08/26/2011 - 10:49am

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday awarded $137 million to states to boost prevention and public health initiatives, including support for smoking-cessation programs and vaccinations.

08/26/2011 - 10:34am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating chronic pain, a J&J subsidiary said Friday.

08/26/2011 - 10:16am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Shire for a rare autoimmune condition, the agency said.

08/26/2011 - 9:21am

AccuDial Pharmaceutical on Thursday announced its Children's AccuDial line of pediatric medications featuring the company’s accurate weight-based dosing label has been awarded the PTPA Winner’s Seal of Approval.

08/25/2011 - 2:39pm

Physical inactivity may play a key role in the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

08/25/2011 - 1:45pm

Amgen has launched an educational campaign that targets women with postmenopausal osteoporosis at increased risk for fractures.

08/25/2011 - 12:10pm

Hi-Tech Pharmacal has acquired marketing and distribution rights for a product designed to treat coughs and upper respiratory symptoms associated with an allergy or a cold.

08/25/2011 - 10:37am

AstraZeneca is offering a discount savings program for its prescription acid reflux disease treatment.

08/24/2011 - 9:14am

Omega-3 sourced from dietary supplements may be more beneficial to a healthy diet than omega-3 sourced from conventional food, according to a new meta-analysis published in July by the Public Library of Science Genetics.