10/19/2012 - 8:26am

Smokers who have been unsuccessful to date in trying to kick the nicotine habit may be able to stop smoking by combining two smoking cessation approaches, according to a report published in the Oct. 17 issue of JAMA.

10/18/2012 - 12:07pm

An uptick in the use of cholesterol drugs since the late 1980s and changes in Americans' diets may account for a fall in cholesterol levels, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

10/18/2012 - 9:41am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Indian drug maker Lupin, the company said Thursday.

10/17/2012 - 9:19am

Generic drug maker Mylan and World TeamTennis announced a three-year agreement under which WTT will be renamed Mylan World TeamTennis.

10/16/2012 - 2:24pm

Titled “Fed Up With Phil,” the video is part of campaign to create greater awareness of how pharmacy benefit managers can undermine the relationship between patients and their pharmacists.

10/16/2012 - 12:25pm

The Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve Watson Pharmaceutical's acquisition of Switzerland-based generic drug maker Actavis.

10/16/2012 - 11:17am

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has entered into agreements with Watson Pharmaceuticals and Actavis to purchase five generic products currently marketed in the United States by Watson or Actavis, eight abbreviated new drug applications currently awaiting regulatory approval, and a generic product in late-stage development.

10/16/2012 - 6:56am

The number of independents still is down from 2000, and margins of 2.9% represent the lowest in five years.

10/15/2012 - 1:55pm

The Food and Drug Administration may be willing to speed up trials for drugs that could be a big benefit to society despite their risks.