06/28/2012 - 2:00pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating overactive bladder made by Astellas Pharma, the agency said Thursday.

06/28/2012 - 1:18pm

A drug maker and a branch of the National Education Association have released a set of education resources designed to curb prescription drug abuse and misuse.

06/28/2012 - 12:38pm

A new continuing-education program offered by a national pharmacist professional organization aims to prepare pharmacists to communicate with patients about the safe and effective use of the painkiller acetaminophen.

06/28/2012 - 11:52am

Mylan is challenging the patent protection on a Pfizer drug for treating depression, following an announcement of a similar challenge by Watson made earlier this week.

06/28/2012 - 10:45am

While the Supreme Court on Thursday morning left the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mostly intact, the court did rule that Congress cannot withhold federal Medicaid spending from a state that does not expand its eligibility requirements under the act.

06/28/2012 - 10:31am

The Supreme Court on Thursday identified the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as a tax, which means the constitutionality of the healthcare-reform package cannot be addressed until after that tax is assessed.

06/27/2012 - 3:24pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for obesity in adults, the agency said Wednesday.

06/27/2012 - 11:44am

A bill passed in the Senate will provide measures to speed up the development of treatments for people who desperately need them.

06/27/2012 - 10:24am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an acne treatment made by Perrigo, the drug maker said Wednesday.