07/15/2015 - 3:53pm

The Food and Drug Administration is exploring extending PDUFA through 2022. 

07/15/2015 - 3:29pm

The new guidelines have been expected to increase the number of statin-eligible adults by almost 13 million.

07/15/2015 - 2:23pm

Almost half of all people in an employer wellness program and with a chronic condition learned of their health status through that wellness program. 

07/14/2015 - 10:07am

During the 2013-2014 season, the CDC estimated influenza vaccination prevented 7.2 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.1 million medically attended illnesses and 90,000 hospitalizations.

07/14/2015 - 8:48am

America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing 420 medicines for patients suffering from neurological disorders, including epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. 

07/13/2015 - 3:16pm

The Food and Drug Administration warns patients that prolonged use of NSAIDs could increase risk of heart attack or stroke. 

07/13/2015 - 1:25pm

The White House has nominated Andy Slavitt, an advocate of data-driven health innovation, to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ administrator. 

07/13/2015 - 12:00pm

The average lost time worker's compensation claim for workers using opioid painkillers can total as much as $117,000 — 900% higher than the cost for workers who do not take opioid painkillers, the National Safety Council says. 

07/13/2015 - 11:52am

Otsuka Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck A/S announced Friday that their new medication Rexulti (brexpiprazole) had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) and a treament for schizophrenia.