Sector Update: Healthcare

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Healthcare shares are flat in pre-market, while Agenus Inc. ( AGEN ) shares are up 10% after data from a Phase 3 trial showed GlaxoSmithKline's ( GSK ) malaria vaccine, which contains Agenus' QS-21 Stimulon adjuvant, protected children against malaria for 18 months after the injection. GSK ADRs are slightly lower.

And, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals ( SCMP ) said results from a study of its lubiprostone constipation drug showed the treatment is effective and well tolerated in children and adolescents with functional constipation. The results were published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. SCMP is flat at $6.38.




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Referenced Stocks: AGEN , GSK , SCMP

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