While rates of human papillomavirus infection among girls ages 14 years to 19 years have dropped by half since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started recommending routine vaccination against it seven years ago, rates of vaccination have not increased, the agency said.
A new track-and-trace bill that the Senate is expected to consider would institute a nationwide "track-and-trace" system in place of patchwork state laws with the aim of securing the pharmaceutical supply chain.
A new bill would exempt user fees paid by drug companies to the Food and Drug Administration — including those of generic drug makers — from the automatic federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, commonly known as the sequester.
Men who took an erectile dysfunction drug made by Eli Lilly experienced normal erectile function when taking it once a day as opposed to taking erectile dysfunction treatment on an as-needed basis, according to a new study.
A team of scientists at The Wistar Institute has determined that it might be possible to stimulate the immune system against multiple strains of influenza virus by sequentially vaccinating individuals with distinct influenza strains isolated over the last century, researchers announced Monday.
Actavis and Warner Chilcott announced that they have each received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission in connection with Actavis' pending acquisition of Warner Chilcott.
Many patients are not complying with their prescription drug therapies due to adverse side effects, even though some OTC drugs can treat them, according to a new study commissioned by a maker of products for dry mouth, one of the most common medication side effects.