06/04/2012 - 9:58am

Drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical has finished its purchase of URL Pharma, the companies said Monday.

06/04/2012 - 9:07am

One month after GlaxoSmithKline announced its tender offer to acquire Human Genome Sciences, HGS said Friday that its board of directors has rejected the unsolicited bid.

06/01/2012 - 1:12pm

Five pharmacy organizations on Thursday wrote Congress in opposition of an amendment to the Food and Drug Administration Safety Innovation Act due to its potential to delay patients' timely relief from chronic pain while increasing drug costs.

06/01/2012 - 10:15am

An experimental drug for multiple sclerosis produced a noticeable reduction in symptoms of the disease in a late-stage clinical trial, the drug's developer said Friday.

05/31/2012 - 2:43pm

As the Food and Drug Administration works to finalize draft guidance related to the development of biosimilar products, pharmacy groups recently weighed in with recommendations to facilitate the entry of lower-cost products into the biologic and specialty pharmaceutical markets.

05/31/2012 - 12:56pm

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation that reauthorizes the Food and Drug Administration’s prescription drug user fee programs that are scheduled to expire in September. H.R. 5651 passed the House by a vote of 387 to 5.

05/31/2012 - 12:49pm

A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary is seeking approval for a Type 2 diabetes treatment.

05/31/2012 - 10:30am

The slow economy, cost cutting and lower use of services by patients looking to save money will combine to cause healthcare spending to grow at a "historically" low rate in 2013, according to a new report released Thursday.

05/31/2012 - 9:19am

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has transferred its stock listing from NASDAQ to the New York Stock Exchange, the drug maker said Wednesday.