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Functional Neuromodulation gets FDA breakthrough device status for Vercise DBS system

Functional Neuromodulation has secured breakthrough device designation from the US Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the US…

Innovative deep brain stimulation device reads brain signals

Pacific Neuroscience Institute is the first provider in the Providence health system to treat a patient with an innovative surgically implanted…

ForaCare Suisse releases rapid Covid-19 antigen test

ForaCare Suisse announced the release of its antigen test, FORA COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test, that provides fast, accurate and easy-to-interpret…

Hologic to buy molecular diagnostics firm Biotheranostics for $230m

Medical technology company Hologic has agreed to acquire US-based commercial-stage molecular diagnostics company Biotheranostics for around $230m. Based in San…

Stryker acquires US company OrthoSensor

Medical technology company Stryker has acquired US-based privately held company OrthoSensor for an undisclosed sum. Based in Dania Beach of…

Dentsply Sirona buys dental aligner maker Byte for $1.04bn

Dental products and technologies provider Dentsply Sirona has acquired US-based dental aligner maker Byte in an all-cash deal for $1.04bn.…

Hologic acquires biopsy site markers provider Somatex

Medical technology company Hologic has completed the acquisition of Germany-based Somatex Medical Technologies for around $64m. Somatex, which was earlier…

Quidel gets FDA EUA status for Solana SARS-CoV-2 assay

Quidel has secured emergency use authorisation (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Solana SARS-CoV-2 assay…

FDA approves Interscope’s EndoRotor system that removes dead pancreatic tissue

Interscope has secured marketing authorisation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its EndoRotor system to remove dead…

Nanotronics Health selects SCC to distribute nHale Covid-19 treatment device in the US

Nanotronics Health has selected Solutions in Critical Care (SCC) to distribute its nHale non-invasive respiratory support device, which is designed…