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  • Oct 6- Medical device maker ICU Medical Inc said it would buy Pfizer Inc's global infusion therapy business, Hospira Infusion Systems, for $1 billion in cash and stock. Pfizer will receive $600 million in cash and nearly $400 million in newly issued shares of ICU Medical common stock, giving the drugmaker a stake of about 16.6 percent. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher&...

  • 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.

  • TORONTO, Oct 3- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, as major gold miners lost ground and heavyweight banks also pulled back as the federal government tightened mortgage and tax rules in a bid to cool the housing market. The most influential stocks weighing on the index included Goldcorp Inc which fell 4.5 percent to C $20.68 after it temporarily shut down...

  • Oct 3- Spectral Medical Inc said its experimental treatment for sepsis- a common, oft-deadly complication of infection- failed a late-stage study, stymieing the company's plans to bring to market the first FDA- approved device for the condition. "We proved beyond doubt that endotoxin is bad and taking it out is good," and Spectral will discuss with the U.S. Food and...

  • Oct 3- Spectral Medical Inc said its experimental treatment for sepsis- a common, oft-deadly complication of infection- failed a late-stage study, stymieing the company's plans to bring to market the first FDA- approved device for the condition. There are no specific FDA- approved medicines for the treatment of sepsis, and there have been several high-profile...

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in its approval of the device, the MiniMed 670 G, hailed it as a breakthrough. Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA's medical device division, said in a statement. Analysts said the FDA approved the device six months sooner than expected.

  • Sept 28- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Medtronic Plc's "artificial pancreas" designed to automatically deliver the right dose of insulin to patients with type 1 diabetes. Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA's medical device division said in a statement. "This device will mean peace of mind, in knowing a person will be in normal blood...

  • St. Jude reopens

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

  • Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday.

  • Doctor patient with heart montior

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

  • Fit classrooms

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

  • An employee uses a Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. X Series 2 inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry machine to analyze copper concentrate samples inside the Central Geological Laboratory in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

    Thermo Fisher Scientific said it would buy FEI for about $4.2 billion to gain access to its signature electron microscopy technology.

  • Prophix is an innovative video toothbrush paired with an iOS app.

    An invention that debuted Thursday could let you see all the spots you're missing when you brush.

  • People with Samsung Gear VR

    A team at Oxford University have used virtual reality devices to help treat patients with paranoia, showing how VR could help health care.

  • Founder & CEO of Theranos Elizabeth Holmes.

    NBC News' Maria Shriver reports on her exclusive interview with Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and the executive's resolve to correct its lab testing issues.

  • Game changer in heart health: EW CEO

    Michael Mussallem, Edwards Lifesciences CEO, talks about recent data on transcathether heart valves which show a minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic heart valve is superior to open-heart surgery for patients with certain risks of complications.

  • An employee uses a microscope at the Medtronic assembly plant in Tijuana, Mexico.

    Bill Ackman should have listened!

  • Sworkit, a personal trainer in your pocket

    Ben Young, Sworkit founder & CEO, explains how a new fitness app allows users to customize personalized workout videos.

  • Investing in immunotherapy

    Loncar Investments CEO, Brad Loncar says immunotherapy is the most innovative, high-growth area in the biotech space, while describing the company’s ETF.

  • This picture shows a logo mark of Toshiba.

    Toshiba has granted Canon exclusive negotiating rights for its medical equipment unit after a hotly contested auction.