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3. St. Jude Medical called to court
St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) found itself in the middle of a lawsuit over a botched neurostimulator lead surgery that resulted in lower body paralysis for a patient in Santa Fe.
2. NeuroMetrix reverse splits stock 1-for-6
NeuroMetrix Inc. (NSDQ:NURO) launched its one-for-six stock split this morning in order to hike its stock value up above $1 after shares closed at 35 cents last Friday, August 26.
1. Diabetes device-related infections worry CDC
The number of patients exposed to blood-borne infections during diabetes testing, glucose monitoring and insulin delivery in group settings is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.