01/13/2011 - 3:35pm

Various companies in the healthcare industry are uncertain about the benefits of the Food and Drug Administration’s risk evaluation and mitigation strategy program, and most think it needs a major overhaul, according to a study by the Tufts University Center for the Study of Drug Development.

01/13/2011 - 3:19pm

Specialty pharmacy provider Axium Healthcare Pharmacy has launched an online portal to complement its services, the company said Wednesday.

01/13/2011 - 3:16pm

K-V Pharmaceutical announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration extended its Prescription Drug User Fee Act action date to April 13 for a drug under development for preventing preterm birth.

01/10/2011 - 5:02pm

It appears that French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis’ efforts to acquire U.S. biotech company Genzyme are getting somewhere, according to company and media reports.

01/10/2011 - 2:34pm

PakSense has launched a small device for monitoring the temperatures of medicines, the company said Monday.

01/07/2011 - 11:50am

Pfizer has paid Seattle Genetics $8 million to license its antibody technology, Seattle Genetics said Thursday.

01/06/2011 - 2:09pm

The Food and Drug Administration granted priority review to an approval application for a hepatitis C drug made by Merck, the drug maker said Thursday.

01/06/2011 - 12:10pm

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted the approval application for a chemotherapy drug to treat lung cancer from AdventRx Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Thursday.

01/06/2011 - 11:02am

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved usage of a drug made by Genentech, part of Swiss drug maker Roche.