06/25/2014 - 8:56am

Slightly more than half of all seniors who are not in an assisted living situation reported having issues with incontinence, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/24/2014 - 3:36pm

Mobile technology company GetMyRx on Monday announced its smartphone app is available to New Yorkers.

06/24/2014 - 3:28pm

Asthma rates are on the decline, the Associated Press reported last week, citing a new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/24/2014 - 10:46am

The Federal Trade Commission is stepping up probes of pay-for-delay settlements — pharmaceutical deals that delay the sale of generic drugs — according to a report published Monday by Bloomberg.

06/24/2014 - 10:25am

After a five-year contraction in employer healthcare spending growth, medical inflation in the United States is projected to rise to 6.8% in 2015, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute.

06/23/2014 - 1:05pm

The Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate), an antibacterial drug.

06/23/2014 - 10:51am

America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are developing 435 innovative new medicines to target 15 leading chronic conditions affecting the Medicare population, according to a new report released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America last week.

06/20/2014 - 10:03am

In an effort to address opioid drug abuse, governors of five New England states convened for a summit on Monday, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy stated.

06/19/2014 - 1:18pm

Novo Nordisk on Thursday announced the launch of Levemir FlexTouch (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection), a prefilled insulin delivery mechanism, providing a new way for diabetics to administer their insulin.