Medical Equipment
After price cap, Abbot seeks to withdraw stents from India
22 April 2017
Endoscopy devices market expected to reach $41 billion by 2022: report
12 January 2017
Tata Trusts, GE Healthcare team up to train 10,000 youth
18 October 2016
US lawmakers introduce bills to extend oversight of medical devices
11 June 2016
Stent prices fall as `Made in India’ boosts supplies: report
18 April 2016
Indo-US researchers developing solar-powered oral cancer detector for remote areas
11 December 2015
Govt to soon launch bulk drug/medical equipment parks
09 December 2015
Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals to acquire surgical device maker Synergitics
03 September 2015
Turning breath into words – new device unveiled to give paralysis victims a voice
29 August 2015
New device transforms breath into words to allow the paralysed to ‘speak’
29 August 2015
Govt to remove duty anomalies in medical devices sector
29 August 2015
Govt plans industrial parks for production of high-end medical devices
09 April 2015
US FDA approves Boston Scientific’s Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device
14 March 2015
US start up developing Google Glass apps to help autistic kids learn social skills
29 December 2014
Stryker weighs $15 bn bid for British medical device maker Smith & Nephew
24 December 2014
Stryker to pay $1.4 bn to settle faulty hip implants lawsuits
05 November 2014
J&J accepts $4 bn bid from Carlyle for its ortho-clinical diagnostics business
01 April 2014
J&J to sell Ortho Clinical Diagnostics unit to Carlyle for $4.15 bn
17 January 2014
Danaher, Blackstone Group jointly bid for Johnson & Johnson's diagnostics unit
08 November 2013
PE firms in race for J&J’s Ortho Clinical Diagnostics unit
01 October 2013
J&J launches sale of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics unit
07 September 2013
British engineering company Smiths Group abandons sale of medical division
03 August 2013
Boston Scientific to acquire C R Bard’s electrophysiology unit for $275 mn
29 June 2013
Thermo Fisher emerges lead contender for Life Technologies: report
03 April 2013
Larsen & Toubro to sell medical equipment business to Skanray Healthcare
16 November 2012
Boston Scientific to buy Vessix Vascular in a $425 million deal
09 November 2012
Boston Scientific to acquire heart device maker BridgePoint Medical
20 September 2012
Steris Corp to buy diagnostics company US Endoscopy for $270 million
17 July 2012
Thermo Fisher to acquire One Lambda for $925 mn
16 July 2012
Lawsuits spur J&J to stop sales of vaginal mesh implants
06 June 2012
Johnson & Johnson’s $21 billion bid for Synthes gets EU nod
19 April 2012
Boston Scientific to acquire Cameron Health in a potential $1.35-bn deal
09 March 2012
J&J offers EU concessions for $21.3 bn takeover of medical device firm Synthes
23 February 2012
Rejected in the US, J&J sells hip implant overseas
16 February 2012
Boston Scientific to eliminate 1,400 jobs in second round since last year
29 July 2011
J&J's Jansen to sell Ortho Dermatologics to Valeant for $345 mn
16 July 2011
J&J to buy Swiss medical devices maker Synthes for $21.3 billion
27 April 2011
J&J may buy Synthes in $20-bn deal
16 April 2011
Boston Scientific introduces new stent systems in India
18 February 2011
Boston Scientific to acquire device maker Atritech in a $375 million deal
20 January 2011
Johnson & Johnson mulls fresh assault on Smith & Nephew: report
17 January 2011
Boston Scientific acquires Sadra Medical for $386 mn
20 November 2010
J&J unit DePuy issues global recall of 93,000 hip replacement systems
27 August 2010
J&J issues global recall for 1 Day Acuvue contact lenses
24 August 2010
J&J to buy stroke specialist Micrus Endovascular for $480 million
13 July 2010
Opto Circuits subsidiary Eurocor showcases `drug-eluting balloon'
07 July 2010
Boston Scientific suspends sales of seven defibrillators
17 March 2010
Boston Scientific to pay J&J $1.73 billion in patent settlement
02 February 2010
Boston Scientific pays $22 million to settle DOJ probe on kickbacks
24 December 2009
J&J to buy ENT device maker Acclarent for $785 million
17 December 2009
US FDA clears Boston Scientific's fully covered oesophageal stent
21 November 2009
Boston Scientific and Johnson & Johnson settle patent disputes
30 September 2009
J&J buys breast implant maker Mentor Corp for $1.07 billion
01 December 2008
Philips develops the `iPill'
12 November 2008
Amgen to pay J&J's Ortho Biotech $200 million to settle suit
15 July 2008
Johnson & Johnson patent lawsuit agains Boston Scientific's NIR stent dismissed in Canada
09 May 2008
Boston Scientific to explore divestment of surgical products unit
18 August 2007
Boston Scientific beats J&J to acquire Guidant for $27 billion
25 January 2006
Johnson & Johnson launches the stent war
29 March 2005
Philips strengthens medical systems unit by acquiring HSG
17 November 2000
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