February 26, 2015

Greenstone, a subsidiary of Pfizer, announced the introduction of trandolapril/verapamil hydrochloride extended-release tablets to its line of generic pharmaceutical products. 

 

February 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health expressing concerns about pharmacy-related budget proposals.

February 26, 2015

Sharecare on Thursday launched an app that monitors voice inflection as a tool toward better health. 

February 26, 2015

A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering has developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test for HIV or syphilis in just 15 minutes.

 

February 26, 2015

Sanofi expands its portfolio of insulin therapy products with the introduction of the once-daily, long-acting Toujeo. 

February 26, 2015

Pharmacists prefer oral rehydration solutions that contain  electrolytes and low sugar, according to a survey released by DripDrop Thursday. 

February 25, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline's Alli weight loss aid is making a return to shelves.

February 25, 2015

Green Shield Canada, in partnership with the Ontario Pharmacists Association and the British Columbia Pharmacy Association, aim to improve health outcomes and reduce costs with new Pharmacist Health Coaching program.

February 25, 2015

Leading up to a Senate hearing examining recommendations from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, NACDS expressed support for the commission’s recognition of preserving pharmacy access and choice for TRICARE patients.

February 25, 2015

In 10 years, the percentage of opioid analgesic users who used an opioid analgesic stronger than morphine increased from 17% to 37%, NCHS reported Wednesday. 

February 24, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is looking into enabling holders of abbreviated new drug applications to unilaterally update their generic drug product labels prior to any branded drug change. 

February 24, 2015

Feeding peanut-containing snacks to infants has been found to prevent peanut allergies from developing in children. 

February 24, 2015

Lupin will bring to market a generic version of Lumigan solution, the company announced. 

February 24, 2015

An American Academy of Neurology study found that people who exhibit a resistance to aspirin may be more likely to have more severe strokes. 

February 24, 2015

An Australian study found that two-thirds of smokers will die from their habit, which is significantly up from the prevailing theory that half of all smokers die from their habit. 

February 24, 2015

According to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, flu activity is no longer picking up across the West Coast and in Texas. 

February 23, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week reported several influenza hot spots across the nation. 

February 23, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy's Phil and Jocelyn Hagerman gift $5 million to the Ferris State University’s College of Pharmacy. 

February 23, 2015

Combined Distributors reported that its medicine disposal product was found to exceed U.S. FDA and EPA guidelines. 

February 23, 2015

Within two months, the wearable healthcare market will be abuzz with smart watches, according to a new report from Tractica.

February 23, 2015

A centralized notification system for immunization reminders would significantly improve childhood immunization rates, according to a study pubished in  JAMA Pediatrics

February 23, 2015

Study finds that vitamin D depletion linked more closely to diabetes than obesity. 

February 23, 2015

Surescripts expands reach of its electronic prior authorization solution and now reaches 250,000 prescribers.

February 20, 2015

Actavis on Friday gained approval for a generic version of Reckitt Benckiser's Subutex, indicated for the treatment of opioid dependence.