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SVMH picked for key clinical studySVMH picked for key clinical...

SVMH picked for key clinical study It's one of 45 hospitals worldwide testing new MRI-friendly heart device.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Prostate Cancer Device Easing Impotence Opposed by U.S. Panel

An ultrasound device used in Europe to treat prostate cancer with lower rates of erectile dysfunction failed to win the backing of a U.S. advisory panel.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Edap TMS Sa, Food and Drug Administration, Business News

Customer Interaction Solutions

Novation Names Medline as Medical Supplier of the Year For Delivering Outstanding Service and Value

Medline Industries Inc. was recently named 2013 Medical Supplier of the Year by Novation , the leading healthcare supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC. The award, which was presented at Novation's annual Supplier Summit, recognizes Medline for the outstanding ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medline Industries, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Reuters

Boston Scientific wins first trial over transvaginal mesh device

A Massachusetts jury has cleared Boston Scientific Corp of selling dangerous and defective transvaginal mesh devices, in the first out of more than 20,000 lawsuits waiting to go to trial.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Boston Scientific, Healthcare Industry

Pharmaceutical Processing

Baxter to Sell Commercial Vaccines Business to Pfizer

Baxter International has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its two commercially marketed vaccines and related production facilities to Pfizer Inc. for a total cash consideration of $635 million, subject to certain adjustments.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Baxter International, E.Factor, Influenza, Health, Lyme Disease

Sys-Con Media

ReneSola Modules Among Top Performers in PV Evolution Labs Testing

The Company's modules achieved top performance rankings on PVEL's "PV Module Reliability Scorecard" for 2014 in four testing categories: Dynamic Mechanical Load, Damp Heat, Potential Induced Degradation, and Humidity-Freeze.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sola International, Healthcare Industry

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Legal settlement lifts Edwards Lifesciences' profit

Edwards Lifesciences Corp posted stronger second-quarter earnings on Tuesday, propelled by a gain from a legal settlement and higher sales of heart valves that are implanted using a less-invasive procedure than traditional open-heart surgery.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Edwards Lifesciences, Healthcare Industry, Irvine, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

St. Jude Medical Announces Third Quarter Dividend

St. Jude Medical, Inc. , a global medical device company, today announced that its board of directors declared a third quarter dividend of $0.27 per common share.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical, Epic Systems, Computers

Benzinga

Stocks Lower As Earnings Season Takes Back Seat To Geopolitical Uncertainties

U.S. stocks fell as the Dow dipped below the 17,000 marks as geopolitical concerns become a main focus.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing, Darden Restaurants, Restaurant Management, Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Computers, EMC, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical

Business Journal

AK Steel adds to board

The company announced July 25 that Sheri Edison has been elected to its board, effective Aug. 1. Edison is vice president, general counsel and secretary of Cincinnati-based packaging company Bemis Corp. "Sheri's extensive experience in the manufacturing sector, coupled with her background in the steel business and corporate governance, make her a ... (more)

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Related Topix: AK Steel Holding, Steel, Mining, Cincinnati, OH, Hillenbrand Industries, Scientific Instruments, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Plastics News

Carbon black supplier Orion begins trading on NYSE

Orion Engineered Carbons S.a.r.l. has priced the initial public offering of 19.5 million common shares at a price to the public of $18 per share.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, North American Scientific, Healthcare Industry

TheStreet.com

How Will Boston Scientific (BSX) Stock Respond To This Coverage Initiation?

TheStreet Ratings team rates BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP as a Hold with a ratings score of C+.

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Related Topix: Boston Scientific, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

Forbes.com

Monday 7/28 Insider Buying Report: QDEL, HAFC

As the saying goes, there are many possible reasons for an insider to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy - they expect to make money.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Quidel, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

Journal Gazette

Lilly has aversion to inversion

It's not just American tourists heading overseas these days. Increasingly, U.S. corporations are turning to "tax inversions" to move abroad and avoid high corporate tax rates.

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Related Topix: Startups, Medtronic, Medicine, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Healthcare Industry, Salient Surgical Technologies, Indiana

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'... )--PartnerRe Ltd. today reported net income of $257.7 million, or $5.02 per share for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Insurance, PartnerRe, Semiconductors, Amkor Technology, Electronics, Startups, Intevac, Exactech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Luminex doubles analysts' Q2 net income forecasts, boosts revenue

Luminex Corp. on Monday reported second quarter earnings of $4.7 million, or 11 cents per share, on revenue of $55.6 million compared to $3.7 million, or 9 cents per share, on revenue of $54.3 million in the same quarter last year.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Luminex, Healthcare Industry, EraGen Biosciences

Business Journal

KCI's skin-graft device named innovate health product

Kinetic Concepts Inc.'s CelluTome Epidermal Harvesting System has been named one of Podiatry Today's Top 10 innovative products.

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Related Topix: Kinetic Concepts, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Plastics News

Two medical device makers add specialty products through acquisitions

Founded in 2005 and headquartered near Boston in Wilmington, Mass., NeuroTherm specializes in chronic pain management devices, particularly in the treatment of spinal pain using radiofrequency ablation , a segment of the chronic pain market in which St. Jude Medical currently does not have a foothold.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical, Sales, Kalamazoo, MI, Stryker

Medical News

Astute Medical, OCD partner to expand access to new acute kidney injury test

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggested that AKI could be more deadly than heart attack .

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Related Topix: Astute Medical, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Nephrology, Health

Daily Herald

Benefit of cancer probe with less erection risk examined by FDA

A device used in Europe to treat prostate cancer with lower rates of erectile dysfunction raised concerns from U.S. regulators over data the company says shows it prevents the disease's return.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Prostate Cancer, Health, Edap TMS Sa, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Urology

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