Expanded EU access for wet AMD device; New patent details iWatch features;

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> The U.K.'s National Health Service and four German hospitals are starting to use a medical device from Oraya Therapeutics that provides a one-time, noninvasive treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Release

> Apple ($AAPL) was granted a patent for their highly anticipated iWatch, a device that would be able to monitor heart rate, among other medical feedback--similar to products already on the market without the attached Apple label. More

> Speculation abounds around the practical uses of Microsoft's ($MSFT) updated Kinect as a mainstream medical device. Story

> Russia's medical device market regulator is taking a welcomed step closer toward international standards. More

Biotech News

@FierceBiotech: closes $500M venture fund, keeps late-stage focus. Report | Follow @FierceBiotech

@JohnCFierce: ICYMI - Puma shares triple on positive PhIII neratinib data, plans to file for approval. News | Follow @JohnCFierce

@DamianFierce: NIH funding for infectious disease research is on the rise. Brain disorders, not so much. More, via @EmilyMFierce: FierceBiotech Research report | Follow @DamianFierce

@EmilyMFierce: Not good. Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus. More from Reuters | Follow @EmilyMFierce

> Eagle Pharma nabs FDA OK for hyperthermia drug. Item

> Shire inks a $225M rare disease deal on the eve of life with AbbVie. More

> UCB inches toward the FDA with its latest epilepsy contender. Article

> Inovio vs. Feuerstein, Round II: Biotech claims PhII success for VGX-3100. More

Pharma News

@FiercePharma: Best-read FP story Tuesday: News flash for biopharma bosses: More than half your employees want to leave. Article | Follow @FiercePharma

@TracyStaton: ICYMI: CVS Caremark lays out case for new specialty-drug pricing approach in JAMA editorial. More | Follow @TracyStaton

@EricPFierce: French animal health drugmaker Virbac sees US sales hurt by last year's recall of Iverhart Plus. Story from FierceAnimalHealth | Follow @EricPFierce

@CarlyHFierce: Brand websites drive new patients to scripts--and old patients to refills. FiercePharmaMarketing story | Follow @CarlyHFierce

> Biogen hikes its forecast as zippy Tecfidera fuels big profits. Story

> GSK slimming further as sales fall on Advair competition. More

> Judge refuses to toss off-label Revlimid marketing lawsuit against Celgene. Article

Drug Delivery News

> Most absorbent material on Earth gives poorly soluble drugs a boost. News

> Titan Phase III trial for subdermal implant begins enrollment. More

> MIT engineers discover key mechanism behind gold nanoparticle delivery. Article

> Galena Biopharma to market anti-vomit oral soluble film to cancer patients. Item

> Phase II trial kicks off for sublingually delivered Parkinson's therapy. Story

Diagnostics News

> AIDS 2014: Norway's Bionor produces possible biomarker to predict HIV vaccine effectiveness. Report

> PA startup's Series B will bring arthroscopic Dx needle through FDA clearance and launch. More

> GeneCentric grabs $5M Series A to advance testing for personalized cancer treatments. Story

> Quest forks over milestone payments to French Dx company in development deal. Article

> A missile, a plane crash and a profound loss to AIDS research. Editor's corner

Pharma Marketing News

> Pop some corks, Tecfidera sales folks: Your $700M for Q2 trounced estimates. More

> Brand websites drive new patients to scripts--and old patients to refills. Story

> Pfizer peddles advice for the lovelorn in Asia contraceptive campaign. Report

> Do teens hear what we hear? FDA aims to find out in study of acne, ADHD ads. Story

> FDA fast-tracks Roche's Avastin for tough-to-treat ovarian cancer. Article

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