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35 min ago | Modern Healthcare

Stryker sees 77% drop in first-quarter earnings

Medical-device maker Stryker Corp. reported a precipitous drop in earnings for the first quarter of 2014 as hefty charges from product recalls reversed revenue gains from strong sales.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Stryker

3 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare

Doctor becomes eighth person sentenced in sprawling Orthofix fraud case

A Virginia podiatrist who lied to a grand jury about altering patient records to increase Medicare bills has become the eighth person sentenced in the long-running healthcare fraud investigation of orthopedic devicemaker Orthofix International N.V.Dr. Ilene Terrell of Fredericksburg, Va., was... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Orthofix International NV, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Fredericksburg, VA

4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Resmed Inc. Announces Record Financial Results For The Quarter Ended...

SG&A costs were 28.9 percent of revenue in the quarter, compared to 28.6 percent in the quarter ended for the quarter, or 7.4 percent of revenue.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, ResMed

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Dr Pepper Snapple's bubbly after Q1 profits skyrocket

Plano-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit rose 46 percent, backed by lower commodity costs and strong sales during the quarter.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diagnostic Products

13 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

Marquette General one of 40 hospitals worldwide conducting breakthrough trial

The Minneapolis-based Medtronic piece is an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.

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

17 hrs ago | The Business Journal

TriVascular raises $100 million-plus in IPO

Medical device maker TriVascular Technologies, Inc. on Tuesday said it netted $101.4 million from its initial public offering of stock.

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Related Topix: Advanced Bionics, Boston Scientific, Medicine, SSI Technologies, Healthcare Industry

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Trinadad Express

Healthwatch

As US stars like Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj bask in the adoration of their voluptuous bodies, women worldwide are paying the ultimate price in hopes of getting a bigger bum.

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Related Topix: HealthWatch, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Benzinga

Hologic's NovaSure System Reaches 2M Milestone Mark

Hologic, Inc. , a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced that the Company's NovaSure global endometrial ablation system reached an important milestone: 2 million women have chosen the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hologic, Healthcare Industry, Biotech, Interlace Medical, Third Wave Technologies, Women's Health, Health

Market Wire

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Lyra(TM) Molecular PCR Assay...

This new molecular test detects and differentiates between pyogenic Group A and pyogenic C or G Streptococcal throat infections.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Quidel, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Infectious Diseases, Influenza, Health

AmericanBankingNews.com

St. Jude Medical Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

Shares of St. Jude Medical have received an average recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-four ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical

USA Today

Ask Matt: How can I profit from death?

While health care stocks get all the attention, and even have their own sector in the Standard & Poor's 500, death care is a sizeable industry in itself with several investment options.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Service Corporation International, Death Care, Scientific Instruments, Medicine, Hillenbrand Industries, Matthews International, Healthcare Industry

The Washington Post

Fosun Pharma Boosts Chindex Takeover Offer After Rival Bid

Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co. and its partners increased their offer for Chindex International Inc. to about $433 million to counter another bid.

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Related Topix: Chindex International, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bethesda, MD, World News, China, Business News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Cohen & Steers Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Bank of America

's stock had its "underperform" rating reiterated by Bank of America in a research note issued on Monday, StockRatingsNetwork reports.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, CNS, Healthcare Industry

Law.com

Federal Circuit Blocks Controversial Ban on Medtronic Heart Valves

The court entered the stay without comment Monday in a 2-1 order. Judge Pauline Newman's brief dissent said Medtronic Inc. and competitor Edwards LifeSciences Corp. appeared to have made enough progress toward a voluntary modification of the injunction late last week that a stay wasn't necessary.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Biotech, Medicine, Edwards Lifesciences, Healthcare Industry

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Catherine M. Szyman Unloads 29,420 Shares of Medtronic Stock

Medtronic VP Catherine M. Szyman unloaded 29,420 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 17th.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

All of t... )--Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Agios Pharmaceuticals, Equity Lifestyle Properties, Exactech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, EPS, Providence, RI

The Huffington Post

Amanda Peet: Every Child's Wishes And Dreams Matter

This post is part of the Global Moms Relay . Every time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 , up to $250,000, to the Global Moms Relay, to help improve the health and well-being of moms and kids worldwide in support of MAMA , Shot@Life , and Girl Up .

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

Sys-Con Media

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: FDA Inspection of American Medical...

In a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission , Endo Health Solutions, Inc., the parent of American Medical Systems, disclosed that the SEC filing indicates that American Medical Systems has already submitted a corrective action plan to the FDA, the facility will have to undergo a follow-up inspection at some point in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, C R Bard, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

The Motley Fool

Warfarin's Loss is Johnson & Johnson's Gain

Warfarin has long been doctor's go-to medicine for guarding against blood clots in post-operative or cardiovascular disease patients.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Chinese drugmaker Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd has raised its offer for U.S.-listed Chindex International Inc by 15 percent to $223.6 million after a bidding war for the China-focused hospital chain.

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Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Mining, Chindex International, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

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