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.
Orthopedics manufacturer plans to create nearly 100 new jobs by 2011 with a $19 million expansion to produce implants used for hip, knee and shoulder replacements.
Health care products and services company says the restructuring efforts will save money and make the company more efficient.
Medical supplies maker has purchased Chester Labs, a manufacturer of liquid products for personal care, infection control and diagnostic use in medical facilities.
Medical device and technology makers will likely continue prospering as aging populations in developed countries drive demand for more innovative products and new, emerging markets grow.
Activist investor has conceded defeat in his campaign to elect a slate of dissident nominees to Biogen Idec Inc.'s board.
Maker of technologies for disease research and drug discovery will pay $38 per share for scientific instruments maker Applied Biosystems.
Federal jury ordered Arthrex, a medical equipment manufacturer, to pay more than $14.5 million in a patent infringement dispute that involves a device invented by a Portland physician.
Makers and sellers of wheelchairs, oxygen machines and other medical equipment are close to getting Congress to delay a new program that would save Medicare about $1 billion a year.
Plant that makes products for the hygiene and medical markets will be closed by the end of September and will put about 85 employees out of work.
Doctors, lawyers and a movie star are expected to criticize government regulations shielding drug and medical device companies from lawsuits brought by patients.
Soaring scrap metal prices have led companies that were paid to recycle rusted frigates and tankers to begin paying the federal government to get ahold of all that valuable steel.