12/18/2014 - 12:15pm

For frail older adults living in long-term care facilities, the high-dose influenza vaccine appears to be a better option than the regular shot.

12/18/2014 - 12:06pm

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America on Thursday released a new report, “Twenty-Five Years of Progress Against Hepatitis C: Setbacks and Stepping Stones."

12/17/2014 - 3:49pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Xtoro (finafloxacin otic suspension), a new drug that's used to treat acute otitis externa, commonly known as swimmer's ear. 

12/17/2014 - 11:24am

To date, the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research has approved 35 novel new drugs in 2014, compared to 27 in 2013. 

12/16/2014 - 12:24pm

The flu continues to pick up in pockets of the Midwest and across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index report, a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity.

12/16/2014 - 11:32am

Use of cigarettes, alcohol and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013, while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey, released Tuesday.

12/16/2014 - 10:27am

Novartis on Tuesday received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for Signifor long-acting release (pasireotide) for injectable suspension, for intramuscular use. 

 

12/12/2014 - 11:15am

Sanofi Pasteur announced that the FDA approved the supplemental biologics license application for Fluzone Intradermal Quadrivalent vaccine.

12/11/2014 - 10:44am

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Gardasil 9 for the prevention of certain diseases caused by nine types of human papillomavirus.