01/23/2014 - 11:13am

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International on Thursday announced the expiration of the tender offer by a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Solta Medical for $2.92 per share in cash, without interest (less any applicable withholding taxes).

01/23/2014 - 10:18am

Assembly Member Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, introduced legislation that would authorize a pharmacist to dispense the narcotic antagonist naloxone hydrochloride without a prescription in California.

01/22/2014 - 1:16pm

Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Lundbeck announced the availability of Brintellix (vortioxetine), a once-daily oral antidepressant for treatment of major depressive disorder in adults.

01/22/2014 - 12:20pm

Mission Pharmacal Co. on Tuesday announced its “ABCs of Medical Management of Stones,” a step-by-step approach to the diagnosis and treatment of nephrolithiasis, or kidney stones, is now available as a mobile application for Apple devices.

01/22/2014 - 11:29am

Avion Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the launch of two advanced vitamin formulations as the newest additions to the Prenate Vitamin Family — Prenate Enhance and Prenate Restore.

01/22/2014 - 10:28am

A new study from researchers at Ohio State University is reporting that older patients who receive written information on shingles were almost three times more likely to get vaccinated than those that didn’t receive a similar communication.

01/22/2014 - 10:21am

A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll found that Latinos in America see diabetes as the biggest health problem for their own families.

01/22/2014 - 10:02am

The Food and Drug Administration launched the advisory committee membership nomination portal, an online, interactive system that allows interested individuals to submit nominations for membership to any of the agency’s 33 advisory committees.

01/21/2014 - 12:31pm

Novo Nordisk has launched a new insulin pen designed for children with diabetes.