February 1, 2016

NCPA also provided feedback on expanding prediabetes education and a study on medication synchronization programs. 

January 29, 2016
The drug had previously received two breakthrough therapy designations from the FDA to treat chronic HCV GT1 infection in end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis, as well as for the treatment of chronic HCV GT4 infection. 
 
January 29, 2016

They're the kind of blood pressure monitors everyone envisioned when telemedicine was first talked about - easy-to-use, wireless, health app friendly and designed such that they not only help boost home testing of blood pressure, but also medication compliance with an added medication reminder and tracking function.

January 29, 2016

According to  a recent study by ECRM and HellaWella, while such natural and homeopathic remedies as essential oils, tea and Grandma’s chicken soup are becoming more prevalent for preventing and treating colds among healthy-minded consumers, OTC medication is still a key component in their cough-cold arsenal. Read more in this exclusive report.

January 28, 2016

Diplomat’s new app is aimed at making care management easier for caregivers and patients with complex illnesses. 

January 28, 2016

The advance opens doors to wearable devices that alert users to health problems such as fatigue, dehydration and dangerously high body temperatures.

January 27, 2016

The drug will be available in 30-mg delayed release disintegrating tablets, as well as 30- and 60-mg delayed release capsules. 

January 27, 2016

Examples of healthcare innovation today include J&J's work with Wakefern, which focuses on delivering value to the diabetes patient. 

January 27, 2016

HealthInvestor is reporting that, due to Engand’s National Health Service’s plans to cut the number of pharmacies, anywhere between 1,000 and 2,000 pharmacies might be forced to close. The NHS is the source of 90% of pharmacies’ income, the report noted. (HealthInvestor)

January 27, 2016

The Task Force found that patients who were identified through depression screening and went on to be treated — with antidepressant medication, psychotherapy or both — showed improvement in depression symptoms.

January 26, 2016

Rising Pharmaceuticals will be launching its generic version of IPR Pharmaceuticals’ Zomig tablets. 

January 26, 2016

Tresiba is designed to last at least 42 hours after eight once-a-day injections, and can allow patients to dose themselves at a time that accommodates their schedule. 

January 26, 2016

Nearly 80 million U.S. households own a cat or dog and more than 350,000 cats and 150,000 dogs have been or will be diagnosed with diabetes, Omnis Health noted. 

January 26, 2016

Due to the profound health effects of tobacco smoking, it is important to identify treatments that increase rates of long-term smoking abstinence, researchers noted. 

January 26, 2016

The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute released its report, “Pharmacy Trends in Accountable Care Organizations,” giving an overview of the state of ACOs. 

January 25, 2016

The new indication comes just a few months after the FDA approved Botox to treat upper limb spasticity in two thumb muscles and six years after it was approved to treat upper limb spasticity in the elbow, wrist and fingers. 

 
January 22, 2016

CDC recommends that healthcare providers practice hand hygiene at key points in time to disrupt the transmission of microorganisms to patients, visitors and healthcare workers. 

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

The drug had sales of $38.5 million for the 12 months ended November 2015, according to IMS Health. 

January 22, 2016

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

January 21, 2016

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

January 21, 2016

Shark Tank style competition in a class at the Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy is encouraging students to develop tech solutions for the pharmacy. 

January 20, 2016

The USOC endorsement is expected to drive significant awareness around a category that only has 4% household penetration in the U.S. market.