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NEJM publishes POC data for Amgen mAb for asthma

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  • Howard Hunt
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    Is this really significant for either company?
    20 May 2014, 05:04 PM Reply Like
  • Dr Joseph Haluska
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    I'm not an expert on this, but considering 3,300 annual asthma deaths in the U.S. and 250,000 worldwide annual deaths, $56 billion spent annually on its treatment, I would think there's significance. Not to mention the foothold into cytokine research this represents. Oh, and considering the misery of 25 million American asthmatics, 150 million worldwide, living on bronchodilators and steroids.......
    I'd say.
    long AMGN, AZN
    20 May 2014, 06:27 PM Reply Like
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