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.

June 15, 2015

Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., proposed three amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act that would impact how the military addresses supplementation. 

June 15, 2015

The credibility of the vitamins, minerals and supplements business has been attacked in recent months.

June 12, 2015

The drug is a daily oral treatment for children 6 and up with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

June 8, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to boost the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine for this coming season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. 

June 4, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission plans to examine the advertising practices of the homeopathy industry. 

June 4, 2015

Flublok uses an egg-free system, which means that manufacturing it doesn’t require influenza virus or antibiotics.

June 3, 2015

Mylan announced on Tuesday that it had launched its generic version of Teva’s  Seasonique birth control.

June 2, 2015
Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its generic equivalent to Flagyl (metronidazole) tablets in 250- and 500-mg dosage strengths.  
 
May 29, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration Friday announced that it had approved Rapamune (sirolimus), distributed by Pfizer’s Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, as a treatment for the rare lung disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). 

May 28, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two treatments for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) on Wednesday. 

May 26, 2015

The 21st Century Cures legislation would foster drug development. 

May 26, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma has submitted an abbreviated new drug application for dolutegravir 50 mg to the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of HIV.

May 26, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Boehringer Ingelheim, Inc.'s Stiolto Respimat (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol), a once-daily inhaler meant to treat obstructed airflow in patients, the company announced Tuesday. 

May 26, 2015

The Natural Product Association on Friday attacked the credibility of HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" recent exposé on the dietary supplement industry. 

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 19, 2015

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

May 14, 2015

Leading dietary supplement associations on Tuesday spoke to Congressional staffers regarding appropriate herbal supplement tests. 

May 13, 2015

The FDA will review GDUFA in June. 

May 12, 2015

The OIG issued a report finding that while FDA inspection of generic manufacturers is up, those inspections are not as thorough as they could be. 

May 1, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is calling for safety and efficacy data on OTC monographed antiseptics. 

April 29, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration announced approval for the first generic versions of aripiprazole tablets.