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FT Health: Action on air pollution
Spectacles for the poor, Chinese lessons, cinema as therapy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aim-listed life sciences groups seek to make their mark
Several UK companies in the sector have opted to go public in their home country (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hunt promises action to cut NHS medication errors
Mistakes may cause 1,700 deaths a year at cost of £1.6bn to health service (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The expensive truth about high-quality healthcare
Politicians should admit that to keep a treasured system taxes will have to rise (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Court rules UK air pollution plan is ‘unlawful’
Government says it will take a firmer line in 45 local authorities where pollution levels breached (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Russia’s middle class opens door to private healthcare providers
Strains on public system and cost of treatment abroad drive demand for western medicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A new peanut allergy drug could force a change of behaviour
Aimmune’s potential cure may be onerous, but that is not necessarily a bad thing (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK government threatens to strip Oxfam of public contracts
Charity chief apologises for failings as donations slow (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Peanut allergy drug nears approval after clinical trial success
Treatment has potential for $1bn annual sales but investors fret over dropout rates (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aimmune’s peanut allergy drug succeeds in late stage clinical trial
Treatment on track to be first approved for potentially fatal condition (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hikma appoints new CEO at ‘pivotal’ time
Leadership change follows series of snags (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK charities warn on high debt levels among mental health patients
‘Breathing space’ needed to allow heavily indebted to manage their debts (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reckitt must work through growing pains to win healthy support
Investors will need persuading before coughing up to aid Rakesh Kapoor’s plans (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca: hoist the sales
Pharmaceutical group opens up multibillion-dollar market after cancer drug approved (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reckitt Benckiser shares hit amid concern over margin outlook
Investors mark down consumer goods group despite promises it will return to ‘outperformance’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca hails ‘milestone’ US approval for lung cancer drug
FDA move boosts Imfinzi treatment’s blockbuster potential (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: Reckitt hopes for a healthier 2018; Astra’s win; Saga’s shake-up
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca wins FDA approval for key cancer drug
Chief executive Pascal Soriot has bet on new drugs to meet ambitious growth targets (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese city touted as model for cutting healthcare costs
Cheaper drugs cut burden on Sanming budget, but locals grumble over quality of care (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breakthrough over growing human organs in animals
Scientists create hybrid embryos with stem cells from both species (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is the NHS still suffering ‘permanent winter’?
FT data show struggling health service with glimmers of hope (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Lessons from the Oxfam scandal
UK chief for Pasteur Institute, cognitive prosthetics, fighting diabetes via hip hop (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Good bacteria can help brain function better  
Scientists investigate link between gut, mood and memory (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche pays $1.9bn for Alphabet-backed Flatiron Health
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AbbVie shares the wealth with dividend boost, $10bn in buybacks
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Getting medicines to the people who need them
Critics say regulation is needed but a voluntary approach may be more effective (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma groups deliver mixed performance
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Legal charges weigh on Indivior shares despite bright forecasts
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Irish drugmaker Horizon Pharma raises painkiller price to $3,000 in US
Cost of two-in-one bottle surges even though drugs can be bought separately for $36 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China confirms first human case of H7N4 avian flu
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva shares jump after Berkshire Hathaway reveals $358m stake
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biogen shares fall as it adds patients to Alzheimer’s medicine trials
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire warns on competition from generic drugs
Irish group says investment in manufacturing and lower royalties to hit margins (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers signs record biotech partnership deal
Drugmaker to pay Nektar $1.85bn upfront in hope of boosting cancer immunotherapies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health Centre
Explore the FT’s collection of Special Reports on Health (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire beats forecasts but signals slower growth ahead
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck halts trial of Alzheimer’s medicine
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Time for insurers to have a health check
Healthcare is where Big Tech is posing its largest challenge to the industry   (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walgreens Boots Alliance in talks to buy AmerisourceBergen
Potential tie-up with drug distributor comes in wake of Amazon’s entry into field (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS urges easing UK visa rules for non-EU medical recruits
Employers join campaign after applications from Europe dry up following Brexit vote (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Greece’s ruling party backs graft probe into top politicians
Prosecutor report names 10 as having accepted bribes from Novartis (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Greek MPs back call for probe into Novartis bribery accusations
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen ‘looking hard’ at striking deals using $27bn cash pile
Chief financial officer of world’s largest biotech company cautions on high valuations (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shield Therapeutics shows nothing is iron clad in biopharma
Aim-quoted business has flunked trials of its flagship anaemia treatment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Goodbye Big Tobacco, hello Big Vape
Ecigarettes, Cape Town’s Day Zero, music and dementia (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nabokov, Ozil and the uses of insomnia
Doctors assure us that we need at least seven hours of sleep a night — but are there some benefits to being awake in the small hours? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mature human eggs grown for first time by scientists in UK
Breakthrough likely to help safeguard the fertility of women having cancer treatment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva warns on revenue amid tough US drug pricing
Israeli drugmaker’s shares drop as competition to top drug Copaxone bites (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Former GE chief Jeff Immelt picked to chair athenahealth board
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to avoid chaos of whipsawing prices in a roiled market
Dividend-paying stocks offer some comfort in turbulent times (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news