04/06/2012 - 3:00pm

A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts has recommended approval for a drug made by Astellas Pharma for overactive bladder.

04/06/2012 - 9:17am

Par Pharmaceutical has started shipping its generic version of a drug for sleep disorders, the company said Friday.

04/06/2012 - 7:43am

An intranasal vaccine that includes four weakened strains of influenza could do a better job in protecting children from the flu than current vaccines, research released Tuesday by St. Louis University found.

04/05/2012 - 12:35pm

Teva is the first company to file for a generic version of a drug to treat sleep disorders, the Food and Drug Administration has determined.

04/05/2012 - 7:49am

Lilly Diabetes has donated funds to the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, the drug maker announced Wednesday.

04/04/2012 - 2:28pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a patch for treating restless legs syndrome and Parkinson's disease.

04/04/2012 - 10:40am

People ages 65 years and older reduced their volume of prescriptions, while those ages 19 to 25 years increased their use of prescription drugs as the healthcare-reform law allowed them to remain on their parents' insurance, according to a new report by IMS Health.

04/03/2012 - 1:09pm

Drug maker Amylin Pharmaceuticals has filed for regulatory approval of a drug to treat diabetes and elevated triglycerides in the bloodstream in children and adults with a rare disorder.

04/03/2012 - 1:07pm

Marsh Supermarkets on Tuesday recognized National Public Health Week with the introduction of a program to help people with diabetes better understand, manage and live with the disease — more than 9% of Indiana residents have been diagnosed with diabetes, the grocer noted.