05/17/2013 - 10:31am

A Food and Drug Administration panel will consider whether to recommend approval for an experimental painkiller in July, the drug's developer said Friday.

05/15/2013 - 3:35pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating ulcerative colitis, the agency said Wednesday.

05/15/2013 - 2:18pm

A federal drug track-and-trace bill has made it out of a congressional committee.

05/15/2013 - 1:23pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for a type of lung cancer.

05/15/2013 - 10:33am

A new treatment for late-stage prostate cancer has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

05/14/2013 - 2:12pm

Finals can be a stressful time for any college or graduate student, with many hours spent studying and few spent socializing or relaxing. But many students are using prescription drugs to get through finals, according to a new study.

05/14/2013 - 1:14pm

Americans and their health care plans are spending less on medicines and health services. Is that a good thing?

05/14/2013 - 10:29am

The Food and Drug Administration will review an experimental contraceptive patch made by Actavis, the drug maker said Tuesday.

05/14/2013 - 10:03am

Actavis is continuing to pursue a plan to buy Irish drug maker Warner Chilcott, as the U.S.-based company announced Tuesday its total number of shares and share-purchase options in order to comply with Ireland's merger-and-acquisition rules.