MassDevice.com looks at the internet chatter surrounding the medical device industry with some of most searched-for companies of the last month.
MassDevice.com looked at some of the most talked-about medical device companies, based on trends in U.S. Google searches for the last 30 days.
The FDA approves Johnson & Johnson's 1st-of-a-kind Invokana diabetes drug, designed to flush unabsorbed sugar from the bloodstream.
The FDA approved a 1st-of-its-kind treatment for Type 2 diabetes, Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE:JNJ) Invokana, with the federal watchdog agency citing it as a pioneer in a new class of diabetes drug.
A federal judge awards $177 million to Covidien in a patent infringement lawsuit with Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Endo-Surgery subsidiary over ultrasonic scalpel technology.
UPDATED March 29, 2013, with comment from Covidien.
Covidien CFO Charles Dockendorff says there's not much room for growth in biologic tissue mesh for hernia repair, a product the company acquired in 2008.
Covidien's (NYSE:COV) biologic hernia mesh product has hit a "brick wall," according to CFO Charles Dockendorff, but does that mean the company is looking to move on from the product it dropped more than $80 million to acquire?
Covidien closes enrollment in a pair of clinical trials, Visibility and Durability, examining its iliac stents for treating peripheral artery disease.
Covidien (NYSE:COV) said it closed enrollment in a pair of its Visibility and Durability iliac stent clinical studies.
The prospective, multinational studies are designed to compare balloon stents with self-expanding stents in the iliac arteries for treating peripheral artery disease.
Medical device company Covidien releases 2-year study results combating a government-funded study that questioned the benefit of medical device intervention in stroke patient's future independence.
Medical device maker Covidien (NYSE:COV) touted 2-year study results demonstrating the safety and efficacy of its Solitaire FR revascularization system, combating another recently published study that questioned whether devices like Solitaire in provide long-term benefits to stroke patients.
William Blair & Co. added 20% to its stake in medical device company NxStage Medical, which makes home hemodialysis equipment.
William Blair & Co. added 20% to its holdings in NxStage Medical (NSDQ:NXTM) last year, according to regulatory filings.
The Chicago-based investment bank owned more than 3.8 million NXTM shares as of Dec. 31, 2012, up 19.5% from the 3.2 million shares it owned at the close of 2011.