12/13/2011 - 2:01pm

The Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced that the first U.S. facility to use a faster and more flexible technology to make influenza vaccine was dedicated as part of an initiative that could provide vaccine supplies sooner in an influenza pandemic.

12/13/2011 - 11:56am

The Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve Valeant's acquisitions of Dermik, a unit of French drug maker Sanofi that makes drugs for skin conditions, and Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Johnson & Johnson that also makes skin drugs.

12/13/2011 - 9:10am

A new law in Washington state intended to curb accidental deaths related to opioid painkillers is having some adverse side effects, according to published reports.

12/12/2011 - 10:58am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a painkiller made by Endo Pharmaceuticals designed to thwart drug abuse, Endo said Monday.

12/12/2011 - 10:33am

Drug maker Eli Lilly has appointed Katherine Baicker to its board of directors, effective Dec. 12.

12/09/2011 - 12:40pm

Drug maker Eli Lilly has expanded its Spanish-language portal, the company said Friday.

12/09/2011 - 11:03am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical gel made by Antares Pharma for overactive bladder.

12/08/2011 - 3:45pm

A combination of two insulins made by Novo Nordisk reduced abnormally low blood sugar in diabetes patients, according to study results presented at a medical conference.

12/08/2011 - 2:40pm

A drug currently under clinical development for Type 2 diabetes produced "meaningful" reductions in blood sugar, according to results of a late-stage clinical study.