Regulatory and Washington

06/14/2011 - 3:10pm

One week after the Senate failed to pass an amendment that would have delayed swipe-fee reform for an additional 12 months, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division reportedly is addressing anticompetitive practices related to credit cards.

06/14/2011 - 2:23pm

Before they can move ahead with their deal, drug makers Teva and Cephalon must provide the Federal Trade Commission with additional information related to Teva's pending acquisition of Cephalon.

06/14/2011 - 2:00pm

The country’s largest trade group for generic drug companies is concerned that the government’s negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could hinder competition and access to generic drugs.

06/14/2011 - 11:15am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new dosage of a drug made by Abbott for treating cystic fibrosis in infants, the drug maker said Tuesday.

06/14/2011 - 10:01am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved two cough-cold medications made by Cypress Pharmaceutical, the company said Monday.

06/13/2011 - 1:26pm

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been a bête noire among much of the Republican party since President Obama signed it into law. But as GOP presidential candidates prepared for the first official debate in Manchester, N.H., one group launched a series of ads defending it and other programs to address the nation’s health coverage gap.

06/13/2011 - 11:04am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for epilepsy made by GlaxoSmithKline and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, the drug makers said Monday.

06/13/2011 - 10:44am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved changes to the labels of several drugs made by Merck, the agency said Friday.

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