05/13/2011 - 11:30am

Diabetics that have trouble sleeping likely experience high insulin resistance and have a more difficult time controlling the disease, according to study findings published in the June issue of Diabetes Care.

05/13/2011 - 10:39am

Pharmacies play a critical role in emergency preparedness. That was the key message in a statement issued this week by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores to the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications.

05/13/2011 - 10:35am

More than 800 drugs are in development for diseases that affect women, according to a pharmaceutical industry lobbying group.

05/13/2011 - 10:14am

Generic drug maker Mylan has launched a version of a drug used to treat schizophrenia, the company said Friday.

05/13/2011 - 9:56am

New York-based Duane Reade announced on Friday that the Duane Reade Charitable Foundation has set a new fundraising record for the 26th annual AIDS Walk New York as a presenting sponsor of the event.

05/12/2011 - 4:00pm

The Health Choices Coalition sent a letter to members of Congress, urging them to repeal legislation that limits coverage of over-the-counter medicines.

05/12/2011 - 3:09pm

Patients with HIV who immediately started antiretroviral therapy significantly reduced the risk of spreading the virus to an uninfected partner, compared with those who delayed therapy, according to results of a multinational study. The study also found that antiretroviral therapy reduced the risk of transmission by 96%.

05/12/2011 - 2:33pm

A new congressional caucus will look for ways to educate the public and members of Congress on how to reduce the country’s healthcare costs with affordable medicines.

05/12/2011 - 1:31pm

A consumer education campaign launched by the National Consumers League and the U.S. surgeon general has received support from the drug retailing industry.