02/10/2015 - 3:11pm

The Wall Street Journal on Sunday reported that DexCom, a medical-device maker, is developing a diabetes glucose monitoring app to be compatible with the Apple Watch.

02/10/2015 - 2:46pm

From Jan. 1 to Feb. 6, 2015, 121 people from 17 states and Washington D.C. were reported to have measles.

02/10/2015 - 10:13am

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Monday announced the election of its 2015 executive committee and board of directors.

02/09/2015 - 1:47pm

Daiichi Sankyo on Monday announced that its Savaysa (edoxaban) tablets are now available in pharmacies across the United States. The drug was granted approval from the Food and Drug Administration on Jan. 8 and is used to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients who have a non-valvular atrial fibrillation, as well as for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, the company said.

02/09/2015 - 1:26pm

Under new bipartisan legislation, seniors would have more convenient access to discounted or "preferred" co-pays for prescription drugs at their pharmacy of choice.

02/09/2015 - 12:11pm

Onco360 on Monday announced that it has been selected by Pfizer as a limited-distribution pharmacy network participant for Ibrance (palbociclib), Pfizer’s recently approved product for certain breast cancers.

02/09/2015 - 11:34am

Mylan Inc. and its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals are being sued by Bayer Healthcare, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharamceuticals in relation to the filing of an abbreviated new drug application for sorafenib tablets, the generic version of Nexavar. 

 

02/06/2015 - 3:13pm

A new, potentially far-reaching program to encourage individuals to take better charge of their own health is taking shape in the United Kingdom. And given the increasingly globalized marketplace, the emergence of Walgreens Boots Alliance as an international pharmacy powerhouse and the ongoing struggle by U.S. pharmacies to gain provider status and reimbursement for a growing menu of patient-care services, that campaign could spark or help inform similar efforts on this side of the Atlantic.

 

02/06/2015 - 1:04pm

Rochester Drug Cooperative and Aureus Health Services on Thursday announced a specialty pharmacy services program available to RDC's independent, community pharmacy customers.