April 17, 2015

IMS Health is getting ready to launch a consumer version of its AppScript app, according to a MedCityNews report. 

April 16, 2015

According to the Food and Drug Administration, heart failure is a common condition that affects close to 5.1 million people in the United States. The condition arises when the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. 

April 15, 2015

The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association recently recognized pharmacists for their efforts in prescription medication misuse prevention.

April 14, 2015

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder talks about why Congress needs to rethink current DEA regulations that block access to medications to chronic pain patients.


April 14, 2015

Total dollars spent on prescriptions in the U.S. were up 13.1%.

April 14, 2015

Actavis and Medicines360, a nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical company, on Monday announced that Liletta (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) in 52 mg is now available in the United States.

April 14, 2015

IBM creates new business unit to manage a HIPAA-enabled cloud offering that will help augment big data analysis of chronic disease states. 

April 13, 2015

WebMD is set to release a robust medication reminder function specifically designed for its Apple Watch app. 

April 7, 2015

A new policy statement issued by American Academy of Pediatrics urges use of metric system in dosing children. 


April 7, 2015

A new indication for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals's Pradaxa may be on the horizon. 

April 7, 2015

Private health insurance exchange enrollment doubled to 6 million covered, accordiing to an Accenture report released Tuesday. 

April 6, 2015

Public health exchange enrollees fill more prescriptions, but also opt more often for generics or 90-day fills, than their commercial plan counterparts. 


April 2, 2015

Alere's i Strep A test received marketing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. 

April 1, 2015

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories on Wednesday acquired UCB's portfolio of dermatology, respiratory and pediatric products. 

April 1, 2015

The cost of treating rheumatoid arthritis will reach $9.3 billion by 2020, according to a GBI Research report released Wednesday. 

April 1, 2015

Teva said it expects the product to be available to patients during second-quarter 2015.

March 31, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals will acquire Actavis Australia's generic pharmaceutical business. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

March 31, 2015

The drug is Food and Drug Administration-approved to treat opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic, non-cancer pain. 

March 30, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Auspex Pharmaceuticals announced an agreement under which Teva will acquire Auspex in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.

March 27, 2015

More than 350 pharmacy advocates headed to Capitol Hill for the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day to further reinforce the recognition by lawmakers of the evolving role of pharmacy in patient care and educate members of Congress about pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policy.

March 27, 2015

The Food and Drug Adminisration on Friday revisited the issue of supplemental applications proposing labeling changes for approved drugs and biologic products. 

March 24, 2015

Actavis last week announced that its acquisition of Allergan has been completed in a transaction valued at $70.5 billion, a deal that creates one of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue, according to the company.

March 17, 2015

A new Harris Poll reveals some surprise findings on Americans' preference for generic or branded drugs.

March 16, 2015

Healthiest You on Monday launched a healthcare price comparison app that helps ascertain the cost of procedures and pharmaceuticals.