Thermo Fisher Scientific said it would buy FEI for about $4.2 billion to gain access to its signature electron microscopy technology.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- A San Francisco- based company has won a U.S. government-sponsored competition with an alcohol monitoring devices that can be worn on the wrist, the latest milestone in the development of wearable technologies that monitor and diagnose medical conditions. BACtrack, a privately held medical device maker, took the $200,000 top prize in the...
May 20- American Medical Systems, a major defendant in litigation over controversial vaginal mesh devices, is accusing "a pyramid of businessmen, doctors and lawyers" of luring women into unwarranted surgeries to remove the implants and inflate their damages claims. The company, a unit of Ireland- based Endo International, has set aside $1.9 billion to settle as...
An invention that debuted Thursday could let you see all the spots you're missing when you brush.
May 18- Buyout firm Onex Corp has revived an auction for Carestream Health that could value it at more than $3 billion, including debt, and is exploring a break up of the U.S. medical imaging company, people familiar with the matter said. Carestream is now working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc to find a buyer for its film and digital medical imaging business, while...
May 18- Medtronic Inc, the world's largest standalone medical device maker, wants to slice deeper into the minimally invasive surgical products market and is buying its way in. Separately, Medtronic also bought Smith& Nephew Plc's gynecology unit for $350 million to gain access to a surgical platform that helps remove abnormal uterine tissue such as polyps and...
A team at Oxford University have used virtual reality devices to help treat patients with paranoia, showing how VR could help health care.
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.
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.
Bill Ackman should have listened!
Ben Young, Sworkit founder & CEO, explains how a new fitness app allows users to customize personalized workout videos.
Loncar Investments CEO, Brad Loncar says immunotherapy is the most innovative, high-growth area in the biotech space, while describing the company’s ETF.
Toshiba has granted Canon exclusive negotiating rights for its medical equipment unit after a hotly contested auction.
Jonathan Adiri, CEO of Healthy.io, discusses how smart phones, wearables and tech will impact health care.
U.S. health inspectors found problems at Theranos' northern California laboratory.
In an interview with CNBC, the NIH director said people may be "a little cynical" because of cancer's casualty rate, but researchers 'had its number.'
Mount Sinai Hospital's CEO told CNBC that while Obamacare survived a repeal attempt, it's locked in a tough game of numbers.
The recent criticism surrounding $9 billion diagnostics firm Theranos has been unfair, Theranos board member Richard Kovacevich tells CNBC.
China's capital Beijing issued its second smog red alert of the month on Friday, triggering vehicle restrictions and forcing schools to close.
Rising demand for IVF in China will strain already-crowded state-run hospitals but create opportunities for overseas health centers.