08/29/2012 - 9:07am

In the battle to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, scientists from Belgium have made a rare discovery: a new gene that influences survival time of ALS. The findings, reported in a recent issue of Nature Medicine, were funded in part by CVS/pharmacy and the ALS Therapy Alliance, a Boston-based nonprofit.

08/29/2012 - 9:02am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application for an opioid analgesic to treat diabetes-related pain.

08/29/2012 - 8:52am

Eli Lilly has ceased ongoing clinical studies of an investigational treatment for schizophrenia.

08/29/2012 - 8:44am

A facial tissue brand has partnered with an organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women.

08/29/2012 - 8:35am

Sara Lee has refreshed its pound cake lineup.

08/28/2012 - 6:44pm

While the growth in healthcare costs remains a threat in the United States, the growth in drug expenditures is moderating, but numerous opportunities exist for retail, according to a speech delivered Tuesday morning at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Denver by Doug Long, VP industry relations of healthcare industry research firm IMS Health.

08/28/2012 - 2:24pm

Self-checkout technology continues to rise in importance at retailers in North America, according to a new study by IHL Group.

08/28/2012 - 2:08pm

Supervalu announced that 10 of its banners will offer flu inoculations this season.

08/28/2012 - 1:56pm

Merz announced it has acquired a medication designed to treat a condition associated with such neurologic conditions as cerebral palsy.