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Dallas Woman Awarded $1.2 Million, Mesh Called Defectively Designed

For the first time, a Texas jury has decided the pelvic mesh made by healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson was defectively designed .

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, Scios, OrthoClinical Diagnostics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

P&T Community

Recombinant Treatment for von Willebrand Disease Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint in Phase III Trial

Positive results have been reported from a phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety, efficacy, and pharmacokinetics of BAX 111 , a recombinant von Willebrand factor under investigation for the treatment of bleeding episodes in patients with von Willebrand disease, the most common type of inherited bleeding disorder.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Baxter International, Healthcare Industry

Seeking Alpha

Shock Factor: Cyberonics Link To Death, Injury Reports

The FDA reporting system shows over 10,000 deaths and injuries were reported as "adverse events" that may be linked to the company's medical device.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cyberonics, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

Seeking Alpha

Zacks' Bear Of The Day: ICU Medical

While shares of ICU Medical are down more than -10% so far this year, the stock could very well remain under pressure until its earnings momentum improves.

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Related Topix: ICU Medical, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, San Clemente, CA

Washington Times

Smartphone apps to help patients take their meds

Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed.

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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

The Washington Post

J&J Pharmaceutical Success Drives Increase in 2014 Forecast

Johnson & Johnson, the world's biggest maker of health-care products, beat expectations and raised its 2014 forecast by focusing on new drugs and reducing its reliance on medical devices.

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Related Topix: Food, J and J Snack Foods, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, OrthoClinical Diagnostics

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

O relatorio reflete as obrigacoes de relatorios da N... )--A student scores a big win for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe as he becomes the first member in the tribe's history to be recruited to play collegiate sports.

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Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Mining, Apparel, Michael Kors, Luxottica Group

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Michael Kors Makes Eyewear License Deal

Michael Kors Holdings Limited and Luxottica Group announced that they have signed a new and exclusive eyewear license agreement for the Michael Kors Collection and MICHAEL Michael Kors eyewear.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Michael Kors, Luxottica Group

AlertNet

U.S. FDA OKs new generation Boston Scientific heart pacing devices

U.S. health regulators have approved four Boston Scientific Corp implantable devices for heart patients, including a next generation of smaller defibrillators to treat abnormal heart rhythms, the company said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Boston Scientific, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

The New Zealand Herald

Wall St up on Coca-Cola fizz

Wall Street advanced overnight, spearheaded by gains in shares of Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson after both companies reported quarterly results that surpassed expectations, bolstering confidence about the outlook.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, OrthoClinical Diagnostics

USA Today

Stocks close higher as Ukraine crisis sparks volatility

Stocks gave up early gains and were trading lower in late morning trading Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, OrthoClinical Diagnostics

Hispanic Business

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Uses Esker Cloud Fax Services to Simplify and Streamline Faxing

Esker , a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions and SAP software solution and technology partner, announced today that West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. , a designer and manufacturer of pharmaceutical packaging and delivery systems, is leveraging Esker Cloud Fax Services to automate its inbound and outbound faxing.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Medicine, West Pharmaceutical Services, Healthcare Industry

SFGate

This Oct. 16 2012 photo shows Johnson and Johnson products,... Photo-photo.5403355

This Oct. 16 2012 photo shows Johnson and Johnson products, including Band Aid brand adhesive bandages, arranged for a photo in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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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

Norwalk Citizen News

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson says its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, because of restrained costs and a big jump in prescription drug sales.

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Related Topix: Food, J and J Snack Foods, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, DePuy Orthopaedics, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

AmericanBankingNews.com

Cohen & Steers (CNS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Cohen & Steers is scheduled to issue its Q114 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 16th.

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Related Topix: Biotech, CNS, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

Chindex International gets higher buyout offer from unnamed bidder

China-focused hospital operator Chindex International Inc received a buyout offer of $23 per share, higher than the $19.50 offered by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group and private equity firm TPG in February.

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Related Topix: Chindex International, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Stanley

Theflyonthewall.com

Eaton Vance reports assets under management of $285.4B on March 31

On The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary Acorda Therapeutics upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital... Allegheny Technologies upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Sterne Agee... BP upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord... Bloomin' Brands upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... Boardwalk Pipeline upgraded to Neutral from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Eaton Vance, Financial Services, Investment Services, ATI, Startups, Boston Scientific, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Charles Schwab, F5 Networks

Roseville Review

St. Anthony Bulletin News

In the early morning hours of Sunday, March 30, police arrested a man who allegedly attempted to force entry into a home in New Brighton.

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Related Topix: St. Anthony, MN, New Brighton, MN, Patterson Dental, Dentistry, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Shoreview, MN, Ramsey County, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Medronic Loses Latest Battle With Edwards in TAVR War

Edwards Lifesciences won a preliminary injunction limiting sales of Medtronic's CoreValve TAVR product in the United States, but Medtronic has vowed to appeal the ruling.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Embrella Cardiovascular, Edwards Lifesciences, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Investopedia

Hedge Funds Love These 3 Pharma Stocks

In 2012, the star performer among sectors was the financial sector. In 2013, it was consumer discretionary stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Healthcare Industry

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