Crispr gene editing ready for testing in humans
Biotech companies plan to use the technique to treat blood diseases and blindness (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New diagnostic tools needed to stop antibiotic resistance
Rapid detection would reduce unnecessary use and make drugs effective for longer (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Liver success holds promise of 3D organ printing
Small ‘organoids’ grown in the lab could be used to treat chronic conditions  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brain implants allow paralysed patients to move limbs
Prosthetics controlled by human thought via computer show promise in clinical trials (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Decline in overseas patients hurts London’s private hospitals
Revenues drop 5% as Middle East admissions fall in wake of lower oil prices (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Saline investigation highlights the cost of American healthcare
Authorities are investigating whether companies aggravated a shortage of the vital medical product to boost profits (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Business welcomes May’s Brexit plan on regulation
But corporate leaders complain about lack of detail on other key issues (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spire Healthcare: care bear
Last year’s upsets mean investors can have little faith in recovery plan (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Orphan diseases move into the spotlight
Sheila Tlou on nursing, anti-vaxxers, dating with genetics (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How technology is changing the way we grieve
‘I’d stumbled across a discovery: I knew how to talk to dead people’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Worsening outlook for UK life expectancy boosts insurers
Insurance companies expected to see profits rise by hundreds of millions of pounds (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Merkel warms to blue badge idea after diesel ban ruling
Court move to allow cities to exclude polluting cars becomes top political issue (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

To wipe out measles, governments must regain social trust
Twenty years after autism was falsely linked to vaccines, anxiety is still high (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: The Future of Rare Diseases
There are few treatment options for orphan conditions, which affect only small numbers of patients. But scientists are zeroing in on particular genes to develop therapies that may give some hope (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fight against leprosy is far from over
Fresh ideas for diagnosis, treatment and prevention are being tested, as 2m continue to live with the disease (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brazilian team finds clue to congenital Zika syndrome
Mayana Zatz’s work on twins shows a genetic component to the birth defect (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Niche drugs market looks set to balloon
Treatments are being tailored to a specific mutation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brexit risks for UK rare disease sufferers must be addressed
Nowhere has the value of a single market been seen more clearly (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese rare disease patients ‘waiting for death’
Recent moves by Beijing could open the door to wider coverage (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Henri Termeer’s legacy is a vibrant biotech sector
Former Genzyme chief helped make ‘orphan’ drugs viable (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘Holy grail’ of gene therapy still a long way off for cystic fibrosis
Conventional treatments developed by Vertex help many sufferers, but they have a hefty price tag (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘Diagnostic odyssey’ nears its end for many families
Genomics England’s progress enhances the quest for new treatments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novo to invest $165m in first ‘superbug’ venture fund
Repair Impact Fund will help start-ups develop treatment aimed at drug-resistant bacteria (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Public satisfaction with the NHS declines sharply
Social attitudes survey suggests Britons blame government underfunding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trump administration targets opioid manufacturers
Attorney-general says drug companies could face criminal penalties if they break the law (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AmerisourceBergen, Walgreens fall after deal talks reportedly end
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

German ruling is another nail in diesel’s coffin
More automotive firms are likely to follow Toyota and Fiat-Chrysler’s electric lead (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Apple pushes forward with healthcare ambitions
Move to set up medical clinics for employees follows similar step by Amazon (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trump sees role for mental institutions in stopping mass shootings
President floats idea for dealing with those seen as potential danger (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

India’s Singh brothers insist retreat is temporary
Businessmen fighting fraud claims vow to stage comeback (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Buffett/Teva: below my pay grade
Teva is now a value play even if the boss is not paying attention (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Private hire cars face paying London congestion charge
TfL considers extending £11.50-a-day levy to likes of Uber and Addison Lee (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Economists urged to use fertility to predict recessions
New paper shows drop in conceptions is evident before economy starts to contract (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Action on air pollution
Spectacles for the poor, Chinese lessons, cinema as therapy (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aim-listed life sciences groups seek to make their mark
Several UK companies in the sector have opted to go public in their home country (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hunt promises action to cut NHS medication errors
Mistakes may cause 1,700 deaths a year at cost of £1.6bn to health service (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The expensive truth about high-quality healthcare
Politicians should admit that to keep a treasured system taxes will have to rise (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Court rules UK air pollution plan is ‘unlawful’
Government says it will take a firmer line in 45 local authorities where pollution levels breached (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Russia’s middle class opens door to private healthcare providers
Strains on public system and cost of treatment abroad drive demand for western medicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A new peanut allergy drug could force a change of behaviour
Aimmune’s potential cure may be onerous, but that is not necessarily a bad thing (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK government threatens to strip Oxfam of public contracts
Charity chief apologises for failings as donations slow (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Peanut allergy drug nears approval after clinical trial success
Treatment has potential for $1bn annual sales but investors fret over dropout rates (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aimmune’s peanut allergy drug succeeds in late stage clinical trial
Treatment on track to be first approved for potentially fatal condition (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hikma appoints new CEO at ‘pivotal’ time
Leadership change follows series of snags (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK charities warn on high debt levels among mental health patients
‘Breathing space’ needed to allow heavily indebted to manage their debts (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reckitt must work through growing pains to win healthy support
Investors will need persuading before coughing up to aid Rakesh Kapoor’s plans (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca: hoist the sales
Pharmaceutical group opens up multibillion-dollar market after cancer drug approved (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reckitt Benckiser shares hit amid concern over margin outlook
Investors mark down consumer goods group despite promises it will return to ‘outperformance’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca hails ‘milestone’ US approval for lung cancer drug
FDA move boosts Imfinzi treatment’s blockbuster potential (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opening Quote: Reckitt hopes for a healthier 2018; Astra’s win; Saga’s shake-up
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news