Sanofi picks up regulatory wins for new MS, diabetes drugs; Eleven gains early clinical success for dry-eye drug;

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> The Japanese government has stamped an approval on Sanofi's ($SNY) GLP-1 drug for Type 2 diabetes Lyxumia. Report

> Eleven Biotherapeutics revealed upbeat initial data from a Phase Ib/IIa clinical trial of the company's candidate EBI-005 for patients with dry eye disease. Release

> German healthcare products firm Fresenius reported the sale of its biotech business to the group that owns Israel's Neopharm. Item

Pharma News

@FiercePharma: Finally… EMA's press release about this week's drug moves: Release | Follow @FiercePharma

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> FDA sends J&J CRL on Xarelto for stent thrombosis. Article

> Dendreon's Provenge gets recommendation in Europe. More

> Pfizer returns to buyback strategy to appease shareholders. Report

Medical Device News

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@MichaelGFierce: SEC hammers imaging company, CEO with fraud charges. Story | Follow @MichaelGFierce

> Despite deaths, docs and patients sticking with Medtronic pump. Item

> Roche Diagnostics scores another FDA victory. Story

> Philips inks $300M deal for service and R&D. News

> Industry: Tightening EU device regs will strangle business. Article

And Finally… Sanofi's Genzyme prevailed in gaining nods from EMA experts that support approval of two MS drugs from the company, Lemtrada and Aubagio. Report