09/15/2011 - 2:54pm

A value-based benefits project saved a group of employers in Kansas City, Mo., nearly $11 million in direct healthcare costs.

09/15/2011 - 1:47pm

GlaxoSmithKline and Amicus Therapeutics have started a late-stage clinical trial for a drug to treat a rare genetic disorder, the companies said.

09/15/2011 - 1:38pm

GlaxoSmithKline is making a donation that it said would give more than 10,000 girls and women access to human papillomavirus vaccination.

09/15/2011 - 12:36pm

University of Missouri researchers earlier this week revealed evidence that showed those who quit smoking show improvements in their overall personality.

09/15/2011 - 12:24pm

Without magnesium, calcium supplements increase risk of heart attacks, according to a meta-analysis recently conducted by Carolyn Dean, medical director of the Nutritional Magnesium Association.

09/15/2011 - 12:20pm

Drug maker Eli Lilly is investing $30 million in a partnership that will address noncommunicable diseases, also known as chronic diseases.

09/15/2011 - 9:49am

Clif Bar on Thursday will begin rewarding college students who follow the brand through social media with a Clif Bar Energy Pack that includes Clif Bar bars, fitness tips, water bottles and other items for outdoor recreation.

09/15/2011 - 9:19am

Insight Pharmaceuticals recently acquired the Monistat North American brand portfolio from McNeil and is establishing itself as the premier distributor of women's health over-the-counter products.

09/14/2011 - 4:59pm

A new resistant strain of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus may be on the rise due to the frequent use of over-the-counter antibacterial ointments, according to a study to be published in the October issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.