Diabetes market set to reach $490B by 2030; NICE wants more RoActemra info;

@FiercePharma: Vioxx lawyers are still playing tug-of-war on legal fees. Why? Because it works. Item | Follow @FiercePharma

> Diabetes remains pharma's fastest-growing market, with projected 2030 sales of $490 billion, much of it in emerging markets. News

> A 25% increase in Russian sales, along with gains in several European countries, helped offset declines in Stada's home market of Germany, pushing first-half revenues to a record £830 million ($1.17 billion). Report

> The U.K.'s cost-effectiveness watchdog wants more information from Roche about RoActemra's utility in systemic juvenile arthritis. Article

> Medco Health Solutions executives will go live to take up their $27.5 billion sale to Express Scripts. Story

> Plaintiff lawyers in Vioxx litigation won an additional $3 million in fees by objecting to their original awards. Report

> Watson Laboratories got the tentative FDA nod for its version of the AstraZeneca statin drug Crestor in four strengths. Release

Biotech News

@FierceBiotech: Detector lets researchers see biomarkers with their naked eyes. News | Follow @FierceBiotech

@JohnCFierce: Some highlights of the PwC VC report. Biotech deals and dollars are down year over year. $ on early rounds grow. Report | Follow @JohnCFierce

@MaureenFierce: Paladin makes hostile bid for Afexa. Story | Follow @MaureenFierce

> Flow of biotech venture dollars and deals shrivels in Q2. More

> FDA green lights combo HIV drug from J&J, Gilead. News

> Designer T cells spur a cure in breakthrough leukemia study. Report

Manufacturing News

> Vintage pharmacist bottles revered in NJ. More

> Cannines ID Pfizer fakes, discern brands. Details

> Greeley at CIS: alignments that speed time into market, aid compliance. News

> GSK leads pharma charge to middle east. Story

> Pfizer piggybacks PAT to real-time release. Article

Vaccine News

> Celldex stock hit had, but cancer vaccine shows promise. Story

> TB remedy could further the cancer fight. More

> Aeras kicks off TB trial in HIV patients. Report

> FBI raids San Diego's NexBio. Details

> University gets $4.8M grant for new rabies treatment. Story

And Finally... After 20 years of work, researchers have managed to use gene therapy to destroy cancerous tumors. Report

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