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Composite Value: 1555.1
Today's Change: -0.49%
S&P 500: +0.33%
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Study raises concerns over Servier, Amgen heart drug
Sun 10:30 am ET (Reuters)
A major clinical study has raised concerns about a drug from private French company Servier that helps lower the heart rate and which was licensed to U.S. Ivabradine is not currently approved in the United States but it is sold in Europe for treating stable angina, or chest pain due to obstruction of heart arteries, and for heart failure, when the heart fails to pump blood effectively. The increase in the combined risk of cardiovascular death and heart attack in this patient group was small but statistically significant, with 7.6 percent of them suffering an adverse event against 6.5 percent of those on placebo. A commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine, where the results were also published, said more research was needed to understand the finding and in the meantime doctors should "exercise caution" in using the drug in severe angina patients.
Early data suggest Sanofi, Regeneron drug may halve heart risk - (Reuters)
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Industry Top Performers
Intraday Price Performance% ChangeMarket Cap
NOVACYT [ALNOV.PA] +18.56% $0
Synthetic Biologics, Inc. Commo [SYN] +13.91% $153.1 M
BELLUS HEALTH INC. [BLU.TO] +9.93% $108.4 M
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SHIRE [SHP.L] -1.20% $2885.5 B
GILEAD SCIENCES [GILD.MX] -1.17% $2107.3 B
AMGEN [AMGN.MX] -0.03% $1368.2 B
Gilead Sciences, Inc. [GILD] +0.05% $162.6 B
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