J&J: Our psoriasis drug is better than yours

Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson reports that its experimental psoriasis medicine worked better in a midstage study than a rival drug that dominates the market for biologic drugs for immune disorders. The drug, called guselkumab (guhs-ELL’-ku-mab), needs further testing but could join other recent treatments that offer big improvements for patients with the common, painful skin disorder. Approval of guselkumab also would escalate the battle for tens of billions in annual sales among a half-dozen comp...

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