03/27/2012 - 1:02pm

Bausch + Lomb will acquire eye drug maker Ista Pharmaceuticals for $9.10 per share in cash, or approximately $500 million.

03/27/2012 - 9:36am

Hyperion Therapeutics has purchased rights to a drug for treating genetic metabolic disorders, the company said.

03/27/2012 - 9:01am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating HIV in children.

03/26/2012 - 5:07pm

A drug under development by Forest Labs and Pierre Fabre has been shown to reduce symptoms of major depressive disorder, the companies said.

03/26/2012 - 5:07pm

Increases in the prices of prescription drugs have far outpaced the rate of general inflation over the years, as increases in the prices of branded and specialty drugs have offset decreases in the prices of generics, according to a new report by AARP’s research arm.


03/26/2012 - 12:43pm

A federal court has dismissed a case that drug maker AstraZeneca filed against regulators regarding a drug used to treat psychotic and bipolar disorders, the company said Monday.

03/26/2012 - 9:19am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Teva for treating allergies, the company said Monday.

03/22/2012 - 9:55am

The Food and Drug Administration's director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Janet Woodcock, on Thursday identified three tools the agency wanted to use in potentially increasing access to appropriate medicines in her opening remarks at the FDA Rx-to-OTC Switch Hearing.

03/21/2012 - 10:53am

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel delivered a favorable vote on a cancer drug made by GlaxoSmithKline.