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Cepheid Q1 revenues rise 24 percent

Cepheid said after the close of the market Thursday that its first quarter revenues grew 24 percent year over year, driven primarily by its commercial clinical business.


Tiny lab devices could attack huge problem of drug-resistant infections

NIH-Funded project aims for fast identification and destruction of deadly bacteria


Implant identifies which drugs will work for patients unique cancers

While a variety of cancer medications are in existence and often work incredibly well, picking ones that are effective on the individual patients’ tumors is usually like pinning a tail on a donkey.


FDA approved: KAMRA inlay corneal implant to replace reading glasses

Owning reading glasses is a part of growing up, but for many people that start wearing them in their later years it can be downright awkward and uncomfortable. Now a new device, just approved by the FDA, may offer certain folks with presbyopia a new way of addressing the condition.


Alcyone MEMS cannula for injecting therapeutic agents into brain cleared by FDA

Alcyone Lifesciences, Inc., a leader in neural intervention systems for neurological conditions, announced that the Alcyone MEMS Cannula (AMC™), a neuro-ventricular cannula, has received FDA clearance.


iPhone manufacturer Foxconn is ramping up its own medical device efforts

Last year Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn quietly acquired a stake in continuous vital signs monitoring company Sotera Wireless for an undisclosed sum. (As MobiHealthNews reported at the time, an SEC filing last April showed that Sotera had raised $20 million from undisclosed backers.) The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Foxconn is working to expand its medical device efforts through a deal with another California-based medical device maker, radiation-treatment device company Varian Medical Systems.



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