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.

05/11/2011 - 4:11pm

The seventh annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit, convened at The Wynn resort and casino this week, attracted nearly 1,500 attendees — a rise of almost 50% over 2010 — and about 80 exhibiting companies.

05/11/2011 - 12:16pm

Patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis who respond to 12 weeks of treatment with a drug made by UCB are more likely to show improvement in their condition in the long run, according to results of a study published in the Journal of Rheumatology.

05/11/2011 - 11:37am

Genentech is seeking approval for a new drug to treat skin cancer, the company said Wednesday.

05/10/2011 - 11:53am

The Food and Drug Administration expects to approve an increasing number of drugs, according to published reports.

05/09/2011 - 2:21pm

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a treatment made by Mithridion for a rare neurological disorder, Mithridion said Monday.

05/09/2011 - 10:36am

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis has shortened its name to Sanofi, the company said.