09/20/2012 - 2:19pm

French drug maker Sanofi announced a deal with the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development Thursday to develop drugs for tuberculosis.

09/20/2012 - 11:44am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Acton Pharmaceuticals for asthma, the company said Thursday.

09/20/2012 - 10:57am

Atlanta-based reproductive and sexual health organization SisterLove and drug maker Merck have collaborated to create a mini-documentary and educational HIV/AIDS treatment and care resource.

09/19/2012 - 1:19pm

Drug maker Vivus has released what it called the first new drug in 13 years for chronic weight management in adults.

09/19/2012 - 11:20am

Local programs in Wisconsin that help people living with diabetes are getting a big boost in funding from a Danish drug maker.

09/19/2012 - 10:24am

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is hoping to gain Food and Drug Administration approval for a new formulation of one of its drugs.

09/18/2012 - 3:42pm

For branded drug makers, the pharmaceutical patent cliff has never loomed higher or steeper. The exposure of so many of the world’s biggest-selling medicines to generic competition for the first time is redefining the pricing model for many of the most widely prescribed classes of pharmaceuticals.

09/18/2012 - 3:42pm

Generic drug makers Hospira, Sagent Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries have launched generic versions of a chemotherapy drug made by Sanofi, the three companies said last month.


09/18/2012 - 3:42pm

A trillion of anything is difficult to wrap one’s head around, whether it’s the number of grains of sand on a beach or stars in the sky. It’s so much easier for the human mind to look at such a quantity as the sum of its parts rather than on the basis of its individual components.