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Medical Instruments & Supplies
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Today's Change: +0.15%
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Long-acting version of Baxter's hemophilia drug succeeds in study
Thu 10:41 am ET (Reuters)
Baxter International Inc said a more potent version of its flagship blood disorder drug Advate met the main goal in a late-stage study. The experimental drug, BAX 855, was being tested as a preventive therapy and an on-demand treatment in 138 previously treated adolescent and adult hemophilia A patients. Hemophilia A, also called classic hemophilia, is a genetic disorder caused by missing or defective factor VIII, a clotting protein. Baxter raised the forecast for its hemophilia franchise in July, despite the potential for competition from Biogen Idec Inc's long-acting treatment Eloctate, which the U.S.
Integra LifeSciences to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in September - (GlobeNewswire)
Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients - (Business Wire)
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Industry Top Performers
Intraday Price Performance% ChangeMarket Cap
Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc [LBMH] +6.32% $155.7 M
NOBEL BIOCARE N [NLB1.DE] +3.26% $0
ERBA Diagnostics, Inc. Common S [ERB] +3.09% $122.0 M
NeuroMetrix, Inc. [NURO] +2.86% $14.2 M
AngioDynamics, Inc. [ANGO] +2.75% $490.0 M
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Baxter International Inc. Commo [BAX] +0.73% $40.3 B
Covidien plc. Ordinary Shares ( [COV] +0.26% $39.4 B
Becton, Dickinson and Company C [BDX] -0.09% $22.5 B
ESSILOR INTL [EI.PA] +0.63% $15.2 B
ADVANCED MED SOL [AMS.L] -0.06% $12.9 B
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Net Profit Margin (mrq):12.5%
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