05/18/2011 - 3:04pm

A branded drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals reduced symptoms in men with prostate disease, according to results of a mid-stage clinical trial.

05/18/2011 - 12:08pm

Cancer drugs are expected to see sharp increases in spending and use by 2013, according to the latest drug trend report by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions.

05/18/2011 - 11:39am

Global spending on medicines will reach nearly $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to a new study by market research firm IMS Health.

05/18/2011 - 10:28am

A cancer drug made by Amgen reduced the chances of prostate cancer spreading to the bones, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial presented at the American Urological Association’s annual meeting in Washington.

05/17/2011 - 1:14pm

An investigational drug made by InterMune improved breathing in patients with a rare and fatal lung disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial published online in The Lancet last week.

05/16/2011 - 1:44pm

Drug maker Eli Lilly will present data from more than 30 studies at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting in Chicago next month, the company said Monday.

05/16/2011 - 8:53am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for chronic hepatitis C, the agency said Friday.

05/13/2011 - 10:35am

More than 800 drugs are in development for diseases that affect women, according to a pharmaceutical industry lobbying group.

05/12/2011 - 11:21am

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is recalling several batches of an HIV drug after reports of a strange odor that may have come from the shipping pallets.