08/08/2012 - 2:51pm

Bristol-Myers Squibb has bought a majority stake in drug maker Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Bristol said Wednesday.

08/08/2012 - 10:16am

Drug makers Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Active Biotech will start a third late-stage clinical trial of an experimental drug for treating multiple sclerosis, the companies said Wednesday.

08/08/2012 - 9:31am

A new program in Texas aims to track prescribed controlled substances to catch dealers and abusers, according to published reports.

08/07/2012 - 1:48pm

Rite Aid has joined a prescription discount card program for Hispanics, the group offering the card said Tuesday.

08/07/2012 - 11:25am

A biotech drug made by Eli Lilly for osteoporosis appeared no more or less effective than a pharmaceutical drug available as a generic in treating women with related bone fractures, but was more effective in some other measures, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial released Tuesday.

08/06/2012 - 2:51am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, the agency said Friday.

08/03/2012 - 11:38am

A drug made by Pfizer and used to treat overactive bladder was effective in reducing leakage of urine in patients with the disorder, according to the results of a post-approval clinical study.

08/03/2012 - 10:44am

AstraZeneca's biologics division has begun shipping doses of influenza vaccine to distributors for the 2012-2013 flu season, the company said.

08/03/2012 - 10:26am

Mylan and Gilead Sciences have made an agreement under which Mylan will have rights to produce and market generic versions of Gilead drugs for HIV and AIDS in developing countries.