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Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, reported first-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates on strong demand for its newest products to monitor the heart and repair damaged valves. more
A biomedical engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island has received a $6 million National Science Foundation grant for research to show how the nervous system functions in health and disease. more
CVS Health Corp.’s move a year ago to give up tobacco seems to be helping some smokers stop or cut back as well. more
Novartis AG began selling the first copy of a biotechnology drug in the U.S., offering a 15 percent discount to the original after a U.S. appeals court rejected Amgen Inc.’s last-ditch effort to protect its blockbuster cancer drug Neupogen. more
Betty Sadaniantz has been named dean of the St. Joseph School of Nursing. more
The University of Rhode Island this fall is launching an online program for its R.N. to B.S. in nursing degree. more
Six R.I. entrepreneurs have been selected as finalists to compete in the third annual Get Started R.I., a Shark Tank-like business pitch competition presented by Cox Business and Inc. magazine, according to a news release. more
Amgen Inc. and Belgian partner UCB SA said an experimental osteoporosis drug designed to promote new bone growth helped mend older women’s hip bone density in an advanced clinical test, sending UCB’s stock to the highest level in more than five years. more
IlluminOss Medical has announced that its first patient at Rhode Island Hospital has been successfully treated as part of its Lightfix clinical trial. more
Phoenix House New England recently launched a new treatment model for the treatment of teenagers dealing with substance abuse. more
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