* Says fine related to firm's cardiovascular, diabetes products
Dec 7 Abbott Laboratories said on Wednesday that it had moved to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere Inc, citing a "substantial loss" in the value of the diagnostics company since they struck a deal 10 months back.
Dec 7 U.S. drugmakers trade group PhRMA, in response to President-Elect Trump statement that he will bring down drug prices:
* Transgene: UC Davis to conduct phase 2 trial of the combination of TG4010 with Opdivo (Nivolumab) for 2nd line treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
* Drugmakers dispute decision and plan to appeal (Adds detail on previous largest fine, other pharmaceutical cases)
* Arena Pharmaceuticals - look forward to seeing results from Phase 2 trial mid-year
BRIEF-Cancer Genetics selected by BeiGene to collaborate on clinical trial services, advance portfolio of Novel Oncology Therapeutics
* Cancer Genetics, Inc is selected by BeiGene, Ltd to collaborate on clinical trial services & advance portfolio of Novel Oncology Therapeutics Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
BRIEF-Abiomed Impella CP receives expanded FDA approval for high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures
* Has expanded FDA pre-market approval for impella heart pump use in PCI to include impella cp heart pump
* Abiomed Impella CP receives expanded FDA approval for high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
TOKYO, Dec 7 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic advisers, hoping to curb Japan's ballooning healthcare costs, proposed on Wednesday reforms to the way drug prices are set, a step opposed by foreign and domestic drug makers who say the changes will stifle investment.
WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday picked a fossil fuel industry defender as his top environmental official, another retired general as homeland security chief and Iowa's governor as U.S. ambassador to China in choices at odds with some of his recent pronouncements. | Video