The FDA in August asked health care facilities using these and other reusable medical devices to meticulously follow the cleaning instructions to avoid the spread of superbugs. The FDA on Monday gave Olympus Corp, Fujifilm Holdings Corp and Pentax Medical, a unit of Hoya Corp, 30 days to study the effectiveness of the instructions. The FDA gave the trio warning...» Read More
Contact lens manufacturers appeal Utah decision that bans minimum prices for contact lenses.
Aug 4- Medical equipment maker Halyard Health Inc reported a 6 percent fall in second-quarter revenue and cut its full-year profit forecast, hurt by lower sales volume in its surgical and infection prevention business and a stronger dollar. Halyard Health, which was spun off from Kimberly-Clark Corp in November, said it expects net sales growth to decline 1-3...
Nike is releasing a new, easy-entry footwear system this month.
*Coloplast slips on negative broker comments. *Telecom Italia up on report Vivendi to increase stake. Danish medical equipment maker Coloplast was the biggest faller after a string of banks cut their target price for the stock, a day after the company lowered its guidance for 2014/ 15. Its shares fell 2.8 percent, having dropped 7.8 percent in the previous session.
Bad news has been a boon for Malaysia's rubber glove makers, with the ringgit's drop and South Korea's MERS outbreak likely to provide a twin boost.
Mark Cuban said innovative tech in the pharmaceutical sector is going to be a game changer not only for health care, but for humanity.
Pavle Sabic, director of Credit Market Development at S&P Capital IQ, discusses the healthcare sector in terms of investing.
CNBC Crowdfinance Tech Index lists the largest capital commitments raised by 25 private U.S. tech companies on Crowdnetic’s data platform.
This list represents the largest capital commitments raised by private U.S. companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.
Anmol Madan, Ginger.io CEO, discusses how his company's technology helps track a patient's well-being.
George Freeman MP, minister of life sciences in the U.K., says there's been a "resurgence" for life sciences and healthcare investment.
Johnson & Johnson reported lower-than-expected sales as a stronger dollar offset higher sales of the Band-Aid maker's new drugs and older treatments.
Merck reported earnings that beat analysts' expectations, but global sales dropped amid patent expirations and a drop in sales of its hep C drugs.
There are new inventions out there to solve some of the oldest problems for business travelers.
Shares of Malaysia's latex glove makers have had a tough year so far, but some analysts expect panic over Africa's Ebola outbreak may spur gains.
As the global population ages, some see investment opportunities in somewhat ghoulish bets the rates of cancer and other illnesses will rise.
Shire has hired investment bank Citi as an adviser following a wave of deals in the healthcare sector.
Johnson & Johnson turned in a solid first quarter Tuesday, topping analysts' profit and revenue estimates and increasing its 2014 earnings forecast by 5 cents a share.
Profile of 27-year-old Ethan Lewis, who has been creating products to sell to his fellow diabetics.
The Cefaly device uses a mild electric current to prevent migraines.