Shares of health-care companies ticked down as traders rotate into more rate-sensitive areas. A federal jury in Chicago ordered drug maker AbbVie to pay more than $140 million in damages to a Tennessee man who suffered a heart attack following use of its testosterone-replacement therapy AndroGel. Bayer has stopped a late stage study for the use of blood-thinning drug Xarelto, saying it showed no improved efficacy compared with another treatment using aspirin.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 06, 2017 16:31 ET (20:31 GMT)