UK private hospitals suffer as NHS brings work back in house
Market hit by cuts, relaxation of rules on waiting times and declines in employer-funded cover (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GlaxoSmithKline: health check
It makes no sense to rush a sale of consumer unit before pharma business strengthens (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK board considers break-up of group
Chairman weighs spinning off consumer division after pressure from investors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Emma Walmsley plots course out of ‘hobbyland’ for GSK
Drugmaker focuses on R&D as chairman mulls consumer health demerger (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Drug resistance, pandemics and the vaccination gap
New report reveals that fewer than 100 countries have a plan in place to stop overuse of antibiotics (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis: skin in the game
The shift towards finding new treatments is a worthy gamble (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck latest drugmaker to lower prices amid Trump scrutiny
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philip Morris battles to maintain growth of IQOS ecigarette
Tobacco group lowers global guidance amid troubles in key Japanese market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bring on the robot carers: my mother would have approved
We need solutions to the crisis in adult social care in the UK (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Beware the unintended consequences of genome editing
Any law on ‘designer babies’ is years away but informed public debate is essential (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical devices woes weigh on British conglomerate Smiths Group
Shares in FTSE 100 engineering company drop 7% (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aids battle threatened by complacency, UN body says
1.8m people newly infected with HIV last year, bringing the number with the virus to a record 36.9m (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis shelves US price increases
Swiss pharma group’s move comes after Trump criticised rising costs in sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese VC funds pour $2.4bn into Silicon Valley start-ups
Buying streak set to double last year’s record total despite deal scrutiny (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis profits beat expectations under new CEO
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bill Gates to back new Alzheimer’s research fund
Microsoft co-founder to put own money in $30m effort to work on earlier diagnoses (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson results top view fuelled by pharma strength
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The discrepancy at the heart of US-China trade tensions
Dispute over vitamin C exports shows why the conflict will not end soon (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US ecigarette group Juul launches in Britain
America’s dominant vape-maker looks to tap market of 7.4m smokers and 2.8m vapers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Editing of human gene is morally permissible, says ethics study
Nuffield inquiry rules ‘designer babies’ acceptable under certain conditions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS pledge raises pressure for higher taxes, warns OBR
Theresa May’s health spending commitment seen to put public finances at risk (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Care home group Barchester put up for sale
Appetite for real estate-backed healthcare assets rises since infrastructure funds starting buying (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Britain must stop inflating the biomedical bubble
The drugs sector receives funding out of all proportion to the results it delivers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indivior shares spring back after legal block on US rival
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication, by Thomas Abraham
A primer on the costly effort to rid the world of a deadly disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Podcast: Aftereffect — an indictment of America’s disability care
A hard-hitting documentary series starts with a confrontation involving police and an autistic man (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK care workers lose pay case for overnight stays
Court of Appeal says carers are only entitled to minimum wage while awake (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Democrats allege Trump lawyer had broad contacts with Novartis
Swiss pharmaceutical company sought ‘access to key policymakers’ after 2016 election (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Is there a doctor on board?
Carlos Morel on epidemics, breastfeeding battle, Trump v Big Pharma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fit Hacks: five tips for running in hot weather
Our columnist rounds up expert advice for training in a heatwave (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japan’s ageing population hit hardest in deadly flood crisis
Elderly ignored evacuation calls before disaster that caused more than 200 deaths (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer boss humbled after ‘man to man’ talk with Donald Trump
Ian Read’s decision to lift drug prices was a political misjudgment — and not his first (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High-profile health app under scrutiny after doctors’ complaints
Babylon advice service faces warnings it can miss symptoms of serious illness (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How good is a health app at identifying illnesses?
The FT tests Babylon's artificial intelligence (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson hit with $4.7bn verdict in talc cancer trial
Missour jury’s award comes as pharmaceutical group faces more than 9,000 talc cases (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

J&J hit with $4.7bn verdict in talc cancer trial
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVS, Aetna shares lifted by report that DoJ may clear $69bn deal
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Samsung BioLogics breached accounting rules, watchdog rules
South Korean regulator says biopharma company dropped crucial information on joint venture (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The drug pricing playbook: how pharma companies keep costs high
Pfizer faced presidential fire for its price rises but others use more subtle tactics (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indivior/opioids: habit forming
Shares have been repeatedly falling, but a new drug should break the cycle (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

German group expands UK R&D in post-Brexit vote of confidence
Investment by diagnostics company in Manchester to create or support up to 1,500 jobs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer to reorganise into 3 units after failed attempt to sell consumer health
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Supply of 100 UK medicines to be disrupted, warns EMA
European Medicines Agency said work to license them after Brexit has not been done (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indivior shares fall 30% after abrupt shift in US market conditions
Addiction treatment specialist scraps revenue guidance for financial year (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How virtual reality is being used to treat mental health issues
‘People on opiates could be given a VR tour of what their body would look like after years of addiction’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer delays drug price rises after discussions with Trump
Unusual U-turn on 100 products including Viagra follows criticism from US president (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer to postpone price increases after talks with Trump
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Experts warn on proliferation of dubious stem-cell clinics
Researchers say public excitement over scientific advances being exploited (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children’s care services providers discuss merger
Cambian’s shares rise 34% after CareTech makes takeover approach (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US regulator clears Takeda’s proposed £46bn Shire takeover
Japanese drugmaker awaits antitrust decisions in Japan, Europe and China (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news