The Seattle Seahawks captured their first Super Bowl since joining the National Football League in 1976 with a 43-8 rout of the Denver Broncos, the biggest margin of victory by an underdog in the game’s 48-year history.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp., awarded more than $392 million in a patent-infringement lawsuit against Medtronic Inc., plans to ask a judge to prevent its rival from selling a new heart-valve device in the U.S.
When Sheena Wilson, 45, underwent robotic surgery for a hysterectomy in May, she didn’t know the Intuitive Surgical Inc. system used by her doctor was previously tied to a variety of injuries for the same procedure.
Medtronic Inc.’s CoreValve replaced damaged aortic valves more safely than expected in patients who can’t tolerate traditional open-heart surgery, leading U.S. regulators to say it won’t need an advisory committee review.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp., maker of the Sapien aortic valve, fell the most in six months after it forecast fourth-quarter earnings lower than analysts’ estimates and a rival heart valve reached the European market.