Small-cap Week, February 6

Lakehouse, Premier Oil, Plethora Solutions, InternetQ, and On the Beach in the news

Smith & Nephew makes products for orthopaedic reconstruction, such as hip replacements

S&N says results prove it can rival big groups

UK-listed medical device maker beats expectations

First IPOs of 2016 boost mood in biotech

Shares in BeiGene and Editas rise in early trading on Nasdaq

Pharma M&A for 2016 continues to surge

Abbott and Stryker in deals as data show activity hits $56bn

Olivier Bouhan, the CEO of Smith & Nephew.

S&N chief has ‘highly treatable’ cancer

Bohuon to remain ‘actively involved’ at UK medical devices group

Circle a lesson in listed partnerships

UK healthcare provider’s woes reveal risks

The Shard, London
©FT / Charlie Bibby

London develops as global healthcare hub

Wave of specialist cancer facilities set to open

Clare Periton of the Helen & Douglas House Hospice in Oxford
©Neville Williams

From heartache to happiness in a day

Cash flow and death are twin challenges in running Oxford centre

Theranos lab risks serious injury or harm

Regulator warns of deficiencies in way blood tests are sampled

J&J investors push for shake-up

Activists sounded out over taking stake in healthcare company

J&J to use $18bn pile for acquisitions

Strong dollar drags on sales at healthcare group

Bono surveys a ‘conscious’ Red decade

U2 singer on the ‘cause marketing’ push against HIV/Aids

It’s 9am and your heart rate is 65 bpm

Smartwatches may help to monitor or control lifestyle diseases

Small-cap Week, January 16

Mears, Rockhopper, Optibiotix and KBC Advanced Technologies in the news

WebMD considers sale after holding talks

Pharma or media groups could be interested in online publisher

Your robot doctor will see you now

Deepmind founders back Bablyon Health to build AI-powered app

Saudi health sector faces radical surgery

Move to cut costs and boost productivity amid falling oil prices

Pound off lows but political woes linger

Brexit fears and rate rise doubts feature on currencies market

Valeant’s interim chief shuns limelight

Howard Schiller wants to regain the market’s confidence

Acadia of US buys Priory Group for £1.5bn

Deal for UK healthcare specialist famous for treating celebrities


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insulin vials ©Jacob Ehrbahn Combating Diabetes

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