Sanofi Pasteur has begun shipping the first lots of its influenza vaccine for the 2012-2013 season.
British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will acquire development partner Human Genome Sciences for $3.6 billion, GSK said Monday.
The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory application for an opioid painkiller made by Zogenix, the company said Monday.
GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance submitted a regulatory application to the Food and Drug Administration for their chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treatment.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Friday.
Nearly 200 drugs for mental illnesses are under clinical development or under review by the Food and Drug Administration, the largest lobbying group for the drug industry said Thursday.
A clinical trial of a drug for schizophrenia did not yield the desired results, the drug's developer said.
President Barack Obama signed into law Monday what some called a "historic" reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act.
Walgreens on Monday announced the expansion of its vaccination offerings in Florida to include shingles and pneumonia.
The Food and Drug Administration has given priority review to a drug as a treatment for blood-clot disorders, the manufacturer said Monday.