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WASHINGTON-- Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. helped write and edit medical journal articles attributed to outside physicians, which downplayed the risks of the company's best-selling bone graft, according to a report by Senate investigators.
Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. helped write and edit medical journal articles attributed to outside physicians, which downplayed the risks of the company's best-selling bone graft, according to Senate investigators.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg raises a red flag on Medtronic.
NEW YORK-- Shares of orthopedic implant makers mostly traded higher Thursday, but analysts said industry bellwether Biomet's earnings are cause for concern.
*Medtronic, Stryker are main manufacturers By Frederik Joelving. What's more, the orthopedic products add more than $4,000 in hospital charges for the surgery, according to a new study published on Tuesday in Journal of the American Medical Association. Emily Dodwell, a surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, who led the research.
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*Debt financing soars among larger medical device makers By Susan Kelly. CHICAGO, Oct 1- Venture capitalists, long the lifeblood of medical technology firms, are growing cautious on the sector after seeing their returns squeezed in a time of growing cost pressures for healthcare, a report by Ernst& Young said.
Omar Ishrak, Medtronic chairman & CEO, discusses earnings and the future direction of the company. "Our new products," he says, "are beginning to have an impact."
China seems destined to become the world’s biggest pharmaceutical market; however, whether the profits multinational corporations realize will be similarly attractive remains very much in doubt.
One says it's time to move on, one expects drastic changes. These were some of the opinions from health-care insiders after the Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s health care overhaul.
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Trader Steve Grasso thinks the sell-off in one stock presents an opportunity. “The tax is already in the 2013 numbers,” he says.
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Omar Ishrak, Medtronic chairman and CEO, shares perspective on global health care systems and the next steps for his company in emerging markets.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports the earnings of the world's biggest medical device maker, Medtronic.
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A two-person surgical team has created a new, inexpensive bone-grafting device without having to go to big pharma.
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