US-based TransEnterix has purchased Israel-based medical technology company MST Medical Surgery Technologies (MST) in a cash and stock transaction.
Cancer diagnostics firm Foundation Medicine, a member of the Roche Group, has introduced its new liquid biopsy test for solid tumours for commercial use in the US.
Researchers from UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital have discovered an outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection, Acanthamoeba keratitis, which can cause blindness in contact lens wearers.
Stryker has agreed to acquire medical technology company Invuity in a cash deal valued at approximately $190m.
Medical technology company Masimo has received FDA clearance for its Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring (RAM) RAS-45 acoustic respiration sensor for infant and neonatal use.
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Researchers from the Australia-based Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute have developed a new blood test that can help to quickly and easily detect the risk of a secondary heart attack.
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has agreed to work with the Indian government to offer compensation to patients who were affected by faulty hip implants.
General Electric (GE) has collaborated with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on a $2.9m research project to develop non-drug treatments for diabetes.
Boston Scientific has reached an agreement to buy Augmenix for $500m in upfront cash and up to an additional $100m in sales-based milestones.
Health technology major Royal Philips has introduced an updated version of its TissueMark computational pathology solution software at Euskalduna Conference Centre in Bilbao, Spain.