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  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $70.20. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 14 or. 8 percent, to $18.04. Johnson& Johnson rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $100.60.

  • Contact lens makers sue Utah over anti-price fixing law Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:10 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— The nation's largest contact lens manufacturers have sued Utah over a new law that critics say was written at the behest of Utah- based discount retailer 1-800- Contacts. The law comes amid an increasingly bitter fight between manufacturers like Johnson& Johnson and Bausch& Lomb and discount retailers over the prices of contact lenses.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose$. 48 or. 7 percent, to $70.46. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 15 or. 8 percent, to $18.05. Johnson& Johnson rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $100.60.

  • TechBits: Analyzing medical data, breaking smartphones Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:21 AM ET

    IBM wants to use the power of its Watson computing system— which famously won TV's "Jeopardy" a few years back— to analyze mountains of data collected from individuals who use health-related smartphone apps, fitness bands and other gadgets. A new IBM business will provide Internet computing services for health-care companies and researchers to collect and...

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $69.98. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $17.90. Johnson& Johnson fell$. 03 or percent, to $100.52.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $69.89. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $17.84. Johnson& Johnson rose$. 21 or. 2 percent, to $100.76.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $69.74. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 13 or. 7 percent, to $17.67. Johnson& Johnson rose$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $100.90.

  • Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 12:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing,"'' ransomware "and efforts to exploit newly discovered vulnerabilities in software used by a wide range of industries.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 70 or 1.0 percent, to $69.87. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 30 or 1.7 percent, to $17.80. Johnson& Johnson fell $1.51 or 1.5 percent, to $100.55.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 58 or. 8 percent, to $70.00. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 29 or 1.6 percent, to $17.82. Johnson& Johnson fell$. 98 or 1.0 percent, to $101.09.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 10:27 AM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $70.44. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 12 or. 7 percent, to $17.98. Johnson& Johnson fell$. 42 or. 4 percent, to $101.64.

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Medical researchers call it the "Angelina Effect," the surge in demand for genetic testing attributable to movie star Angelina Jolie's public crusade for more aggressive detection of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. But there's a catch: Major insurance companies including Aetna, Anthem and Cigna are declining to pay for the latest...

  • April 1- NuVasive Inc said Chief Executive Office Alex Lukianov resigned after an independent investigation showed he had not complied with the medical device maker's expense reimbursement and personnel policies. The company said the amounts involved were not material to financial results. NuVasive also appointed board member Greg Lucier as interim CEO.

  • GENEVA- SAUDI-LED COALITION MEMBERS BLOCKING PLANE CARRYING RED CROSS MEDICAL SUPPLIES FROM LANDING IN SANAA, YEMEN- ICRC SPOKESWOMAN.

  • SHANGHAI, March 31- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's healthcare subsidiary will tie-up with Zhejiang DiAn Diagnostics Co Ltd to help develop an online hospital platform, the diagnostics firm said in a filing late on Monday. Ali Health is looking to leverage technology to overhaul China's fragmented healthcare market, which suffers from an under-supply of...

  • *Company estimates India has about 800,000 paraplegics. March 27- ReWalk Robotics Ltd plans to launch its wearable robotic exoskeleton device in India by the second quarter of 2015, Chief Executive Larry Jasinski said. The company will launch the device in north India through a deal with New Delhi- based surgical products distributor Saimed Innovations.

  • March 24- Merck& Co Inc said on Tuesday that it would stop a large study of its Keytruda melanoma treatment early because an independent monitoring committee determined the drug succeeded in its goal of prolonging survival in previously untreated patients at advanced stage of the disease. The medicine, a PD-1 inhibitor that works by taking the brakes off the...

  • March 16- A minimally invasive procedure that allows doctors to implant a new heart valve supplying blood to the body is safe for low-risk patients, according to a study presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in San Diego. Samir Kapadia, a cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. The results presented Sunday are of particular interest for...

  • The FDA action followed reports last month that hundreds of patients may have been exposed to pathogens, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," after flexible tubes called duodenoscopes were not properly disinfected between patients. The recommendations are based on draft proposals the FDA released for public comment in 2011 but never put into...

  • UPDATE 1-FDA says panel to discuss "superbug" spread Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:46 AM ET

    The gastroenterology and urology devices panel would meet on May 14-15, FDA said on Thursday. A top FDA official said earlier this month that manufacturers' tests of procedures to clean medical scopes linked with "superbug" outbreaks contained flaws that render their cleaning instructions unreliable. Olympus Corp, Fujifilm Holdings Corp and Pentax Medical...