12/30/2013 - 2:08pm

Drug maker Merck is starting a new business designed to provide weight-management intervention services to employers, patients and healthcare professionals, the company said.

12/30/2013 - 12:52pm

A Texas pharmacy is allowing personal injury victims to obtain drugs and medical supplies immediately through their attorneys.

12/30/2013 - 12:12pm

The owners of the compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak that has killed dozens and sickened hundreds have agreed to set up a fund of more than $100 million to compensate victims and creditors.

12/30/2013 - 11:19am

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug made by Genzyme Corp. for certain forms of multiple sclerosis, the company said Monday.

12/27/2013 - 1:04pm

Regulators in Canada have given a maker of health kiosks the green light to start marketing its products there.

12/27/2013 - 12:31pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an HIV pill made by Gilead Sciences for patients who are switching from other therapy regimens, the company said.

12/27/2013 - 11:51am

Drug maker Shire is extending the deadline for its offer to buy Exton, Pa.-based ViroPharma for $4.2 billion, Shire said Friday.

12/26/2013 - 12:51pm

Earlier this year, the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, the research wing of the healthcare industry analysis firm IMS Health, dropped a bombshell when it showed that U.S. spending on drugs fell in 2012, the first time that had happened in 55 years.

12/26/2013 - 12:50pm

In the late 1980s, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” introduced viewers to the replicator, which could make food, beverages and other items materialize out of thin air.