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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve an abuse-deterrent version of Mallinckrodt Plc's opioid painkiller Roxicodone, saying some parts of the company's application need further evaluation.

Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday its drug Tremfya was more effective than a rival medicine from Novartis AG, and met the main goal of a late-stage study in adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

Mallinckrodt Plc said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve an abuse-deterrent version of its opioid painkiller Roxicodone.

Eli Lilly & Co and AC Immune SA have agreed to jointly develop a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

A former physician assistant is set to face trial in New Hampshire on Wednesday over charges he accepted kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray the drugmaker produced.

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