06/01/2011 - 12:11pm

Unless they’re doctors themselves, patients typically don’t have the expertise of someone who went to medical school. But the company that publishes the reference book doctors look to for information about prescription drugs is helping to share some of the knowledge.

06/01/2011 - 11:17am

The Food and Drug Administration has given orphan drug designation to an investigational treatment for multiple myeloma, a blood cell cancer, that soon will enter mid-stage development.

06/01/2011 - 11:10am

Global health services company Cigna has hired former Alberto Culver executive Ralph Nicoletti to serve as EVP and CFO, effective June 20.

06/01/2011 - 10:28am

LifeScan announced a major settlement regarding counterfeit packaged LifeScan blood-glucose monitoring test strips sold by Aristides Spanellis.

06/01/2011 - 10:11am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment for Alzheimer’s disease made by Actavis, the drug maker said Tuesday.

06/01/2011 - 10:08am

Overweight or obese women who have less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D and lose more than 15% of their body weight experience significant increases in circulating levels of this fat-soluble nutrient, according to a study released last week by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

05/31/2011 - 3:25pm

Kroger said that its family of stores is offering new ways for its customers to save on gas.

05/31/2011 - 1:21pm

Costco Wholesale EVP, CFO and director Richard Galanti told investors during the company’s third quarter 2011 earnings call last week that average prices in pharmacy probably would decline due to the introduction of generic versions of branded drugs.

05/31/2011 - 1:19pm

Taro realized a 21% increase in net sales for its first quarter, the drug maker said.