Upcoming Earnings Release Schedules, Board Nominations, Strategic Investments and FDA Responses - Research Report on Zimmer,

Upcoming Earnings Release Schedules, Board Nominations, Strategic Investments
   and FDA Responses - Research Report on Zimmer, ResMed, Varian, Opko and
                                 EnteroMedics

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NEW YORK, October 15, 2013

NEW YORK, October 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Zimmer
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH), ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), Varian Medical Systems
Inc. (NYSE: VAR), Opko Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) and EnteroMedics, Inc.
(NASDAQ: ETRM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Research Report 

On October 10, 2013, Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (Zimmer) announced that it will
report its Q3 2013 sales and earnings results through a news release on
Thursday October 24, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. E.T. The Company informed that it will
also host a conference call on the same day at 8:00 a.m. ET. According to
Zimmer, the live audio webcast will be available under Zimmer's Investor
Relations website and replay of the same will also be archived after the
completion of the conference call. The Full Research Report on Zimmer
Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9db9_ZMH]

ResMed Inc. Research Report

On October 2, 2013, ResMed Inc. (ResMed) announced the nomination of Carol J.
Burt for an open position on the Company's board of directors. According to
the Company, the election for the said nomination will be held at the annual
meeting of stockholders in Sydney, Australia on November 14, 2013. ResMed
informed that the board position for which Ms. Burt is nominated is currently
held by Michael Quinn, who will not be standing for re-election. ResMed stated
that currently Burt is a principal of Burt-Hilliard Investments, a private
investment and consulting firm to the health care industry and prior to the
current role, she served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and
Development for WellPoint, Inc. Ronald Taylor, Chairman of the ResMed Board's
Nominating and Governance Committee, said, "Ms. Burt is highly regarded in the
health care industry and has both practical and visionary experience to help
guide ResMed's future, Under her leadership, she has helped companies rapidly
scale to meet market opportunities. We look forward to having the privilege of
her service on the ResMed board." The Full Research Report on ResMed Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/bd44_RMD]

Varian Medical Systems Inc. Research Report

October 7, 2013, Varian Medical Systems (Varian) announced that it will report
its Q4 FY 2013 financial results on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 after the
market closes. The Company informed that it will also host a teleconference on
the same day at 2:00 p.m. PT. Varian stated that the news release and a link
to the conference call webcast will be available on the Company's website. The
Full Research Report on Varian Medical Systems Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/bd48_VAR]

Opko Health, Inc. Research Report

On October 10, 2013, Opko Health Inc. (Opko) announced that it has agreed to
make a strategic investment in Zebra Biologics, Inc., a privately held
biotechnology company, which is focused on the discovery and development of
biosuperior antibody therapeutics and complex drug targets. Phillip Frost,
M.D., OPKO's Chairman and CEO, said, "This participation is in keeping with a
core strategy of investing in other companies that have valuable proprietary
technology and significant future potential for OPKO. We are hopeful that our
portfolio of investments will continue to appreciate in value as the companies
and technologies mature. In some cases, our investments offer opportunities
for OPKO to obtain new products; as well as the possibility to monetize them
at an appropriate time." The Full Research Report on Opko Health, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cd43_OPK]

EnteroMedics, Inc. Research Report

On September 24, 2013, EnteroMedics Inc. (EnteroMedics) announced that it has
received a formal response from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in
relation with its Premarket Approval Application (PMA) for approval of the
Maestro Rechargeable System as a treatment for obesity. The Company informed
that response includes follow-up questions with regard to the application,
pertaining to device testing and clinical data, including training programs
for users and a post approval study. Mark B. Knudson, Ph.D., EnteroMedics'
President and CEO said, "We are very encouraged by the responsiveness of the
FDA and are confident in our ability to address their questions in a timely
manner, We will continue to work closely with the FDA throughout this process.
We believe that the Company continues on track for a panel in late Q4 2013/Q1
2014 with approval decision in the first half of 2014." The Full Research
Report on EnteroMedics, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/d32d_ETRM]

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