Medtronic Completes $20 Million Second Tranche Investment In Mazor Robotics

Mazor Robotics Ltd. announced the completion of the second tranche of the equity investment by Medtronic pursuant to a previously executed agreement between the parties. The Company issued new securities representing 3.40% percent of Mazor’s issued and outstanding share capital, on a fully diluted basis, at a price per ADS … Continue reading

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Cook Medical Issues Global Recall of Hydrophilic Wire Guides

DSM Biomedical B.V., the Netherlands, Cook Medical’s supplier of hydrophilic coating for the Roadrunner® Uniglide® Hydrophilic Wire Guide, recalled certain lots of material due to concerns about a potential contamination by glass particles ranging in size of approximately 4 to 280 µm. Cook received one lot of the affected recalled … Continue reading

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Siemens and INSIGHTEC sign agreement to expand access to Exablate Neuro technology

INSIGHTEC announced the signing of a strategic agreement with the global leader in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Siemens Healthineers. The strategic collaboration will involve the development of compatibility between Exablate Neuro and Siemens leading 1.5T and 3T clinical MRI systems, MAGNETOM Aera and Skyra. With this agreement, Siemens Healthineers follows its … Continue reading

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Major study evaluates use of antibiotics against diarrhea

Scientists at the University of Washington and Kenya Medical Research Institute are working to discern whether antibiotics could help prevent thousands of child deaths from diarrheal disease.

A four-year, $2.5 million grant from the World Health Organization is supporting UW’s role in the largest clinical trial to date examining diarrhea-management. … Continue reading

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