January 22, 2016

NACDS, along with partners including the National Community Pharmacists Association, have been engaged on this issue every step of the way since Congress first enacted the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 in February 2006. 

January 22, 2016

This is the second new indication the FDA has given Kyprolis in six months, the company said. 

January 22, 2016
The pen is intended to treat high blood sugar in diabetes patients who require more than 200 units of insulin per day to regulate their blood sugar levels. 
January 22, 2016

Through future studies, Sherman and his team will study the ability of lactoferrin -  the major protein in a mother's milk - to prevent secondary infections such as pneumonia. 

January 21, 2016

Five of the top 10 markets with flu activity are located west of Texas. 

January 21, 2016

The PSA campaign, featuring first-of-its-kind communications techniques, was developed pro bono by Ogilvy & Mather New York for the Ad Council.

January 21, 2016

Sickweather provides real-time disease surveillance and forecasts for more than 23 different symptoms and illnesses.

January 20, 2016

According to the National Institutes of Health, it is estimated that up to 20% of the U.S. population is affected by GERD. 

January 20, 2016

A recognized leader in government relations and health care, Rodger Currie has advocated on behalf of patient groups, physicians, hospitals and the life sciences industry.

January 20, 2016

As a part of their new enhancements, PrescribeWellness is now offering their customers the use of text reminders to patients with prescriptions ready for pick-up and patients with pre-set appointments.

January 19, 2016

Cosentyx works by binding to the protein IL-17A, inhibiting its interaction with receptors, and is currently the only IL-7A agonist approved for these two indications, according to Novartis. 

January 15, 2016

The chewable tablet is indicated to treat pinworm and certain other worm infections. 

January 14, 2016

The move from Adapt Pharma is in support of President Barack Obama’s call for broad measures across federal, state and local agencies, as well as nonprofits and the private sector, to help reduce the deaths attributed to opioid and heroin overdoses 

January 14, 2016

While the top markets with flu activity presently are located predominantly across the South, this past week has seen markets within Wisconsin and Iowa realize significant flu activity gains. 

January 13, 2016

President Barack Obama's nominee for commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Robert Califf - was approved by the Senate HELP Committee Tuesday, according to a report published by ABC News. But it's not necessarily smooth sailing from here. At least two senators are expected to place a hold on the nomination, including presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. "Sanders has said the country needs an FDA commissioner who will stand up to the pharmaceutical industry and that Califf is 'not that person.'" (ABC News)

January 11, 2016

Miles Harrison joined Galderma U.S. in 2014 from Novartis as VP and general manager, self-medication business unit, which includes Cetaphil. 

January 11, 2016

Shire and Baxalta, according to a report in Crain’s Chicago Business, will be merging in a deal that is being valued at about $32 billion, which includes a pledge from Shire to give Baxalta Shareholders $18 cash, plus .1282 of Shire’s American depository receipts, per share. The merger will make Shire the largest maker of treatments for rare diseases in the world. (Crain’s Chicago Business)

January 8, 2016
Mylan’s executive chairman Robert Coury noted that Sheehan has contributed to the company’s financial success since joining, and expressed gratitude for his time. 
January 8, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index data continues to suggest slight increases in flu activity in a number of markets, including Las Vegas and several markets in the deep South. 

January 7, 2016

Participation in the newly created Health and Wellness Technology Accelerator is open to companies that support human wellbeing through interventions that target nutrition, physical activity, stress, sleep, alcohol and smoking cessation.

January 6, 2016

Look for highly targeted, biologically engineered drug therapies and a more integrated, teamwork-driven and evidence-based approach to medication therapy to dominate the pharmacy landscape in 2016.

January 4, 2016

Drug price concerns were the overriding theme of the microsurvey, with 45% of respondents wanting lower drug prices for patients.

January 4, 2016

About 90% of all specialty drug sales revenue flows through traditional and specialty distributors.

January 4, 2016

The Challenge is part of Script Your Future, a campaign launched by the National Consumers League and partners in 2011 to combat the problem of poor medication adherence.