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NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NPSP) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's or FDA Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee voted unanimously 8 to 5 that the available data support the approval of Natpara (rhPTH [1-84]) for the long-term treatment of Hypoparathyroidism, a rare...

Amgen (AMGN) announced that it presented data from the Phase 3 SHIFT or Systolic Heart failure treatment with the If inhibitor ivabradine Trial study, which evaluated ivabradine in patients with chronic heart failure or HF, at the 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America...

Israel Corp. Ltd. (IRLCF.PK), Sunday said it intends to sell about 6 percent or 72 million shares of Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICLXF.PK) in a secondary offering. Israel Chemicals had earlier today filed statement to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Barclays Capital...

Diversified healthcare company Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Sunday reported positive one-year clinical results from Absorb II, a trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of the dissolving Absorb heart device to Abbott's XIENCE family of DES. The trial, conducted primarily in Europe, included 501...

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ) announced 12-month outcome data from the EnligHTN III study, which demonstrated a continuation of safe, rapid and effective treatment with the next-generation EnligHTN Renal Denervation System for patients with drug-resistant, uncontrolled hypertension. The EnligHTN III...

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) reported the presentation of five-year clinical outcomes for inoperable patients treated in The PARTNER Trial, a randomized trial for transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients deemed too sick for open-heart surgery. The company said the longer term results from...

Set-top box maker TiVo Inc. (TIVO) Saturday announced that ONO, a Spanish cable operator and a provider of broadband communication and entertainment services, has tapped TiVo's cloud service APIs to enhance customers' TV viewing experience on multiple screens. At the International Broadcasting Conference...

France-based Eutelsat Communications (EUTLF.PK) announced Thursday that the company and Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) are unveiling the integration ETL of Cisco Videoscape and Eutelsat's smartLNB technology at this year's IBC exhibition. Eutelsat's smart LNB is a low-cost device that bundles DTH reception...

Riverbed Technology (RVBD), an application performance infrastructure firm, announced late Friday that the stay in its patent infringement case against Silver Peak in the US District Court for the Northern District of California has been lifted following a failed re-examination effort by Silver Peak. A...

Baxter International Inc (BAX) and Halozyme Therapeutics Inc (HALO) said Friday the United States Food and Drug Administration approved Baxter's subcutaneous treatment for adult patients with primary immunodeficiency (PI), Hyqvia [Immune Globulin Infusion 10% (Human) with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase]. Hyqvia...

Kaman Corp. (KAMN), an aerospace and industrial distribution company, announced Friday that its subsidiary, Kaman Aerospace Corp. has sold its former manufacturing facility in Moosup, Connecticut, which has been idle since 2004, to TD Development, LLC. In connection with the sale, Kaman will contribute...

HSBC (HSBC, HSBA.L) Friday agreed to pay $550 million to the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency to settle claims that the company made false representations in selling mortgage bonds to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the financial crisis. The claims were brought by FHFA in 2011 for the residential...

Israel Chemicals (ICL), a specialty minerals company that serves the agricultural, food and engineered materials end markets, Friday announced the commencement of its international initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. As announced earlier today by Israel Corp ("ILCO"), 62 million...

PH Glatfelter Co. (GLT) said Friday that it has agreed to buy all of the outstanding equity of Spezialpapierfabrik Oberschmitten GmbH from FINSPO Beteiligungs-GmbH for €8.5 million, or about U.S.$11 million. Spezialpapierfabrik Oberschmitten has annual sales of about €25 million, or U.S.$33 million....

Health Care REIT, Inc. (HCN) said Friday that it has priced its underwritten public offering of 15.5 milion shares of common stock at $63.75 per share. The company has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 2,325,000 shares during the next 30 days. HCN estimates that...