Allergan rose $1.38 or. 6 percent, to $224.17. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 83 or 1.1 percent, to $71.43. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 09 or. 6 percent, to $14.84.» Read More
BARCELONA, Aug 31- Swiss engineers, famous for making the world's finest watches, are turning their hands to cardiology with a prototype battery-less pacemaker based on a self-winding wristwatch.
Aug 28- Johnson& Johnson plans to seek a buyer for its medical device maker business, Cordis Corp, The Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. Earlier this year, J&J sold another of its units, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc to private-equity firm Carlyle Group for $4.15 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28- For a growing U.S. aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death.
Aug 28- Johnson& Johnson is recalling some lots of its implant used to correct defects of the jaw following more than a dozen cases of injury. The device, which is used to lengthen and stabilize the lower jawbone and the side of the lower jaw, is being recalled by JNJ unit DePuy Synthes as it may reverse after surgery.
Aug 19- Medtronic Inc Chief Executive Omar Ishrak defended his company's plan to acquire Dublin- based Covidien Plc in a so-called inversion deal, saying the medical device maker will be able to create more U.S. jobs while still paying substantial taxes once the transaction closes.
Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3 M Co and medical equipment makers CareFusion Corp and C.R. Bard Inc are among the companies exploring a potential deal for ConvaTec, the people said. CareFusion, with a market capitalization of $9 billion, and C.R. Bard, with $11.2 billion, would both be able to achieve an inversion if they use their own stock to pay for ConvaTec.
WASHINGTON, Aug 14- A senior U.S. senator said on Thursday he has written to Hospira Inc and urged the drug and medical device maker not to move its tax domicile abroad to save on U.S. taxes.
The death toll from the Ebola virus in West Africa keeps growing to record levels. And ironically, that may be why there's no vaccine, said an expert.
Aug 4- Medical device maker Symmetry Medical Inc said it would sell its orthopedic device components business to privately held Tecomet Inc for $450 million. Symmetry Medical will transfer ownership of its remaining surgical instruments business to its shareholders as a new company.
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.
A David taking on retail Golaiths, this e-commerce upstart is circumventing traditional channels and selling eyeglasses to the masses.
One of the world's largest makers of medical devices, Medtronic, is considering a takeover of London-based Smith & Nephew, Bloomberg said.
As AstraZeneca's shares slid following its rejection of Pfizer's new bid, the company's chairman said he was "reasonably confident" it was the right decision.
Boston Scientific received a subpoena this week from the Department of Health and Human Services seeking information about its defibrillators.
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.
The Gates Foundation has awarded $2 million in grants to several Indian organizations to help improve sanitation by building a high-tech toilet.
Diving into New Year's resolutions to get fit or lose weight may be hazardous to your health.
Inform Fitness uses a 20-minute high intensity workout each week. Founder Adam Zickerman puts "Fast Money" trader John Najarian to work. Intensity is key to results, says Zickerman.
Activist investor Carl Icahn reported a 12.63 stake in medical device maker Hologic, prompting the company to seek protection from a hostile takeover
A detailed look at how a tax on medical devices divided so many over the White House's Affordable Care Act.