June 16, 2015

The FDA announced on Tuesday that it determined that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food.

June 15, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of technology, automation and generics, in this multi-page report.

June 15, 2015

Ralph Neas, president and CEO of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, issued a statement Monday criticizing the FDA at the organization’s public meeting on the Generic Drug User Free Act.

May 20, 2015

HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" takes a hard look at the sports-nutrition supplements men and women in the military are taking to remain combat ready. 

May 20, 2015

LED Technologies has teamed up with kathy ireland Worldwide to develop reVive Light Therapy. The products, launched at Walgreens.com and Rite Aid this spring, offer the latest technology in four key areas: anti-aging, uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation, acne and skin healing.

May 19, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, generics, consolidations, kiosks and more — in this multi-page report.

May 12, 2015

PharmaSmart was recognized as uniquely qualified among kiosks for use in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.

April 20, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of provider status, generics, pharmacy deserts, point-of-care testing and more — in this multi-page report.

April 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration earlier this week wanted consumers to stop using workout supplement Tri-Methyl Xtreme. 

March 31, 2015

The director of the FDA’s Office of Generic Drugs temporarily steps down to deal with a medical issue, according to a report by the Regulatory Focus Professionals Society.

March 26, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday called on its members not to market powdered pure caffeine to consumers in support of FDA efforts.

March 19, 2015

In a letter to the Senate, the Food and Drug Administration acknowledged that DNA barcoding is not routinely used to identify botanical ingredients. 

March 10, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration recently published bio-equivalence guidance documents. 

March 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of provider status, kiosks, Medicare and the GPhA elections, in this multi-page report.

March 6, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration approved Zarxio, making it the first approved biosimilar product in the United States.

March 2, 2015

The FDA is expected to issue new guidance on biosimilars labeling and generic opioids before the end of year, according to a report by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society.

February 26, 2015

Congress introdues legislation to protect FDA user fees from sequestration. 

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 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week issued five draft documents related to drug compounding and repackaging that will help entities comply with important public health provisions.

February 5, 2015

Food and Drug Commissioner Margaret Hamburg will resign from her post in March.

 

February 4, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of telehealth, generic drug prices, and the GPhA CEO to step down, as well as Uhl appointed director of OGD, in this multi-page report.

January 30, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved an expanded indication of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for the treatment of Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM).

January 21, 2015

Eisai on Tuesday announced the launch of a new savings card for Belviq (lorcaserin HCl) CIV, the most-prescribed branded FDA-approved prescription drug therapy for chronic weight management.

January 16, 2015

Kathleen "Cook" Uhl on Thursday was named director of the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Generic Drugs.