03/02/2011 - 4:10pm

The Food and Drug Administration is warning that long-term use of a class of drugs for gastroesophageal reflux disease may decrease levels of magnesium in the body and increase the risk of such side effects as seizures and heart rhythm problems, according to published reports.

03/02/2011 - 12:04pm

The Food and Drug Administration has taken action against makers of prescription drugs for cough-cold and allergies that don’t have regulatory approval, the agency said Wednesday.

03/02/2011 - 8:36am

Health-and-wellness retailer Max-Wellness on Tuesday announced a series of initiatives that vastly will expand the reach of the upstart company.

03/01/2011 - 4:10pm

Medical scrubs provider Cherokee Uniforms has announced that it is accepting nominations through May 31 for its annual Inspired Comfort Award, which recognizes those healthcare professionals, such as registered nurses and advanced practice nurses, who go above and beyond the call of duty to make a difference for their patients and the communities they serve.

03/01/2011 - 1:21pm

Meda has launched a new cold sore treatment made by commercialization partner Medivir, Medivir said Tuesday.

03/01/2011 - 12:48pm

A new study published in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association established a link between high blood pressure and the consumption of such beverages as soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks.

03/01/2011 - 10:59am

Physicians are 30% more likely to prescribe a drug that gives patients incentives to remain adherent to it than they are to prescribe a drug without such a program, according to a new survey.

02/28/2011 - 12:37pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for shingles made by a subsidiary of generic drug maker Mylan.

02/28/2011 - 10:57am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, the agency said Friday.