Roche pays $1.9bn for Alphabet-backed Flatiron Health
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AbbVie shares the wealth with dividend boost, $10bn in buybacks
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Getting medicines to the people who need them
Critics say regulation is needed but a voluntary approach may be more effective (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma groups deliver mixed performance
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Legal charges weigh on Indivior shares despite bright forecasts
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Irish drugmaker Horizon Pharma raises painkiller price to $3,000 in US
Cost of two-in-one bottle surges even though drugs can be bought separately for $36 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China confirms first human case of H7N4 avian flu
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva shares jump after Berkshire Hathaway reveals $358m stake
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biogen shares fall as it adds patients to Alzheimer’s medicine trials
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire warns on competition from generic drugs
Irish group says investment in manufacturing and lower royalties to hit margins (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers signs record biotech partnership deal
Drugmaker to pay Nektar $1.85bn upfront in hope of boosting cancer immunotherapies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health Centre
Explore the FT’s collection of Special Reports on Health (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shire beats forecasts but signals slower growth ahead
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck halts trial of Alzheimer’s medicine
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Time for insurers to have a health check
Healthcare is where Big Tech is posing its largest challenge to the industry   (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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