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Health care shares were mainly higher in pre-market trade Friday .
In health care stocks news, Cara Therapeutics ( CARA ) was up 8.2% after it said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy designation to I.V. CR845 for the treatment of moderate-to-severe uremic pruritus in chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis. The designation allows for the expedited review of the drug.
In other sector news,
(+) BLCM (+7.3%) Unveils 'encouraging' data on BPX-501 in pediatric leukemias
(-) NVS (-1%) Gets European approval for Kisqali as first-line breast cancer treatment
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