02/19/2013 - 3:55pm

Control of A1C, blood pressure and cholesterol among patients with diabetes has improved markedly, but more room for improvement remains, according to a new study.

02/19/2013 - 3:31pm

The YMCA is sponsoring a diabetes-control program that some say could slow the disease's spread, according to published reports.

02/19/2013 - 12:26pm

Anthem Blue Cross will indefinitely suspend a policy that would require many specialty pharmacy patients in California, most of them HIV patients, to receive their drugs via mail order in order to receive coverage for them, drawing criticism from patients and retail pharmacies.

02/19/2013 - 11:37am

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review to an experimental drug made by ViiV Healthcare for HIV, the company, a joint venture between British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline and American drug maker Pfizer, announced.

02/19/2013 - 11:28am

The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission issued a number of warning letters to distributors of "unapproved medicines," noting that because each of the products identified claimed to prevent or treat the cold or flu, they need to be registered and approved by the FDA.

02/19/2013 - 11:18am

Drug maker Gilead Sciences has recalled a single lot of an injected drug used to treat an opportunistic infection in AIDS patients due to the presence of foreign matter, the company said.

02/19/2013 - 10:49am

For the week ended Feb. 9, influenza activity decreased to 3.2% — still above the baseline of 2.2%, but an indicator this year's flu season is on its way out.

02/15/2013 - 6:27pm

Two nonprofit groups focused on asthma and allergies will merge to combine their efforts.

02/15/2013 - 5:45pm

Sears Holdings, the parent company of mass merchandiser Kmart, is throwing its support behind a bill that would grant states authority to enforce existing sales tax laws and require out-of-state online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on sales made to their residents.