January 14, 2009

MEDA Pharmaceuticals announced Thursday the release of prescription Astepro Nasal Spray (azelastine hydrochloride), a new...

January 14, 2009

The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday announced a $487 million multiple-year contract...

January 14, 2009

Pharmacy Chain 36.6, Russia’s largest pharmacy chain, has been given the go-ahead to sell 85.5...

January 14, 2009

Sun Pharmaceuticals has extended its tender offer for Israel-based Taro Pharmaceutical Industries until Jan. 30....

January 14, 2009

The retail pharmacy community again is expressing alarm over new health information technology proposals in...

January 13, 2009

Abbott’s diagnostics subsidiary has introduced a diagnostic test for human papillomavirus in Europe that can...

January 13, 2009

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday clarified earlier guidance issued to healthcare...

January 13, 2009

A company that manufactures continuous glucose monitors for diabetics announced Tuesday that it amended its...

January 13, 2009

Duane Reade, without admitting liability, has announced a $3.5 million litigation settlement that will result...

January 13, 2009

Irish biotech company Elan Corp. released a statement Tuesday clarifying recent reports that it might...

January 13, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of Wyeth’s Effexor, according to...

January 13, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of Pfizer’s Xanax, FDA records...

January 13, 2009

A class of asthma drugs that includes Merck’s Singulair did not appear to increase the...

January 13, 2009

Signaling his determination to boost the role played by generic medicines in the nation’s effort...

January 13, 2009

The government might soon implement a secure supply chain program to prevent the importation of...

January 13, 2009

Merck Serono announced Tuesday that it signed a research, development and commercialization agreement with Apitope...

January 13, 2009

Music Technologies International on Tuesday announced that it’s “Rite Aid Radio,” a music and messaging...

January 13, 2009

A company that makes automated clinic systems for mental-health facilities has chosen to implement a...

January 13, 2009

Pfizer’s head of research and development told drug company executives at a conference in San...

January 13, 2009

A non-profit organization in West Virginia has launched a program to promote generic drugs, according...

January 13, 2009

Shoppers Drug Mart last week announced that George Halatsis, EVP and CFO, will be leaving...

January 13, 2009

The Medicines Company will acquire Targanta Therapeutics Corp. under a merger deal announced Monday....

January 13, 2009

CHICAGO Walgreens leaders, facing restive investors, pledge to restore sales, earnings momentumFor the 700 to...

January 12, 2009

The CEO of Amgen told investors Monday that he isn’t worried about what the upcoming...