06/15/2011 - 11:25am

Drug Store News has learned that Tim Canning, president of McKesson’s Health Mart division, is leaving the company to take the position of SVP and chief marketing officer at Omnicare. The move is effective June 17.

06/14/2011 - 11:15am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new dosage of a drug made by Abbott for treating cystic fibrosis in infants, the drug maker said Tuesday.

06/08/2011 - 11:03am

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to an investigational treatment made by Edison Pharmaceuticals for rare diseases, Edison said Wednesday.

06/06/2011 - 12:46pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a dozen new generic versions of a drug used to treat breast cancer, the agency said Monday.

06/06/2011 - 11:58am

Cancer patients taking a drug made by Eli Lilly extended the amount of time they survived without their disease worsening, according to results of a study announced Sunday.

06/03/2011 - 11:04am

CVS Caremark is enhancing its hepatitis C patient support program following the recent Food and Drug Administration approval of two new add-on therapies for hepatitis C, the company announced on Friday.

06/02/2011 - 2:18pm

A class of drugs commonly used to control blood pressure does not increase patients’ risk of developing cancer, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

06/02/2011 - 12:26pm

Legislation recently introduced in the Senate aims to address the issue of drug shortages.

06/02/2011 - 12:17pm

Bristol-Myers Squibb will collaborate with Roche to investigate the use of a combination of the companies’ drugs in patients with a deadly form of skin cancer.