03/19/2014 - 5:11am

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program recommended Progenum International modify or discontinue certain claims for Zvelt, its weight-loss patch.

03/19/2014 - 5:04am

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Tuesday awarded the Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award to George Quesnelle, former president, North America, Consumer Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, during the association’s Annual Executive Conference.

03/19/2014 - 4:47am

First 5 San Diego and Safeway's Vons banner stores on Tuesday announced that they are going deeper into the community by partnering with the County of San Diego’s Live Well San Diego campaign.

03/18/2014 - 3:56pm

Chamberlain College of Nursing and Walgreens are working together to provide Chamberlain’s advanced practice nursing students the opportunity to gain retail-based clinical practicum experience at Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens locations nationwide, the companies announced Tuesday.

03/18/2014 - 3:00pm

Pfizer has sued Torrent Pharmaceuticals in an effort to protect its erectile-dysfunction drug Viagra (sildenafil citrate) from generic competition, according to a Bloomberg News report published Tuesday.

03/18/2014 - 2:46pm

Last year, $29.3 billion was spent on prescription drugs in Canada, but the annual growth rate was the second-lowest in more than 20 years, according to a new report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information released earlier this month.

03/18/2014 - 2:46pm

Natco Pharma received tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration to launch a generic version of Roche Holding AG's Tamiflu, according to a recent report. The drug is used to treat bird and swine flu.

03/18/2014 - 2:15pm

According to a report published Friday in HealthDay News, most head lice now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, citing a study in the March issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology.

03/18/2014 - 2:11pm

The American Pharmacists Association’s Academy of Student Pharmacists has named Phillip R. Oppenheimer, who has led University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for almost two decades, as the 2014 Outstanding Dean.