07/20/2012 - 11:41am

The Council for Responsible Nutrition announced it is hosting a free webinar on the interaction between dietary supplements and pharmaceutical drugs via the professional networking website Pharmacist Society, an online community created by Skipta and sponsored by The Drug Store News Group, and Generation NP, a website that serves nurse practitioners.

07/20/2012 - 10:01am

A division of Nestle has bought a stake in a Colorado-based drug maker focused on treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

07/19/2012 - 2:07pm

Roche on Wednesday announced that it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Combo system for insulin pump therapy.

07/18/2012 - 9:46am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new weight-loss drug made by Vivus, the agency said.

07/16/2012 - 5:17pm

Prescription drug counterfeiting got significant attention in March 2011 when CBS News’ “60 Minutes” reported on the problem, including a tour of a drug counterfeiting operation.


07/16/2012 - 5:17pm

Several policy-makers and companies have sought ways to confront the problem of prescription drug abuse. Last month, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan — calling it the first in the country — to create an all-
electronic registry that would enable doctors, pharmacists and law enforcement to track controlled substances to prevent excessive prescription and refill requests.

07/16/2012 - 2:31pm

UCB has launched a new drug for treating Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome, the company said Monday.

07/16/2012 - 1:31pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug used to treat HIV for reducing the risk of HIV infection, the agency said Monday.

07/16/2012 - 1:28pm

Sanofi Pasteur has begun shipping the first lots of its influenza vaccine for the 2012-2013 season.