October 10, 2013

Sales of Hyland’s oral analgesic products are up 23.5% to $15.4 million for the 52 weeks ended Aug. 11 across U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI. Overall sales trends across the category are down by 1.7%, which suggests that what Hyland’s is doing is right — its products are safe, they work and they aren’t formulated with benzocaine.

September 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Celgene for treating patients with pancreatic cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, the agency said Friday.

May 28, 2013

Soda may be as damaging to the teeth as some illegal drugs, according to a new study.

March 8, 2013

Last year the Food and Drug Administration warned parents against using the ingredient benzocaine in children to relieve oral pain.

September 28, 2012

Drug maker OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals has started its third late-stage clinical trial of a drug for treating a type of lung cancer.