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.

05/06/2011 - 1:04pm

The blood test recommended for detecting Type 2 diabetes in overweight children may not be enough, and they may need two different tests to diagnose the disease, according to research conducted at Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics in Kansas City, Mo.

05/06/2011 - 11:20am

Greenstone has introduced an authorized generic treatment for breast cancer, the generics subsidiary of Pfizer said.

05/06/2011 - 10:30am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Novartis as the first treatment for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, Novartis said Thursday.

05/05/2011 - 2:21pm

Tara Harding, SDI senior director of sales operations, was honored as an industry rising star by the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association during its 2011 Woman of the Year award luncheon Thursday.

05/05/2011 - 2:18pm

FlavoRx and Rochester Drug Cooperative on Thursday announced a long-term distribution agreement designed to bring the FlavoRx brand to more than 950 independent pharmacies serviced by RDC throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Connecticut.

05/05/2011 - 11:46am

CVS Caremark is “off to a good start” in 2011 as first-quarter results registered slightly above guidance for both the retail and PBM businesses, and the retail segment continues to gain share. But what president and CEO Larry Merlo wanted to clarify straight away during Thursday morning’s conference was the company’s commitment to its PBM division, and he outlined its plan to further improve PBM performance.

05/05/2011 - 11:21am

Eli Lilly announced its largest-ever education-focused grant.