01/12/2015 - 11:55am

In a first-of-its-kind randomized clinical trial, researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and collaborators have shown the benefits of a personalized approach to smoking treatment, based on how quickly smokers break down nicotine in their bodies.

01/12/2015 - 11:41am

AmerisourceBergen on Monday acquired MWI Veterinary Supply, the leading animal health distribution company in the United States, for $2.5 billion.

01/09/2015 - 2:29pm

Influenza activity is becoming more prevalent the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday, tracking influenza-like activity for the week ended Jan. 3. 

01/09/2015 - 12:58pm

Daiichi Sankyo Co., Limited on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Savaysa (edoxaban) tablets, an oral, once-daily selective factor Xa-inhibitor that reduces the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. 

 

01/08/2015 - 10:53am

Impax Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Rytary, an extended-release oral capsule formulation of carbidopa-levodopa, for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

01/07/2015 - 11:10am

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University have uncovered a novel approach to creating inhalable vaccines using nanoparticles that shows promise for targeting such lung-specific diseases as influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis.

01/06/2015 - 12:31pm

According to the Walgreens Flu Index for the week beginning Jan. 5, Knoxville, Tenn. is the No. 1 designated market area with flu activity, followed by the Paducah, Ky. area and Chattanooga, Tenn.

01/05/2015 - 3:15pm

About half the country is experiencing high levels of flu activity.

 

01/05/2015 - 1:58pm

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals last month announced it has begun shipping Auryxia (ferric citrate) tablets to wholesalers in the United States.