02/12/2013 - 3:58pm

Unexpected toxicities from prescription drugs that emerge years after regulatory approval may be due to poor medication adherence in clinical trials, according to a new study.

02/12/2013 - 2:44pm

Massachusetts and New Jersey lately have been cracking down on sterile compounding pharmacies alleged to violate safety regulations, but the crackdown may soon go nationwide, predicted a legal firm focused on the matter.

02/11/2013 - 4:29pm

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced the winners of a competition it sponsored to increase awareness and use of evidence-based healthcare tools in retail health settings, the government agency said.

02/11/2013 - 2:54pm

The Food and Drug Administration declined to approve two insulin products made by Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk, the company said Sunday.

02/11/2013 - 2:30pm

Generic drug maker Impax Labs has settled with Shire Labs over an authorized generic version of a Shire drug for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Impax said.

02/11/2013 - 12:12pm

A federal judge has ordered a California company and its owner to stop manufacturing and distributing drugs and dietary supplements in domestic commerce until their manufacturing operations comply with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Food and Drug Administration reported.

02/08/2013 - 5:11pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Celgene for treating the cancer multiple myeloma, the agency said Friday.

02/08/2013 - 2:23pm

For the week ended Feb. 2, influenza activity remained elevated in the United States but decreased in most areas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.

02/08/2013 - 1:20pm

President Obama has re-nominated Marilyn Tavenner as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, according to published reports.