AstraZeneca hires controversial head of cancer R&D
Drugmaker ‘doubles down’ on cancer treatments and appoints José Baselga to oversee unit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eli Lilly to buy Loxo Oncology for $8bn in cancer drug push
Deal is latest by large pharma groups seeking to bolster pipelines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Predictions for 2019
The big themes for the year ahead: pharmaceutical takeovers; pricing pressure; and the potential for new diseases (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alphabet’s life sciences arm Verily raises $1bn from investors
Funding from group led by Silver Lake underlines interest in big data’s impact on healthcare (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers/Celgene: square the circle
BMS claims acquisition will result in 40% boost to annual earnings per share (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New light on photosynthesis raises green revolution hopes
Genetic breakthrough increases crop growth 40% in trials (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Photosynthesis breakthrough raises green revolution hopes
Genetic engineering increases crop growth by 40% in field trials (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Celgene deal a ‘catalyst’ for pharma takeovers
Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $90bn takeover sets stage for another year for big pharma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bristol-Myers Squibb to acquire Celgene in $90bn deal
Cash-and-stock offer ranks as one of biggest ever pharma deals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China builder bids $1.4bn for Australia health group
Jangho Group seeks to buy clinic operator despite recent backlash over investment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma finds its feet in fight against climate change
As well as reducing emissions, the industry seeks to develop drugs as disease patterns shift (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Healthy volunteers drive UK boom in infection research
New techniques make it easier for scientists to monitor immune system’s reaction to pathogens (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Falling vaccination rates pose a global health risk
Scepticism over immunisation has grown alongside rising populism (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Longevity drugs: about time
Blue sky businesses - ageing is a better target than the diseases of age (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

London lures world’s top private health groups
Concentration of paying patients and pool of medical talent allows UK to attract upmarket brands (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Emma Walmsley, a fast-talker shaking up GSK
The CEO has lost no time in ruthlessly reshaping the health and pharmaceuticals group (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: 2018 in review
FT writers’ picks, stroke study, most-read articles (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugs group Perrigo hit with €1.64bn Irish back tax bill
Demand from Dublin Revenue Commissioners dates from Elan deal five years ago (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK: Emma Walmsley’s deal spree
Welcome to Due Diligence, the FT’s daily deals briefing  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK boss listened when impatient Woodford wanted break up
Chief Emma Walmsley’s JV plan will make investors’ ears perk up (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK hopes Pfizer deal will leave it leaner but stronger
Cash influx intended to bolster search for blockbuster drugs and dealmaking (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK to break up after striking Pfizer joint venture
Drugmaker plans to split in two after spinning off consumer product unit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK/Pfizer: headache remedy
Deal leaves UK pharma group in the driving seat, without a cash acquisition cost (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK to break up after striking Pfizer consumer joint venture
Drugmaker plans to demerge into two operations within three years of deal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Switzerland prepares to launch Iran payments channel
Swiss initiative has US approval and rivals EU plan to bypass sanctions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: GSK — breaking up is not so hard to do
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Banks should cut complex tariffs and reward customers for prudence
FCA’s intervention in overdrafts is only half a revolution (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indivior rallies after drugmaker confirms full-year sales guidance
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson reveals plan to buy back up to $5bn of stock
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tackling loneliness offers hope for struggling NHS
Yorkshire scheme provides template for how to intervene before problems spiral and prove costly (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US court puts healthcare back on political frontline
Texas ruling that Obamacare is unconstitutional poses dilemma for both parties  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis weighs reinsurance tie-up to fund costly drugs
Pharma group explores routes to finance ‘curative’ treatments for once-fatal diseases (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

J&J shares dive on report company knew of asbestos in baby powder
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Migration myths and misconceptions
Helga Fogstad on maternal and child health, the world’s dirtiest country, calorie counting (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

My First Million — Rob Gros, founder of Chemical Intelligence
We created medical gloves with the power to save lives (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientists find link between Alzheimer’s and surgery
Brain abnormalities associated with the disease could be transmitted, research shows (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drugmaker Gilead poaches Roche executive Daniel O’Day
Pharmaceuticals chief will replace John Milligan who announced his departure in July (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drugmaker Gilead appoints Roche executive as new chief
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Akorn tumbles after US court upholds ruling on Fresenius deal cancellation
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fresenius set for worst fall in 20 years after profit warning
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

EU warns of disease risk as vaccination rates fall
Trend partly driven by populist political movements, says health commissioner (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DeepMind in AI breakthrough with smarter version of AlphaGo
AlphaZero plays Go and chess at levels that defeat humans and the best existing programs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Actelion Pharmaceuticals agrees to pay $360m in DoJ settlement
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda/haemophilia: blood test
a breakthrough inIf gene therapy lives up to its promise, it reallywill justify the song and dance (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda wins shareholder approval for £46bn Shire deal
Vote paves way for Japan’s largest ever corporate takeover (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda wins shareholder approval for £46bn Shire takeover
Vote paves way for Japan’s largest ever corporate takeover (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flexibility on cancer drugs approval is essential
It now takes more than a year longer than in the 2000s for medicines to reach patients (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK buys Tesaro for $5.1bn to boost cancer drugs
Shares lose 7 per cent on news of drugmaker’s first big acquisition under Emma Walmsley (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK to boost cancer drugs pipeline with $5.1bn Tesaro purchase
Deal for US group will be first major acquisition under Emma Walmsley (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UN climate change summit, Takeda investors vote on Shire acquisition
The FT's Daniel Garrahan previews some of the big stories in the week ahead (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news