April 20, 2012

Drug maker Genzyme plans to present data from trial programs of two multiple sclerosis drugs at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in New Orleans, which starts this Saturday and lasts until next Saturday.

April 3, 2012

A drug maker and a charity organization are donating $3 million in contraceptives to uninsured women.

March 9, 2012

A company that makes pet drugs has launched what it calls the first generic prescription heartworm preventive medication for sale at retail pharmacies around the country.

July 19, 2011

Research firm Mintel hosted its New Products and Consumer Insights Pavilion in New Orleans last week and highlighted the importance of portion size, noting that many consumer packaged goods companies ignore the nutrition guideline.

July 19, 2011

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has entered a collaborative agreement with Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and LSU Healthcare Network to enhance coordination of care in the greater New Orleans region.

July 14, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association is seeking nominations for its annual practitioner and scientific awards and honors, the organization said Wednesday.

June 15, 2011

Ethnic beauty brand African Pride hair care is bringing its beauty suite to the 2011 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.

April 21, 2011

Take Care Health Systems on Thursday announced a new relationship with Ochsner Health System that is expected to increase opportunities for clinical collaboration and improve patient access to high-quality, convenient and affordable healthcare options in the greater New Orleans area.

April 5, 2011

Studies have indicated that proton-pump inhibitors, used for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease, reduce the efficacy of a popular blood-thinning drug, but Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America announced on Tuesday the results of a new study indicating that its own PPIs may have less of an effect.

March 17, 2011

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service on Tuesday teamed with Coca-Cola to give military shoppers a chance to be a part of the 2012 NCAA Final Four Weekend in New Orleans.

February 7, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline company Stiefel has made its popular acne wash formulations available for over-the-counter use.

January 5, 2011

BALTIMORE — If the government paid for drug cost incentives for Medicare patients with congestive heart failure, the program could recoup those costs and more by spending less on expensive hospitalizations for patients. 


That finding was one of several to emerge from research conducted by pharmacy students at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. The four students presented their findings on elderly drug adherence at the annual meeting of the Gerontology Society of America in New Orleans.

November 14, 2010

Moving, in its own words, “beyond e-prescribing,” paperless platform provider Surescripts has begun expanding its...

November 11, 2010

A national mobile health screening tour developed by a drug store chain and a nonprofit,...

October 25, 2010

Opening another front in its long campaign to extend electronic prescribing and health information technology...

July 8, 2010

Colgate-Palmolive is teaming up with three players from the National Football League's New Orleans Saints...

May 9, 2010

People wanting to help the Louisiana fishermen affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off...

May 2, 2010

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found a link between colorectal cancer and diabetes...

March 16, 2008

Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson announced that it recently mobilized its sales, marketing and support...