10/16/2013 - 10:25am

Patients taking a drug used for weight loss were able to reduce their chances of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

10/16/2013 - 10:08am

Contrary to the pharmaceutical industry’s commonly-held belief that active Rx and OTC brand consumers are harder to find online than offline, a new study released Tuesday reveals that the online audience is just as active — and for select categories, more active — than the general population.

10/16/2013 - 9:11am

The 2012-2013 flu season was one of the most severe in the United States in more than a decade and, according to a new study, had two to three times the impact than a more typical flu season on the workplace, school, family and other segments of people’s everyday lives.

10/15/2013 - 3:09pm

Calling it a "looming threat," the National Council on Patient Information and Education released a 10-step plan to draw attention to the problem of poor medication adherence among elderly people with multiple chronic conditions.

10/15/2013 - 2:49pm

Nearly half of patients with schizophrenia don't comply with doctors' prescription instructions, according to a new physician survey.

10/15/2013 - 1:55pm

AstraZeneca has acquired a British developer of biotech drugs for treating cancer, AstraZeneca said Tuesday.

10/14/2013 - 1:47pm

More than three-quarters of Medicare beneficiaries don't compare drug prices when shopping for their health plans, according to a new study.

10/14/2013 - 10:38am

The governor of California has vetoed a bill that critics said would have limited patients' access to knock-off versions of biotech drugs.

10/14/2013 - 10:04am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Antares Pharma for treating rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, the drug maker said Monday.