October 5, 2015

So far in 2015, there have bee 221,200 new cases of lung cancer and 158,040 deaths from the illness, according to the National Cancer Institute.

October 5, 2015

Help2Heal represents the kind of cause marketing effort that catches the eye of the millennial shopper. According to a Nielsen survey, more than 55% of consumers globally are willing to spend more for products making a social or economic impact, and more than half of those respondents were millennials.

October 5, 2015

The rebranding is part of changes, including new products, that the company says are forthcoming, according to QS/1 president Tammy Devine.

October 2, 2015

The company will oversee the drug’s sale, marketing and distribution in the U.S. after acquiring the rights from Pragma Pharmaceuticals. 

October 1, 2015

Zicam Total Immune will compete against the likes of Airborne and Emergen-C. 

October 1, 2015

Sanofi announced Thursday that it had launched its generic of Arava (lefluniomide) tablets through its U.S. generics division Winthrop.

September 30, 2015

The International Pharmacy Federation (FIP) has released two new reports that highlight both the changing role of pharmacy and the imperative for societies worldwide to recognize and compensate pharmacies adequately.

September 30, 2015

NASP on Thursday announced that it had elected new leadership, established advisory committees for stakeholders and unveiled its new Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education.

September 30, 2015

Upsher-Smith Laboratories and Hamacher Research Group have released their third collaborative e-book aimed at community pharmacists. 

September 29, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has outlined its latest model for medication therapy management that it hopes will increase adherence and improve outcomes among Medicare Part D beneficiaries. 

September 29, 2015

StarWellness+ empowers pharmacies that wish to streamline their workflow for patients enrolled in medication synchronization.

September 28, 2015

Dr. Reddy's is the latest company to introduce a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Nexium capsules. 

September 28, 2015

Aurobindo’s latest generic is of Pfizer’s Lopid, which treats high cholesterol alongside diet and exercise.

September 28, 2015

This 24/7 resource provides mothers with robust tracking tools, along with personalized, expert advice on nursing and pumping. 

September 28, 2015

The Risk Evaliation and Mitigation strategy training for libido drug Addyi is now available for prescribers and pharmacists, Sprout Pharmaceuticals said. 

September 28, 2015

Approximately one out of every three adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure and is subsequently at greater risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney failure and other health problems. 

September 28, 2015

Target’s pharmacy and clinics are prepared for flu season, with some new offerings this year. 

September 25, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) and Ryzodeg 70/30 (insulin degludec/insulin aspart injection) to improve blood sugar control in adults with diabetes mellitus. Both Tresiba and Ryzodeg are manufactured by Novo Nordisk.

September 25, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Friday released a letter to the editor in response to a Sept. 5 article in The Washington Post about efforts to improve medication adherence through research and patient-focused strategies.

September 25, 2015

Learning together with other health professionals might become more mainstream for pharmacists, according to a report published Friday by the International Pharmaceutical Federation Education Initiative.

September 25, 2015

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

September 24, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its generic of AstraZeneca’s Prilosec (omeprazole) delayed-release capsules. 

September 24, 2015

Nearly half of higi users lowered their systolic blood pressure to below 140 mmHg, the cut-off for high blood pressure, according to AHA. 

September 23, 2015

As both the Butte and Valley Fire raged in northern California, the state’s board of pharmacy held an emergency meeting to ensure that those affected by the blazes have access to medications.