11/29/2012 - 5:20pm

Watson Pharmaceuticals is changing its name to Actavis following its acquisition of the Swiss drug maker, Watson said.

11/29/2012 - 5:19pm

MediSafe Project has launched what it called the first cloud-synced mobile app to help prevent emergencies caused by over- or under-dosing medications. 


11/29/2012 - 5:18pm

Older women are not yearning for the beauty of their teens and 20s, but their views on beauty do change as they grow older. Marked by a confidence that is beautiful in and of itself, older women do aspire to look their best at their age, and they desire more information and product ads that they can both relate to and believe, according to a recent study on female baby boomers.


11/29/2012 - 5:18pm

As many as 26% of consumers increased their usage of over-the-counter products in the past year, according to an online survey of more than 900 AccentHealth viewers conducted in September. Anticipated increases in OTC use for the upcoming year are driven by those who have already reported a rise in usage in the past year.


11/29/2012 - 3:29pm

The global market for generic drugs will reach more than $125 billion next year, according to a new report by a British market-research firm.

11/29/2012 - 12:49pm

Drug companies have made "remarkable progress" in treatment options for patients with HIV and AIDS, according to two new reports from a drug industry trade group.

11/29/2012 - 11:43am

A Food and Drug Administration panel has voted to recommend approval for a Johnson & Johnson drug to treat tuberculosis while the agency has recommended accelerated approval for the drug, the company said.

11/29/2012 - 11:43am

PR and social media marketing specialists Robin Leedy & Associates on Tuesday named Tara McNally to oversee account teams and staff development, client services and brand campaigns from the firm's new Manhattan office at Fifth Avenue and 44th Street.

11/29/2012 - 11:28am

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new generic drug made by Mylan for urinary disorders, the company said Thursday.