07/20/2011 - 1:49pm

Lorillard has voluntarily recalled certain Newport non-menthol cigarettes.

07/20/2011 - 12:25pm

Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has signed an agreement with Sanofi’s subsidiary in Canada to distribute a topical medication for osteoarthritis in the country.

07/20/2011 - 11:17am

Purdue Pharma has launched a new website designed to combat abuse of prescription drugs, the company said Wednesday.

07/20/2011 - 10:31am

A Food and Drug Administration committee of experts has advised against approving a drug for Type 2 diabetes made by AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb, the companies said Tuesday.

07/20/2011 - 10:28am

Cardinal Health on Wednesday morning announced that the wholesaler’s annual national trade show for independent pharmacies marks the largest in the event’s more than 20-year history, with nearly 7,000 attendees.

07/19/2011 - 4:17pm

A new report published in the June issue of the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety found that diabetes patients can benefit from multipayer patient-centered medical homes.

07/19/2011 - 3:20pm

A new probiotic formula that features added vitamins has entered the market.

07/19/2011 - 2:51pm

Generic drug maker Teva recently admitted that one of its drugs infringes two of Amgen's patents.

07/19/2011 - 1:58pm

The Food and Drug Administration will sponsor a chat session via Twitter concerning proposed guidelines for health-related apps, the agency said Tuesday.