UK-exposed stocks sink on slowdown fears

But FTSE reaches highest in almost a year on overseas-oriented equities

Roche warns of Brexit impact on UK research

Swiss group calls for new rules on innovative treatments

The limits of UK industrial strategy

May should beware the unintended consequences of state intervention, writes Geoffrey Owen

NHS head calls for pledge on EU staff

Government needs extra £500m a year to replace research funding

Novartis braced for US pricing shake-up

Swiss group warns of fallout from presidential election

Celgene in partnership to fight cancer

Biotech signs deal worth up to $2.6bn with start-up

Aids fight endangered by complacency

Global total of 36m people living with HIV is highest ever

Teva finalises bond sale of $15bn

Debt offering proceeds will fund Allergan drug unit purchase

Arm deal puts focus on UK industrial strategy

Theresa May promised more scrutiny of foreign takeovers

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Sardinian genetic data sought for biobank

DNA gathered from region boasting wealth of centenarians

Former Valeant chief sells $100m of shares

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

Biosimilars set to rival two blockbusters

Makers of medicines with $22bn sales a year expected to fight hard to delay rivals

Shire boosted by FDA approval of eye drug

Analysts expect global annual sales of Xiidra to reach $2.5bn by 2030

Swiss tap anti-ageing effect of pomegranates

Research shows ‘powerful’ effect combating some effects of old age

Cancer drug trial deaths hit biotech shares

Setback for Juno Therapeutics’ revolutionary treatment

Medivation: scarcity value

All mid-sized biotechs get bought eventually

Medivation confident of drugs pipeline

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

US widens access to opioid addiction care

Buprenorphine medication used to help ease withdrawal symptoms to be given to more patients

Medivation agrees to $10bn takeover talks

Sanofi, Pfizer and Celgene in confidentiality deals with biotech

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

More patients seek virtual health consultations by video and text


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