UK biotech wins funds for fast STD test

Atlas Genetics raises $20m for chlamydia detection

NHS satisfaction up despite A&E troubles

King’s Fund detects ‘vote of support’ for health service

Miliband criticised over NHS focus

Senior Labour figures question leader’s election strategy

Medtronic: the tax deal that got away

Medical tech group says $49.9bn takeover is not just about tax

Currency market swings hit aid effort

Summit aims to raise $7.5bn for immunisation programmes

Sanofi’s ousted CEO Viehbacher received €3m pay-off

French pharma group reveals deal as it seeks for successor

Small-cap Week, January 17

Kenmare, DCD Media, Animalcare and Kromek featured

Doctor links A&E chaos to NHS advice line

Of 446,000 rise in cases, almost all were sent by 111 service

US uses big data to crack Medicare fraud

Strike force tackles scams that bleed system of $60bn annually

US healthcare: Diagnosis fraud

Investigators use data mining tools to claw back billions stolen by crooked doctors and clinics

Innovative medical design enriches lives

A sensitive overhaul eases stigma of unglamorous health devices

NHS needs more sweeping reform

Health and social care must be brought together within one ringfenced budget

Circle and the NHS: operation game

Circle walks away from hospital contract

Temporary medical staff see demand surge

Survey results indicate strain on the NHS and social care sectors

Gilead hepatitis-C drug wins CVS backing

Agreement follows withdrawal of Express Scripts support

BTG’s Makin transforms fast-growing group

UK healthcare company focuses on buying in specialist treatments

Philips to buy US medical devices group

Dutch company bulks up healthcare business ahead of split

The electrical could replace the traditional

Body’s inner language may be key to treating range of conditions

Dozens blinded at India cataract camp

Tragedy is latest in series of incidents reflecting the country’s poor healthcare services

NHS trust woes set to boost private sector

Survey says financial pressures will lead to new business openings


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insulin vials ©Jacob Ehrbahn Combating Diabetes

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An elderly man uses a magnifier to see the descriptions on a pack of medicine at a pharmacy in Dandong, Liaoning province March 30, 2011 ©Jacky Chen/Reuter Health: Emerging Markets


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