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

FT Health: Cancer optimism tempered by ‘financial toxicity’
Ilona Kickbusch, tobacco breaks hearts, smart toilets (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ambien defence: the real side effects of sleeping pills
Although racism is not a consequence of taking the drug, doctors warn about other dangers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Four bidders emerge for India’s Fortis Healthcare
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Combating Cancer
Have blunt instrument drugs like chemotherapy had their day? Plus: genetic research makes personalised treatments a reality, the push to immunotherapy, apps that extend lives, the scourge of western lifestyles and the ‘toxicity’ of cancer drugs’ cost (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Big Pharma on mission to bring immunotherapy to more patients
Combining established drugs with experimental medicines has raised survival rates (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spread of western lifestyle hampers battle against cancer
Obesity poised to overtake smoking as leading risk factor, warn researchers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vital-signs monitoring app helps extend cancer patients’ lives
System forewarns doctors when sufferer’s symptoms deteriorate (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cutting-edge treatment heralds era of cancer genetics
Patients with an adverse prognosis may benefit particularly from new genomic approach to disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oncologists dare to talk of a ‘cure’ in fight against cancer
Genetic research advances are making truly personalised treatments a reality (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug costs prompt fears of ‘financial toxicity’ in cancer care
High prices subject some patients to long-term collateral damage to incomes and health (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Funding the National Health Service requires higher taxes
Political cowardice obstructs solution as the population ages and costs increase (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Human corneas 3D printed for first time
Stem cells mixed with alginate and collagen to create 'bio-ink' (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Activist investor ValueAct takes $600m stake in Japan’s Olympus
Planned changes to corporate governance requirements embolden foreign funds (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK companies using ‘pitiful’ excuses for keeping women off boards
Women likely to struggle with ‘extremely complex issue’, one business leader claimed (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Babylon signs digital health deal with Samsung
AI-powered consultations to be offered on smartphones in boost for UK start-up (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS hospitals ended the financial year almost £1bn in the red
Big increases in patient numbers leave hospitals struggling to cope (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children exposed to TV junk food adverts despite ban
IFS study reinforces calls for extension of restrictions up to 9pm watershed (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allergan to try to sell women’s health, infectious diseases units
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news