February 26, 2016

The gel is indicated to treat inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne in patients 12 years of age and older.

February 26, 2016

The CDC noted this year's flu season is only five weeks old; an average flu season is 13 weeks in length.

February 25, 2016

The Canadian Pharmacists Association in February issued a statement outlining its concern about the health effects of marijuana and cautioned the government "to act first with the health of Canadians in mind."

February 25, 2016

Califf is an American cardiologist and has served as the Deputy Commissioner of the FDA Office of Medical Products and Tobacco since January 2015.

February 25, 2016

On its Walgreens Flu Index heat map, both Arizona and Texas are already at the higest level of flu incidence.

February 24, 2016
The drug, a once-daily 11-mg dose, is indicated to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It is the first once-daily oral RA treatment in its class of Janus kinase inhibitors, according to Pfizer. 
 
February 24, 2016

In the next 12 months, the company will introduce and adopt a new brand that it says “embodies a new promise, vision and identity for Teva.”

February 24, 2016

A new egg-based prenatal vitamin has been launched by Vertical Pharmaceuticals. 

February 23, 2016

Ad Age is reporting that U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced legislation that would put a three-year ban on direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs in an effort aimed at curbing drug spending.

February 22, 2016

Anthony “Tony” Mauro has been with mylan for more than 20 years, where he has led the company’s North American business for the past four years. 

February 22, 2016

The metastatic breast cancer treatment has gained a new indication from the Food and Drug Administration. 

February 22, 2016

Earlier this month, Walgreens announced plans to make naloxone available without a prescription in 35 states and Washington D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations. 

February 19, 2016

Sleeping less than seven hours per day is associated with an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and frequent mental distress.

February 19, 2016

The drug must be dispensed with a patient medication guide that explains information about using Briviact and its potential risks.

February 19, 2016
The demonstration projects that are the subject of the RFP are intended to contribute to the fulfillment of the objectives behind a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 
February 19, 2016

For example, DoubleJump Interchange can help connect the dots between a patient's wearable device data collected at home, to their vital signs taken at a retail clinic, to their historical health data stored with their primary care doctor.

February 12, 2016

The study isn't relevant to the 14-day recommended use of over-the-counter PPIs in treatment of frequent heartburn, however. 

February 12, 2016

According to a new survey, among patients with MDD who take their medication as directed 42% said they still experience symptoms at least once a week and 26% said they experience symptoms several times a week. 

February 11, 2016

While flu activity remains relatively low across most of the U.S., The Walgreens Flu Index data is tracking increased flu activity in the South and West regions.

February 11, 2016

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a piece of legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse and ensuring legitimate patient access by encouraging collaboration between health and enforcement agencies. 

February 10, 2016

Specialty pharmaceutical company Meda is being acquired by Mylan, expanding Mylan's reach into emerging markets, building on its recent specialty and branded generics acquisitions and creating an OTC division worth about $1 billion. 

February 9, 2016

Walgreens will install safe medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 drug stores in 39 states and make naloxon available without a prescription at its pharmacies in 35 states. 

February 8, 2016
The aim of the partnership is to boost adherence among patients — something a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has found can be improved by text message reminders.
February 8, 2016

Allergan's EVP and president branded pharma will take the reigns of Pfizer's consumer healthcare unit.