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

Drugmakers struggle to find immunotherapy combinations for cancer
Discordant notes expected at this year’s Asco, a kind of rock festival for pharma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugmakers to chart success of immunotherapy combinations for cancer
Discordant notes expected at this year’s Asco, a kind of rock festival for pharma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smiths Group: surgical intervention
Splitting out its medical unit should encourage a re-rating of the rest of the business (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Investors welcome Smiths Medical merger talks
Shares in UK engineering group rise on ‘very early stage’ talks with ICU Medical (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Conservative women warn Theresa May over N Ireland abortion stance
Female MPs say they backed DUP deal on the basis it would not influence social policies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tory women warn Theresa May over Northern Ireland abortion stance
Female MPs say they backed DUP deal on the basis it would not influence social policies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ringfenced NHS tax risks political backlash, report warns
Think-tank’s study on dedicated levy fuels debate on how to increase funding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alibaba Group sells health assets to HK-listed affiliate for $1.4bn
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Senior female Tories add to pressure on Theresa May over NI abortion law
MPs seek meeting with PM to push for action in wake of Irish vote (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

We can only tackle epidemics by preparing for the unexpected
Nipah is a less familiar virus than Ebola but may prove a bigger stress test (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aid workers heed past lessons as they battle Congo Ebola outbreak
Rapid roll out of protection kits and traveller screening try to contain deadly virus (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drugs: surface tension
Pharma’s argument on high prices is only persuasive while innovation delivers results (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Zealand orders cattle cull to tackle disease outbreak
PM Jacinda Ardern approves ‘world first’ plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hamburg’s diesel ban belies green claims, say experts
Two-street plan ‘not a matter of public health, just avoiding court cases’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japan’s elderly care bill soaks up worker pay rises
Higher social insurance costs mean PM Abe has done little to lift living standards or inflation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gender pay gap for NHS doctors stands at £10,000
Health secretary vows to deal with pay shortfall and career progression (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smiths Group and ICU Medical in talks over healthcare merger
UK engineering business explores options for medical device unit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cochlear pushes growth in China as competition intensifies
Company behind pioneering implant pushes iPhone-compatible hearing aid (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

David Miliband on reacting to a global emergency and political comebacks
The IRC head tackles an unprecedented migration crisis, and a Brexit campaign (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Multinationals lose ground in China’s medical devices
Localisation drive and needs of ageing population bolster domestic groups (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban
Voters deliver overwhelming backing for historic change to country’s constitution (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news