05/13/2011 - 10:14am

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

05/12/2011 - 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.

05/12/2011 - 11:35am

CVS Caremark has announced that it was selected as 1-of-20 finalists for the 2011 URAC Awards for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection.

05/12/2011 - 11:29am

A blood pressure drug made by Swiss drug maker Novartis has won an award from the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council.

05/12/2011 - 11:23am

Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceutical may acquire Switzerland’s Nycomed for $12 billion, according to published reports.

05/12/2011 - 11:22am

A partner with a private equity firm that purchased preferred stock from Rite Aid in 1999 has joined the retail pharmacy chain’s board.

05/12/2011 - 11:21am

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is recalling several batches of an HIV drug after reports of a strange odor that may have come from the shipping pallets.