12/11/2012 - 12:33pm

The New York Department of Health on Monday announced that reported cases of influenza are increasing throughout New York, and flu activity in the state is now considered to be widespread, with laboratory-confirmed cases in more than half the regions.

12/10/2012 - 3:50pm

The American Heart Association has joined a group of patient and provider organizations promoting safe use of a commonly used class of painkillers.

12/10/2012 - 3:16pm

A Congressional committee is looking into allegations that a compounding pharmacy industry association may have taught pharmacists how to sidestep requests for samples from the Food and Drug Administration, according to published reports.

12/10/2012 - 2:50pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a cancer drug made by Johnson & Johnson, the agency said Monday.

12/10/2012 - 11:55am

Amgen is buying an Iceland-based biotech company for $415 million, the two said Monday.

12/10/2012 - 10:35am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported that the national incidence of influenza-like illness dropped below the national baseline of 2.2%.

12/10/2012 - 10:34am

Several stores in the Giant Food Stores chain will collect used respiratory inhalers under a program sponsored by drug maker GlaxoSmithKline, the supermarket chain said.

12/10/2012 - 9:29am

Astellas Pharma US has announced the Food and Drug Administration's approval to review the new drug application for tacrolimus extended-release capsules.

12/07/2012 - 3:18pm

AffordRx.com is making a prescription discount card that offers savings of up to 75% at more than 56,000 pharmacies across the country available to all residents of the United States, the company said.