April 18, 2010

Merix Pharmaceutical unveiled its new Fast-Results! genital herpes treatment March 1. The only over-the-counter treatment...

April 11, 2010

Vaccines likely would work better in protecting children from flu if they included both strains...

April 1, 2010

The rate of reported tuberculosis cases in the United States has decreased more than 11%...

April 1, 2010

Serving as yet another indicator of the important role that retail pharmacists play in the...

March 30, 2010

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still is recommending people who have not yet...

March 28, 2010

More people felt the 2009-2010 cough-cold season was “about the same” or only “slightly worse”...

March 28, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline is offering its vaccines free of charge to low-income adults, the British drug maker...

March 28, 2010

The charitable arm of the NBA is expanding its education program about adolescent vaccinations to...

March 24, 2010

The charitable arm of the NBA is sending a basketball star out to educate parents...

March 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has asked healthcare professionals to temporarily stop using a vaccine...

March 18, 2010

“Systemic underfunding” at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Viral Hepatitis puts...

March 17, 2010

A phase-3 clinical trial found that a pneumococcal disease vaccine was well-tolerated and immunogenic in...

March 14, 2010

You don’t have to look any further than the Align box on the shelf—or the...

March 11, 2010

Merix Pharmaceutical unveiled its new Fast-Results! genital herpes treatment this month while attending the ECRM...

March 9, 2010

The MAC AIDS Fund, the Female Health Company, CVS/pharmacy, Washington AIDS Partnership and the DC...

March 8, 2010

Approximately 1-in-6 Americans (16.2%) between the ages of 14 and 49 years is infected with...

February 28, 2010

Despite recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and healthcare professionals, some Americans...

February 28, 2010

By all accounts, it’s been a very busy first half of the season for cough-cold manufacturers, even though the 52-week comparable period is only showing a 1.9% lift in overall sales across food, drug and mass (minus Walmart) for the period ended Jan. 24, according to Information Resources Inc. data. For the 2009-2010 season, the weekly percentage of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness peaked at the end of October 2009 at 7.7%, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. That peak was higher than the three previous influenza seasons as reported by the U.S. Outpatient ILI Surveillance Network.

February 25, 2010

A panel of immunization experts reporting to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on...

February 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine for preventing pneumococcal disease in children,...

February 22, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee on Monday recommended...

February 21, 2010

Novartis has received Food and Drug Administration approval for a vaccine for meningococcal disease, the...

February 18, 2010

Patients who received a dose of between 5 and 45 micrograms of an investigational flu...

February 18, 2010

During a press conference held Thursday, the World Health Organization updated the status of the...