12/12/2012 - 1:09pm

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is seeking regulatory approval for a new Type 2 diabetes drug.

12/12/2012 - 12:48pm

Drug maker ViroPharma has launched an education campaign focused on a rare, debilitating and life-threatening genetic disorder.

12/12/2012 - 11:48am

The mail-order pharmacy business of pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics has received accreditation from the Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization URAC, Prime said Wednesday.

12/12/2012 - 11:43am

Men’s grooming tools are all the buzz this holiday as men’s grooming appliances purchased for the holidays gained 34%, now representing 12% of dollar sales for the year, according to the NPD Group.

12/12/2012 - 11:37am

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Wednesday introduced Robitussin CoughCast, a new interactive tool that allows people to track cough activity in their local area.

12/12/2012 - 11:23am

Swiss skin drug maker Galderma Pharma will acquire another Swiss drug maker also focused on treatments for skin conditions, Galderma said.

12/12/2012 - 11:23am

Avon, a direct seller of beauty products, has outlined initial steps toward its previously announced cost-savings initiative, which includes the reduction of about 1,500 global jobs.

12/12/2012 - 11:13am

Xenon Pharmaceuticals is licensing an experimental pain drug to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a deal worth up to $376 million, the companies said.

12/12/2012 - 9:32am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation, in partnership with the PROTECT Initiative, issued a reminder for Americans this holiday season about the importance of safe medicine storage at home and on-the-go, as part of the Up and Away and Out of Sight educational programs.