Touchy Feely Devices

Yesterday, a Toronto-based technology firm called Quanser unveiled prototypes of devices that incorporate haptic, or feeling feedback, technology for medical applications. […]

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Scivanta Closes Book on Litigation

Scivanta Medical Corporation this week saw the end of years-long litigation over exclusive rights to distribute Syntest, a hormone replacement therapy drug. The Spring […]

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Coapt Systems Completes $22.6 Million Series E Financing

Coapt Systems, a Palo Alto, CA, firm that develops bioabsorbable implants for aesthetic surgery, completed a $22.6 million Series E round of […]

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Slow Japanese Regulatory Process Affects U.S. Firms

According to a new report by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), slow approval times for medical devices in Japan could […]

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‘Ones to Watch’: Kyphon and Allergan

In its latest issue, National Review of Medicine, a publication aimed at Canadian physicians, cites Kyphon and Allergan as companies to watch […]

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Canadian Firm Gets Green Light to Sell in U.S.

Medical Ventures, of British Columbia, got 510(k) clearance this week to start selling its PeriPatch Aegis system in the U.S. PeriPatch Aegis […]

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New ViOptix Chief Formerly of Now-Defunct Curon

ViOptix announced yesterday that Larry C. Heaton II has joined the company as president, CEO and chairman. Heaton’s been looking for […]

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’70s Flashback?

Efforts to reduce healthcare costs often emphasize the demand side of the economic equation, focusing on areas such as tort […]

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New England Investors Hot for Healthcare

Last year, VCs swarmed New England, raising the dollar volume of their healthcare-related investments by 44 percent over 2005, according […]

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North Carolina Entrepreneur Bypasses Angels and VCs

North Carolina serial entrepreneur Max Wallace has devised what he says is a new business model for his latest medical […]

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