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Jun 16, 2020, 09:00 ET New Data Show Use of Abbott's FreeStyle® Libre System Reduces All-Cause, Diabetic Ketoacidosis-Related Hospitalization Rates and Acute Diabetes Events

- Findings from the RELIEF study in France showed for the first time, in the largest retrospective analysis of its kind of nearly 75,000 people living with diabetes, use of the FreeStyle Libre system ...


Jun 13, 2020, 11:00 ET New Late-Breaking Data Show Use of Abbott's FreeStyle® Libre System Significantly Reduces HbA1C Levels in People with Type 2 Diabetes Using Insulin or Not

Today, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced new late-breaking data demonstrating use of its FreeStyle Libre system, the world's leading3 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology, is associated with...


May 21, 2020, 07:00 ET Abbott Announces Health Canada Authorization Under the COVID-19 Interim Order and Immediate Availability of its COVID-19 Antibody Test in Canada

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it received Health Canada authorization under the COVID-19 Interim Order* for the ARCHITECT SARS-CoV-2 IgG test, a laboratory-based serology blood test for the...


Apr 27, 2020, 07:00 ET Abbott Receives Health Canada Authorization under Interim Order to Use FreeStyle® Libre System for Hospitalized Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that Health Canada authorized use of FreeStyle Libre system, the world's leading1 sensor-based glucose monitoring technology, in hospital setting during the...


Oct 15, 2019, 08:00 ET Canadians Indicate Growing Concern About Road Safety at One-Year Anniversary of Recreational Cannabis Legalization, New Survey Finds

A new survey released by Abbott (NYSE: ABT), a global healthcare leader, shows Canadians are growing more concerned over the impact of cannabis on road safety. These results come one year after...


Sep 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Abbott's Revolutionary FreeStyle® Libre System Now Reimbursed in the Two Largest Provinces in Canada

Abbott (NYSE: ABT), the global leader in sensor-based glucose monitoring, announced today that it has received public reimbursement in Ontario and Quebec for its FreeStyle® Libre system, becoming the ...


Oct 04, 2018, 08:00 ET iPhone App for Abbott's FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System Makes Diabetes Management Easier and More Convenient for Canadians

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today the company has received the Health Canada license of its FreeStyle LibreLink mobile app for use with compatible iOS smartphones.2 People with diabetes living in...


Jul 14, 2016, 13:15 ET Health Canada approves Abbott's Absorb™ bioresorbable stent, the first fully dissolving heart stent

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that Health Canada has approved the company's Absorb bioresorbable heart stent, making the first-of-its-kind medical device commercially available to treat people...


Oct 22, 2015, 08:01 ET Abbott Teams Up with Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo to Inspire Young People to Donate Blood

Blood is an essential component for life, but many people do not think about it until the need is critical. Each year 234 million major operations are performed worldwide, many involving blood...


Sep 16, 2015, 08:00 ET New Technology Can Offer People with Cataracts a Full Range of Vision and Freedom from Eyeglasses

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it received Health Canada's approval of the TECNIS® Symfony Extended Range of Vision intraocular lens (IOL) for the treatment of people with cataracts who may also...


Jul 14, 2014, 06:31 ET Abbott to Sell its Developed Markets Branded Generics Pharmaceuticals Business to Mylan

Abbott will retain its branded generics pharmaceuticals business in emerging markets Transaction expected to positively impact Abbott's sales and ongoing earnings-per-share growth rates ABBOTT PARK,...


Jul 10, 2014, 14:01 ET Abbott and Fonterra to Form Strategic Alliance for Dairy Farming in China

First Farm Expected to Produce Milk in First Half of 2017 ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd today announced the ...


Jul 10, 2014, 14:01 ET Abbott Builds Long-Term Commitment in China

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today's announcement of a proposed strategic alliance with Fonterra to develop dairy farms is the latest in a series of investments Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has...


Apr 30, 2014, 08:01 ET Abbott's First-of-Its-Kind MitraClip® Device Now Approved in Canada

Treatment with Minimally Invasive Device Can Improve Symptoms, Disease Progression and Quality of Life for People with Mitral Valve Disease Who Are Too High Risk for Surgery MONTREAL, April 30, 2014...


May 29, 2013, 07:00 ET Abbott Introduces its RealTime Molecular Test for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Canada

ABBOTT PARK, IL, May 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Abbott today announced it has been granted license by the Medical Device Bureau of Health Canada, for its RealTime High Risk HPV molecular diagnostic test ...


Jan 02, 2013, 08:11 ET Abbott Completes Separation of Research-Based Pharmaceuticals Business

Major Milestone Marks 125th Anniversary of Company's Founding Continues Diverse Healthcare Leadership in Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Nutrition and Branded Generic Pharmaceuticals Set to Deliver...


May 09, 2012, 08:00 ET Abbott's New FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Monitoring System with Insulin Calculator Now Available in Canada

Device is the First Blood Glucose System in North America to Offer Mealtime Insulin Calculator TORONTO, May 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Abbott today announced that its new FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose...


Mar 21, 2012, 09:35 ET Abbott Selects AbbVie as New Name for Future Research-Based Pharmaceutical Company

Company Remains on Track for Separation into Two Publicly Traded Global Health Care Companies by End of 2012 ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that AbbVie...


Dec 07, 2010, 09:00 ET Abbott Laboratories launches My Health My Future

The new interactive digital resource centre tackles top-of-mind questions identified by patients MONTREAL, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - Abbott Laboratories launches today a new interactive digital resource centre...


Oct 08, 2010, 11:18 ET Abbott to Stop Marketing the Obesity Medicine Sibutramine in Canada

MONTREAL, Oct 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Abbott will voluntarily withdraw sibutramine from the Canadian market after discussion with Health Canada. Sibutramine is marketed by Abbott in Canada as Meridia. It is ...


Sep 22, 2010, 19:18 ET Canada is NOT Affected by Similac® Powder Recall in the United States

MONTREAL, Sept. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Consumers in Canada should be assured that no products distributed locally by Abbott Nutrition are affected by the recent proactive, voluntary recall of some Abbott...


Sep 08, 2010, 02:51 ET Abbott Completes Acquisition of Piramal's Healthcare Solutions Business,
Becomes Leading Pharmaceutical Company in India

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has completed its acquisition of Piramal's Healthcare Solutions business, propelling it to market leadership in the Indian pharmaceutical market and further accelerating the...


Aug 10, 2010, 07:00 ET CADTH releases its first-ever Biologics class review in Canada - HUMIRA(R)
(adalimumab) shown to be most cost-effective anti-TNF

MONTREAL, Aug. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health's (CADTH) Therapeutic Review Panel released last week their recommendations for Biologic Response Modifier...


Aug 04, 2010, 07:00 ET Global Experts Offer Recommendations to Help Parents Manage "Picky Eaters"

Research Shows Picky Eating Can Lead to Significant Nutritional and Psychological Complications MONTREAL, Aug. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - More than half of children ages 1 to 6 are considered picky eaters by...


May 21, 2010, 01:55 ET Abbott to Become No. 1 Pharmaceutical Company in India with Acquisition of
Piramal's Healthcare Solutions Business

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced a definitive agreement with Piramal Healthcare Limited to acquire full ownership of Piramal's Healthcare Solutions business (Domestic Formulations), a leader in the...