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  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    Allergan fell $1.06 or. 6 percent, to $164.14. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $76.47. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $13.01.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    Allergan fell $1.32 or. 8 percent, to $163.88. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $75.72. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 13 or 1.0 percent, to $12.89.

  • Ahead of the Bell: Salix Pharma to buy Cosmo Tech Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Shares of Salix Pharmaceuticals fell Wednesday before markets opened and a day after it announced plans to become the latest U.S. company to incorporate overseas and lower its taxes. Last month, U.S. medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said that it agreed to buy Ireland- based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion in cash and stock.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 26 or. 2 percent, to $165.60. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $75.02. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $12.97.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Allergan fell$. 85 or. 5 percent, to $165.00. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $74.84. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $12.99.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Allergan fell $1.42 or. 8 percent, to $169.13. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $74.88. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $13.11.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Allergan fell $1.50 or. 9 percent, to $169.05. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $74.88. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $13.11.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Allergan fell$. 42 or. 2 percent, to $170.13. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $74.67. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $13.07.

  • Stryker buys joint device maker for up to $375M Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Medical device maker Stryker said Monday it will buy bone and joint replacement maker Small Bone Innovations for up to $375 million in cash. Small Bone Innovations is based in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, with facilities in France and Germany. Shares of Stryker Corp. rose 28 cents to $84.25 in afternoon trading.

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, June 17- U.S. medical device maker Medtronic's plan to buy rival Covidien and move its base to Ireland is a sign that something is wrong with the U.S. tax system, a top Obama administration official said on Tuesday.

  • Taking on the Luxottica eyewear machine Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Neil Blumenthal (left) and David Gilboa, co-founders of Warby Parker

    A David taking on retail Golaiths, this e-commerce upstart is circumventing traditional channels and selling eyeglasses to the masses.

  • *Alstom extends fall after Siemens/ Mitsubishi bid. U.S. medical device maker Medtronic agreed earlier this week to buy Dublin- based Covidiuen. "Shire have been perennial potential bid candidate for years now," said Jeremy Batstone-Carr, a research analyst at Charles Stanley.

  • June 16- Edwards Lifesciences Corp said on Monday that U.S. health regulators approved its next generation heart valve replacement system for high risk patients and those deemed too frail to endure open heart surgery.

  • CHICAGO, June 16- Well before Medtronic Inc and Covidien Plc announced their $43 billion merger, the two medical device makers had reached common conclusions about how they needed to change. U.S.-based Medtronic on Sunday said it would buy Covidien and moving its executive headquarters to Ireland to take advantage of lower corporate tax rates.

  • Medtronic says still has room for more acquisitions Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    CHICAGO, June 16- Medtronic Inc on Monday said it will remain in the market for promising new technologies even as it absorbs Dublin- based medical device maker Covidien Plc in a $42.9 billion cash-and-stock deal.