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  1. Is Medtronic plc(NYSE: MDT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | The Daily Leicester

    With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Medtronic plc has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981.

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  2. State's high court hears arguments in legal challenge to Medtronic-Covidien dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Medical device maker Medtronic moved its legal headquarters to Ireland last year in a controversial $50 billion deal that forced about 20 percent of the people who owned its stock to shell out thousands of dollars each to cover capital gains taxes. Now some shareholders want the company to cover those costs.

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  3. Medical tech investor Allan Will betting on wireless pacemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    For decades, Silicon Valley health technology investor and operating executive Allan Will has successfully bet on some of the most innovative medical therapeutic devices created to improve, extend and save lives. He's been a serial CEO, founded the valley's most prolific medical device incubator, is an executive chairman and inventor - including more than 30 patents ranging from catheters and stents to tools for harvesting blood vessels for heart surgery.

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  4. Med-tech pioneer is chasing a man-made blood vesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Blood vessel with an erythrocyte within its lumen, endothelial cells forming its tunica intima , and pericytes forming its tunica adventitia Credit: Robert M. Hunt/Wikipedia/CC BY 3.0 Coronary bypass surgery requires a doctor to pry open a patient's chest and sew in new blood vessels to create a "bypass" route for blood that is trying to travel through clogged arteries near the heart. In a surgery performed hundreds of thousands of times a year in the U.S., coronary bypass surgery causes side effects in the legs in about 5 percent of patients because doctors sometimes have to remove a portion of the great saphenous vein in the legs.

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  5. Medtronic Avalus Surgical Aortic Valve Shows Positive Outcomes In...Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | BioSpace

    Presented at EACTS, First Data of New Pericardial Heart Valve Finds High Survival and Excellent Hemodynamics DUBLIN and BARCELONA - Oct. 3, 2016 - Medtronic plc today announced positive clinical data for its investigational Avalus pericardial aortic surgical valve, intended for the treatment of aortic valve disease. Presented at the 30th European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting for the first time, results from the PERIGON Pivotal Trial showed low rates of adverse valve-related events, high survival and improved hemodynamic performance at one year.

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  6. Previewing the 35th annual Medtronic Twin Cities MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    Runs along the edges of four Minneapolis lakes and follows the Mississippi River for more than 5 miles before using Summit Ave. to cut through St. Paul and end up at the capitol. Overall winner was Dominic Ondoro with a time of 2:11:16, Ondoro won the 2014 Grandma's Marathon in Duluth in a record time that still stands.

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  7. Medical 21 is chasing a man-made blood vesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Madhavan Raghavan, professor of biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering, left, and Chaid Schwarz, a recent PhD grad and assistant research scientist. Medical 21 has licensed the cellulose-based material they developed in the lab at the University of Iowa.

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  8. 3M, Target, UnitedHealth, Medtronic play roles in new African American history museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Four Minnesota business organizations contributed more than $17 million toward the building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened its doors on Sept. 24 in Washington, D.C. The 400,000-square foot building was established as one of 19 museums and galleries within the Smithsonian by an act of Congress in 2003.

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  9. Intermede Investment Partners Ltd Buys 9,574 Shares of Medtronic Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Daily Political

    Intermede Investment Partners Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Medtronic Inc. by 2.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 492,663 shares of the medical technology company's stock after buying an additional 9,574 shares during the period.

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  10. VNBTrust National Association Acquires New Stake in Medtronic Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Daily Political

    VNBTrust National Association purchased a new stake in shares of Medtronic Inc. during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 2,627 shares of the medical technology company's stock, valued at approximately $228,000.

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  11. In focus: Runners' worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    With the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on the horizon, readers shared their favorite running photos and told us what running means to them. Gallery: Of this photo taken at Fort Meyers Beach, Fla., Sharon Martin Kotula writes: "Brothers through adoption -- running into their new life together."

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  12. Learning Pinnacle announces new eLearning Course PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | PR-inside.com

    Learning Pinnacle announced today the official launch of their new online training library. The site, a destination for online learning, aims to become the go-to source for meaningful, high-quality training content for business.

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  13. Sword Group will be attending the 2016 European Large and Midcap EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | PR-inside.com

    On the 6th October at the European Large and Midcap Event organised by CF&B Communication at A Palais Brongniart A , Sword Group will present its H1 2016 results to the financial community. Sword will also share its latest news, discuss its four year business plan and outline its vision for the Group in 2020.

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  14. Medtronic HeartWare Faces Two Class 1 FDA RecallsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | BioSpace

    Sept. 30, 2016 - Medtronic plc announced today that two previously communicated global voluntary recalls related to the HeartWare International HVADA System have been classified as Class 1 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . Class 1 recalls describe situations where there is reasonable risk of serious adverse health consequences or death.

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  15. FDA Classifies Two Field Actions Related to HeartWare HVAD System as Class 1 RecallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | PR-inside.com

    Sept. 30, 2016 - Medtronic plc announced today that two previously communicated global voluntary recalls related to the HeartWare International HVADA System have been classified as Class 1 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . Class 1 recalls describe situations where there is reasonable risk of serious adverse health consequences or death.

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  16. Richard Kuntz Sells 17,141 Shares of Medtronic Inc. (MDT) StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Daily Political

    Medtronic Inc. VP Richard Kuntz sold 17,141 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $86.70, for a total transaction of $1,486,124.70.

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  17. Confluence Investment Management LLC Has $10,574,000 Stake in Medtronic Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Daily Political

    Confluence Investment Management LLC raised its stake in Medtronic Inc. by 7.9% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 121,864 shares of the medical technology company's stock after buying an additional 8,921 shares during the period.

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  18. Medtronic Inc. (MDT) Position Increased by Calamos Advisors LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Calamos Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Medtronic Inc. by 118.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The firm owned 416,207 shares of the medical technology company's stock after buying an additional 225,587 shares during the period.

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  19. WellCare Appoints H. James Dallas to Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Freshnews

    WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced today it appointed H. James Dallas , founder of James Dallas & Associates and former senior vice president of quality and operations for Medtronic, Inc., to its board of directors. "We are delighted to welcome James to our board," said Christian P. Michalik, WellCare's chairman of the board.

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  20. Diabetes Device a Step Closer to Artificial PancreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

    Medtronic's MiniMed 670G system, just approved by FDA, gives patients a device that takes diabetes management within sight of an automated, artificial pancreas therapy. In a leap forward for diabetes management, FDA approved Medtronic's MiniMed 670G system, the first hybrid closed loop system for insulin delivery.

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