06/09/2014 - 10:22am

Teva on Monday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved an expanded label for Azilect (rasagiline tablets) from monotherapy and adjunct to levodopa to now include dopamine agonists.

06/09/2014 - 9:30am

Mylan on Monday announced the launch of carboplatin injection, 50-mg/5-ml, in multi-dose vials. The drug is the generic version of Paraplatin injection from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

06/06/2014 - 12:00pm

Upsher-Smith Laboratories on Wednesday announced that it has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its new drug application for Vogelxo (testosterone) gel for topical use CIII.

06/06/2014 - 11:17am

Teva Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of Mimvey Lo (estradiol and norethindrone acetate tablets, USP), the generic equivalent to Activella tablets.

06/06/2014 - 11:05am

The Senate confirmed former Walmart executive Sylvia Burwell as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday by a vote of 78-17, according to several reports.

06/05/2014 - 3:18pm

Low-risk patients were three times less likely to be admitted to a hospital when they received medication therapy management from a pharmacist, according to the findings of a recent study that was highlighted in Forbes magazine.

06/05/2014 - 10:28am

McKesson Pharmacy Systems and Automation has launched a pilot program to test its Adherence Performance reporting solution and provide pharmacies with an adherence rating similar to the CMS Star Ratings provided to health plans.

06/04/2014 - 11:16am

Sam’s Club on Monday announced it is dedicating its free health screening event on Saturday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to helping more men learn about risk factors and how to stay healthy.

06/04/2014 - 10:59am

For seniors older than 65, taking a daily supplement of vitamin D with calcium — but not vitamin D alone — can offer some protection against the risk of common bone fractures, according to an updated review from the Cochrane Library, as released by the Health Behavior News Service Tuesday.