Catabasis pushes lead drug into PhII; Stellar Biotechnologies raises $12M; Study: Workaholics risk physical, mental ailments;

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@EmilyMFierce: Sodium 'switch' could provide target to treat brain disorders. Item | Follow @EmilyMFierce

> Catabasis Pharmaceuticals has launched its mid-stage study of its lead drug for high levels of cholesterol. Story

> Port Hueneme, CA-based Stellar Biotechnologies says it has raised $12 million in a private placement. Release

Pharma News

@FiercePharma: China's pharma probe intensifies with British consultant's arrest. ICYMI yesterday | Follow @FiercePharma

@CarlyHFierce: Check out Eli Lilly's statement on the latest bribery allegations in China. Article | Follow @CarlyHFierce

> Teva chairman defends CEO Levin from fed-up analysts. More

> Amid Purdue criticism, CVS cuts opioid access for 'risky' prescribers. Story

> Onyx hands bidders new Kyprolis data to smooth path to $9.5B deal. Report

Medical Device News

@FierceMedDev: Infraredx snags $25M as it sets sights on Japan. News | Follow @FierceMedDev

@DamianFierce: Bard settled another vaginal mesh lawsuit. That leaves about 7,999 to go. News | Follow @DamianFierce

@MarkHFierce: Why does Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak tweet? Editor's corner | Follow @MarkHFierce

@MichaelGFierce: ICYMI... Study: Insulin pumps improve glycemic control in children with diabetes. Article | Follow @MichaelGFierce

> Chinese survey of device industry practices draws suspicion. News

> BioMérieux earns FDA's nod for novel Dx system. Story

> Cyberonics, a maker of neuromodulation devices, boosts sales in Q1. Item

Vaccines News

> Sanofi delays return of vaccines after testing 'anomaly.' More

> GSK-backed study links flu vaccine to lower risk of heart attack. Report

> Improved vaccines mean flu immunization can start earlier. Story

> Vaccine refusers to miss out on tax benefits under Australian plan. Article

> India to investigate safety of pentavalent vaccines. More

Pharma Manufacturing News

@EricPFierce: Regeneron will turn an empty Dell computer plant in Ireland into its second manufacturing plant. Article | Follow @EricPFierce

> Dr. Reddy's recall affects Walmart, Walgreens, Supervalu. Item

> Doxycycline shortage shot in the arm for Hikma profits. More

> FDA not alone in acting on compounding pharmacies. Article

> Fresenius Kabi expands manufacturing in Indonesia with JV. Story

And Finally… A new study concludes that an excessive amount of work can take a physical as well as mental toll. Item

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