his top stock picks, including St. Jude and Monsanto.

  • Close up of doctor using defibrillator to resuscitate male heart attack victim.

    St. Jude has issued warnings about 400,000 of its heart defibrillators after two people died from malfunctions, NBC News reports.

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  • J&J warns of cybersecurity issue with insulin pump

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest details surrounding Johnson & Johnson and the cyber hack of one of the company's medical devices. Jay Radcliffe, Rapid7 senior security consultant, weighs in.

  • St. Jude reopens

    St. Jude reopens, with fractionally higher stocks, CNBC's Bob Pisani reports.

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    HeartWare stock soared more than 90 percent on news that the company will be acquired by Medtronic.

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    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at bringing deskercise to the classroom.