From narcolepsy to apnoea: the science of sleep disorders
Biologist and narcoleptic Henry Nicholls explores what happens when sleep goes wrong (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer under pressure to resolve shortage of life-saving EpiPen
Mylan growing increasingly frustrated by delays at its manufacturing partner (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Leo Varadkar makes last push for Irish abortion ban repeal votes
Ireland’s referendum to allow change to constitution is big test for prime minister (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Q&A with sleep scientist Cheri Mah
‘An optimal sleep environment is a cave — dark, quiet, cool, comfortable’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Death’s understudy: what sleep can teach medicine
‘Sleep patterns may one day be used to tap into the minds of otherwise unreachable patients’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Your most pressing sleep questions, answered
From ageing to insomnia and smartphones: we took readers’ concerns to two sleep experts (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Night shift: the dangers of working around the clock
A growing number of us work nights or irregular hours — but at what cost? (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK warned of generational choice on NHS funding
Think-tanks say £2,000 a year extra needed per household to maintain free-to-use model (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hamburg becomes first German city to ban old diesel vehicles
Ruling a blow to powerful motor industry and Angela Merkel’s government (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fortis loses fourth board member in blow to founders
Investors oust ally of Singh brothers in battle for control of healthcare group (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can’t sleep? There’s an app for that
From weighted blankets to pillow spray, Emma Jacobs puts the latest sleep aids to the test (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why tech titans should disrupt sleep next
’It’s amazing that Mark Zuckerberg is allowing us eight hours of slumber’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

World Bank approves first pandemic facility grant to fight Ebola in DRC
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Making decisions that the computers cannot
Research on the social impact of AI cannot be left to industry alone (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coffee chains targeted in move to tackle childhood obesity
Sugar and calories to be cut in milky drinks, including syrupy lattes (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Healthscope/private equity: discharged
Shareholders deserved this deal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ireland’s abortion vote campaign shows changing social mores
American ‘family values’ rhetoric would not go down well now among Irish voters (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rancour and division in Ireland as abortion vote nears
Debate on whether to repeal ban has become increasingly contentious (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australia’s Healthscope falls after rejecting takeover bids
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children’s leukaemia could be prevented by priming immune systems
‘Superstar’ cancer biologist says infections can both cause and prevent leukaemia (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda says Shire deal will boost resilience against price pressures
Christophe Weber says focus on orphan drugs will help combined group in ‘tougher’ environment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK seeks power to bring criminal charges against car emissions cheats
Ministers set to act to prevent another Volkswagen scandal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Britain’s biggest care home business for sale
HC-One on sale for £1bn amid growing investor interest in the sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI can reduce UK cancer deaths by 10%, says Theresa May
Prime minister sets targets for science and artificial intelligence (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European private equity groups rack up $8bn in funds
Nordic Capital and Inflexion turn away large amounts of capital as sector booms (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Foreign investors rebel in bidding war for India’s Fortis Healthcare
Investors call for removal of directors after board rejects highest bid (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Foreign investors rebel in battle for India’s Fortis
Investment firms call for removal of directors after board rejects highest bid (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO calls for extra funds to contain Ebola outbreak
Quick action now will save lives and money director-general says (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca: appliance of science
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca chief Pascal Soriot suffers pay revolt
More than one-third of pharma group’s investors vote against remuneration report (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Transfat ban could save 500,000 lives a year
Paul Farmer of Mind, Ebola fears, food as medicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

KKR sells Finnish healthcare group to rival CVC in €1.8bn deal
Private equity owners will make four times original investment  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca sales hit by generic competitors to Crestor statin
Pharma group’s core operating profit falls 47% in first quarter (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

KKR to sell Finnish health group to CVC for €1.8bn
Transaction to bring in four times original investment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Falling US birth rate imperils welfare programmes
American women are having fewer babies than at any time in 30 years (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ebola outbreak spreads to first city in DR Congo
WHO officials warn of ‘new phase’ in latest crisis as number of reported cases rises to 45 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS doctors bemoan pain of working with outsourcer Capita
Watchdog says patients put ‘at risk of serious harm’ by contractor’s failures (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Are we prepared for the next pandemic?
‘The Gates Foundation estimates that if a global flu pandemic hit now, 33 million people would die’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Top Novartis lawyer quits after payments to Trump aide
Felix Ehrat to ‘take personal responsibility’ for agreement with Michael Cohen (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI can help tame America’s exploding healthcare costs
Autonomous technology can make clinical decisions, allowing for convenient diagnosis (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis draws attention of Swiss prosecutors over Michael Cohen deal
Federal and local authorities ‘in contact’ over possible concern at payments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Harvard and MIT launch gene editing company
Group aiming to commercialise Crispr tool secures $87m initial venture capital funding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma investors mobilise on reputational risk concerns
The opioid crisis warns of a need to look beyond drug companies’ sales volumes (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US tech giants caught up in Irish abortion debate
Google and Facebook under scrutiny after adverts ban during referendum campaign (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trump blames ‘freeloading’ foreign countries for high drug prices
President stops short of measures that would crimp US pharmaceutical profits (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drug stocks bumped higher by Trump price plan
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS England examining submission of GP earnings information
Concerns surround doctors’ pension records dating to 2004 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Employers’ guide to disability in the workplace
Indian health reforms, junking fast food, Eurovision (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novelist Geoff Dyer on teeth and our quest for the perfect smile
As the new Wellcome show “Teeth” opens, the writer reflects on our dental obsession (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Junk food ads face London ban on public transport
Report due on whether food companies are sticking to curbs on sugar (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news