February 1, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has turned down an application for an anti-obesity drug.

January 27, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a regulatory approval application from British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline concerning a cancer drug, GSK said Wednesday.

January 18, 2011

Colin Mackenzie has been appointed the new president of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America. Mackenzie succeeds Roger Scarlett-Smith, who is relocating to London to become president of GSK Consumer Healthcare Europe.

January 17, 2011

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will take a legal charge of $3.4 billion related to its promotion of a controversial diabetes drug.

January 5, 2011

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association recently named GlaxoSmithKline veteran Janet Carter-Smith chair of the CHPA Retailer Liaison Steering Committee effective Jan. 1. Carter-Smith is the third chair of this committee, succeeding David Howenstine, VP customer and industry development at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, whose term ended at the end of the year.

January 4, 2011

Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical has begun shipping its version of a treatment for heart rhythm problems, the company said Monday.

December 22, 2010

The European Food Safety Authority has granted GlaxoSmithKline a positive opinion for a health claim related to its "toothkind" drinks, according to BeverageDaily.com, an online news service.

December 16, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline will pay Impax Pharmaceuticals $11.5 million upfront to exclusively sell Impax's investigational Parkinson’s disease treatment.

December 14, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline on Monday announced its acquisition from Darwin Private Equity of Maxinutrition, a U.K. company that manufactures protein-enhanced functional nutrition products.

December 7, 2010

Shoppers are becoming more focused on health and wellness — and they are making the connection between oral health and overall health — so they increasingly are moving from the value segment to premium products, not to mention oral care regimens.


December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — Last year, the big question on every­one’s mind was: How many brands can actually thrive in what has become a cluttered antacid shelf? Because just exactly how many heartburn sufferers are there?


December 6, 2010

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association recently named GlaxoSmithKline veteran Janet Carter-Smith chair of the CHPA Retailer Liaison Steering Committee, effective Jan. 1.

December 3, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic chemotherapy drug made by Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Sagent said Thursday.

November 22, 2010

A generic drug maker has entered an agreement to purchase another drug maker's U.S. penicillin site ...

November 16, 2010

Patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease said the illness prevented them from living life...

November 14, 2010

Most patients with mild persistent asthma overuse a drug combination despite an apparent lack of...

October 28, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will work with U.S.-based Amicus Therapeutics to develop a drug for...

October 26, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will pay nearly $1 billion to the U.S. government to settle...

October 18, 2010

A U.S. District Court denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Mylan to...

October 10, 2010

Humanity has come a long way since the days when people thought sickness came from...

September 30, 2010

Mylan has launched a generic version of a common antidepressant, the company said Friday....

September 29, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has stopped a late-stage trial of a vaccine for genital herpes,...

September 28, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline has tapped soccer star Mia Hamm for its public health campaign to emphasize the...

September 27, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is urging the Food and Drug Administration to remove smokeless tobacco products...