05/16/2012 - 2:34pm

An experimental kidney cancer drug made by Pfizer didn't extend the time in which patients survived without their disease worsening when compared with a competing drug, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial released Wednesday.

05/15/2012 - 2:46pm

Pfizer apparently is relenting on its attempt to drive sales of its top cholesterol drug as several new generic versions look set to enter the market, according to published reports.

05/15/2012 - 11:02am

GlaxoSmithKline is acquiring the remainder of a privately owned research and development company, GSK said Tuesday.

05/15/2012 - 10:41am

The head of drug maker AstraZeneca will retire next month, the company said.

05/15/2012 - 10:30am

A former football coach is joining an effort to educate men about the risks of a deadly form of skin cancer.

05/15/2012 - 8:59am

Walgreens on Tuesday infused greater value into its Prescription Savings Club program, which now offers discounts on more than 8,000 brand-name and generic prescriptions, thanks to the inclusion of more than 700 "value-priced" generics, which retail as low as $12 for a 90-day supply.

05/14/2012 - 2:28pm

Giant Food Stores collected nearly 3 tons of unused medications during a nationwide medication take-back day last month, the chain said.

05/14/2012 - 11:06am

A company that makes an emergency treatment for severe allergic reactions is marking the 15th annual Food Allergy Awareness Week.

05/14/2012 - 6:40am

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has recommended approval of a drug made by Gilead Sciences for treating HIV, the drug maker said Friday.