05/08/2012 - 1:37pm

University of British Columbia researchers may have found a way to develop universal flu vaccines and eliminate the need for seasonal flu vaccinations, university officials announced Tuesday.

05/08/2012 - 12:44pm

An organization that promotes efforts to stop prescription drug abuse announced Tuesday the release of a mobile app that directs users to places where they can safely get rid of unwanted and unused medications.

05/08/2012 - 12:32pm

A generic version of a schizophrenia drug made by Otsuka Holdings and Bristol-Myers Squibb can't be launched until April 2015, according to published reports.

05/07/2012 - 9:20am

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H. D. Smith will act as the exclusive supplier of various healthcare products for a buying group that serves independent pharmacies, the company said Monday.

05/04/2012 - 12:18pm

Kmart is introducing prescription pet medications at its stores, the mass merchandise retail chain said Friday.

05/04/2012 - 10:57am

The number of new drug shortages has been halved as early notifications from manufacturers of potential shortages have increased sixfold, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration wrote Thursday.

05/04/2012 - 9:06am

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has appointed Lisa DeFrancesco as its VP global investor relations, the company said Friday.

05/03/2012 - 9:50am

The recent loss of business from a key specialty pharmacy customer and the continued deluge of generic introductions will represent significant challenges for Cardinal Health in fiscal year 2013 as it approaches the year-end of its fiscal 2012, company executives told analysts during a conference call Thursday morning.

05/02/2012 - 5:10pm

Novartis' generics division has acquired Fougera Pharmaceuticals, the company said Wednesday.