09/01/2014 - 2:49pm

Pfizer and Protalix BioTherapeutics last week announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa) for injection for pediatric patients.

08/28/2014 - 10:57am

Rx Safes, manufacturer of fingerprint recognition home prescription lockboxes, on Thursday announced that it is waging a new war on drugs to reduce prescription drug abuse, backed by a national media campaign.

08/28/2014 - 9:23am

The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: Millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes, according to a study by a Yale School of Medicine researcher and colleagues.

08/28/2014 - 9:01am

Walgreens on Wednesday announced a tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) vaccination voucher program, in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, to help protect against pertussis (whooping cough). 

08/27/2014 - 4:11pm

Canada's Premiers gathered in Charlottetown for the latest Council of the Federation meeting starting on Aug. 26, and health reform is a key topic. The pharmacy community is urging provinces to consider further expanding pharmacists' role as they can make important contributions to improving patient outcomes, reducing costs and ensuring the sustainability of the health care system.

08/27/2014 - 1:44pm

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering on Wednesday announced that it has released a preview of its Drug Shortages Prevention Plan aimed at helping the pharmaceutical industry avoid drug shortages and maintain a reliable supply of medications. 

08/27/2014 - 8:54am

GlaxoSmithKline announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved its supplemental new drug application for Promacta (eltrombopag), a once-daily medication for patients with severe aplastic anaemia who have had an insufficient response to immunosuppressive therapy.

08/26/2014 - 11:51am

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Co. announced that Jardiance (empagliflozin) tablets are now available by prescription in pharmacies across the United States.

08/26/2014 - 10:51am

A new report is shining a light on a key role pharmacists can play in helping patients understand the medicine they’re taking.