June 28, 2013

OraSure Technologies, makers of the OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test, on Tuesday announced its support for the new recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

June 28, 2013

Walgreens announced its app is available for download on mobile phone devices across the Windows Phone 8 platform. A Windows 8 version for desktops and tablets is expected to become available at a later date.

June 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what's being called the first therapy of its kind to prevent bleeding episodes.

June 27, 2013

An athletic team consisting entirely of people with diabetes will take part in several professional competitions and speaking events in Canada.

June 27, 2013

Onco360 is joining the limited-distribution network for two newly approved cancer drugs made by GlaxoSmithKline, the specialty pharmacy company said.

June 27, 2013

Target has ended its relationship with celebrity chef Paula Deen following reports that she used racial slurs, according to published reports.

June 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Astellas Pharma for treating fungal infections in children.

June 25, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has given special designation to a drug made by Raptor Pharmaceuticals for a rare metabolic disease.

June 25, 2013

Canadian regulators have approved a drug for treating a condition that affects up to three-quarters of women and causes excessive bleeding from the uterus.

June 25, 2013

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for an experimental treatment for inflammatory bowel disease, the drug maker said.

June 24, 2013

Mylan Specialty has appointed Roger Graham as president, the Mylan subsidiary said Monday.

June 21, 2013

Becton, Dickinson and Co. has launched a needle that it said would make insulin injections easier and faster for people with diabetes.

June 21, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a contraceptive pill for all women of childbearing potential without a prescription, the agency said.

June 20, 2013

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H.D. Smith will buy a majority interest in a Cincinnati-based patient assistance, pharmaceutical brand support and reimbursement company.

June 20, 2013

Under a new law, pharmacists in Indiana will be able to provide an expanded range of immunizations that includes human papillomavirus.

June 19, 2013

A large majority of Americans are taking prescription drugs, according to a new study by the Mayo Clinic.

June 19, 2013

Target Corp. is reaching out to Canadian customers preparing to send their children to summer camp with information and resources about allergies.

June 19, 2013

Three new drugs for Type 2 diabetes made by Takeda Pharmaceutical have become available in pharmacies, the company said.

June 18, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy will be included in the limited-distribution network for a cancer drug made by Genentech, Avella said Tuesday.

June 18, 2013

A division of Mylan is hiring NFL player Adrian Peterson and family expert Jo Frost to promote an emergency treatment for severe allergic reactions.

June 18, 2013

Royalty Pharma will not buy Irish drug maker Elan Corp., the company said Tuesday.

June 18, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will spend up to $165 million to buy a company developing a drug to prevent viral respiratory infections.

June 17, 2013

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson plans to spend up to $1 billion to acquire a privately owned company developing a drug for prostate cancer.

June 14, 2013

Irish drug maker Elan Corp. said Friday it was looking to sell itself off to a New York-based company that invests in drug royalties after rejecting a previous offer.