12/11/2015 - 3:12pm
The drug blocks ALK protein activity in an effort to prevent the spread of cancer cells. About 5% of patients with NSCLC develop ALK gene mutations, which make it possible for the cancer to spread to a patient’s brain. 
12/11/2015 - 9:34am

The grant program is intended to reduce the misuse of prescription medications through properly disposing of expired or unused medications by supporting new or existing initiatives.

12/10/2015 - 11:46am

Raymond Kerins, Jr., who joined Bayer in 2013 after serving in senior executive positions at Pfizer and Merck, is a veteran communications and government relations professional. 

12/10/2015 - 11:44am

The NCPA pointed out that its recent survey of pharmacists found that from their perspective, generic price spikes have gotten worst since they last conducted a survey in 2013 and are affecting both pharmacists and patients. 

12/10/2015 - 10:40am

For the week of Dec. 6, the top 10 markets with flu activity are predominantly in Texas. 

12/09/2015 - 1:30pm

Keeping the flu bug at bay may mean avoidance of other people or places, including kids. Half (51%) of adults say they limit their contact with children during the flu season. 

12/07/2015 - 3:22pm

Novira, which develops innovative treatments for chronic hepatitis B, will now be part of Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ Infectious Diseases and Vaccines Therapeutic Area. 

12/07/2015 - 1:56pm

Getting 65% of Americans to manage their high levels of LDL cholesterol by 2017 is one of the major targets of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Million Hearts initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes.

12/04/2015 - 1:40pm

In the letter NACDS sent to all U.S. Senators earlier this week, the association cited the differences in active ingredients in drugs from other countries, as well as different shapes, sizes and colors, which can cause confusion for patients and healthcare professionals.