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> The FDA has posted documents ahead of its Sept. 24 meeting of its Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel to consider recurring safety issue with Bayer's Essure contraceptive device. Documents

> Brain cancer device player NovoCure has started on its road show for its Oct. 1 planned IPO. It's already set terms to raise about $344 million by selling 12.5 million shares at a price range of $26 to $29 each; selling shareholders account for 5 million of those shares. The IPO would value the company at $2.6 billion. Watch road show

> UNICEF and The Philips Foundation are partnering on maternal health, including working with the government of Kenya to develop low-cost, locally designed healthcare devices. More

> Startup Joylux has raised a $3 million seed round to develop LED devices. Its first product, vScuplt to treat women's pelvic flood disorders, is slated to launch during the last quarter of 2015. More

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> Amgen and Allergan clear Phase III with an Avastin biosimilar, looking to unseat a blockbuster. More

> Scholar Rock hopes to one-up pharma titans with a muscle-building drug. News

> OncoGenex's drug misses the mark in pancreatic cancer. Story

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> Top-selling drugs might be first in line for Medicare price negotiations. News

> Hillary Clinton plan to curb drug prices puts the screws to drugmakers and insurers. Story

> EP Vantage: Legal loopholes, price hikes set up aging meds for billions in 2020. Article

Biotech Research News

> Uppsala's 'smart' robot tests new cancer drug combos. News

> Epigenomic combo shows promise in mouse model of pancreatic cancer. Story

> An arthritis drug demos potential to help reverse Alzheimer's disease. More

> Experimental drug amps up Afinitor's punch against pancreatic cancer. Article

> Imperial team targets a key culprit involved in Parkinson's. News

Diagnostics News

> Roche's influenza A and B tests get federal permission to be used at the point-of-care. Story

> LabCorp, China's Fosun Pharma, lead Asia-heavy $15B investment in Ativa Medical. More

> Rumor: Private equity owners looking to sell Swiss diagnostics player Unilabs for $1.7B. Article

> Human Longevity joins with South African insurer for $250 exome sequencing service. News

> Sequenom appoints new CEO amid diversification. Story

Pharma Marketing News

> Emmy co-host Mario Lopez spotlights Valeant's Jublia on the red carpet. News

> Fretting about potential Humira pain for AbbVie? Take heart in potential cost cuts. Story

> Apple's ad blocking heats up debate, but what does it mean for pharma? Article

> IMS Health finds mHealth mobile app 'prescriptions' on the rise. Story

> Otsuka prepares to roll out two-drug combo for colorectal cancer. Item

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