James Walsh

Reporter | Medical Technology
Phone: 612-673-7428
James Walsh covers medical technology companies such as Medtronic and St. Jude and innovations.

Recent content from James Walsh

MCTC, U forge science tie

Qualified students in an ambitious biotechnology track can now transfer to the U's College of Biological Sciences.

Updated: December 24, 2012, - 09:07 PM

Medtronic invests in maker of body sensors

The Boston company said its technology could find its way into Medtronic devices.

Updated: December 18, 2012, - 08:32 PM

Hyperbaric therapy expanding

An oxygen therapy once used largely to treat carbon monoxide poisoning and the bends is now being applied to help heal wounds.

Updated: December 11, 2012, - 09:18 PM

3 men file federal lawsuit against Medtronic

Action involves defibrillators. Company says it's without merit.

Updated: December 11, 2012, - 08:48 PM

St. Jude wrestles with a skittish marketplace

Studies sponsored by competitors question Durata wires' durability.

Updated: December 08, 2012, - 08:22 PM

Device makers partnering with FDA

New consortium aims to create tools to better gauge the safety of new products.

Updated: December 03, 2012, - 08:13 PM

New blood pressure treatment tries fooling brain

CVRx has a new method for treating dangerously high blood pressure that uses a cerebral slight of hand.

Updated: November 30, 2012, - 11:18 PM

Correcting heart rhythm opened the door to a healthy new life

Marcus McCleery's heart wouldn't let him get healthy. An ablation procedure -- searing away tissue on the heart that interferes with its normal rhythms -- at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis opened the door. He did the rest.

Updated: November 28, 2012, - 10:01 AM

Lifesaver doesn't touch the heart

A Farmington man became the first in the state to receive Boston Scientific's new S-ICD.

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 09:28 PM

Firms in a race to treat high blood pressure

Twin Cities developers in hot pursuit of a promising procedure.

Updated: November 23, 2012, - 09:17 PM

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