A federal jury in Dallas ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.

An investor decision to renege on acquiring more than $3 million worth of stock has created a financial catastrophe for Biostage Inc. To maintain operations, the company is terminating 17 employees, about 71 percent of its workforce.

A U.S. judge almost halved the award in a December 2016 jury verdict that ordered J&J and DePuy Orthopaedics to pay $1+ billion to plaintiffs in six lawsuits.

J&J will challenge the fairness of a trial that produced a $1 billion verdict in damages against the company over allegations of design flaws in its Pinnacle hip implant.

A federal jury in Dallas ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who said they were injured by Pinnacle hip implants.

Intarcia Therapeutics Inc. submitted a marketing application for its matchstick-size implantable drug-delivery pump for diabetes to the U.S. FDA.

GSK and Google parent Alphabet’s life sciences unit are creating a new company focused on fighting diseases by targeting electrical signals in the body.

Titan Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. FDA approved Probuphine (buprenorphine) implant for long-term maintenance of opioid dependence.

Bayer AG’s Essure birth control implant should carry the strongest safety warning label, U.S. regulators said on Monday, following thousands of complaints about the device. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration also asked the German drugmaker to conduct a post-market study of the device. Essure, acquired by Bayer in 2013, has been the target of […]

Europe’s medicines regulator recommended the suspension of Medtronic Plc’s Inductos, an implant used to help bone development, pending the resolution of issues at a U.S. site where a component is made. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) began a review of Inductos following an inspection by Dutch and Spanish authorities of a site that makes an […]