All Entries in the Category : Medical

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

Haemonetics fiscal Q1 earnings top expectations

Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) today reported fiscal 1st quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations, while missing revenue marks.

: Medical

Bionic hand uses nitinol ‘smart’ wires to mimic muscle fibers

(Reuters) — German researchers using nitinol wires have developed a bionic hand that uses the shape-memory alloy to mimic the contraction and relaxation of muscle fibers.

: Medical

Eye Implant Gives Sight to Man with no Central Vision

The successful implantation is part of Second Sight’s larger goal to give the blind more options and opportunities, as well as more independence.

: Medical

Echo Therapeutics breaks lease on Mass. lab space

Echo Therapeutics (NSDQ:ECTE) said last week it is moving its research lab from Franklin, Mass. to Littleton, Mass. and terminating its previous lease in the process.

: Medical

GE Healthcare’s Q2 sales, profits decline

Both the top and bottom lines declined about -3% for GE Healthcare during the 2nd quarter, General Electric reported last week.

: Medical

Abbott wins FDA nod for Lasik device

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) said today it won FDA premarket approval for its iDesign Advanced WaveScan studio system designed to generate high-definition eye scans used for Lasik surgery.

: Medical

Magellan Diagnostics launches new, smaller test for blood lead levels

A Billerica company specializing in diagnostic tests to identify dangerously high lead levels in the blood is today launching a smaller, cheaper test aimed at small labs.

: Medical