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 29, 2015

Flonase tells an impressive sales story in its first 16 weeks on the shelf.

May 29, 2015

Type-2 diabetes patients do better when a pharmacist is a part of their care team. 

May 29, 2015

Recognizing that onsite health facilities can be an integral component of a successful health care program, employers are seeking to expand their use of such centers in the coming years, according to new research by global professional services company Towers Watson.

May 29, 2015

Find out from “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” why this year's allergy season is the worst ever. 

May 28, 2015

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

May 28, 2015

HDMA panel to explore how data may better define the front-end opportunities for independents. 

May 28, 2015

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association has named two new VPs representing its government affairs team — Kristen Freitas and Gary Riddle.

May 28, 2015

Some online pharmacy sites will soon be able to point visitors to their .pharmacy domain names.

May 28, 2015

New One condom to reach store shelves is 35% thinner than other "thin" condoms, the company said. 

May 28, 2015

Action on Smoking & Health has released a parody in advance of World No Tobacco Day on May 31.

May 28, 2015

Katz Group has announced the appointment of former Shoppers Drug Mart executive Jürgen Schreiber as CEO of Rexall Health, a newly-established banner under which all of Katz Group’s health-related companies will operate. Schreiber will join the company in August.

May 28, 2015

On Thursday Roxane Laboratories announced that its alosetron hydrochloride tablets — a generic version of irritable bowel syndrome treatment Lotronex — was available in 0.5- and 1-mg strength. 

May 27, 2015

In a new survey of approximately 2,700 American customers, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association found continued demand for safely ordering prescription medications online from licensed Canadian pharmacies.

May 27, 2015

Omega-3 fatty acids helped boost cognitive flexibility in seniors, a study in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience found. 

May 27, 2015

Consumers in the Western United States don't plan on purchasing as many allergy medicines, a Field Agent survey found. 

May 27, 2015

J&J tests the "avalanche theory" of healthcare costs, finding that health starts declining at an accelerating rate after age 45. 

May 27, 2015

In this exclusive 20-page special report, DSN examines Walmart’s mission to be America’s destination for health and wellness — and the leadership team charting the course. Walmart executives — including president of health and wellness Labeed Diab, SVP of baby, paper goods, chemicals, OTC and optical Carmen Bauza, and others share the company's vision in pharmacy, OTC, specialty pharmacy, retail clinics, optical and more. 

 
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

Specialized manufacturers are gearing up for a robust trade out of generic biosimilar approvals, Kalorama reported last week. 

May 26, 2015

Bayer Healthcare, the maker of Coppertone, has kicked off a multi-year deal with U.S. Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League to encourage the use of sun protection on and off the field.

May 26, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy is setting up shop inside two FoodFair locations this summer, providing customers with a convenient way to pick up prescriptions while they shop.

May 22, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation’s diabetes management solution, the Patient Self-Management Credential for Diabetes, was highlighted at the Healthcare Leadership Council’s wellness briefing.