Teva to pay $85m to Oklahoma over opioid case
Pharmaceuticals company settles ahead of trial over state’s drugs crisis (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis wins approval for world’s most expensive drug
US FDA gives green light for $2.1m treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The right way to spend $1bn on healthcare
Invested well, even a small amount could galvanise drug development (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: New approaches for old diseases
WHO Africa’s Matshidiso Moeti, abortion rows, superbug jitterbug (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK revamps incentives for sales representatives
Drugmaker to link bonuses to number of prescriptions written for its medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Babylon’s GP at Hand service runs up £21.6m deficit
Smartphone doctor consultation service puts NHS body under financial pressure (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK watchdog accuses drugs groups of breaking competition law
Alleged pacts not to compete over anti-nausea drug cost NHS £5m a year, says regulator (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A synthetic genome could be the base for ‘designer life forms’
Lab-made bacteria pave the way for scientists to build life from scratch (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A synthetic genome could be the base for ‘designer lifeforms’
Lab-made bacteria pave the way for scientists to build life from scratch (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health threat to migrant workers revealed
World’s estimated 150m-strong labour force at high risk of injury and illness (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck agrees $1bn deal to buy biopharmaceutical company Peloton
Group that is developing a renal cancer treatment had been planning a New York listing (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical research lands £1bn from cancer drug sale
Charity will invest windfall in driving new treatments from lab to patients (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gates-backed platform raises $110m in new drugs push
Investors back Schrödinger’s plan to develop its own drugs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New ‘eye bonds’ would speed novel cures
Modelled on green finance, government-backed debt could draw investors to biomedicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK life science companies show signs of health
Regional small-cap groups have struggled to deliver for investors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Global problems need collective response
The Wellcome Trust’s Jeremy Farrar, guest curator, previews the World Health Assembly (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma industry improves access to medicines
Number of drugs in pipeline to treat priority diseases double in 4 years (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drug pricing is in need of an overhaul
The structure of the market suits everyone involved, except for ill Americans (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Will drugs groups follow EMA from London to Amsterdam?
Brexit Britain fights to limit the fallout from departure of European Medicines Agency (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK cancer programme to target treatment resistance
Institute of Cancer Research centre aims to redirect process of cancer evolution (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nestlé picks EQT group for skincare unit talks
Consortium led by Swedish private equity group now in pole position to buy division (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK turns to Asia for nurses to cover staff shortages
Hospitals recruit health workers from India and Philippines amid fall from EU (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda forecasts operating loss as Shire integration costs mount
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trade war escalates, Uber falls, $2bn Bayer verdict
The heightened trade war with China hands US stocks their biggest one-day drop in months (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bayer shares hit after $2bn Roundup weedkiller damages
US jury awards sum to elderly couple over Monsanto product (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bayer admits Monsanto arm kept list of pesticide critics
External law firm hired to investigate allegations as scope of issue widens beyond France (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US generic drug companies hit by price-fixing claims
Shares of Teva and others fall after 44 states accuse them of an anti-competitive conspiracy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trial of new generation of surgical robots claims success
High-tech arms used on 30 patients who required keyhole or minimally invasive surgery (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China AI cancer diagnosis start-ups face capital shortage
Stricter licensing regime makes it tougher to commercialise medical tech (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug prices: we need to talk about Nirmal
Outliers weaken big pharma’s efforts to fend off attacks over high cost of medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Congo violence exacerbates Ebola virus breakout
Aid organisations say deadly disease circulates freely amid attacks (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Battle against the booze
Dutch trade and development minister Sigrid Kaag, snakebite strategy, Brits’ sex lives (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Juul tests puff-tracking app for growing army of vapers
US start-up seeks to reassure regulators over health benefits of its technology (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Care home group paid £48.5m in dividends while warning of cuts
Private equity-owned HC-One declared a loss every year except one since creation in 2011  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda to sell eye drug to Novartis in $5.3bn deal
Japanese drugmaker is looking to reduce its $48bn debt following Shire acquisition (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mylan/generic pharma: from heyday to mayday
Confidence in group’s leadership is lacking as the share price continues its slide (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugmakers told to disclose prices in US TV ads
Trump administration attempts to pressure pharmaceutical companies into lowering prices (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mini 3D-printed heart offers hope for transplants
An Israeli experiment holds promise for a solution to organ shortages (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nostrum Laboratories raises price of cold remedy by 300%
CEO has previously cited ‘moral requirement’ to charge as much as possible (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allergan lifts outlook after Botox plumps quarterly earnings
Company hit by a $2.5bn charge related to clinical failure of antidepressant (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dutch nutrition group DSM beats forecasts for first-quarter sales
Company raises full-year outlook thanks to ‘exceptional’ growth (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tencent trials AI diagnosis program for Parkinson’s
Tech giant in partnership with UK start-up Medopad also targeting multiple sclerosis and psoriasis (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Four Seasons woes expose private care home risks
Group continues to seek buyer but revives memories of Southern Cross (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Big pharma/cancer: the allure of a cure
Commercial rewards will be elusive in a crowded market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Insys case raises risks for drug industry over opioids
US expected to redouble efforts to pursue criminal prosecutions while others pursue civil claims (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US health insurers: feeling the Bern
Investors sense that in several years, earnings will be in peril (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Focus on toddlers to tackle obesity
HIV breakthrough, Carol Black on workplace health, ‘titans of pot’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aids breakthrough as study finds drugs stop HIV transmission
Virus cannot be passed on through sexual contact if infected partner takes antiretroviral drugs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A pill to turn back time
Does it make sense to treat ageing as a disease? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gilead tops earnings forecast as cancer drug drives sales
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news