12/09/2013 - 11:38am

Fifteen years after reaching more than $246 billion in legal settlements against the tobacco industry, most states have fallen short of spending a significant portion of the money on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released Monday by a coalition of public health organizations.

12/09/2013 - 11:36am

Swiss drug maker Novartis is providing a vaccine to Princeton University amid an outbreak of potentially fatal meningitis that has affected at least eight students, the university said Monday.

12/09/2013 - 11:25am

An experimental drug under development by Upsher-Smith Labs for epilepsy is able to reduce seizures in patients with mild to moderate side effects, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Monday.

12/09/2013 - 11:09am

Two patients in Boston whom researchers had thought were cured of HIV have experienced a relapse of the infection, according to published reports.

12/09/2013 - 10:47am

Institutional pharmacy PharMerica Corp. has acquired a minority stake in specialty pharmacy company Onco360, the two companies said Monday.

12/06/2013 - 6:05pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for hepatitis C made by Gilead Sciences, the drug maker said Friday.

12/06/2013 - 2:13pm

While a vaccine against measles has been available for 50 years, the disease remains a threat in the United States, particularly when acquired by children entering the country from abroad, according to a new report.

12/06/2013 - 1:55pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for a sexual deformity that affects men.

12/06/2013 - 12:40pm

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries plans to repurchase up to $200 million of its own shares, the Israeli generic drug maker said.