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• Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

We post Medical News daily on our LinkedIN group: MDField. MDField features daily topics related to medical news, jobs, and discussions! This group is for medical professionals who appreciate the value of networking and want to take advantage of social media technologies to expand their relations and share their expertise.This group is for medical professionals who […]

• Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Nothing says 21st century quite like 3D printing. It is a concept that seemed so out of reach just a few decades ago, but quickly developed into a new industry. Advocates of 3D printing rapidly found a use for it in industries ranging from firearms to industrial supplies and everything in between. Thanks to companies […]

• Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

TriVascular Technologies, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of Ovation iX(TM) Iliac Stent Graft  SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TriVascular Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TRIV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Ovation iX Iliac Stent Graft for the Ovation Prime® Abdominal Stent Graft System, together with manufacturing enhancements […]

• Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

6/17/2015 6:31:11 AM LONDON, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, announced that it has received payment in connection with the recent affirmation by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit of a $95 million patent infringement judgment against Arthrex, Inc., (Naples, Fla). Although Arthrex continues to […]

• Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

6/17/2015 6:51:59 AM Abiomed is planning a massive expansion thanks to recent FDA approvals, adding employees and space to increase its manufacturing. Abiomed (Nasdaq: ABMD) announced Tuesday evening that it would add another 100 employees in the next two years to its 600-employee base. To accommodate the growth, the company will lease an additional 85,000 […]

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• Friday, May 15th, 2015

  Published on May 9, 2015 Incredible: Robot Stitches A Grape Back Together! Robot Stitches A Grape Back Together! The da Vinci Surgical System is used to stitch a grape back together. The same technology that can be used to suture a tiny grape is designed to help perform delicate, minimally invasive surgery.   http://www.davincisurgery.com/da-vinci-surgery/da-vinci-surgical-system/ […]

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• Monday, May 11th, 2015

5/8/2015 6:36:00 AM FRANKFORT, Ky. —A medical device manufacturer is expanding its operations in Shelby County. Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday day that Isopure Corporation is building a new facility in the Kingsbook Commerce Park in Simpsonville. “This is another example of a Kentucky company experiencing exponential growth,” said Beshear.  Read at News Release

• Monday, May 11th, 2015

5/11/2015 6:15:23 AM Nevro Corp Receives FDA Approval For Senza Spinal Cord Stimulation System Delivering HF10 Therapy MENLO PARK, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a medical device company that is providing innovative evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced that it has received approval from the United States Food […]

• Monday, May 11th, 2015

5/8/2015 6:04:14 AM German industrial group Siemens will cut a further 4,500 jobs as it battles to cope with subdued economic growth and weak demand from energy customers. The cuts come on top of 7,400 job losses already announced and were unveiled on Thursday alongside a 5 percent drop in first-quarter profit at its industrial […]

• Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. representatives met with Mexican regulators this month ahead of the debut of its smartwatches, indicating that the iPhone maker is stepping up efforts to make the new product available internationally. Five executives from Apple, which hasn’t outlined its plans for an international rollout of the Apple Watch, met with Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications […]

• Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Like many big health care companies, Medtronic PLC has taken on a lot of additional debt in a bid to transform itself into the medical device company of the future. But a new analysis shows the strategy comes with risks. Carrying high debt leaves merging companies a thin cushion to absorb setbacks like litigation or unexpected integration […]