09/10/2013 - 10:09am

Drug maker Depomed has expanded the geographic scope of a license agreement it has with Merck for diabetes drugs, the company said.

09/06/2013 - 12:24pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Celgene for treating patients with pancreatic cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, the agency said Friday.

09/05/2013 - 10:05am

Japanese drug maker Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. is buying U.S.-based Astex Pharmaceuticals for $886 million, Otsuka said Thursday.

09/04/2013 - 2:19pm

Aptalis Pharma has launched its 10-day drug therapy for treating a gastrointestinal bacterial infection and ulcer condition, the company said.

09/04/2013 - 10:35am

A joint venture founded by GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer focused on treatments for HIV has expanded its support of community organizations in the South.

09/03/2013 - 1:53pm

Over the last few years, many drug makers have offered coupons and co-payment-assistance programs as a way to reduce patients' out-of-pocket spending on medications, but a new study questions whether they really reduce spending in the long run and whether they're even legal.

09/03/2013 - 10:26am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vial size for a treatment for a rare immune system disorder.

08/29/2013 - 10:08am

Three independent proxy advisory firms are recommending that Actavis shareholders vote in favor of the company's proposed acquisition of Warner Chilcott.

08/29/2013 - 7:39am

New mothers and obese people, two groups not typically regarded as risk groups, were found to have a higher risk of death and other severe outcomes from influenza, according to a global study sponsored by the World Health Organization that was released Tuesday.