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FDA pauses Swedish diabetes company's phase III trial plans

The share price of biotech company Diamyd Medical is falling after the the US Food and Drug Administration postponed its planned phase III trial because of several outstanding questions.

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put Diamyd Medical's planned phase III trial under a 'partial clinical hold'.

This means that the FDA hasn't been able to approve all parts of the Swedish company's application to begin the study. A lack of sufficient information concerning Diamyd's drug candidate is the cause, the FDA reports, according to a press release from Diamyd Medical.

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