US helps offset lower European sales for Roche
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bill and Melinda Gates on the fight against global inequality
Even an $86bn fortune cannot solve the world’s problems if aid budgets are cut (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gene therapy helped these children see. Can it transform medicine? 
A pioneering new way to fight disease is finding success among doctors and patients. But what are its costs and dangers? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gilead new cancer therapy wins FDA approval — with $373,000 tag
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anthem to launch own pharmacy benefits manager, shares hit new high
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medieval diseases are making a grim comeback
The return of plague and cholera reveals a fragile stand-off between humans and bacteria (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eli Lilly invests in Germany’s CureVac in cancer vaccine drive
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reckitt issues second sales warning this year, launches shake-up
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australia’s Benetic Biopharma jumps 26.7% on hepatitis treatment patent
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can robots make up for Japan’s care home shortfall?
Without more immigration, the country is forced to turn to technology (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US veterans sue drug companies over Iraq bribes
Lawsuit accuses multinationals of indirectly funding terrorists who killed US soldiers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opioid uproar leaves White House without drug tsar
Nominee withdraws after being linked to laws weakening controls on supply (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

White House left without drug tsar after opioid uproar
Marino withdraw nomination after role in passing laws watering down rules (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US veterans file suit alleging companies funded Iraqi terrorist militia
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ConvaTec struggles to convince owners that wounds are skin deep
Group’s strategic ‘delay’ is undoubtedly a derailment for shareholders (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allergan shares slip as judge invalidates patent on top selling eyedrop
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ConvaTec loses a fifth of its value on sales warning
Medical products maker blames supply issues as it cuts organic growth forecast (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Big Tech vs Big Pharma: the battle over US patent protection
Critics fear Silicon Valley lobbying has weakened the defence of intellectual property and sapped innovation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: Aramco exposes Gulf in governance rhetoric
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma steps up fight against price curbs planned by US states
New measures at state level to crack down on costs spur counter-attack from drugmakers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: World Bank says ‘go big, go fast’ to stub out tobacco
Mental health at work, obesity, birth control battles (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US paves way for use of pioneering ‘gene therapies’
FDA scientists’ backing for Spark’s DNA eye treatment heralds new era of medicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Workplace health: a directory of resources 
Research and guidance on improved physical, mental and social well-being at work (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVC in exclusive talks over €2bn Sebia deal
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVC in exclusive talks over €2bn stake in Sebia
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi pumps €170m into flu vaccine production
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Elliott Management takes stakes in GEA and Smith & Nephew
Hedge fund’s move comes as US activists turn to Europe for more opportunities (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smith & Nephew: hippy hippy shake-up
Change of chief and an activist investor may presage corporate activity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Packaging groups worst FTSE 100 performers after Mondi warns on profits
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

“Our community loves boys more.” Armenia’s missing girls
The implications of a skewed sex ratio for women’s health, as well as the national economy and security, are profound (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigerian women face their fears and start using contraception
As the country’s population soars, healthcare workers are fighting resistance from religious groups (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nepali women on their period sent out in the cold
‘Chhaupadi’, the practice of banishing menstruating girls, is divisive and potentially dangerous (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global childhood obesity rises 10-fold in 40 years
Rates have soared in low- and middle-income countries, but have plateaued in higher-income nations (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Activist hedge fund Elliott takes aim at Smith & Nephew
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer: shelf medication
The group’s non-prescription division could fetch a healthy price (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Decoding cancer: hopes rise for a new age of precision medicine
Treatments targeting the molecular features of a tumour could usurp chemotherapy — but at a price (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer weighs sale of consumer health business
US drugmaker looks at ‘strategic alternatives’ for over-the-counter medicines unit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer considering ‘strategic alternatives’ for consumer health business
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

N4 shares perk up on new Viagra plans
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US hospital operators slide amid report of Trump executive order on health plans
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China hastens drug approval with embrace of foreign data
Move eases access to increasingly affluent market struggling with chronic diseases (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: Trinity Mirror’s age-old problem; Smith & Nephew; YouGov
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smith & Nephew CEO to retire by end of 2018 prompting executive search
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca chief confident risks will pay off
But questions remain about drugmaker’s longer term prospects (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Waxman hits out at Allergan patent deal with Mohawk tribe
Democrat accuses US drugmaker of blocking competition from generic rivals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CSL hopes acquisition will fix blood supply problem in China
Australian group battles regulation and social stigma on plasma donation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US pharmacy chains slide on report of Amazon eyeing prescription-drug push
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: The silent epidemic of sleep loss
The science of sleep, Janet Hemingway, speed dating (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Consumer drugs do not always work for big pharma 
Merck decision to explore divisional sale sparks debate over merits of OTC businesses (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European Medicines Agency moves to plug staffing gap after Brexit
London-based EU drugs regulator in £32m bid for temporary staff after it leaves UK capital (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news