By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today reported that first-half 2010 sales for its diagnostics division increased 7 percent, with its applied science unit posting 11 percent growth for the period.

The Swiss pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and research products giant reported overall revenues of CHF 24.64 billion ($23.6 billion), up 3 percent from CHF 24.01 billion for the first half of 2009.

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