Medical device market examined

The New York Times examines the consolidation trend in the market for nerve stimulation devices, looking at the prospects for a potential takeover of Houston-based Cyberonics by Boston Scientific. Cyberonics markets a much-talked-about implant for the treatment of severe depression that employs the technology. The newspaper looks at the growing popularity of similar devices for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and obesity as well as market skepticism.

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