10/18/2012 - 9:47am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the first drug to treat an eye condition that can interfere with the part of the retina responsible for reading vision.

10/18/2012 - 9:41am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Indian drug maker Lupin, the company said Thursday.

10/17/2012 - 1:00pm

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug for hot flashes from Depomed, the drug maker said.

10/16/2012 - 2:54pm

Perrigo has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application to market over-the-counter omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules in the 20-mg/1,100-mg strength, the store-brand equivalent to Merck's Zegerid OTC.

10/16/2012 - 12:25pm

The Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve Watson Pharmaceutical's acquisition of Switzerland-based generic drug maker Actavis.

10/15/2012 - 1:55pm

The Food and Drug Administration may be willing to speed up trials for drugs that could be a big benefit to society despite their risks.

10/15/2012 - 12:30pm

NASA's Johnson Space Center and Epiomed Therapeutics have signed an agreement to develop and commercialize a NASA-crafted, fast-acting nasal spray to fight motion sickness.

10/15/2012 - 9:19am

Walgreens will be offering free, personalized Part D plan comparison reports to help beneficiaries identify the plan that best meets their prescription drug needs, the retail pharmacy operator announced Monday.

10/12/2012 - 10:44am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a drug made by Roche division Genentech.