Nature prefers blondes (and dark-haired men)
Research on the DNA of 300,000 people reveals roots of hair colour (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nature prefers blondes (and dark-haired men) Human genetic comb gets to the roots of hair colour
Research on the DNA of 300,000 people reveals roots of hair colour (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck lung cancer trial boosts immunotherapy hopes
Company says test results show ‘unambiguous’ improvement in survival rates  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire sells oncology unit to France’s Servier for $2.4bn
Transaction may make Shire less attractive to Takeda, which has been eyeing bid (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

People love fitness trackers, but should employers give them out?
People worry about data security when using wearables at work (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Advent nears deal to buy Sanofi generics business
Terms being finalised on buyout of European arm some experts value at €2bn (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS Digital accused of failing to protect patient data
MPs criticise IT provider for sharing information with immigration officers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Advent leads race to buy Sanofi’s generics arm
Industry experts expect Zentiva to fetch around €2bn (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Advent International closes in on deal for Sanofi’s generics unit
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Why ‘sin taxes’ are good economics
Tackling NCDs, Jim O’Neill, bad news for night owls (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to take on ‘Big Sugar’ and win
Camilla Cavendish, the initiator of the UK’s tax on sugar, says it’s time to start treating it like nicotine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

McDonald’s shares shaken by reports of Hep A investigation
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK sells rare disease gene therapy portfolio
Biotech group Orchard Therapeutics acquires €594,000 treatment for ‘bubble boy’ syndrome (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can a sweater help us talk about abortion?
Clothes are leading the conversation about women’s reproductive rights (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The US has fallen silent over its sonic attack theory in Cuba
Scientists struggle to prove claims Havana mission was targeted by weaponised sound (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Healthcare: Cancer breakthrough leads China’s biotech boom
New generation of cell therapies helps Chinese emerge as industry leaders (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Squeezed middle managers say work is affecting mental health
HR survey of 6,000 employees finds 64 per cent of workers are happy in jobs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australia and New Zealand at healthcare cutting edge
FT 1000 Asia-Pacific list shows sector is another friendly rivalry to span the Tasman Sea (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Theresa May to pledge £75m for fight against prostate cancer
Research will target higher-risk groups such as older and black men (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck eyes best day since 2016, gains help fuel pharma rally
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis/gene therapy: corporate DNA
The control premium for AveXis is hefty, but should be given the benefit of the doubt (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis buys US gene therapy group AveXis for $8.7bn
Deal is latest strategic move by Swiss drugmaker’s new chief executive (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis to buy AveXis for $8.7bn
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Celgene hunts deals to offset loss of Revlimid patent protection
Cancer treatment behind 63% of revenue could face competition from copycats in 2020 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Melanoma trial failure deals heavy blow to immunotherapy hopes
Merck slides and Incyte loses $4bn market value as ‘combination’ cancer study flops (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Incyte slumps 19% after combo therapy fails late-stage test
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sugar tax: sweet spot
Food bosses are fretting about appetite for levies on ingredients (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Investors smart at ailing pharma deals
Doubts hang over acquisitions struck when the industry was in the grip of an M&A frenzy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smith & Nephew replaces Bohuon as chief executive
Medical devices maker rejigs management amid pressure from activist investor (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: Probe puts WPP’s Sorrell under more pressure
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smith & Nephew replaces Bohuon as CEO
Medical devices maker has faced pressure from activist investors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China pharma stocks surge on Beijing policies to boost sector
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HKEX clears path for China biotech challenge to New York
Rules allowing pre-revenue companies to list seen to boost fledgling sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca receives regulatory boost for oncology drugs
Anglo-Swedish group overcomes first step towards approval for new cancer medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Female Founders: 'I can never go back to a normal job'
Biotech entrepreneur Anna Skaya on her cat DNA business (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Female Founders: "I can never go back to a normal job"
Biotech entrepreneur Anna Skaya on her cat DNA business (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dorset experiment breaks down NHS silos to improve care
Integrated Care System links hospitals with social care to help sustain free-to-use model (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Circle Heath to launch legal challenge over NHS tender
Contract price to run Nottingham Treatment Centre is being reduced (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Humana jumps on media reports of Walmart takeover
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BMI Healthcare’s majority owner to quit as profits squeezed
South African-listed Netcare blames rising rents and decline in private and NHS work (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Week in review, March 31
Takeda considers Shire bid, Waymo and JLR pair up, Carlyle and Remington’s last shot (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: The art of public health messaging
FT wins award, philanthropy, ‘free trade makes you fat’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire/Takeda: stretch exercise
Japanese group is likely to struggle to extract big operational savings from a tie-up (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda considers bid for Shire
17% stock jump pushes pharma company’s equity value to £33bn (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japanese pharma group Takeda weighs bid for Shire
Shares in London-listed drugmaker jump 17% after ‘exploratory’ moves revealed (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire shares rocket as Japan’s Takeda considers offer
19% stock jump pushes UK pharma company’s equity value to $35bn (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis and GSK CEOs set out diverging strategies
Swiss group focuses on pharma as $13bn deal hands UK partner control of consumer unit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walmsley still has a lot to do to bring GSK back to health
Novartis deal strengthens UK group’s bet on consumer health and clears up uncertainty (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis sells stake in consumer unit to GSK for $13bn
Swiss group’s new chief sheds health business to focus on pharmaceuticals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis sells stake in consumer business to GSK for $13bn
Swiss group’s new chief sheds consumer health unit to focus on pharmaceuticals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news