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Medtronic Stent Graft Chosen by US FDA for Innovative Program
June 21, 2012 -- Minneapolis -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently selected a stent graft being developed by Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) for an early feasibility pilot program that allows for "early clinical evaluation to provide ...
How to find 'wide moat' stocks
When investors talk about a “wide moat” company, they mean one able to defend its profits from marauding competitors. Such companies are worth watching.
Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval for 32 MM and 38 MM Lengths for PROMUS ...
June 4, 2012 -- Natick, Massachusetts -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) regulatory approval of 32 mm and 38 mm lengths for the PROMUS Element™ Plus Everolimus-Eluting Platinum ...
Stent Decision-Making Using Functional Measurement: Fractional Flow Reserve ...
June 12, 2012 -- Preliminary data, presented at this year's EuroPCR meeting, show increasingly that functional measurement is a critical part of the therapeutic decision-making process for cardiologists: whether to stent a blocked coronary artery or ...
Geoffrey Gage And Wendy Nelson Elected To The Carlson Board Of Directors
He served in various executive roles at Medtronic, retiring as vice chairman in 2002. Dr. Nelson practiced surgery from 1969 to 1986.
Pentair Names Marybeth Thorsgaard Vice President of Communications
Before joining Pentair, Thorsgaard spent over six years at Medtronic, most recently as the senior director of Communications of the Spine & Biologics business unit.
Things Mike Pearson Has Learned
It's always interesting to hear Mike Pearson, the blunt CEO of Valeant, expound on how nimbly his company is responding to Pharma's complicated business environment.
Top 10 Healthcare ETFs
The healthcare sector as a more defensive sector overall remains a positive holding in 2012 despite volatility in overall markets.
Will China Grow Old Before It Becomes Rich? A Demographic Time Bomb, Part 2
A continuation of these trends will place ever greater burdens on the working young who must support their elderly kin, as well as on government-run pension and health-care systems.