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China official services PMI falls to 53.4 in August

BEIJING, Sept 1 - Growth in China's services industry cooled in August from the previous month, an official survey showed on Tuesday, adding to concerns that world's second-largest economy may be a risk of a sharper slowdown than earlier feared.

New guidelines for cancer doctors aim to make sense of gene tests

CHICAGO, Aug 31 - The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has issued guidelines on how cancer doctors should approach the use of new genetic tests that screen for multiple cancer genes at the same time, including counseling patients about genes whose contribution to cancer is still poorly understood.

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Aug 31 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2030 GMT on Monday:

BRIEF-PZ Cormay H1 net result turns to profit of 1.5 mln zlotys

* H1 revenue 21.3 million zlotys ($5.7 million) versus 53.4 million zlotys a year ago

2:06pm EDT

BRIEF-Medicalgorithmics signs LOI for controlling stake in Medi-Lynx Cardiac Monitoring

* Signs letter of intent to acquire controlling stake in Medi-Lynx Cardiac Monitoring, LLC based in Texas, USA Source text: http://bit.ly/1N4Vhr3 Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

2:05pm EDT
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Johnson & Johnson $93.98 -1.25%
Pfizer Inc $32.22 -1.35%
Merck & Co Inc $53.85 -2.75%

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