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Diabetes: Medtronic advances closed-loop insulin pump

December 19, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says it's done with a global user evaluation of a new closed-loop insulin pump with predictive low glucose management technology.

Diabetes: Medtronic advances closed-loop insulin pump

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it's done with a global user evaluation program for a next-generation insulin pump system as it pursues the Holy Grail of diabetes: The artificial pancreas.

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak on Covidien deal, value based healthcare at LSA2014

December 18, 2014 by Brian Johnson

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Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak speaks with Lifescience Alley CEO Shaye Mandle at LSA2014.

2014: The year of the medtech IPO | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of December 15, 2014

December 18, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: Year in review: 2014 was the year of the medtech IPO; Symmetry Medical closes surgical spinout, OEM sale; Inogen affirms 2014 outlook, predicts 2015 growth of up to 25%

Google bets big on healthcare in 2014

December 16, 2014 by Brian Johnson

Google Ventures, the VC arm of the Silicon Valley tech monolith, pumped more than ⅓ of its venture spend into healthcare and life science startups during 2014.

Google bets big on healthcare in 2014

Google (NSDQ:GOOG) took a bigger bet on healthcare in 2014, investing more than ⅓ of the its venture dollars in healthcare and life science interests, according to the company and published reports.

Medtronic clears all anti-trust hurdles for Covidien acquisition

December 16, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says its proposed, $43 billion acquisition of Covidien has cleared all anti-trust hurdles worldwide, setting the stage for shareholder votes next month.

Medtronic clears all anti-trust hurdles for Covidien acquisition

Cianna Medical wins FDA clearance for new breast surgery device | Regulatory news for the week of December 15, 2014

December 16, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Cianna Medical wins FDA nod for breast surgery device; St. Jude Medical wins CE Mark for Quadra Allure MP pacemaker; Medtronic wins FDA approval for more Attain Performa quad defib leads; FDA postpones panel meeting for VertiFlex's Superion spine device; Report: FDA doesn't disclose most adviser's ties to medtech

Cianna Medical wins FDA nod for breast surgery device

December 11, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

Medtronic launches new sinus surgery device

December 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic launches its 1st chitosan-based nasal packing, NovaShield, for use in functional endoscopic sinus surgeries.

Medtronic launches new sinus surgery device

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it's launching a new sinus surgery device, NovaShield, for functional endoscopic sinus surgery.

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