All Entries in the Category : Medical

Medical devices, implantable electronics, health & fitness and disposable medical electronics.

HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced revenue of $73.2 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, a 38% increase compared to $53.1 million in revenue for the same period of 2013.

: Medical |

Drager North America to close Pittsburgh operations

A Pittsburgh facility that provides safety equipment to the oil and gas industry will be shut by the summer of 2016, its parent company announced Thursday.

: Industrial, Medical |

NxStage gains on Q4

NxStage Medical (NSDQ:NXTM) shares are up today after the home hemodialysis company reported better-than-forecast results for the 4th quarter and 2014 and said it opened 2 new dialysis centers in the Boston area.

: Medical |

Cynosure Announces FDA Clearance of 532nm System

WESTFORD, Mass., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cynosure, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO) today announced FDA 510(k) clearance of its new 532 nm Laser Delivery System for PicoSure®, creating a powerful, dual-wavelength laser system for removing tattoos of all colors in fewer treatments.

: Medical |

Humanyze Combines Wearables And Data To Improve Decision Making

Humanyze, a unique new firm spawned in the MIT Media Lab, has developed a system that uses a smart employee badge to collect employee behavioral data, which it links to specific metrics with the goal of improving business performance. It announced $1M in seed funding today.

: Energy, Medical, Wearables |

NXP and Sonova combine efforts for next-gen hearing care

NXP together with Sonova – a manufacturer of hearing care solutions – have collaboratively developed Venture, a next-gen hearing instrument platform.

: IC/Semi, Medical

Wearable electronics could lead to better MRI imaging

An infant born three months prematurely fails to flush pink at birth and has an alarmingly low blood pressure. Ultrasound identifies a heart abnormality and doctors rush the newborn to an MRI suite to confirm the diagnosis.

: Medical, Wearables