Drugmakers face Senate over drug pricing
Politicians to grill pharma executives over what is fast becoming a key election issue (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Warm winter provides cold comfort for struggling NHS
Benign conditions serve to emphasise parlous state of UK’s health service, FT study finds (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Anti-vaxxers up the ante
Measles alert, Margaret Hamburg on the post-truth era, vampire remedies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Call for entries: Europe’s top patent law firms
Clients and peers to recommend firms and rate them for specialist expertise (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What cancer taught me about the US-UK healthcare debate
The NHS has its failings — but is it better to be treated as a customer rather than a patient? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Activist targets Bristol-Myers Squibb ahead of Celgene deal
Starboard’s demand for board seats raises questions over $90bn pharma deal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVS shares eye biggest drop since October on weak 2019 outlook
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australian vitamin producer tumbles on China slowdown
Blackmores shares fall 34% on disappointing forecasts for key market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientist warns against discoveries made with AI
Inaccurate findings are being made in some areas of biomedical research (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug start-ups move out of UK’s ‘golden triangle’
Northern England’s strength in life sciences spurs businesses to develop there (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Africa’s neglected poor
Health inequalities, Fujifilm’s Kenji Sukeno, FT Health reader survey (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Research shows damage depression inflicts on brain
Condition affects cognitive function and memory that scientists have linked to dementia (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

J&J and Novartis back cancer geneticist’s start-up
Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Vor Biopharma raises $42m for leukaemia trials (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Uncertainties around generic drugs leave cloud over Indivior’s future
Drugmaker unable to provide 2019 guidance as it pursues last-ditch attempt to block rivals (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New drugs help AstraZeneca sales rebound
Pharmaceutical group heralds second quarter of growth as it ends year on a high (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva stock tumbles as it warns of ‘trough’ in 2019
World’s biggest generic drugmaker cautions that sales and profits will be lower (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson to buy Auris Health for $3.4bn
World’s largest healthcare group tries to speed up move into digital surgery (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Keytruda shows the high price of curing cancer
Rapid medical innovation is prompting drug company mergers and making treatment costly (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck’s Keytruda trial a boost for kidney cancer patients
The immunotherapy used with Pfizer’s Inlyta halves the risk of dying from condition (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi and Regeneron cut price of Praluent by 60%
Drugmakers lower cost of anti-cholesterol drug amid slow take-up and political pressure (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drugs pricing: jagged little pill
Reducing patients’ out-of-pocket costs would lessen public anger towards Big Pharma (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smith & Nephew in talks to buy NuVasive for over $3bn
FTSE 100 medical devices maker considers acquisition of spinal surgery specialist (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cancer becomes biggest earner for London’s private hospitals
Oncology services move ahead of orthopaedics as revenue slips in the capital (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tortoise provides inspiration for diabetes pill
A new high-tech pill that could give people with diabetes an alternative to injectin… (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Cancer; mental health; EU verification
Hugh Pullen of EMVO, the march of measles, tortoise-inspired technology (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Cancer; mental health; EU certification
Hugh Pullen on drug verification, the march of measles, tortoise-inspired technology (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes pill could inject insulin directly into stomach wall
Researchers from MIT and Novo Nordisk have tested tortoise-inspired oral insulin system (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi promises growth from new drug launches
French pharma group says ‘strategic transformation has brought fruit’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK strategy revamp and shingles drug help lift earnings
UK drugmaker warns 2019 earnings likely to be hit by generic rival to Advair asthma drug (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walmsley’s GSK strategy revamp helps lift earnings
Drugmaker warns 2019 earnings likely to be hit by generic rival to Advair (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eli Lilly cuts 2019 outlook after trial failure and Loxo deal
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK acquires rights to new Merck cancer treatment
UK group to pay up to €3.7bn to co-develop novel class of immunology (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Appaloosa steps up call for Botox maker Allergan to split leadership roles
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugmaker Indivior hit as US court refuses to rehear case against rival
Share price in addiction treatment specialist loses almost a quarter of value (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Property tycoon Tchenguiz turns to biotech investing
Iranian-born British entrepreneur has built up $200m VC portfolio and 50-strong team (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese biotech feels chill in harsh winter for venture capital
Investment in sector slows as Beijing battles to control debt (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

May taps business leaders to help push EU compromise on Brexit
PM reassures European executives that she will deliver agreement by deadline (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indivior to offload Chinese opioid treatment drug in $123m deal
Drugmaker to divest product in order to focus on core offerings (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wall St set for $1bn fee bonanza from pharma mega-deal
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene $90bn merger ranks among most lucrative for banks (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philips/Healthineers: organ players
Both groups are bets on fast-changing medical tech, but which has better vital signs? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cigna says doesn’t expect meaningful impact from rebate rule
Insurer issues disappointing earnings outlook, shares slip (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merck profit tops estimates on strong cancer drug sales
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Taking on Big Food
Business, obesity and Tony the Tiger; vaping verdict; Delhi’s ‘airpocalypse’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche sales rise as US growth offsets European slowdown
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis forecasts mid-single digit sales growth in 2019
Chief executive expects 10 ‘blockbuster’ launches by 2020 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Funds stock up on Chinese staples and healthcare stocks
Buying spree comes as managers dump Turkish financials and Russian consumer companies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allergan worst performer on S&P 500 after weak outlook
Botox maker also shelved plans to sell its women’s health business (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer sees strong dollar weighing on results in 2019
US pharmaceutical group said greenback will result in a $900m hit to full-year revenue (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scorpions reveal Turkish start-ups’ new kick
Antivenom project highlights how ventures are benefiting from growth of angel investing (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK shows leadership on anti-microbial resistance
The world urgently needs a new financing model for antibiotics (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news