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  • Feb 19- Medtronic Plc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, boosted by sales of its surgical products, and the largest U.S. standalone medical device maker raised the upper end of its full-year earnings forecast. The minimally invasive therapies business, which makes surgical instruments such as those used to treat hernias and kidney...

  • Feb 19- Medical device maker Medtronic Plc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, driven by higher sales in its surgical products unit and restorative therapies group. The company said it expects full-year earnings to be in the range of $5.14 to $5.16 per share, up from the prior forecast of $5.10 to $5.15 per share. Net income attributable to...

  • Feb 19- Medical device maker Medtronic Plc on Tuesday reported a 2.4 percent rise in third-quarter revenue, driven by higher sales in surgical products unit and restorative therapies group. Net income attributable to Medtronic was $1.27 billion, or 94 cents per share, in the quarter ended Jan. 25, compared with a loss of $1.39 billion, or $1.03 per share, a year...

  • Cochlear CEO: US-China trade war hasn't had any impact on us

    Over the long run, Dig Howitt, CEO of Cochlear, says he is confident that the company can continue to grow its cochlear implant segment.

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.4 pct. *FTSE 250 down 0.1 pct. The FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent by 0846 GMT, while the FTSE 250 was down 0.1 percent as medical device maker ConvaTec tanked after "disappointing results".

  • Feb 13- Johnson& Johnson said on Wednesday it would buy Auris Health Inc for $3.4 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's surgical robotic scope used in respiratory procedures and the detection of lung cancer. "We are encouraged to see J&J moving more aggressively in the robotics field, which has been a gap for its medical device business,"...

  • Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson.

    Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics unit is in settlement talks to resolve the bulk of individual lawsuits alleging the company's metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants were defective and caused severe injuries, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said on Monday.

  • AMSTERDAM, Jan 29- Dutch health technology company Philips on Tuesday said it would increase returns to shareholders, as it expected sales growth to continue despite economic headwinds. Philips, whose healthcare products range from high-tech toothbrushes to medical imaging systems, said comparable sales grew 5 percent to 5.6 billion euros in the last three...

  • How ResMed is moving out of hospital health care

    Acquiring MatrixCare and Brightree helps position ResMed to transform out of hospital health care, says Mick Farrell, CEO of ResMed.

  • Jan 22- Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants. Under Tuesday's settlement agreement, DePuy is required to maintain a post-market surveillance program and update procedures to track complaints over the hip...

  • Jan 22- Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants. Under Tuesday's settlement agreement, DePuy is required to maintain a post-market surveillance program and update procedures to track complaints over the hip...

  • Jan 22- Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants. Saying it would pay at least $2.47 billion, the company has since settled thousands of lawsuits by patients who had to have the ASR implant removed.

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, Jan 22- Colfax Corp is pressing ahead with plans to sell its air and gas handling unit Howden as part of a shift to focus on the medical devices industry and has hired Goldman Sachs to handle the process, four sources close to the matter told Reuters. Colfax is hoping to fetch about 1.5 billion pounds from the sale of the business, which employs more...

  • Apple in talks with Medicare plans to bring watches to seniors

    Christina Farr, CNBC.com reporter, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about how Apple is in talks with private Medicare plans about bringing its watch to at-risk seniors.

  • Jan 15- Edwards Lifesciences Corp has paid rival Boston Scientific Corp $180 million as part of a settlement to end all outstanding patent disputes between the companies, the medical device makers said in a joint statement on Tuesday. All pending cases or appeals in courts and patent offices between the two will be dismissed, the companies said.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces Apple Watch during the Apple launch event on September 12, 2017 in Cupertino, California.

    Tim Cook is "absolutely onto something" in health services and "it may well be the great legacy that he's talking about," former Apple CEO John Sculley says.

  • CEO of glucose monitor maker Dexcom says company has 'prime position' in sensor performance

    Jim Cramer speaks to Dexcom Chairman and CEO Kevin Sayer about his company's latest technology and its partnerships with other tech giants like Apple.

  • Jim Cramer on CNBC's "Mad Money."

    Jim Cramer breaks down how U.S.-China trade tensions and the Fed hold the key to the economy's future.

  • Willow 2.0

    Willow is a wearable, quiet and hands free breast pump that fits inside your bra. The company just unveiled the Willow 2.0 at CES. CNBC's Jeniece Pettitt gets a first look at the new product.

  • Proteus Digital Health

    Venture investors are chasing breakout successes in digital health, but those investment dollars aren't making people healthier.