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.

September 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for psoriasis of the scalp made by a subsidiary of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline.

September 27, 2012

More than one-fifth of prescriptions given to children at clinics in Illinois were never filled, according to a new study.

September 27, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for colorectal cancer developed by Bayer HealthCare.

September 27, 2012

Janssen Scientific Affairs has debuted an new online scientific resource for U.S. healthcare professionals seeking instant access to current information about Janssen products marketed in the United States.

September 26, 2012

The U.S. subsidiary of Japanese drug maker Astellas is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a drug to prevent rejection of transplanted organs.

September 26, 2012

BD has introduced a needle that it said was designed to enhance adherence and comfort among patients with diabetes.

September 26, 2012

A drug maker is suing the Food and Drug Administration to force the agency to give a special designation to one of its drugs.

September 26, 2012

Global flavorings leader McCormick named Eli Lilly executive Jacques Tapiero to its board.

September 26, 2012

Mylan Specialty has hired a star of a popular TV series as a celebrity spokeswoman for a campaign designed to draw attention to severe allergic reactions.

September 25, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has acquired rights to a drug used to treat a symptom of age-related macular degeneration, the drug maker said.

September 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating a complication of a disease that results from vein blockages in the eye.

September 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is creating a new task force to support the development of new drugs for bacterial infections, the agency said Monday.

September 24, 2012

Pharmacy staff, law-enforcement officials and loss-prevention personnel can follow updates about pharmacy robberies, burglaries and potential threats in their area through Twitter updates by a drug maker that developed a program to combat pharmacy crime.

September 24, 2012

Generic drug maker Sandoz has launched an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat hypertension.

September 24, 2012

Sanofi Pasteur is bringing its Fluzone Intradermal Vaccine Coop de Quill VacciNation Tour to Seattle Monday as part of its cross-country efforts to raise awareness about the seriousness of influenza and the various vaccine options that are available for adults 18 through 64 years old this flu season.

September 24, 2012

Savient Pharmaceuticals has appointed a new finance chief.

September 21, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for an Amgen drug, the drug maker said.

September 20, 2012

Atlanta-based reproductive and sexual health organization SisterLove and drug maker Merck have collaborated to create a mini-documentary and educational HIV/AIDS treatment and care resource.

September 20, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Acton Pharmaceuticals for asthma, the company said Thursday.

September 20, 2012

French drug maker Sanofi announced a deal with the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development Thursday to develop drugs for tuberculosis.

September 19, 2012

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is hoping to gain Food and Drug Administration approval for a new formulation of one of its drugs.

September 19, 2012

Local programs in Wisconsin that help people living with diabetes are getting a big boost in funding from a Danish drug maker.

September 19, 2012

Drug maker Vivus has released what it called the first new drug in 13 years for chronic weight management in adults.