Technology
Feb 08, 2007
The rise of labor and manufacturing costs can pose significant barriers for U.S. medical device manufacturers. Many companies have faith in the benefits of...
Feb 07, 2007
FDA has approved a diagnostic test that predicts the odds of whether or not breast cancer will return or worsen in a woman already diagnosed with the disease....
Feb 06, 2007
A CMS spokesman says the center may reconsider paying for drug-eluting coronary stents, reports Bloomberg News. The Medicare program is re-evaluating its...
Feb 05, 2007
The death of a dog during a sales training demonstration for a medical device has caused an uproar among animal rights activists. PETA is calling for Micrus...
Feb 02, 2007
A new electronic retinal implant could help treat blindness caused by retinitis pigmentosa. FDA has approved an Investigational Device Exemption for Second...
Jan 29, 2007
Despite what you may have gleaned about Iran from news reports, the country is one of the more modernized in the Middle East and has some very sophisticated...
Jan 19, 2007
Yes, it's possible. The rise of genetic testing and FDA's approval of a cervical cancer vaccine are contributing to this speculation. Some experts argue that...
Jan 12, 2007
Boston Scientific has become the first company to sell two drug-eluting stent platforms with this week's European launch of the Promus line. Promus elutes...
Jan 11, 2007
As medical imaging technology has improved, doctors have come to rely on it more, and have increased the number of scans that they've been ordering. Insurance...
Jan 10, 2007
Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY) says it will sell its health business to Onex Corp. (Toronto) for about $2.55 billion because it wants to focus on the...