04/29/2013 - 3:01pm

Electronic health platform Fitango is creating a three-part action plan to support childhood immunizations, the company said.

04/29/2013 - 2:09pm

A proposal by Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International to purchase generic drug maker Actavis has fallen through, according to published reports.

04/29/2013 - 1:34pm

An organization focused on a fatal genetic disorder that affects men has launched a mobile app that allows for the location of clinical trials and clinics.

04/29/2013 - 11:53am

The risk of Lyme disease in dogs will be "extremely high" this year, an expert group has warned.

04/26/2013 - 12:58pm

Fairview Pharmacy Services director of business development Thomas Blissenbach has been appointed to the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy's board of directors, the NASP said.

04/26/2013 - 11:47am

Medical products manufacturer Covidien's pharmaceutical division is expanding an initiative to collect unused and unwanted medications.

04/26/2013 - 11:34am

More than 200 drugs for blood cancers are under development, according to a new report by a drug industry trade group.

04/26/2013 - 10:55am

More than 1.3 million emergency room visits in 2010 were related to abuse of prescription drugs, and the problem has become widespread enough that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifies it as an epidemic. In response, curbing abuse of prescription drugs has become a cornerstone of the Obama administration's drug policy.

04/26/2013 - 10:14am

Generic drug maker Actavis is settling a patent-infringement suit with Purdue Pharma concerning the opioid painkiller OxyContin, Actavis said, saying it expected to make more than $100 million in the deal between 2014 and 2015.