Wednesday May 06, 2015
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said its net profit rocketed in the first quarter on a vast exceptional gain following a deal with Swiss peer Novartis.
Wednesday April 15, 2015
Co-operative dairy business Aurivo saw its operating profits increase by 70% last year, despite a slight fall in its overall turnover.
Monday February 02, 2015
As West Africa's devastating Ebola outbreak begins to dwindle, scientists are looking beyond the endgame at the kind of next-generation vaccines needed for a vital stockpile to hit another epidemic hard and fast.
Thursday January 29, 2015
The number of new confirmed Ebola cases totalled 99 in the week to 25 January, which is the first time the weekly total has fallen below 100 since June 2014.
Wednesday January 28, 2015
The EU has approved mega deals involving drugmakers Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline, provided they sell off assets in the vaccines and consumer health businesses.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières has called on pharmaceutical companies to cut the price of children's vaccines and to reform the way they are produced and sold.
Friday December 05, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline has decided not to sell a portfolio of older drugs marketed in North America and Europe after considering offers from potential buyers.
Thursday November 27, 2014
US competition authorities have approved a pair of major deals in the medical field, including Medtronic's purchase of Covidien.
Thursday October 23, 2014
Tesco has reported pre-tax profits down over 90% to £112m in the six months to August.
Wednesday October 22, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline, battered by weak US drug sales and a bribery scandal in China, is looking to float its fast-growing HIV drugs business as part of a recovery plan that includes a fresh round of cost cutting.