Heart device maker Thoratec Corp. said Tuesday it agreed to cancel the $110 million sale of its diagnostic test business to Danaher Corp.
Over 70,000 children and teens go to the ER each year for injuries and complications from medical devices, the first detailed national estimate suggests.
Becton, Dickinson and Co., a global medical device maker, plans to expand in North Carolina, building a new East Coast distribution center that will employ nearly 190 by 2015.
Medical equipment maker says government's new rules on 'meaningful use' of computerized health records will make compliance 'a more realistic prospect.'
J&J said Monday it will pay $480 million for medical device maker Micrus Endovascular, adding a range of treatments for stroke and brain aneurysms.
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, said Monday it completed the sale of its breast cancer business to Devicor Medical Products.
Medical device maker Biomet Inc. planning a $26 million expansion of its northern Indiana facilities that could add about 280 jobs.
Drug and medical device maker Covidien said Monday it completed a tender offer for ev3 Inc. and moved closer to closing its $2.6 billion buyout of the company.
Toronto-based medical imaging technology company is being taken over by SonoSite in a $71-million deal that includes assumption of $8 million of VisualSonics debt.
Cochlear Americas has agreed to pay $880,000 to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to doctors.
A 2.3 percent excise tax will cost medical device manufacturers an estimated $20 billion in new taxes over the next decade, which could force them to lay off workers.
Health care products maker plans to launch 80 new products through 2012 and expand in markets including biosurgicals and electrophysiology.
Pharmaceutical company said Thursday it has sued Hospira Inc. to get the drug and medical device maker to complete a merger announced in April.
Maker of drugs and medical devices said Tuesday it is buying vascular device maker ev3 for $2.6 billion in cash as it continues to remake its business.
Johnson & Johnson's Centocor Ortho Biotech unit said Tuesday it bought RespiVert Ltd., a company developing treatments for asthma and other lung diseases.
Wolf Medical Supply said it settled a patent dispute with a Kimberly-Clark division over an infusion pump used in antibiotic treatments and chemotherapy.
Maker of safety syringes and blood collection devices charged Becton Dickinson with violating intellectual property rights on two of its syringe designs.
Agency that regulates everything from pacemakers to peanut butter would begin publicizing safety problems with drugs and devices it rejects under a new proposal.
Official who oversees review and approval of medical devices listened to complaints from industry leaders and medical experts about how FDA is doing its job.
Medical device company acquired Medegen, a manufacturer of disposable intravenous therapy products, from private equity firm Nautic Partners for $225 million.
A 10-year survey into the link between cell phone use and two types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive, according to report to be published Tuesday.
General Electric's health care unit announced a partnership with CardioDx, which develops genetic tests that are used in diagnosing heart disease.
Drug and medical device maker Abbott Laboratories is licensing products from Zydus Cadila, based in India, and will sell them in 15 emerging markets through a new unit.
Medical device maker C. R. Bard Inc. said Wednesday it will buy SenoRx Inc., which makes devices used in detecting and treating breast cancer, for about $200 million.