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Stocks Novartis AG

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    Johnson & Johnson , Wyeth  and other makers of infants' nonprescription cough and cold products are recalling certain medicines in the United States because of the danger of overdose, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association said Thursday.

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  • BREAKING: Reuters reports FDA panel backs drug-coated stents made by Medtronic (MDT).

  • U.S. regulators have not approved Novartis's Prexige painkiller, the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday, in an expected move after Australia withdrew the drug due to concerns over liver side effects.

  • The drugmaker Novartis said Monday that the European Commission had approved its Exelon skin patch to treat Alzheimer's disease.

  • In a study that could change the way hip fractures are treated, doctors have discovered that giving the Novartis osteoporosis drug Reclast can prevent later fractures and helps patients live longer.

  • Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding is taking legal action against Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in the United States to prevent Teva from selling a generic version of Roche osteoporisis drug Boniva, Roche said on Tuesday.

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    Thirty years ago, I was in Las Vegas. My stepmother took me to see Ann-Margret at The Hilton and I remember our waitress telling us that Elvis was the only one who could consistently pack the room. It was strange that he passed away the next day. On this, the 30th anniversary of the King's death from overdosing on prescription drugs, the stocks of the companies that make prescription drugs are having a very dark day.

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  • Roche Holding said Thursday its CEO will step down next March as the pharmaceutical company separates that job from the chairman's position. It also posted a 24% increase in first-half net profit.

  • Novartis cut its full-year results outlook as generic competition pressured sales of a key blood-pressure drug, and said U.S. regulators had delayed the approval process for an important cancer treatment.

  • Nestle, the world's largest food company, will raise prices, cull unprofitable products and speed up production rationalization to prepare for a lasting rise in commodity and energy prices.

  • Roche has signed a deal worth up to $1 billion with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, giving it access to the U.S. firm's skills in the new science of silencing genes to fight disease.

  • Swiss drugmaker Novartis said Wednesday it has received European Union approval for flu vaccine Optaflu.

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    What’s the biggest event of the year for biotech and big pharma? It’s the 43rd ASCO Annual Meeting where drug companies present new research that could indicate whether their cancer drugs are blockbusters or duds. It starts this Friday night in Chicago - what should you expect?

  • Severe kidney failure and some deaths have been reported in patients using Novartis's iron overload drug Exjade, the Food and Drug Administration said.