Biogen Inc (BIIB.O)
21 Aug 2018
LONDON Biogen's muscle disease treatment Spinraza has been deemed too expensive for use on Britain's state-run health service, even after a price discount offered by the U.S. drugmaker.
LONDON, Aug 14 Biogen's muscle disease treatment Spinraza has been deemed too expensive for use on Britain's state-run health service, even after a price discount offered by the U.S. drugmaker.
TOKYO, July 26 Shares of Japanese drugmaker Eisai fell more than 18 percent on Thursday after the company and its partner Biogen Inc presented the details of their experimental drug on Alzheimer's disease. (Reporting by Hideyuki Sano; Editing by Stephen Coates)
CHICAGO, July 25 Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd said patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease treated with their experimental drug BAN2401 experienced 30 percent less cognitive decline than patients who got a placebo in a highly anticipated midstage trial.
Biogen Inc reported far better-than-expected second quarter profit on Tuesday, driven by strong demand of its Spinraza muscle disease treatment, and the U.S. biotech company raised its full-year profit forecast.
* Late-stage trials for Alzheimer's drug aducanumab fully enrolled
July 24 Biogen Inc reported a 9 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, helped by demand for its spinal muscular atrophy drug Spinraza.
NEW YORK U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting their highest levels in two weeks, as strong U.S. jobs growth blunted the impact of an escalating U.S.-China trade dispute. | Video
NEW YORK, July 6 U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting their highest levels in two weeks, as strong U.S. jobs growth blunted the impact of an escalating U.S.-China trade dispute.
* Indexes up: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.9 pct, Nasdaq 1.3 pct (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline, adds NEW YORK to dateline)
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