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Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma

18 Jun 2019

Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, a deal it hopes will help make it a leader in colon cancer and build up its pipeline of oncology drugs.

UPDATE 2-VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial

17 Jun 2019

June 17 VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses of an older vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline, sending its shares plunging 66%.

Chewy shares surge 63% in debut as investors bank on booming pet market

14 Jun 2019

Shares of Chewy Inc soared 63% in their public debut, giving the online pet products retailer a market value of $14.35 billion, more than four times the price PetSmart paid for it in 2017. | Video

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years

14 Jun 2019

Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Chewy shares surge 63% in debut as investors bank on booming pet market

14 Jun 2019

June 14 Shares of Chewy Inc soared 63% in their debut, giving the online pet products retailer a market value of $14.35 billion, more than four times the price PetSmart paid for it in 2017.

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 mln euros over five years

14 Jun 2019

June 14 Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder.

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge

13 Jun 2019

A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies.

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge

13 Jun 2019

A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies.

Holidays, vacations around the corner? Step on the scale every day to keep in shape

07 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - People who step on the scale every day during holidays tend to avoid gaining extra pounds, a new U.S. study suggests.

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study

03 Jun 2019

An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bladder cancer who had been previously treated with immunotherapy and chemotherapy in a midstage trial, according to data presented on Monday.

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