Cancer research to target tumour evolution

London’s Institute of Cancer Research will focus on stopping mutations that stop drugs from working

US moves to block health insurer mergers

DoJ sues over Anthem’s takeover of Cigna and Aetna’s Humana deal

Pessimism over innovation just won’t fly

The Wright brothers typified self-motivated ‘civic entrepreneurs’, writes Philip Delves Broughton

Herbalife / Ackman: shake it off

Social gains without monetary ones

Herbalife reaches $200m FTC settlement

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman allegations of pyramid scheme not upheld

Priory takeover set for competition probe

Fears that merger with Arcadia will raise prices for local authorities

Former Valeant chief sells $100m of shares

Drugmaker insists sale is ‘not a reflection’ on its viability

Theranos CEO barred from operating lab

US regulator revokes certificates from the blood-testing company

Medivation confident of drugs pipeline

Blockbuster cancer treatment and hopes for parp inhibitor strengthen resolve at takeover target

Medical stethoscope isolated on the white background, clipping path included.

Health apps take pain out of waiting

Mobile services are changing how patients receive advice

What’s up, doc? Tell me via my smartphone

More patients seek virtual health consultations by video and text

Payments from pharma to doctors published

Industry’s response to criticism shows £340m paid out in 2015

Fullerton Health eyes Asian healthcare appetite

Singapore listing could value medical services group at $1bn

The untold story about NHS and Brexit

There is too much to fix to leave Europe to politicians

HC-One plans £200m leaseback deal

Move comes as UK care home industry struggles under heavy debt

Message of hope for Africa in statistics

Investment in schools, sanitation and basic health is a must

Valeant cuts guidance as debt fears mount

Drugmaker’s shares plunge as it misses lowered profit forecasts

Employers fall short with working carers

Third of companies have policy to support people with caring duties

Quality of life assists treatment

Palliative care might better be termed ‘supportive care’

J&J to buy Vogue International for $3.3bn

US healthcare group returns to dealmaking for first time since 2011


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insulin vials ©Jacob Ehrbahn Combating Diabetes

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