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Health Care Sector Update for 06/03/2016: TNXP, SHPG

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Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: flat

PFE: -0.2%

ABT: flat

MRK: flat

AMGN: -0.1%

Health-care shares were mainly unchanged in pre-market trade on Friday.

In health-care stocks news, Tonix Pharmaceuticals ( TNXP ), a developer of medicines for fibromyalgia and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Friday reported it will present a review of fibromyalgia and PTSD clinical programs on June 7 at the 2016 BIO International Convention.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $2.55 pre-bell. The stock has traded between $1.85 and $10.72 over the past 52 weeks.

And Shire plc ( SHPG ) Friday reported it completed its previously announced combination with Baxalta ( BXLT ), creating a global biotechnology company focused on rare diseases and other specialized conditions.

Shares were 1.8% higher at $193.44 pre-bell. The stock has traded between $147.60 and $270.63 over the past 52 weeks.

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