April 16, 2009

Many active young women use oral contraceptives yet the contraceptives' effect on the womens' body...

April 16, 2009

The rise in obesity in the United States over the last 20 years has been...

April 16, 2009

Exposure to the epilepsy drug Depakote (valproate) during pregnancy can impair a child’s cognitive development,...

April 16, 2009

Low levels of influenza activity throughout the majority of the season, coupled with the fact...

April 16, 2009

Vertex Pharmaceuticals ended first quarter 2009 with $869 million in cash, cash equivalents and marketable...

April 15, 2009

Manufacturer prices for widely used brand-name prescription drugs jumped nearly 9% in 2008, AARP reported...

April 15, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has given approval to a drug for treating multiple sclerosis...

April 15, 2009

Attendees will have a choice of 350 sessions and 34 pre-conference tutorials to choose from...

April 15, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Silarx’s generic version of UCB’s Keppra, agency records...

April 15, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of Abbott’s Oretic, agency records...

April 15, 2009

Drug maker Merck & Co. has signed an agreement with a Japan-based pharmaceutical company to...

April 15, 2009

In March 2007, at the Changing Diabetes Leadership Forum in New York, Novo Nordisk president...

April 15, 2009

Two of the world’s largest drug makers are pooling their resources to create a specialist...

April 15, 2009

Looking to help those Americans suffering from seasonal allergies, retail-based clinic operator RediClinic is positioning...

April 15, 2009

An experimental stem-cell treatment for juvenile-onset diabetes kept patients off insulin for at least a...

April 14, 2009

Walgreens and AARP have kicked off a national tour with nine buses traveling to 3,000...

April 14, 2009

Abbott Labs reported an almost 30% increase in sales for a drug to treat rheumatoid...

April 14, 2009

A company in Colorado that offers oversight services for clinical trials of drugs has agreed...

April 14, 2009

Gilead Sciences has completed its $1.4 billion takeover of CV Therapeutics, the drug maker announced Wednesday....

April 14, 2009

Health Canada has issued the first regulatory approval of a drug by Johnson & Johnson...

April 14, 2009

A new nationwide telephone survey of 1,001 patients released Wednesday found that while 66% of...

April 14, 2009

Pfizer and Medivation have started a phase 3 trial of the investigational drug Dimebon, the...

April 14, 2009

A nonprofit organization wants the San Francisco Bay Area to not generate pharmaceutical waste....

April 14, 2009

An executive from health insurer WellPoint has been named president of the Academy of Managed...