Four Seasons closer to control by biggest creditor
Care home chain has £525m of net debt, mostly owned by hedge fund H/2 Capital Partners (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK: complementary therapy
Returns on research and development are diminishing. So what’s next for the labs? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tronc sells LA Times and other publications to biotech billionaire
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK shares rise on strong revenues and dividend commitment
2018 outlook uncertain due to rising competition (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi nears generics unit sale and plots return to profit growth
Private equity bidders line up to swallow French pharma group’s copycat drugs arm (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: Investors hope GSK speaks language of dividends 
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Edmond de Rothschild nets €345m for biotech fund
Fundraising comes as private-equity unit looks to spin out from parent company (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BMS gets boost from immunotherapy cancer trial
US drugmaker hails breakthrough as it reports rising revenues but suffers US tax hit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flu risks apply pressure on science for a universal vaccine
Scientists say the only way to stop pandemics is to develop a jab for everyone (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers Squibb swings to Q4 loss on tax reform charge
Pharma company sees success in lung cancer treatment study (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How DNA could store all the world’s data in a semi-trailer
Scientists see capacious and stable medium as potential answer to mountains of information (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why sleeping more will help the national economy
A new understanding of circadian rythyms is helping combat the silent sleep-loss epidemic (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DeepMind develops AI to diagnose eye diseases
Retinal scans used to train an algorithm in ‘promising’ partnership with the NHS (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The American way of healthcare
Reforming the US system is both a technical and an existential challenge (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Big Tech must mobilise consumer power in its US healthcare battle
Groups can disrupt the system by turning data records into something people value (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVS, Aetna shares lower as DOJ seeks more info on deal
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca chief executive hails push into China
Soriot forecasts sales growth above 20% as he unveils collaborations with tech groups (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: New year, same old problems
Modicare, the hungry US tapeworm, record Unicef appeal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Digital medicine: bad for our health?
Why the author Yuval Noah Harari worries about computers tracking our bodies as well as our emails (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca logs fall in 2017 revenues on lower product sales
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Thousands of NHS clinical notes go astray in the mail
Patients exposed to potential harm as doctors flout rules on misdirected correspondence (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen Q4 earnings fall short of expectations
Additional costs related to Hurricane Maria weigh on result (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cigna shares fall on forecast of slower customer growth
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugmakers highlight US pricing pressure in results
Novo Nordisk misses revenue expectations while Roche cautions on stagnant sales (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk’s profit edges higher as chair departs
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugmaker Roche sees slow growth as copycats take toll
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why some killer diseases are overlooked
‘Imagine watching a child die of an illness that can generally be cured by antibiotics costing about 30p’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eli Lilly tops estimates on strong new drug demand
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amazon makes its move in healthcare
What the venture with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway has in expertise it may lack in scale (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US healthcare/Amazon: a very worried tapeworm
Challenge to status quo may be far worse than pharmaceuticals and insurers fear (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health advocates call on Facebook to scrap Messenger Kids app
Social media company is accused of potentially harming children’s mental wellbeing (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan join forces to shake up healthcare
Companies plan joint not-for-profit venture to cut costs for their nearly 1m workers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

We should learn from doctors’ mistakes, not fire them
The medical profession would benefit from copying airlines’ open approach to human error (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan to create healthcare company
Move is response to soaring US healthcare costs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS to free up spare land for thousands of affordable homes
Staff to have first option on housing with cash raised invested in services (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ireland set to hold referendum on abortion law in May
Leo Varadkar to propose permitting termination at up to 12 weeks into pregnancy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fitness tracker data exposes soldiers and aid workers
Researchers warn that information acquired could give pointers to military strategy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi/Novo Nordisk: blood money
If the Danish group wants to bulk up its sickly biopharma unit, it will need to be less cautious (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi beats Novo Nordisk with €3.9bn Ablynx deal
Biotech blockbuster acquisition is second in a week and latest in sector M&A boom (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Canadian cannabis groups agree $670m tie-up in latest sign of consolidation
Grower Aphria to take control of processing specialist Nuuvera (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tech and healthcare often struggle to sync
Consumers are left stranded when tracking apps and devices are switched off suddenly (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi agrees €3.9bn deal for Belgian biotech Ablynx
French group beats interest from Novo Nordisk to make second major acquisition in a week (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cloning breakthrough heralds China’s scientific rise
Unhindered by regulation, the country’s researchers excel in controversial biotech (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Genalyte aims to succeed where Theranos failed
San Diego blood-testing company takes new tilt at $27bn US diagnostics market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Week in Review, January 27
Regulatory blow for Murdoch, drugmakers’ M&A, Qualcomm’s fine, US airlines and GE (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugmaker emerges as big winner from Trump tax bill
AbbVie’s 9% tax rate reveals how law is a boon companies that keep their IP overseas (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: New benchmarks in superbug struggle
Ann Aerts, drugmaker deal frenzy, India’s ‘menstrual man’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biogen to buy experimental brain drug in up to $217m deal
Biotech group stopped short of announcing large acquisition some expected (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis strikes $170m deal for ex-US rights to gene therapy for blindness
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Politicising pound’s strength not so clear cut
FTSE 100 is down since start of year amid sterling’s rise (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news