Obesity drugs: fat chance
Better marketing might be the answer to thin sales (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson offers to buy remainder of Japan’s Ci:z
World’s largest healthcare group made an offer for 80% of Ci:z shares (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca deepens partnership with Innate Pharma
Agreement will strengthen immuno-oncology collaboration (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brexit threatens foreign scientists like me
Researchers at London’s Crick Institute risk their careers by staying in the country (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NMC: healthy returns
The private hospital chain has benefited from the Middle East (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Academics warn that new assessment risks UK research
Britain’s role in global research threatened by government proposal, heads of leading universities say (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hospital group NMC raises guidance for 2018
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japan: Innovation and Technology
Japan’s scientists are upgrading its Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector, turning to plastic for electric cars and enhancing eel farming with ‘marine snow’. The country has big ambitions in space and hopes to create 20 unicorns by 2023 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fat-monitor pioneer seeks to widen tracking business
Company aims to go global, but concedes it needs overseas partners (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New York-Presbyterian’s Steven Corwin: keeping costs down
A hospital with an $8bn budget is embracing technology to deliver more efficient care (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca gets cancer trial boost for Lynparza drug
Progression-free rates in trial point to potential as a breakthrough medicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

City of London’s clean air plan is a model for others
Curbing pollution needs more people to change their behaviour (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Food for thought
John Nkengasong, politics and Big Pharma, intelligent gloves (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fresenius: kidney punch
Profits from the dialysis business are not flowing smoothly (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mediclinic: hospital pass
Middle East expansion makes sense in view of the area’s low tax and light regulation regime (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The power of amputee marathon runners
The Paralympics is the world’s third biggest sporting event after the Olympics and the football World Cup (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China hands record fine to maker of faulty vaccines
Changsheng Bio hit with $1.3bn in penalties over drug safety scandal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche sales rise as new drugs compensate for copycat pressures
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Samsung BioLogics slides after reports of watchdog action
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Workplace exhaustion is a vicious cycle in the UK
Britons work harder and faster than French and Germans yet productivity is lower (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ConvaTec: scar issue
Medical products group needs more time to heal itself after investors were bloodied (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ConvaTec dives after profit warning and chief’s exit
Second profit warning in 12 months for medical equipment maker (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rivals line up to take on world’s best-selling drug
As the European patent on AbbVie’s Humira expires, biosimilars are ready to target $20bn market (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In praise of millennial drinking
Raise a glass to the health of a generation who increasingly swear off alcohol (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

My sober peers are losing out on life
Raise a glass to the health of a generation who increasingly swear off alcohol (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: The global scourge of mental ill health
Chris Flowers, digital distraction, shrinking pizzas (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allogene/biotech IPOs: fresh blood
Immunotherapy is a crowded market but previous venture Kite made shareholders a fortune (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Otsuka and Proteus extend digital drugs tie-up
Deal worth up to $700m agreed to develop more medicines containing tracking sensors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

World Bank hopes to spur investment in people
Human capital index looks at boosting changes in education and health policies (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Investing in Human Capital
The World Bank’s new Human Capital Index allows countries to benchmark themselves globally on the health and education investments needed to fulfil their potential. Plus: how brain scans help poor children; Rwanda’s compulsory health system; and what needs fixing in the Asian Tigers’ education system. (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Funding for education still lags behind health
Investment in schools is invisible and, unlike healthcare, takes years to show results (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rwanda prescribes compulsory healthcare
Strict targets galvanise community workers to perform — but at a price (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Feed the brain and save the child
Imaging technology can reveal cerebral damage in the world’s malnourished children (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health leaders: don’t wait for the patient to pay
Advances in treatment will be lost without changes to funding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Investing in human capital is an urgent task
Waiting for more donations is not a viable strategy for countries falling behind (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US authorities clear CVS’s $69bn takeover of Aetna
Approval for huge healthcare combination after agreement to sell prescriptions business (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nicotine is a healthier habit than tobacco
Regulators are in danger of doing more harm than good by curbing ecigarettes (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS funding squeeze failing to drive efficiency
Institutions plunged deeper into red as ‘easy savings have been realised’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Alzheimer’s drug draws on 40 years of research
Trial of miridesap raises hopes of slowing or reversing progression of disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hammond eyes tax swoop to meet Budget promises
May’s health, fuel and housing pledges mean ‘nothing is off the table’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Charter aims to improve wellbeing of legal minds
Law firms and banks attempt to tackle effects of long hours and stress (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pret A Manger supplier rejects contamination claim
Vegan food brand CoYo says claims over second allergy fatality case are ‘unfounded’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Terra Firma puts disputed care homes up for sale
Private equity group seeks £225m for 24 homes that are the subject of a legal dispute (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Silchester, the quiet investor behind Europe’s big fund houses
Publicity-shy manager has taken influential stakes in GAM, Jupiter, Man Group and Janus Henderson (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Respiratory illnesses spur innovation at UK pharma groups
Circassia, hVIVO, and Verona work on new treatments and ways of testing them (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Corporate week in review, October 6
GE and Pfizer chief executives, Aston Martin IPO, Amazon, Nomura and Elon Musk (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Cancer policy struggles to keep up with science
Jacqui Shea of Aeras, tobacco tussles, toilets for all (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alibaba and JD.com in grey area with online drug sales
Prescription medicine freely available on websites as sellers take advantage of loophole (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Delays to disposal of NHS waste spark Cobra meeting
Emergency committee convenes after alarm is raised over private contractor (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chengdu retirees cannot afford to get old
Empty beds in private care homes show market is no match for demographic challenges (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news