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Medical devices consolidation continues

4 February 2016 Business

Abbott to buy Alere for $5.8bn to augment its point-of-care diagnostics business

Merck & Co joins hepatitis C party

1 February 2016 Business

New drug adds new treatment options and increases competition in premium market

J&J to cut 3000 jobs in medical devices unit

27 January 2016 Business

Cost-saving cuts will help ‘accelerate the pace of innovation’, company claims

The kids aren’t alright

26 January 2016 Editorial

Making it more attractive for companies to develop paediatric drugs has the potential to improve everyone’s lives

Fatal blast at US peroxide plant

25 January 2016 Business

One dead and three injured in an equipment explosion at PeroxyChem in Texas

ThermoFisher will buy Affymetrix to expand genetic testing

13 January 2016 Business

Deal boosts Thermo’s position in growing genomics field as well as adding antibodies and assay technology

GSK’s ViiV to buy HIV drugs from BMS

11 January 2016 Business

Deal hands over Bristol-Myers Squibb’s entire HIV pipeline as the company looks to quit virology research

Is bigger really better?

21 December 2015 Editorial

2015 went out with a bang in terms of mergers

Thing explainer – complicated stuff in simple words

16 December 2015 Review

All the small things

Perrigo nabs US rights to AZ Crohn’s drug

8 December 2015 Business

Irish generics maker evades Mylan takeover bid and expands gastroenterology portfolio

Perfectly in tune

26 November 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

May Turner tells Phillip Broadwith how she balances topping the music charts with developing the latest generation of engine oils

Toeing the advertising line

24 November 2015 Editorial

Companies have to tread a little carefully when it comes to advertising prescription drugs

Building better bottles

17 November 2015 Business

Catalytic Technologies wants to replace antimony catalysts in polyester production with safer, more active titanium

AstraZeneca to buy ZS Pharma for ion-balance drugs

9 November 2015 Business

$2.7 billion deal anticipates regulatory success for drug candidate under review

Shire to buy rare disease specialist Dyax

4 November 2015 Business

Deal includes an already-approved drug for angioedema and an experimental antibody treatment

Bristol-Myers Squibb to buy Cardioxyl for heart drug

3 November 2015 Business

Deal worth up to $2bn gives BMS full rights to Phase II clinical candidate

Job cuts at Daiichi, Perrigo and Cabot

28 October 2015 Business

Staff reductions aimed at cutting costs or, in Perrigo’s case, fending off a takeover bid

A taxing problem

27 October 2015 Editorial

Just because something is legal, doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do

Nine dead in China plant blast

22 October 2015 Business

Explosion in Shandong province latest of several incidents in Chinese chemical plants

Safety board fills in details of deadly DuPont leak

5 October 2015 Business

In interim investigation has outlined the events and safety failings leading to a methyl mercaptan release that killed four workers

Human capital

1 October 2015 Editorial

Business leader: Incubators and hubs for small and medium-sized enterprises are all the fashion

Syngenta fends off Monsanto takeover bid

27 August 2015 Business

Unmoving objection to merger leads US giant to drop pursuit

Job cuts at Lundbeck and DSM

27 August 2015 Business

Each cutting around 1000 roles in reorganisation efforts

Drugs in a class of their own

27 August 2015 Editorial

Business leader: New drug types need careful regulation to reward innovation while protecting patients

Berry plastics to buy Avintiv for $2.5bn

4 August 2015 Business

Deal helps Berry diversify from food packaging into speciality medical materials