Sanofi, Regeneron nab EU approval for PCSK9 med; Endo wraps Par buyout; Allergan, Mylan launch generic Invega;

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> Sanofi ($SNY) and Regeneron's ($REGN) PCSK9 med, Praluent, has won approval in the EU; its head-to-head rival from Amgen ($AMGN), Repatha, got a similar approval this summer. Release

> Endo ($ENDP) wrapped up its deal for Par Pharmaceutical and updated its financial projections for the year; it now expects up to $3.27 billion in 2015 revenue. Release

> Allergan ($AGN) and Mylan ($MYL) launched their generic versions of Johnson & Johnson's ($JNJ) antipsychotic drug Invega. Release | Release

> The FDA approved Bayer's Betaconnect, an electronic autoinjector that delivers its older multiple sclerosis med Betaseron. Report

> Japan has green-lighted Teva's ($TEVA) MS med Copaxone. Release

Medical Device News

@FierceMedDev: ICYMI: In latest biopharma-med tech pairing, Teva snaps up respiratory compliance tracker Gecko. More | Follow @FierceMedDev

@StacyALawrence: JDRF, ADA redefine Type 1 diabetes framework to encourage early diagnosis, prevention. Story | Follow @StacyALawrence

@VarunSaxena2: From @FierceMedDev's special report on recalls: Patients struggle to safely use HeartWare's blood pump. More | Follow @VarunSaxena2

@EmilyWFierce: ICYMI from FiercePharma: Shire chalks up victory in Vyvanse patent battle. Article | Follow @EmilyWFierce

> Medtronic to buy stent retriever cover startup Lazarus Effect for $100M. Report

> Intestinal resurfacing procedure to treat diabetes shows promise in early stage trial. Article

Biotech News

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@JohnCFierce: ICYMI: Novo scores a game-changing diabetes approval, reversing an embarrassing rejection. Article | Follow @JohnCFierce

@DamianFierce: Here's what it's like to try to get Sovaldi in my home town. More from The Atlantic | Follow @DamianFierce

> Roche scores an MS first with a potential blockbuster on its hands. Story

> Roche wins kudos for game-changing atezolizumab cancer data. More

> Westphal's Verastem concedes lead drug flopped in PhII mesothelioma study. Article

Animal Health News

> USDA unveils plan to battle avian flu if it re-emerges this fall. Story

> Sanofi rumored to be weighing Merial spinoff. Report

> Investors trounce Aratana on dashed hopes for canine lymphoma drugs. More

> AKC-funded study IDs similar lymphoma gene types in dogs and people. Story

> Rhizen moves into midstage trial of pill to treat canine lymphoma. Article

Biotech IT News

> BioClinica buys pharmacovigilance outfit to continue evolution. Article

> AstraZeneca opens data vault for cancer combo efficacy prediction challenge. Report

> Feds prioritize researcher access to health data in IT action plan. More

> Bayer pairs Genedata Profiler and iRODS to manage omics data analysis. Story

> Venter's HLI strikes low-cost exome sequencing deal to swell data repository. Article

Pharma Marketing News

> International payer report shows U.S. prices almost 10X higher for some meds. Item

> Novartis backs DC Comics graphic novel starring rare-disease hero and his canine sidekick. More

> NEJM: FDA's proposed risk-disclosure guidelines still aren't enough. Story

> Don't be quick to peg Merck's Keytruda in second place for NSCLC, analyst says. Article

> Not so fast, Hillary. Ad industry will fight with pharma against DTC tax moves. More

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