December 16, 2013

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will acquire Solta Medical for about $250 million, Valeant said Monday.

December 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration issued a safety communication on HeartStart automated external defibrillators from Philips Healthcare.

September 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration will not enforce regulatory requirements for most mobile medical apps because they "post minimal risk to consumers," the agency said Monday.

January 22, 2013

During its annual business review Tuesday, Johnson & Johnson announced that the recent introduction of the OneTouch Verio Glucose testing platform represented one of the first diabetes care devices to alert and display high/low patterns that deliver more meaningful and actionable insights to help patients better understand and manage their diabetes.

May 31, 2012

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation that reauthorizes the Food and Drug Administration’s prescription drug user fee programs that are scheduled to expire in September. H.R. 5651 passed the House by a vote of 387 to 5.

January 25, 2012

Medical device maker PMD Healthcare has launched what it calls the first personal spirometer to monitor lung function, the company said.

December 15, 2011

Cambridge Consultants on Thursday released a report outlining how the health-and-wellness market may take shape as more consumer-friendly medical devices featuring the latest in technology reach the market.

October 19, 2011

Abbott on Wednesday morning announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies, one in diversified medical products and the other in research-based pharmaceuticals.

June 14, 2011

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced that a consent decree of condemnation, forfeiture and permanent injunction has been filed against H&P Industries, Triad Group and three individuals, which would prevent them from manufacturing and distributing products from their Hartland, Wis., facility, or any other location.

April 11, 2011

Endo Pharmaceuticals will buy American Medical Systems for $2.9 billion, the drug maker said Monday.

February 16, 2011

Lansinoh Labs on Tuesday announced the acquisition of certain operational and manufacturing assets from En-Ko Electronic Control Systems in Izmir, Turkey. The acquisition will allow Lansinoh to directly control the manufacturing of the Lansinoh Affinity double electric breast pump, Lansinoh Affinity breast-milk storage bottles and Lansinoh ComfortFit flanges.

November 30, 2010

The spate of recent product recalls may be eroding consumer confidence in the Food and Drug Administration, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of 1,000 Americans released Tuesday.

May 3, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration is ordering medical supply manufacturer Baxter Healthcare to recall and...