Can a hearing aid be high fashion?
Meet the prizewinning trio behind a head-turning project (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk shares climb as it lifts sales and profit
Danish drugmaker beats expectations with 6% increase in operating earnings (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bupa under investigation by Australian tax authorities
Healthcare provider’s debt structuring comes under scrutiny, report reveals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Samsung BioLogics: hidden in plain sight
Regulators are right to investigate but biotech company can make a good case for the defence (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Regulator says Samsung Biologics breached accounting rules
Shares in biopharma unit down by as much as 20% (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

South Africa: How Cape Town beat the drought
The city was on the verge of becoming the first major urban centre to run out of water but has averted the crisis. But for how long, and at what cost, in a divided country? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gilead shares rattled by sharp slide in hepatitis C drug sales
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer says it is not looking for a mega-deal
CEO Ian Read wants to spend capital on developing experimental medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drinking frequency increases with income
About 70% of people in managerial and professional jobs have drunk alcohol in past week (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck lifts earnings forecast after currency boost
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer blames sales miss on ‘customer buying patterns’
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi slashes price of wannabe-blockbuster cholesterol drug
Sales of Praluent have been hurt by the campaign to limit US pharmaceuticals costs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Isle of Man poised to relax abortion laws
Politicians expected to back decriminalisation ahead of Ireland’s vote on same issue (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Life insurers count cost of deadly flu season
Companies exposed to payouts as US is hit by a dangerously virulent strain (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biotech investment fraught with pitfalls as Woodford discovers
Prothena blow to high-profile fund illustrates worrying trend for small drugmakers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scotland calls time on cheap super-strength booze
Flagship SNP policy seeks to lead way in battle to curb problem drinking (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Week in Review, April 28
Deutsche Bank trims US operations; Shire, WhatsApp, SoftBank and Capita in the news (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Four Seasons hit by winter rise in elderly deaths
Indebted care home operator aims to stabilise business ahead of crucial restructuring (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ping An Good Doctor: medic on your mobile
Less patient investors should wait for the inevitable dip after the IPO pop (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Outfoxing the anti-vaxxers
Immunisation, ABPI’s Lisa Anson, killer stats (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi misses forecasts as diabetes unit weighs on performance
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Soukya: the Bangalore health retreat drawing a starry clientele — and interest from the NHS
It offers few luxuries and treatments include vomiting, yet it has become a royal favourite (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bangalore’s Soukya drawing a starry clientele — and interest from the NHS
The health retreat offers few luxuries and treatments including enforced vomiting, yet has become a royal favourite (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bridgepoint explores sale of UK’s biggest NHS outsourcer
Care UK runs mobile diagnostic units, GP services, the NHS 111 line and care homes (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ping An Good Doctor prices at top of range for Hong Kong IPO
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK ratifies European patent court agreement
Move shows Britain’s determination to remain engaged with European regulation after Brexit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Springer Nature warns of ‘free access’ threat to revenues
Academic publisher says changing law on exclusive content would weaken its business (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire Q1 sales rise 7% driven by immunology and new treatments
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australia’s Healthscope surges on $3.1bn takeover offer
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Some treatments for depression and bladder linked to dementia
At least 1.5m people taking prescribed medicines at higher risk (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Comcast, Elliott and Takeda test government’s taste for M&A
Moves highlight new potential hypocrisies for dealing with cross-border transactions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sky, Whitbread and Shire deals test government’s taste for M&A
Moves highlight new potential hypocrisies for dealing with cross-border transactions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda chief takes £46bn gamble on Shire takeover
Analysts say Japanese drugmaker has few alternatives left if it is to compete globally (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stronger pound weighs on GlaxoSmithKline revenues
UK drugmaker shares fall as it points to steeper decline in Advair sales (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stronger pound hinders GlaxoSmithKline
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda/Shire: Abenomic warrior
Only low Japanese interest rates make the numbers work in this deal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda/Shire: kill or cure
Only low Japanese interest rates make the numbers work in this deal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda strikes deal to buy Shire for £46bn
Japanese company makes its biggest bet to join the top ranks of global pharma groups (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: Whitbread wakes up and s(m)ells the coffee
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda shares tumble 9% after revised Shire takeover bid
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire board to recommend revised Takeda takeover bid
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen earnings boosted by new products, lower tax rate
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire weighs fresh approach from Japan’s Takeda
UK rare diseases drug company had rebuffed three previous proposals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A frenzy of dealmaking in pharma points to cost pressure
Takeda’s offer to pay £42.8bn for Shire comes amid a rush of M&A deals in healthcare (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Time to double down on malaria
The fight against this global health menace has stalled, raising risk of a resurgence (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tokyo struggles with worst hay fever outbreak on record
Misery of millions and economic cost highlight need to tackle serious quality-of-life issue (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allied Healthcare lines up rescue plan
UK home care group at risk unless creditors back company voluntary arrangement (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
With Brexit less than a year away, the UK government is looking to far-seeing companies such as Queen’s Awards winners to show the way in international trade and innovative ideas (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda sweetens offer for rival Shire to £42.8bn
Japanese pharma group’s latest proposal includes higher cash component (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philip Hammond argues against ring-fenced tax to fund NHS
Chancellor says hypothecation would lead to fall in health spending if recession hit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news