01/31/2012 - 1:11pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Vertex Pharmaceuticals for treating a rare form of cystic fibrosis, the agency said Tuesday.

01/30/2012 - 12:47pm

The FDA announced the approval of Genentech's Erivedge (vismodegib) for adults with basal cell carcinoma who are not surgery or radiation therapy candidates and whose disease is locally advanced or has spread to other parts of the body.

01/27/2012 - 2:18pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Pfizer for treating advanced kidney cancer, the agency said Friday.

01/27/2012 - 12:22pm

Specialty pharmacy services company Armada Health Care and Definitive Homecare Solutions have signed a deal whereby Definitive Homecare's CPR+ specialty pharmacy software will integrate with Armada's service offerings, the two companies said.

01/27/2012 - 11:06am

A specialty pharmacy chain has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

01/26/2012 - 1:42pm

Drug maker Amgen is acquiring a Rockville, Md.-based company developing therapies for cancer, the companies said Thursday.

01/25/2012 - 3:04pm

Medical device maker PMD Healthcare has launched what it calls the first personal spirometer to monitor lung function, the company said.

01/24/2012 - 10:55am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new means of administering a cancer drug made by Takeda, the drug maker said.

01/24/2012 - 10:27am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new manufacturing plant that will be operated by drug maker Genzyme.