07/16/2012 - 2:31pm

UCB has launched a new drug for treating Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome, the company said Monday.

07/16/2012 - 1:43pm

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week named six new companies to its membership roster — voting members OmniActive Health Technologies, POM Wonderful, Procter & Gamble and Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems; and associate members Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and the Natural Marketing Institute.

07/16/2012 - 1:31pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug used to treat HIV for reducing the risk of HIV infection, the agency said Monday.

07/16/2012 - 1:28pm

Sanofi Pasteur has begun shipping the first lots of its influenza vaccine for the 2012-2013 season.

07/16/2012 - 11:09am

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will acquire development partner Human Genome Sciences for $3.6 billion, GSK said Monday.

07/16/2012 - 10:52am

Simple demographic targeting does not weight advertising exposures toward households that have greater purchasing value, according to a study by Catalina Marketing released Monday.

07/16/2012 - 10:42am

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory application for an opioid painkiller made by Zogenix, the company said Monday.

07/16/2012 - 5:16am

Changes in healthcare consumption, advances in technology and support from pharmacists are among seven new trends that could affect programs designed to improve medication adherence, according to a new study by McKesson.

07/16/2012 - 3:02am

A subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Cos. acquired earlier this year has received its first Food and Drug Administration approval.