Walgreens Boots Alliance in talks to buy AmerisourceBergen
Potential tie-up with drug distributor comes in wake of Amazon’s entry into field (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS urges easing UK visa rules for non-EU medical recruits
Employers join campaign after applications from Europe dry up following Brexit vote (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Greece’s ruling party backs graft probe into top politicians
Prosecutor report names 10 as having accepted bribes from Novartis (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Greek MPs back call for probe into Novartis bribery accusations
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen ‘looking hard’ at striking deals using $27bn cash pile
Chief financial officer of world’s largest biotech company cautions on high valuations (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shield Therapeutics shows nothing is iron clad in biopharma
Aim-quoted business has flunked trials of its flagship anaemia treatment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Goodbye Big Tobacco, hello Big Vape
Ecigarettes, Cape Town’s Day Zero, music and dementia (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nabokov, Ozil and the uses of insomnia
Doctors assure us that we need at least seven hours of sleep a night — but are there some benefits to being awake in the small hours? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mature human eggs grown for first time by scientists in UK
Breakthrough likely to help safeguard the fertility of women having cancer treatment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva warns on revenue amid tough US drug pricing
Israeli drugmaker’s shares drop as competition to top drug Copaxone bites (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Former GE chief Jeff Immelt picked to chair athenahealth board
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to avoid chaos of whipsawing prices in a roiled market
Dividend-paying stocks offer some comfort in turbulent times (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GlaxoSmithKline commits to dividend but cautions on generics
UK drugmaker says payouts a higher priority than M&A as it nets record revenues (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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