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  • US STOCKS-Futures climb after two-week drop Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 7:35 AM ET

    *Foundation Medicine jumps; Roche to take majority stake. NEW YORK, Jan 12- U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, after a two-day decline pushed the S&P 500 back into negative territory for the year, as investors anticipated the start of the corporate earnings season. *Alcoa is scheduled to post quarterly earnings after the closing bell, with financials JPMorgan...

  • ZURICH/ LOS ANGELES Jan 12- Roche Holding will acquire a majority stake in molecular and genomic analysis business Foundation Medicine, it said on Monday, signalling its determination to expand in cancer immunotherapy by paying a hefty mark-up on the U.S. company's current price. The deal will help the world's largest maker of cancer drugs push ahead in...

  • Big deals, data kick off JPMorgan health conference Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 1:04 AM ET

    The JPMorgan health care conference hadn't even officially begun when the first big piece of news of the week hit: Irish drugmaker Shire said Sunday morning it's purchasing orphan-drug company NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion.

  • Jan 11- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said the independent data monitoring committee concluded that a late stage study evaluating Opdivo versus docetaxel in previously treated patients with advanced, squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer met its endpoint. The company said the data demonstrates superior overall survival in patients receiving Opdivo...

  • Jan 9- Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental drug met the main goal of reversing the effect of an anticoagulant drug in a late-stage study, sending the company's shares up 11 percent in premarket trading. Data showed that an intravenous shot of the drug, andexanet alfa, immediately reversed the anticoagulation activity of Xarelto, developed by...

  • Jan 9- Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental drug met the main goal of reversing the effect of Johnson& Johnson's blood thinner, Xarelto, in a late-stage study. Data showed that an intravenous shot of the drug, andexanet alfa, immediately reversed the anticoagulation activity of Xarelto in healthy volunteers aged 50-75 years.

  • Cramer Remix: Party with these rock star stocks Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 7:15 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on the players that could keep tearing it up in 2015.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 7- Halozyme Therapeutics Inc believes it has a multibillion-dollar cancer drug on its hands. Halozyme discussed interim data from a Phase II study of PEGPH20 with analysts and investors in New York on Wednesday, demonstrating its likelihood of delaying a worsening of the deadly cancer. "All that matters is that the tumor has to have a high...

  • FDA approves 41 novel medicines in 2014 vs 27 in 2013. LONDON, Jan 1- U.S. drug approvals in 2014 hit their highest level in 18 years and recommendations in Europe also came at a rapid rate, driven by expensive new treatments for cancer and rare diseases. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research approved 41 novel medicines in...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 23- Express Scripts, the largest manager of prescription drug plans for U.S. employers, is taking an increasingly aggressive stance in price negotiations with pharmaceutical companies after winning discounts on medications with a strategy introduced last year. On Monday, Express Scripts said it lined up a cheaper price for AbbVie Inc's newly...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 23- Express Scripts, the largest manager of prescription drug plans for U.S. employers, is taking an increasingly aggressive stance in price negotiations with pharmaceutical companies after winning discounts on medications with a strategy introduced last year. On Monday, Express Scripts said it lined up a cheaper price for AbbVie Inc's newly...

  • Dec 22- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's skin cancer drug, more than three months before the scheduled review date. The drug is the second PD-1 inhibitor to be approved by the FDA, the first being Merck& Co Inc's Keytruda in September. The FDA was scheduled to review the drug on March 30.

  • FDA approves Bristol-Myer's skin cancer drug Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Dec 22- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted an accelerated approval to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's drug for an advanced form of skin cancer. The drug, Opdivo, inhibits the action of the protein PD-1, which prevents the body's immune system from attacking melanoma tumors. The FDA's approval comes well before its scheduled review date of March 30.

  • Cramer Remix: Here’s what the Fed did Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:06 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    The market may have rallied, but "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks that’s just the beginning of Yellen’s impact.

  • Lightning Round: Good stock with a good yield Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Dec 17- Amgen Inc on Wednesday said its new type of treatment for a deadly form of leukemia would cost about $178,000 when it becomes available on Thursday, which would make it one of the world's most expensive cancer drugs. "We believe the price reflects the significant clinical, economic and humanistic value of the product to patients and the healthcare system,...

  • LONDON, Dec 10- Drugmakers are finally getting more bang for their scientific buck, with the rate of return on pharmaceutical research and development increasing for the first time since 2010.. So far this year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which acts as gatekeeper to the world's biggest market, has approved 35 new products, up from 27 in the whole of 2013...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- The U.S. government on Monday sued Deutsche Bank AG, seeking to recoup more than $190 million from the German bank over alleged tax fraud more than 14 years ago. According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Deutsche Bank used "insolvent" shell companies to conduct a series of fraudulent conveyances designed to hide taxable...

  • Dec 6- Eighty-seven percent of Hodgkin lymphoma patients responded to a Bristol-Myers Squibb drug that helps the immune system fight the blood cancer, according to data from a small, early stage trial released on Saturday. Margaret Shipp, co-lead investigator of the Checkmate-039 study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. The results were being...

  • Dec 6- Merck& Co Inc's drug that harnesses the immune system to fight cancer showed promise in Hodgkin lymphoma patients whose disease had progressed following prior therapies, according to data from a small, early stage trial being presented at a medical meeting. Craig Moskowitz, the study's principal investigator from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer...