Technology
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...
Jan 09, 2007
Recent years have seen much consolidation in the ophthalmic industry. It is no surprise that the trend is extending to the laser eye surgery market. Advanced...
Jan 08, 2007
Calypso Medical Technologies has raised $42.2 million in efforts to further launch a tracking device that pinpoints the location of tumors. Although the...
Jan 05, 2007
A test that measures changes in calcium levels in the heart could help determine a patient's need for a defibrillator. Called the MTWA (microvolt T-wave...
Jan 04, 2007
India's Economic Times has an article, reprinted on devicelink.com, about the nation's only stent manufacturer, Relisys Medical Devices (Mumbai, India), which...
Jan 03, 2007
A radiologist in Springfield, IL has adapted a technique used in astronomy to better detect tumor growth, reports the Chicago Tribune. Dr. Matthew Kuhn has...
Jan 02, 2007
The Star Tribune of Minneapolis has a feature spotlighting Nanocopoeia Inc. (St. Paul, MN), a small company with a promising coating technology that could...
Dec 28, 2006
Today's Boston Globe profiles Advanced Magnetics Inc. (Cambridge, MA), which, despite not much in the way of revenues, posted the largest stock price gain of...