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  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Allergan rose $1.18 or. 9 percent, to $128.99. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $73.87. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.0 percent, to $13.48.

  • St. Jude Medical 1st-quarter profit rises Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:49 AM ET

    ST. PAUL, Minn.— Medical-device maker St. Jude Medical's first-quarter net income rose almost 12 percent, helped by higher sales of its implantable defibrillators and devices that treat a type of irregular heartbeat. Net income rose to $249 million, or 86 cents per share, for the three months ended March 29 compared with $223 million, or 78 cents per share last year.

  • April 15- U.S. health regulators have approved four Boston Scientific Corp implantable devices for heart patients, including a next generation of smaller defibrillators to treat abnormal heart rhythms, the company said on Tuesday.

  • April 15- ConMed Corp, a surgical device maker that has been fighting off activist investors, is exploring a sale and has contacted large medical device companies to gauge their buyout interest, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

  • J&J beats forecasts, helped by new medicines Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    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.

  • BlackBerry buys minority stake in healthcare IT firm Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Waterloo, Ontario- based BlackBerry, a pioneer in the smartphone industry, has fallen on hard times as its market share has waned in recent years.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Allergan rose $3.08 or 2.5 percent, to $123.97. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 78 or 1.1 percent, to $72.76. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 62 or 4.9 percent, to $13.31.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Allergan rose $3.06 or 2.5 percent, to $123.95. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 79 or 1.1 percent, to $72.77. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 51 or 4.0 percent, to $13.20.

  • April 14- Shares of medical device maker Medtronic Inc fell as much as 6 percent after a U.S. court temporarily halted sales of its aortic heart valve replacement system in the country.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Allergan rose$. 47 or. 4 percent, to $121.36. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 47 or. 7 percent, to $72.45. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 48 or 3.8 percent, to $13.17.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Allergan rose $4.26 or 3.7 percent, to $120.89. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $71.98. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 24 or 1.9 percent, to $12.69.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Allergan rose $4.38 or 3.8 percent, to $121.00. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $72.41. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 32 or 2.4 percent, to $12.62.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Allergan fell $1.17 or 1.0 percent, to $119.74. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $73.08. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 18 or 1.3 percent, to $13.36.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Allergan rose $3.00 or 2.5 percent, to $120.91. Baxter International Inc. rose $1.15 or 1.6 percent, to $73.45. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 63 or 4.9 percent, to $13.54.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.95 or 1.7 percent, to $119.86. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 62 or. 9 percent, to $72.92. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 47 or 3.6 percent, to $13.38.

  • Intuitive Surgical slumps after weak 1Q forecast Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Intuitive Surgical tumbled 7 percent Wednesday after the company warned of slow first-quarter sales for its robotic surgery system. Revenue from system sales dropped 59 percent compared to a year ago, and Intuitive Surgical said its total revenue will decline 24 percent to about $465 million.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Allergan fell$. 65 or. 5 percent, to $120.13. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $72.73. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 17 or 1.3 percent, to $13.05.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Allergan fell $3.35 or 2.7 percent, to $120.77. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $72.49. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 28 or 2.1 percent, to $13.22.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    Allergan fell $3.31 or 2.7 percent, to $120.81. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $72.99. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 15 or 1.1 percent, to $13.35.

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- A non-surgically implanted heart valve meant to delay open heart surgery in children with congenital heart defects worked well for all but a few patients during a year of follow-up observation, in line with favorable results seen in original clinical trials of the Medtronic Inc product.

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