09/04/2012 - 11:04am

According to a Food and Drug Administration post Friday, the FDA's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee will be meeting Nov. 9 regarding the partial switch application from prescription to over the counter of Oxytrol (oxybutynin transdermal system), as submitted by MSD Consumer.

09/04/2012 - 9:56am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a cancer drug made by Novartis for a type of brain cancer in children, the agency said.

09/04/2012 - 9:49am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Astellas Pharma U.S. and Medivation for treating prostate cancer, the agency said Friday.

08/30/2012 - 1:07pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating bowel diseases made by Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, the agency said Thursday.

08/30/2012 - 10:58am

Former secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt will lead presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's transition planning should Romney win the fall elections, according to a report published Wednesday by National Journal Daily.

08/30/2012 - 10:03am

Online giant Amazon.com will begin collecting a 6% state sales tax on purchases being shipped to Pennsylvania beginning Sept. 1, according to published reports.

08/30/2012 - 9:42am

The National Council on Aging last week introduced a new national Flu + You campaign to improve vaccination rates among seniors.

08/30/2012 - 8:57am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a biosimilar drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for a condition that results from certain chemotherapy treatments, the drug maker said Thursday.

08/29/2012 - 12:06pm

A panel of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration has backed wider use for Abbott Labs’ rheumatoid arthritis drug, Humira, for treating a type of inflammatory bowel disease.