05/09/2011 - 11:02am

Drug maker Merck announced that it has kicked off an initiative that includes a wide range of public education and patient support programs, as well as research efforts to help improve care for people living with chronic hepatitis C virus infections.

05/09/2011 - 10:36am

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis has shortened its name to Sanofi, the company said.

05/09/2011 - 10:34am

Napo Pharmaceuticals has filed a lawsuit against Salix Pharmaceuticals, alleging that the latter breached commitments under an agreement to develop and commercialize a proprietary gastrointestinal compound.

05/09/2011 - 10:12am

Alza Corp. is attempting to block Impax Labs from developing a generic version of Alza's attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatment.

05/06/2011 - 3:32pm

The Council for Responsible Nutrition earlier this week announced the launch of a microsite as part of its joint education campaign with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation.

05/06/2011 - 2:48pm

It’s kind of refreshing to find that the old adage “you get what you pay for” still holds true.

05/06/2011 - 1:49pm

The number of people diagnosed with asthma in the United States grew by 4.3 million between 2001 and 2009, according to a new Vital Signs report released earlier this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

05/06/2011 - 1:45pm

Bayer Consumer Care on Friday announced that Frank Garske of California is the grand prize winner of the Alka-Seltzer Said/Heard Mishaps Contest on Facebook.

05/06/2011 - 1:42pm

Akorn, a niche generic pharmaceutical company, earlier this week entered into an agreement to acquire Advanced Vision Research, an over-the-counter ophthalmic company that promotes eye care products under the TheraTears and MacuTrition brands.