March 2, 2011

A group of drug makers have sued Mylan over its attempt to gain Food and Drug Administration approval for a generic menopause drug, Mylan said Tuesday.

February 25, 2011

Over the years, a fatty liver has become an indicator of obesity and insulin resistance among humans, but researchers have found that people with fatty livers are five times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than their healthier counterparts.

February 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for preventing preterm births.

February 3, 2011

Drug maker Eli Lilly and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will fund research to find ways to regenerate insulin-producing cells in patients with Type 1 diabetes.

January 28, 2011

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center suggested that taking away the actions of a certain hormone can alter Type 1 diabetes into "an asymptomatic, noninsulin-dependent disorder."

January 26, 2011

Smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a report in the Jan. 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

January 20, 2011

It seems that MannKind has experienced a setback with a drug designed to control hyperglycemia in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients.

January 19, 2011

An insulin pen for children made by Novo Nordisk has won a design award, the company said Wednesday.

January 11, 2011

U.S. drug maker Eli Lilly and German drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim will collaborate to develop drugs for diabetes, the companies said Tuesday.

January 4, 2011

The magazine of the American Diabetes Association has released its annual consumer guide in its January issue.

January 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical testosterone replacement therapy made by Endo Pharmaceuticals, Endo said last week.

January 3, 2011

This past year saw a lower-than-usual number of new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration, due in part to delays at the agency, according to published reports.

December 23, 2010

Scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health and collaborators from other institutions have identified a natural substance in dairy fat that substantially may reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

December 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first and only low-dose oral contraceptive to combine 0.8-mg norethindrone and 0.025-mg ethinyl estradiol in a chewable form, with four 75-mg ferrous fumarate (iron) placebo tablets, Watson Pharmaceuticals has announced.

December 21, 2010

A biopharmaceutical company exclusively will develop and commercialize oral formulations of a drug maker's insulins.

December 13, 2010

In patients with Type 1 diabetes, the islet cells of the pancreas are destroyed, thus eliminating the organ’s ability to produce insulin.

December 9, 2010

Combining a diabetes drug marketed by Eli Lilly and Amylin Pharmaceuticals controls blood sugar and promotes weight loss more than insulin alone, according to a new study.

December 6, 2010

An investigational drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals and Columbia Labs reduced the risk of premature birth, according to results of late-stage clinical trial.

December 2, 2010

Merck announced on Thursday it has inked a deal to acquire an insulin maker.

December 2, 2010

Oramed Pharmaceuticals, a developer of oral drug delivery solutions, has published an article in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology’s November issue describing evaluation of the company’s glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) analog formulation (ORMD-0901) in regulating glucose excursions in animal models.

November 24, 2010

Eli Lilly and Australian drug maker Acrux have received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a testosterone replacement therapy for men, the two companies announced Tuesday.

November 15, 2010

A leading charitable funder of and advocate for Type 1 diabetes research and a drug...

November 2, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has turned down an application for an insulin product made...

November 2, 2010

The Diabetes Hands Foundation is kicking off an annual initiative, designed to promote exercise and...