September 22, 2008

More and more drug stores are finding that loyalty programs not only encourage return visits,...

September 22, 2008

Researchers are testing a drug that may become the first gene therapy for heart disease,...

September 22, 2008

The Food and Drug Administration has approved two tests for detecting bullous pemphigoid, the tests’...

September 22, 2008

The 1840s had the California Gold Rush. The 1990s had the tech boom. Years from now, historians might label the early 2000s the generic drugs rush. But whatever they call it, the big growth years may be behind the generic drug industry. In fact, some believe that over the course of the next five years or so, the boom even could go bust, as a shortage of big blockbuster drug launches today means a dropoff in the number of new generic introductions tomorrow — pointing to even stiffer competition for a generic drug market that grows steadily more commoditized.

September 22, 2008

Novartis may license a MediGene drug for treating pancreatic cancer, according to Reuters....

September 22, 2008

Rite Aid on Tuesday officially launched its new “Giving Care for Parents” program with print...

September 22, 2008

Ample supplies of the flu drug Tamiflu will be available throughout the country during the...

September 22, 2008

About 4 billion prescriptions are filled in the United States every year, but as much...

September 22, 2008

Situations where medicines are shown to be ineffective often don’t make it to the pages...

September 22, 2008

Walgreens this week has expressed its disappointment with the Longs Drug Stores board of directors...

September 22, 2008

Longs Drug Stores may have rebuffed Walgreens’ unsolicited bid to acquire the chain but Walgreens...

September 21, 2008

In preparation for the flu season, Bartell Drugs has announced the launch of a vaccination...

September 21, 2008

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug Sanofi-Aventis Nasacort AQ for treating seasonal...

September 21, 2008

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Mylan’s carbidopa and levodopa orally disintegrating tablets, Mylan...

September 21, 2008

The Indian government may become a player in the dispute between the Food and Drug...

September 21, 2008

Merz Pharmaceuticals, whose brands include Mederma Skin Care for Scars, Appearex for nails and Aqua...

September 21, 2008

Vitamin C may lower high blood pressure, according to research by Italian scientists presented at...

September 21, 2008

Sam’s Club has pledged to offer flu shots to both its club members and non-club...

September 21, 2008

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis will take over Czech generic drug company Zentiva, analysts said Monday....

September 21, 2008

Schnuck Markets has announced plans to create a new “urban prototype unit” in the downtown...

September 21, 2008

Generic drug maker Teva Pharmaceuticals has introduced azithromycin for oral suspension USP, Teva announced Monday....

September 21, 2008

The federal government should crack down harder on organized criminal activity against retailers with stiffer...

September 21, 2008

The University of Charleston's pharmacy school will get a Wal-Mart pharmacy that will give students...

September 21, 2008

The federal government should crack down harder on organized criminal activity against retailers with stiffer...