Category Archives: Health Care
Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) declared recently that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company’s hepatitis C virus (HCV) assay for quantitation of HCV viral load and confirming active HCV infection on the fully automated Panther® system.
Abbott (ABT) recently declared the results of real-world use data showing that people who scan more frequently using Abbott′s FreeStyle®Libre system spend less time in hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) while having improved average glucose levels.
GB Sciences Files Patent Application for the Treatment of Chronic Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Asthma; Proprietary Cannabinoid-Containing Complex Mixtures for the Treatment of Inflammatory Disorders
Axovant Sciences Declares Dementia Pipeline Updates and Reports Financial Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2016
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (“Hill-Rom”) (NYSE: HRC), has accomplished its acquisition of Mortara Instrument, Inc. (Mortara), for $330 million in cash, mainly financed through a private offering of $300 million of senior unsecured notes. Hill-Rom anticipates the structure of the acquisition will allow the company to qualify for a noteworthytax benefit, which at a net present value of about $40 million reduces the effective purchase price to about $290 million.