Regulators ignored complaints for months about tainted syringes produced at a North Carolina plant, where two officials have pleaded guilty to federal charges, media reports.
Wisconsin Supreme Court says patients cannot sue the makers of defective medical devices if they are approved for sale by federal regulators.
Medical products and drug maker said Monday it is buying Advanced Medical Optics Inc. for about $1.36 billion plus debt to expand its eye-care offerings.
Medical device maker said Monday it is buying privately held Ablation Frontiers Inc. for $225 million to expand its portfolio of treatments for abnormal heart rhythm.
Health care products company to buy the medical products supplier Mentor for $1.07 billion in a move to boost its presence in cosmetic and reconstructive medicine.
Royal Philips Electronics NV said Tuesday it plans to cut 1,600 jobs at its health care division in response to a global economic slowdown.
Medical device maker said Thursday it completed its $325 million acquisition of heart treatment-maker CryoCath.
Pair of senators asked Johnson & Johnson to turn over information about payments to physicians as part of a widening investigation into its influence over medical professionals.
New artificial heart uses the same tiny sensors that measure air pressure and altitude in an airplane or satellite to detect the heart’s pumping speed and the pressure on its walls.
Boston Scientific said the Food and Drug Administration has lifted some restrictions imposed more than two years due to quality control problems.
General Electric unit bought instrument maker MicroCal for an undisclosed amount, a move GE said will bolster its drug discovery technology offerings.
Medical device maker said Thursday it will buy Cryocath in a move to expand its treatment portfolio for heart conditions, including abnormal heart rhythms.
FDA approval comes as Boston Scientific and its stent competitors try to recover from a yearlong downturn in sales for the devices used to prop open clogged arteries.
Company's health care unit is entering a potential $5 billion international market providing health monitors for the elderly who live alone.
China will lift the ban on poultry exports from U.S. and streamline the process for medical equipment exports after intense talks between U.S. and Chinese trade delegations.
Life sciences equipment maker said it is close to completing a $2.65 billion financing deal needed for the buyout of Applied Biosystems Inc.
Federal officials served the medical device maker with a search warrant as they investigate whether parts from an international source had been improperly received.
Research equipment maker said shareholders will meet in October to vote on the previously announced $6.7 billion buyout by competitor Invitrogen Corp.
Principal unit of medical device maker Baxter International said Monday it licensed an antibiotic surgical implant sponge from privately held Innocoll.
Drug and medical device maker said Thursday it will cut 1,000 jobs as part of a multiyear effort to lower spending on its medical testing business.
Federal regulators have warned General Electric over lax quality control standards at a plant that makes computer software for medical imaging.
Medical device maker has recalled some of its artery-opening stents due to a defect that can cause part of the devices to break off during surgery.
Medical device maker is rejecting a buyout bid from urology product maker HealthTronics Inc. because the $26.9 million offer is inadequate.
General Electric's healthcare unit signed a deal to acquire medical products maker Vital Signs Inc. in a deal worth about $860 million.