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Novartis's ARNI heart failure drug shines in PhIII

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A major Phase III trial of Novartis's first-in-class candidate for chronic heart failure, LCZ696, is to close early because the evidence of its efficacy is so clear. Shares in the Swiss firm rose by 3.17% on the news on the morning of 31 March to CHF74.75 as experts suggested that the standard of care for heart failure might be about to change.



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