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  • BEIJING— Chinese exporters were scrambling Monday to cope with a plunge in U.S. sales while China's state press shrugged off the impact of Washington's tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute. Wuxi Yushou Medical Devices Co., Ltd., with a workforce of 500, stands to lose 30- 40 million yuan in annual revenue, according to the manager, Miao Liping.

  • June 28- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, the world's largest maker of scientific instruments, said on Thursday it would buy IT services provider Roper Technologies Inc's unit Gatan Inc for about $925 million in cash. Gatan is a Pleasanton, California- based maker of instrumentation and software used to enhance the performance of electron microscopes.

  • June 22- Natus Medical Inc said on Friday its stockholders had elected hedge fund Voce Capital Management's nominees to the company's board, ending a months long proxy fight. The medical device maker also said the preliminary count of votes showed that its stockholders had voted to reject Voce's proposal to remove the company's Chairman, Robert Gunst.

  • Elizabeth Holmes, former CEO of Theranos leaves the Robert F. Peckham courthouse with her attorney after her arraignment in San Jose on June 14th, 2018.

    The Securities and Exchange Commission in March accused Holmes of "massive fraud" in connection with Theranos.

  • Stryker's shares rose 7 percent to $174 in premarket trading after falling 9 percent in the last two days. Wall Street analysts said any deal between the two companies would be transformational, but were skeptical about the rationale of the deal. The Wall Street Journal had reported on Monday that Stryker had made a takeover approach to Boston Scientific.

  • June 13- Medical device maker Stryker Corp was not in discussions to buy rival Boston Scientific Corp, Stryker said in a regulatory filing https://bit.ly/2Jy6VQB on Wednesday, two days after reports of a potential deal between the two surfaced. Stryker's shares rose 5.8 percent to $172.01 in premarket trading, while Boston Scientific's shares fell 5.4...

  • The Wall Street Journal had reported on Monday Stryker had made a takeover approach to Boston Scientific.

  • Cramer: Edwards Lifesciences' stock chart just flashed a hugely bullish pattern

    Jim Cramer and technician Rob Moreno examine the daily stock chart of Edwards Lifesciences to find a prime buying opportunity.

  • Edwards Lifesciences' stock chart flashes hugely bullish pattern

    Jim Cramer and technician Rob Moreno examine the daily stock chart of Edwards Lifesciences to find a prime buying opportunity.

  • Jim Cramer and technician Rob Moreno examine the daily stock chart of Edwards Lifesciences to find a prime buying opportunity.

  • June 11- Medical device maker Stryker Corp has made a takeover approach to rival Boston Scientific Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/stryker-has-made-a-takeover-approach-to-boston-scie n t i f i c- 1 5 2 8 7 2 7 7 4 9? Shares of Boston Scientific, which has a market value of about $44 billion, closed up 7.4 percent at $34.32,...

  • June 11- Medical device maker Stryker Corp has made a takeover approach to rival Boston Scientific Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/stryker-has-made-a-takeover-approach-to-boston-scie n t i f i c- 1 5 2 8 7 2 7 7 4 9? A deal would create a combined company with a market value of more than $110 billion and a wide breadth of...

  • June 11- Medical device maker Stryker Corp has made a takeover approach to rival Boston Scientific Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/stryker-has-made-a-takeover-approach-to-boston-scie n t i f i c- 1 5 2 8 7 2 7 7 4 9? Shares of Boston Scientific, which had market value of $44 billion as of Friday's close, were up 9.5 percent at...

  • After the sensor warmed up, it was off by 25 mg.

    New technologies for diabetes treatment are becoming essential, according to J.P. Morgan, with companies such as Dexcom presenting compelling investment opportunities.

  • May 27- British engineering firm Smiths Group Plc and U.S.-based ICU Medical Inc are in talks about a merger of their medical device businesses, a person familiar with the discussions told Reuters. The talks are at a very early stage, according to the person. Sky News and the Financial Times had reported earlier on Sunday that the two companies were in talks....

  • *Forecasts adjusted fiscal' 19 profit of $5.10- $5.15. The company on Thursday also forecast an adjusted profit of $5.10 to $5.15 per share for fiscal 2019, in line with analysts' average estimate of $5.14, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Cardiac and vascular unit sales jumped 10.1 percent to $3.14 billion in the fourth quarter, beating the average analyst...

  • Medtronic Chairman and Chief Executive Omar Ishrak.

    Medtronic reported a 25.5 percent rise in quarterly profit on Thursday on higher demand for its heart devices.

  • May 24- Medtronic Plc reported a 25.5 percent rise in quarterly profit on Thursday on higher demand for its heart devices. Net income attributable to the company rose to $1.46 billion, or $1.07 per share, in the fourth quarter ended April 27, from $1.16 billion, or 84 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 2.9 percent to $8.14 billion.

  • TOKYO/ NEUCHATEL, Switzerland, May 15- In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, Philip Morris International Inc is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. The initiative, if allowed by regulators, could extract information about a user's smoking routine from the device and use it...

  • A nurse takes an electrocardiogram of a patient.

    Long QT syndrome causes about 3,000 to 4,000 sudden deaths in children and young adults in the U.S. every year, according to the National Institutes of Health.