Smith & Nephew plc
Feb 05, 2013 12:16 EST
London shares closed higher on Tuesday as investors reacted to positive corporate figures.
Dec 10, 2012 12:36 EST
London shares edged higher by the close on Monday amid hopes that a political deal is in the works over the looming US fiscal cliff.
Aug 02, 2012 12:16 EDT
London shares fell at the end of trade on Thursday after the European Central Bank disappointed investors who had been hoping it would announce immediate new measures to resolve the eurozone debt crisis.
Aug 02, 2012 10:04 EDT
London shares plunged in afternoon trade, losing their earlier gold medal bounce, after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi announced no immediate new monetary measures to ease debt pressures in the eurozone.
Aug 02, 2012 05:06 EDT
London shares got a gold medal bounce on Thursday, opening higher in the wake of Britain's first victories of the Olympics and some strong corporate results.
Jul 30, 2012 05:33 EDT
London shares opened higher on Monday amid hopes for new rounds of central bank stimulus in Europe and the United States to kickstart their troubled economies.
May 23, 2012 12:37 EDT
London stocks plunged lower on Wednesday ahead of an informal EU summit and after the former Greek prime minister warned that Greece might leave the eurozone.
Feb 28, 2012 07:10 EST
BELGRADE (Reuters) - According to a signal from the electronic tag around his ankle, Nenad Borojevic last left his apartment building at 6.25 p.m. on January 10. It was the festive season in Serbia; the capital was enjoying the lull between Orthodox Christmas and New Year.
Feb 28, 2012 06:07 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Most British patients with all-metal artificial hips should be followed up for life with annual tests to check for problems, Britain's medical regulator said on Tuesday.
Feb 28, 2012 06:07 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Most British patients with all-metal artificial hips should be followed up for the life of the implant with annual tests to monitor for problems, including exposure to toxic metals, Britain's medical regulator said on Tuesday.
Feb 16, 2012 15:50 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - There is no need for radical reform of Europe's medical device regulation system in the wake of a scandal over French PIP breast implants, Britain's medical regulator said on Thursday, but some improvements should be made to the current system.
Dec 22, 2011 14:01 EST
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A substance that forms in patients with all-metal artificial hips turns out to contain the common lubricant graphite, a discovery that could help in designing longer lasting implants, researchers said.
Dec 04, 2011 16:03 EST
US baby boomers are fueling a wave of joint replacement surgeries, hoping to use new artificial knees and hips to stay active as they get older.
Nov 30, 2011 17:21 EST
(Reuters) - Modern, all-metal hip implants appear no more effective than traditional implants and may be less safe, according to a new report, a finding that could hurt the device makers and accelerate lawsuits.
Nov 29, 2011 18:31 EST
(Reuters) - Modern, all-metal hip implants appear no more effective than traditional implants and may be less safe, according to a new report, a finding that could hurt orthopedic companies that make the devices and accelerate lawsuits.
Nov 22, 2011 04:03 EST
London shares opened higher on Tuesday as mining and resources stocks bounced back from recent losses.
Nov 15, 2011 12:47 EST
Shares in London ended virtually unchanged after choppy trade Tuesday, with investors keeping a wary eye on the eurozone debt crisis as Italian, Spanish and French borrowing costs spiked worryingly higher.
Nov 04, 2011 06:26 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Smith & Nephew, Europe's largest artificial hip and knee maker, posted 9 percent lower third-quarter trading profit, saying its costs were too high for the subdued orthopedics market.
Oct 24, 2011 17:20 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Orthopedic surgeons have received hundreds of millions of dollars from joint implant manufacturers in recent years, according to a report released Monday.
Sep 14, 2011 16:09 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Derma Sciences Inc expects to find a deep-pocketed partner for its treatment for diabetes-induced foot ulcers in the first half of 2012, even before it enrolls patients for late-stage trials.