10/14/2014 - 3:42pm

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., earlier this month launched an investigation into soaring generic drug prices.

10/14/2014 - 3:18pm

Twenty African-American and Hispanic community and health care organizations earlier this month submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration raising concerns that its Proposed Rule on Generic Labeling could jeopardize patient safety and access to affordable medicines. 

10/14/2014 - 9:50am

Adults in the United States suffered from approximately 14 million major medical conditions attributable to smoking, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine Monday.

10/10/2014 - 2:34pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Gilead's Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection.

10/10/2014 - 1:22pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Akynzeo (netupitant and palonosetron) for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in patients who are undergoing cancer chemotherapy.

10/10/2014 - 10:23am

The Consumer Electronics Association on Thursday released a new study of adult Americans with hearing loss, finding that only 1-in-25 of those surveyed now own personal sound amplification products, and nearly 40% are interested in over-the-counter products to help them hear better.

10/09/2014 - 2:46pm

The Food and Drug Administration earlier this month issued draft guidance with several recommendations for manufacturers of acetaminophen products. 

10/09/2014 - 2:13pm

Salix Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration granted final approval for the company's Uceris (budesonide) rectal foam for patients with mild-to-moderate distal ulcerative colitis. 

10/09/2014 - 12:54pm

The recently amended NABP Model State Pharmacy Act and Model Rules of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy are now available to assist the state boards of pharmacy in developing state laws or board rules in their efforts to protect the public health, NABP posted on its website Wednesday.