The value of patience for long-term investors
It can be difficult to hold your nerve, but you need to look at the big picture (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wellcome launches £250m Leap Fund to back risky research
Britain’s wealthiest foundation to support bold ideas from universities and businesses (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer shares brush off Trump tweet on drug prices
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China vows to accelerate cancer drug price cuts
Hit film about smuggling of generic drugs adds to pressure on multinationals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Royal Institution sets growth strategy for promoting UK science
Bastion of British science seeks to put financial troubles behind it (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, by John Carreyrou
A riveting chronicle of the Theranos saga (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ending America’s opioid crisis requires more than a moral crusade
The legal backlash against drugmakers echoes the fight against Big Tobacco (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Week in Review, July 7
Glencore subpoenaed, Danske Bank, Pfizer price rises, HNA, Tesco and Carrefour (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biotech index pushed higher by Biogen’s best day in a decade
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biogen success offers hope for Alzheimer’s treatment
Shares in biotech group jump after promising results in Phase II trial (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Thanksgiving or tough love for the UK’s NHS?
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biogen, Eisai say Alzheimer’s drug succeeds in mid-stage trial
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK business leaders invited to dine with President Trump
Location of banquet remains undisclosed ahead of controversial visit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GE Latin America boss arrested over cartel claims
Allegations related to previous role at Philips Medical Systems (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Non-opioid painkillers: agony column
No other chronic disease is so costly and yet attracts so little early-stage research funding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK director sued over US opioid epidemic
UK pharma company removed work history at Purdue from Lewent’s biography (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS launches its biggest recruitment drive
Campaign to target teenagers in £8m effort to attract ‘home-grown nurses and midwives (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chris Froome cleared to defend Tour de France title after drug claims
Failed drugs test had threatened to wreck career of UK’s most successful road cyclist (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drugmaker Pfizer lifts price of Viagra and 100 other products
Increase contradicts Trump’s claims and threatens to fuel pharma backlash (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS develops contingency plans for no-deal Brexit
Medicine supply ‘top of the list’ of priorities, says head of NHS England (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese investment into US biotech start-ups soars
Growth in key strategic sector flies below radar of regulators in Washington (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How the UK healthcare system can spend its extra funding well
Rising and more complex demands on the NHS require radical reform from the bottom up (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVC led consortium to buy majority stake in Recordati pharma business
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis: one in the eye
Foresight has not been the Swiss drug manufacturer’s forte (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Battle begins over gaming disorder
Video game addiction, drug review vouchers, tobacco ruling (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis slims down with $25bn spin-off of Alcon eyecare business
Swiss drugmaker’s new chief Vas Narasimhan refocuses on core medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amazon kick-starts campaign to disrupt pharmacy sector
PillPack deal offers the US group a launch pad for a hallmark full-frontal assault (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amazon: pill popper
Drug delivery is a low margin, high volume business that keeps getting squeezed (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amazon shakes healthcare business with pharmacy deal
Shares in large US pharmacy chains drop sharply after PillPack deal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda chief Christophe Weber fends off rebel shareholders
Investor group had sought to derail Japanese drugmaker’s £46bn takeover of Shire (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fortis sues Singh brothers’ companies over $60m loans
Indian healthcare group says payments were ‘not specifically authorised’ by its board (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda chief seeks to allay £46bn Shire bid concerns
Christophe Weber ‘very comfortable’ with durability of lucrative haemophilia franchise (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walgreens eyes biggest drop for a Dow debutante since 1999
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GE break up intensifies with large-scale spin-offs
Divestments of healthcare and Baker Hughes units would shed a third of revenues (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma sector failing to tackle superbugs, says O’Neill
Calls for drug sales levy to help fund new antibiotic reward scheme (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GE to spin off healthcare unit and Baker Hughes division
US industrial conglomerate slims down operations after strategic review (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most NHS staff in Scotland to receive 9% pay rise over 3 years
Offer is more generous than increase planned for workers in England (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS found to lag developed nation average on patient survival
Universal system has its advantages but report comparing 18 countries shows mixed picture (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves first cannabis-derived medicine for sale in the US
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dementia fund closes financing with $350m raised
DDF receives $150m above target to finance drugs to treat Alzheimer’s and related diseases (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cannabis-based epilepsy drug to be first to win US approval
GW Pharmaceuticals said regulators could approve Epidiolex as early as this week (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK considers listing calories on restaurant menus
Government anti-obesity strategy also proposes banning sale of energy drinks to children (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK considers requiring calories to be stated on restaurant menus
Government anti-obesity strategy also proposes banning sale of energy drinks to children (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Terra Firma wins legal fight over ownership of care homes
Court finds Guy Hand fund’s own lawyers mistakenly included estate in security bond (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Turkey and humanitarian aid; gambling; influenza
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rehab USA: how should America treat its opioid victims?
As overdose numbers soar, many experts are recommending medication over abstinence (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bezos and Buffett appoint Gawande to run new healthcare unit
Surgeon and writer put in charge of creating cheaper, better service for employees (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Atul Gawande to lead Amazon/JPMorgan/Berkshire health company
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recordati family confirms talks with CVC over pharma business stake sale
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sarepta Therapeutics skyrockets on positive study data
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news