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  • Hospira beats profit estimates, raises 2014 outlook Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    July 30- Hospira Inc, a pharmaceutical and medical device maker, posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher sales of specialty injectable drugs, and raised its full-year outlook.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Allergan rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $170.15. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 14 or 1.1 percent, to $12.97. Medtronic fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $62.76.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 02 or percent, to $170.04. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $76.38. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 20 or 1.5 percent, to $12.91.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Allergan rose$. 55 or. 3 percent, to $170.61. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $76.55. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 14 or 1.1 percent, to $12.97.

  • UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    STORRS, Connecticut— Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments. Robert Howe, a reproductive endocrinologist in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, says his medical practice showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3- D images of body parts.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Allergan fell $1.86 or 1.1 percent, to $170.57. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $77.00. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.8 percent, to $13.26.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 78 or. 5 percent, to $171.65. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $77.04. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 09 or. 7 percent, to $13.11.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    Allergan fell $1.51 or. 9 percent, to $170.92. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $76.71. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $13.04.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 71 or. 4 percent, to $170.43. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 30 or 2.4 percent, to $12.85. Medtronic rose$. 30 or. 5 percent, to $62.71.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Allergan rose $1.04 or. 6 percent, to $172.18. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 55 or. 7 percent, to $76.66. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 23 or 1.8 percent, to $12.78.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.25 or. 8 percent, to $167.07. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $76.00. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 18 or 1.4 percent, to $12.64.

  • UPDATE 2-Gambro acquisition boosts Baxter's sales Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    July 17- Medical device and drug maker Baxter International Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly adjusted earnings, driven primarily by a surge in sales of the dialysis products it gained from its acquisition of Gambro AB last year.

  • UPDATE 2-St. Jude not keen to join inversion deal craze Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    In the most recent such deal in the medical device sector, Medtronic Inc last month agreed to buy Covidien for $43 billion. The move will allow Medtronic to re-domicile to Ireland to take advantage of low corporate tax rates and to access cash overseas without having to pay high repatriation costs.

  • July 11- Medical device maker Covidien Plc said it recorded a pre-tax charge of about $180 million for the third quarter, related to litigation against some manufacturers of pelvic mesh products. Covidien said it was indemnifying the manufacturer on certain claims.

  • July 11- Medical device maker Covidien Plc said it recorded a pre-tax charge of about $180 million for the third quarter, related to litigation against some manufacturers of pelvic mesh products. The company's two units supplied pelvic mesh products to one of the manufacturers named in the lawsuit and is indemnifying that manufacturer on certain claims.

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has approved MannKind Corp's inhaled insulin, Afrezza, capping an arduous journey for the company and its octogenarian founder, Alfred Mann. It acts more rapidly than injectable insulins such as Eli Lilly and Co's Humalog and Novo Nordisk's NovoLog.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- For decades, medical technology firms have searched for ways to let diabetics check blood sugar easily, with scant success.

  • BOSTON, June 20- Medtronic Inc, the world's largest stand-alone medical device maker, said on Friday it was the victim of a cyber attack last year.

  • Medtronic says was victim of cyber attack in 2013 Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    BOSTON, June 20- Medical device maker Medtronic Inc said in a regulatory filing released on Friday that it was the victim of a cyber attack last year.

  • YOUR MONEY-How to launch a financially successful adult Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK, June 19- It's the secret fear of every American parent: failure to launch. The idea used to give Andy Byron the cold sweats. Their 22- year-old son scored a paid summer internship with medical device manufacturer Stryker Corp, with an eye toward a career in medical sales.