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Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Tandem launches insulin pump with predictive low glucose suspend feature in US

August 20, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) last week launched its t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ technology in the U.S. The company’s latest pump includes a predictive low glucose suspend feature designed to reduce the frequency and duration of hypoglycemia. Using the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Medtronic launches Extravascular ICD pilot study

August 10, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said yesterday it launched a pilot study of its investigational Extravascular Implantable cardioverter defibrillator system, with the first patient implant already performed at New Zealand’s Christchurch Hospital. The Fridley, Minn.-based company’s EV ICD system uses leads placed outside […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Juniper Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results

August 9, 2018

Via: PR Newswire

BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Juniper Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:JNP), a diversified healthcare company with core businesses of its CRINONE® (progesterone gel) franchise and fee-for-service pharmaceutical development and manufacturing business, Juniper Pharma Services (“JPS”), today announced financial results for the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Nanobiotix inks $47m financing to support nanomedicine development

July 30, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Nanobiotix (PAR:NANO.PA) inked a non-dilutive financial deal with the European Investment Bank last week to support the development of its nanoparticle-based cancer therapies. The Paris, France-based company said it landed a five-year loan to borrow up to €40 million ($46.7 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Abbott’s Q2 results top estimates, medical device sales up 11%

July 18, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) today reported second-quarter results that came in ahead of the consensus expectation, with its medical device division posting sales growth of more than 11%, and raised its earnings outlook for the rest of the year. The Chicago-area healthcare […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

FDA approves next-gen MitraClip from Abbott

July 12, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) won FDA approval for the third generation of its MitraClip transcatheter heart valve repair device, the company said today. Acquired in the $410 million acquisition of Evalve back in 2009, MitraClip won its first FDA nod in 2013. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

FDA approves ReCor Medical’s pivotal ultrasound denervation study

July 5, 2018

Via: Mass Device

ReCor Medical said this week that the FDA approved a new pivotal study of the company’s Paradise ultrasound denervation system for the treatment of hypertension. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company reported that its trial, Radiance-II, will be a randomized, sham-controlled […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

ReWalk Robotics amends soft exoskeleton research, licensing deal with Harvard

July 3, 2018

Via: Mass Device

ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) has inked a set of amendments to its collaborative research and exclusive licensing agreement with Harvard Collage related to the development of its soft-suit exoskeleton, according to a recently posted SEC filing. Through the original collaborative deal, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Merck appeal over Fosamax suits

June 28, 2018

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear Merck & Co’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling that revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to adequately warn patients of the risks of thigh […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

General Electric to spin out GE Healthcare

June 26, 2018

Via: Mass Device

General Electric (NYSE:GE) said today that it plans to spin out its GE Healthcare subsidiary as a stand-alone, publicly traded entity to focus on its aviation, power and renewable energy businesses. The Boston-based industrial conglomerate also said it’s planning an […]