09/13/2013 - 11:50am

Cubist has completed its purchase of Trius Therapeutics, Cubist said.

09/13/2013 - 10:21am

Companies that make long-acting opioid painkillers will be required to conduct studies to assess their safety, while use of the drugs will be restricted, under new requirements from the Food and Drug Administration.

09/12/2013 - 2:06pm

While pertussis is often considered a childhood disease, a new study from GlaxoSmithKline indicates it's a lot more common among older adults than commonly reported.

09/12/2013 - 1:51pm

Dow Jones has named Abbott an industry group leader in its 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Abbott said Thursday.

09/12/2013 - 11:56am

Drug maker Eisai has launched a new support and savings program for patients using a weight-loss drug that it makes.

09/11/2013 - 10:08am

A vaccine to slow the progression of HIV and a monoclonal antibody that protects against influenza are among the nearly 300 vaccines under development by drug makers in the United States, according to a new report by a drug industry trade group.

09/11/2013 - 9:08am

According to Kantar Media's 2013 pharmacy study released last month, pharmacists are making more OTC product recommendations than prescription product recommendations per day.

09/10/2013 - 2:11pm

The Food and Drug Administration is raising the fees that generic drug companies will have to pay when filing for regulatory approval for new products or supplemental applications for existing products, the agency said last month.

09/10/2013 - 2:11pm

The country's embryonic biosimilars industry scored a victory last month as the organization that runs the pension fund for California state employees announced its opposition to a state Senate bill provision that would impose special requirements on pharmacists who dispense follow-on biologics.