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• Wednesday, September 08th, 2010

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Zogenix, Inc. (“Zogenix”) announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to the proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been […]

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• Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Wider adoption of the practice of recycling medical equipment including laparoscopic ports and durable cutting tools typically tossed out after a single use could save hospitals hundreds of millions of dollars annually and curb trash at medical centers, the second-largest waste producers in the United States after the food industry. The recommendation, made in an […]

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• Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Life Technologies will shut down its Camarillo facility by 2011 and 150 workers will lose their jobs, according to the company. A statement released by the biotech firm late last week confirmed the closure. According to a letter it sent to the city, Life Technologies will not allow local employees to take the jobs of […]

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• Sunday, February 21st, 2010

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• Sunday, February 21st, 2010

February 19, 2010 Abbott Park, Illinois (S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index, which tracks companies that have annually increased their dividend for 25 consecutive years. About Abbott Abbott (

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• Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Biomet, Inc. recently announced a donation of $3.1 million in medical devices to aid the relief effort in Haiti. Many aid groups are designed to deliver immediate, short-term relief, but as with any major natural disaster, there will also be a need for steady, long-term care. These medical devices, along with many other donations from […]

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• Saturday, February 20th, 2010

On Feb. 18, SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total Artificial Heart, announced that Groupe hospitalier de la Pitié-Salpétrière (La Pitié) in Paris has performed 200 implants of the Total Artificial Heart, more than any other hospital in the world. “The SynCardia Total Artificial Heart would not be the clinical success it […]

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• Saturday, February 20th, 2010

BRYAN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BetaMED, Inc., a leading regional provider of durable medical equipment and supplies, recently announced that Med Fadel has been appointed as the company’s Chief Executive Officer as of January 1, 2010. Mr. Fadel is a well-qualified senior executive with proven operational and entrepreneurial abilities. He has expertise in general management, operations, marketing, sales, […]

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• Friday, February 19th, 2010

* Says to consider tender offer or proxy contest * Says Medafor refused to engage in talks * Says talks could lead to a higher offer Feb 17 (Reuters) – CryoLife Inc (CRY.N), a maker of implantable devices, said it would consider commencing a tender offer or a proxy contest for Medafor Inc after the […]

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• Friday, February 19th, 2010

* Q4 loss/shr $0.17 vs yr-ago loss $0.03/shr * Revenue rises 11 pct to $29.7 mln Feb 18 (Reuters) – Medical device maker Spectranetics Corp (SPNC.O) posted a wider quarterly loss, hurt by costs associated with a federal settlement. In December, the company agreed to pay $4.9 million in civil damages plus a $100,000 forfeiture […]