Philips’ chief defends faulty component used in 10m products
Dutch manufacturer has recalled about 3.5m machines that used flawed part (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philips’ outlook hit by supply chain volatility and product recall
Global disruption adds to challenges for Dutch manufacturer already facing fallout from respiratory device (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Valneva says Covid jab yields stronger immune response than AstraZeneca’s
Trial results come a month after UK terminated a contract with the French company (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How a public-private partnership helped Mexico fight Covid
A groundbreaking field hospital offers pointers for the region’s inequitable healthcare sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How a dose of PPP helped Mexico fight Covid
A groundbreaking field hospital offers pointers for the region’s inequitable healthcare sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer and Moderna forecast to almost double vaccine sales in 2022
Bullish projections show mRNA jab producers could generate more than $90bn in sales next year (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The applicance of science via a business degree
Isabella Castiglioni used an executive MBA to translate research into medical technology (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US sketches out tough regime for e-cigarettes with first authorisation
Regulator signals it will allow devices to help smokers quit but not flavours popular with teens (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK falls behind European peers in battle against Covid ahead of winter
Deaths and hospital admissions remain stubbornly high in Britain as the continent reports record lows (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid testing suspended at private UK lab over potentially inaccurate results
An estimated 43,000 people given incorrect negative PCR results, says government health agency (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Italians protest as Covid health passes come into force
Demonstrators take to streets on day mandatory measure for workers is introduced (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why Pfizer has won the Covid vaccine race but isn’t getting credit
Company’s pandemic share price gains are dwarfed by those of its rivals despite its jab’s stunning success (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

J&J puts newly created subsidiary into bankruptcy over talc claims
Lawyer for plaintiffs claims drugmaker is trying to limit payouts to cancer sufferers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA advisers back Moderna’s Covid booster for at-risk groups
Panel recommends third jabs for vulnerable people in step towards expanding US rollout of extra doses (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS buildings repair backlog soars to £9.2bn in England
Pressure mounts on chancellor to deliver funding for dilapidated facilities following the pandemic (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA advisers weigh authorising Moderna and J&J Covid boosters
Debate expected over need for additional shot amid concerns politics has contaminated decision-making (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO warns progress on tuberculosis being undone by Covid pandemic
Deaths from TB increase for first time in over a decade despite confirmed cases falling (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why GSK investors might want to pass on private equity money
A sale of consumer health division gives under-fire management cash to play with (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS launches measures to increase face-to-face GP appointments in England
Surgeries that fail to provide enough in-person care will be denied access to additional funding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS launches measures to increase face-to-face GP appointments
Surgeries felt to be failing to provide enough in-person care will not have access to additional funding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

France finds growth prescription with health app Doctolib
Rise of tech start-up through pandemic shows benefits of state working with private sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid success of mRNA vaccines opens way to a new generation of drugs
Personalised cancer treatments are among those being developed using a technology once distrusted by big pharma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philip Morris-backed group to launch plant-based Covid vaccine
Japanese pharma company says Medicago’s product will be cheaper to make and easier to transport (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philip Morris-backed group to launch first plant-based Covid vaccine
Japanese pharma group says new product will be cheaper to make and easier to transport (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus pill: Merck forges a new hammer to crack pandemic
Molnupiravir has limitations but drugmakers should be able to build on it to create other treatments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GlaxoSmithKline activist calls for chair to quit
Bluebell says Jonathan Symonds’ support for executives is ‘inexplicable’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CureVac drops Covid vaccine to focus on new jab with GSK
German biotech had suffered disappointing results after initial excitement (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lessons for all from the UK’s Covid mishandling
Politicians and scientists succumbed to a flawed, fatalistic groupthink (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck aims to double supply of Covid-19 antiviral pill on rising demand
Drugmaker seeks authorisation from FDA for oral treatment shown to prevent severe disease in vulnerable people (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK’s early herd immunity strategy was ‘public health failure’, Covid report finds
MPs accuse ministers and scientific advisers of ‘group think’ and ignoring effective action in other countries (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US Covid cases drop by 22% raising hopes the worst may be over
Experts urge caution despite Delta wave slowdown amid concerns over new variants and vaccine hesitancy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca says Covid drug cuts risk of severe disease or death by 50%
Advances by Merck and AstraZeneca raise hopes of bringing more treatments to market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Covid drug cuts risk of severe disease or death by 50%, says company
Trials show 600mg dose of antibody cocktail reduces risks sharply and provides protection for more than 6 months (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid response hampered by population data glitches
Imperfect figures mean many countries do not know how many residents have been vaccinated (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The climate crisis is also a healthcare crisis
Climate change is a menace to human health — and the medical sector is part of the problem (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US workers overwhelmingly comply with Covid vaccine mandates
Warnings that forcing staff to get jabs would worsen labour shortages are being proved wrong (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US dental benefits: on the cusp of a historic change
Congress is contemplating adding dentistry to its Medicare health programme for seniors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Electrical brain implants: a new way to treat depression?
Researchers are hailing a breakthrough in personalised treatments for mental illness that could be used for other conditions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Moderna plans African factory as vaccine makers battle criticism
Announcement comes while industry fends off claims it has resisted efforts to expand jabs access (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO backs deployment of first malaria vaccine for children
GlaxoSmithKline jab recommended for use in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions at risk (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO backs widespread use of malaria vaccine in children
GlaxoSmithKline jab recommended for use in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions at risk (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK life science start-ups: Boris behind the investment curve
A turnround is under way — but British investors may be missing a trick (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health is wealth — investors can no longer afford to ignore it
Addressing underlying issues such as low-paid work and poor air quality is a business imperative (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck on deals hunt as patent cliff looms for top cancer drug
Investors fret over how company will fare when Keytruda loses exclusivity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

News updates: White House says Biden has ‘confidence’ in Fed chair Powell — as they happened
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Latest news updates: White House says Biden has ‘confidence’ in Fed chair Powell
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Latest news updates: Johnson & Johnson seeks US approval for booster to single-shot Covid jab
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Magdalen College sells 40% of Oxford Science Park to Singapore fund
GIC acquires stake for more than 10 times its worth in 2016 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breakthrough in amputation narrows gap between human and machine
Experimental surgery that allows prosthetic limbs to feel like part of the body offers patients a sense of completeness (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Private hospitals overtake NHS for hip and knee replacements
More people are paying for the operations for the first time since they were widely introduced in the 1960s and ’70s (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news