Flu and cold weather blamed for rise in deaths in 2018 
The ONS said the mortality rate for Q1 was at its highest since 2009 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A welcome, if overdue, funding rise for the NHS
However, voters should not be fooled by talk of a Brexit ‘dividend’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

£20bn-a-year funding boost for NHS branded a ‘missed opportunity’
May announces ‘Brexit dividend’ for health service but experts say it isn’t enough (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global pharma bleeds talent to China start-ups
Domestic biotech lures executives with promise of freer hand, more pay and equity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global pharma groups bleed talent to Chinese start-ups
Domestic biotech sector lures executives with promise of freer hand, more pay and equity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

£20bn funding boost for NHS dismays critics
National Health Service to receive billions more over five years (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged with fraud
Blood-testing start-up’s former president Ramesh Balwani also indicted (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma groups spy opportunity in rare diseases
Worldwide sales of orphan drugs are forecast to total $262bn by 2026 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: WHO chief on progress on Ebola and picks of the week
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blog: trade wars, dressing down and cancer cures on agenda
Harriet Agnew gets behind the scenes at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year event (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is Britain loving the NHS to death?
The NHS turns 70 next month — but it is not ageing gracefully. Sarah Neville prescribes a way ahead (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese medical tourism exacerbates shortage of HPV vaccine
Affluent Chinese look abroad for treatment, prompting prices to surge (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HIV treatment breakthrough boosts GSK
Success of Gemini trial could enlarge pharma group’s share of $20bn a year market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Celgene admits ‘self-inflicted’ error over MS drug
Failure to integrate an acquisition lay behind regulatory knock-back, says executive (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japan’s oldest companies ignore founding families at their peril
Their outlook may be traditional but that does not mean shareholders are wrong (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly scrap Alzheimer’s drug trial
Duo’s tests of lanabecestat halted as primary targets ‘not likely’ to be met (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Head of GSK’s vaccines division to leave by year-end
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alzheimer’s cure: a fading hope
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly to scrap Alzheimer’s drug trials
Duo was testing lanabecestat in sufferers of early and mild forms of the disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Kyoto strides ahead in regenerative medicine race
Policymakers strive to build a ‘Silicon Valley’ of medical research (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pressure on Kansai’s centuries-old drug sector hub
Pharmaceutical companies look overseas for growth as home market shrinks (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fitbit shares leap on bullish review, new device launch
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gene editing companies hit by reports that say technique could raise cancer risk
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Boston Scientific jumps on media report of takeover interest from Stryker
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Juvenescence aims to tap longevity ‘money fountain’
UK start-up raises $50m to finance development of anti-ageing therapies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

KKR agrees to buy Envision Healthcare in $9.9bn deal
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: An urgent need to invest in mental health
Transformational business, sugar skirmish, and ‘super gonorrhoea’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New regulations will drive emissions cheats off road
From Jesse Norman MP, London, UK (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma industry seeks early EU-UK drugs agreement
Companies make Brexit contingency plans over fears of shortage of medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer wins appeal against £84m UK fine over epilepsy drug price
Tribunal finds competition watchdog was wrong in its market dominance conclusions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK tribunal rules against watchdog in Pfizer price-gouging case
CMA 2016 decision to fine drugmakers £90m for market abuse was wrong, tribunal finds (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

EU warns on rising availability and purity of cocaine
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

My First Million — Eddie Milbourne
Dogged persistence pays off with a Queen’s Award For Enterprise (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Too much time in the classroom causes short sight, research shows
Children need sustained exposure to daylight for their eyes to develop properly (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oxford BioMedica seals $842m Parkinson’s therapy deal with Axovant
One of the UK’s oldest biotechs enters exclusive worldwide licensing agreement (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jonathan Bush steps down as head of Athenahealth
Board begins examining sale and merger options (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

All new diesel cars fail EU emissions standards, says study
Even worst-rated petrol vehicles fare better in real-world conditions, campaigners find (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blockchain offers cure for patients’ fragmented medical records
System may give patients more control of their data, improve accuracy and cut costs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma groups fall foul of China data transfer rules
Foreign companies fear regulations jeopardise scientific research investments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Appaloosa calls for governance changes at Allergan
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Logistics industry says ‘too late’ to avoid Brexit disruption
Ports, Channel tunnel and freight companies criticise ministers for lack of exit plan (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mylan shares eye best day since October on biosimilar approval
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda shareholders band together against £46bn Shire deal
Dissident group has little actual clout but carries influence of founding family members (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Apple software to help tackle screen addiction
Tech group to roll out feature that would help users manage time spent on apps and games (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers and Nektar shares knocked by cancer trial data
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CMR Surgical nets $100m investment to fund Europe and US growth
Developer of robotics for ‘keyhole’ surgery attracts new investors in series B round (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Genomic Health shares surge by one-third on chemo breakthrough
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK Supreme Court to rule on Northern Ireland abortion law
Theresa May already under pressure from party members to act on legislation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast cancer study set to free women from chemotherapy
Trials find no benefit from gruelling treatment for most patients diagnosed in early stages of disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck cements its position as dominant developer of immunotherapy
Patients taking group’s lung cancer drug lived longer than those on chemotherapy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news