September 14, 2015

Almost half of all Americans have low vitamin D levels. 

September 11, 2015

Perrigo will begin shipments of the products to its retail and wholesale customers in the U.S in time for the 2016 cough and cold season. 

September 11, 2015

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

September 11, 2015

NY AG renews efforts against dietary supplement industry with 13 new cease-and-desist letters. 

September 11, 2015

Repatha is one in a new class of cholesterol medications called PSCK9 (proprotein convertase substilisin kexin type 9) inhibitors, which are potentially an alternative to statins.

September 11, 2015

In order to get the recommended 18 milligrams of iron per day through food, you’d need to eat 45 ounces of chicken breast. 

September 11, 2015

NCPA’s arrangement with Ulta Lab Tests will offer community pharmacy patients direct access to lab tests and health screenings.

September 11, 2015

DSN contributing editor Richard Monks examines in-depth sales activity in the homeopathy and vitamins, minerals and supplements categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

September 11, 2015

A new study by healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente’s research division published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association is highlighting the positive effects online prescription refills have on adherence.

September 10, 2015

The acquisition of Diplomat's compounding pharmacy assets by Restore Health enables Diplomat to continue their singular focus on specialty pharmacy, the companies stated. 

September 10, 2015

However, patients in the 10-17 years age group also showed the greatest improvement in appropriate prescription drug use compared to all other age groups over a four-year period.

September 10, 2015

A new report from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is highlighting the large volume of cancer medicines and vaccines that are currently being developed, as well as the impact innovations have had on cancer death rates. 

September 9, 2015

The award was given at the HDA’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas for its contributions to educating and supporting Latinos through community efforts and advocacy.

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

September 9, 2015

Customer-to-customer will be the next stage of business model evolution in healthcare, according to Frost & Sullivan.

September 8, 2015

The role of the pharmacist in the U.S. healthcare system has expanded beyond dispensing to include vaccinations and medication therapy management, and that role could expand further with pharmacy provider status on the horizon. 

September 8, 2015

Good Neighbor Pharmacy highlighted a lot of good news at its ThoughtSpot 2015 earlier this summer, such as how the winds of change are whipping up the need for a patient-focused pharmacy model that supports an outcomes-based patient management solution. 

September 4, 2015

Ancino this week launched its rivastigmine patch, a generic version of the Exelon patch.

September 4, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition this week came out in support of the Food and Drug Administration taking action against marketing bulk pure powdered caffeine to consumers and its issuance of warning letters to five powdered caffeine distributors.

September 4, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration this week approved expanded labeling for Janssen Biotech’s rheumatoid arthritis treatment Simponi Aria (golimumab for infusion).

September 4, 2015

The findings from a study published in this month’s issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases tout the effectiveness of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), marketed as Truvada (tenofovir/embtricitabine) medication.

September 3, 2015

Bayer HealthCare on Thursday announced that it will sponsor community awareness efforts nationwide this September, in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September 3, 2015

With consumer demand looking for a more natural approach to wellness, Nature’s Truth, the recently launched wholesale brand of Piping Rock Products, has introduced its Aromatherapy line of 15 Premium Essential Oils, to support healthy lifestyle needs.

September 3, 2015

Prescription counts decreased a little and pharmacy same-store sales were up in August, according to numbers reported by Rite Aid Thursday.