UK biotech wins funds for fast STD test

Atlas Genetics raises $20m for chlamydia detection

Mutual gain that blights science industry

Low-level corruption is disturbingly common in health and medicine, writes Anjana Ahuja

Female hands holding touch phone and smart watch with mobile app health sensor

Roche and Qualcomm in digital health push

Companies to develop systems that monitor patients remotely

Roche aims to retake cancer drugs lead

Swiss pharma group looks to immunotherapies to drive growth

Pfizer chief says big deal not required

Strong dollar and loss of drug patents to weigh on 2015 results

Donors pledge $7.5bn to supply vaccines

Bill & Melinda Gates foundation leads fundraising


Novartis promises cost cuts

Swiss pharm group says currency effects will hit profits

Currency market swings hit aid effort

Summit aims to raise $7.5bn for immunisation programmes

London GDRs fall to decade low

UK market for depositary receipts hurt by Russia crisis

Novo Nordisk to launch new slimming drug

Pharma group targets $1bn in annual revenues from Saxenda

Streamlining of cancer drug pipeline urged

Current regulatory system seen as too slow and expensive

Coca-Cola HBC loses its fizz

More than one-third of exports go to oil-hit Russia and Nigeria

GSK ships Ebola vaccine to west Africa

Pharma groups race to launch drug trials amid decline in new cases

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

French pharma group reveals deal as it seeks for successor

US investors double down on biotech bets

Sector adds to 2014 gains, bucking wider January sell-off

‘A bit of luck’ halted Ebola, says Gates

Billionaire philanthropist says world must react faster next time

Hungry Actavis pauses to digest Allergan

Pharma dealmaker still talking to ‘dozens’ of potential targets

Valeant admits Allergan ‘miscalculation’

Pearson reflects on tussle and what went wrong with failed bid

Actavis and Valeant eye more deals

Enthusiasm could herald further healthcare consolidation

Gilead and AbbVie step up hepatitis C fight

Competition will be welcomed by public health systems in Europe


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insulin vials ©Jacob Ehrbahn Combating Diabetes

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