04/05/2012 - 1:35pm

Teva is the first company to file for a generic version of a drug to treat sleep disorders, the Food and Drug Administration has determined.

04/05/2012 - 9:48am

OraSure Technologies on Wednesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration's Blood Products Advisory Committee will consider making its OraQuick Rapid HIV-1/2 test available over the counter on May 15.

04/04/2012 - 3:28pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a patch for treating restless legs syndrome and Parkinson's disease.

04/04/2012 - 12:02pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted official comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding its proposed rule on Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement using the average manufacturer price model.

04/04/2012 - 10:11am

A court has ruled that patents covering a drug used for overactive bladder are invalid, a company looking to launch a generic version of the drug said.

04/03/2012 - 2:09pm

Drug maker Amylin Pharmaceuticals has filed for regulatory approval of a drug to treat diabetes and elevated triglycerides in the bloodstream in children and adults with a rare disorder.

04/03/2012 - 12:00pm

Watson is challenging the patent protection on two eye drugs made by Allergan, the generic drug maker said Tuesday.

04/03/2012 - 9:10am

Overall, the U.S. population has good levels of vitamin A and folate in the body, but some groups still need to increase their levels of vitamin D and iron, according to the "Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition," released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

04/03/2012 - 8:01am

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday released draft guidance that ultimately will provide the public with previously unknown information about the chemicals in tobacco products and help prevent misleading marketing about the risks associated with tobacco products, the agency said.