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3. SyntheMed and Pathfinder merge
Closing an agreement that’s been in the works since January, Pathfinder landed on wall street by merging with SyntheMed, Inc. (OTC:SYMD).
2. Stanford security breach exposes thousands of records
Thousands of patient medical records from Stanford Hospital containing names and diagnosis codes were publicly exposed on a commercial website for nearly a year before being caught last month.
1. Update: FDA panel leans toward clinical trials
An FDA advisory panel considering the use of transvaginal mesh leans toward reclassifying the products as high-risk without issuing a recall.