Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) plans to seek FDA approval in Q2 to use its Xarelto treatment for...

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) plans to seek FDA approval in Q2 to use its Xarelto treatment for preventing lung clots after a large-scale Phase III study showed that the drug is as effective as and safer than standard treatments, which include Warfarin. Lung clots affect 600K Americans a year and kill up to 100K. (PR)