December 7, 2010

As a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee convenes to decide whether or not to approve a new drug for treating obesity, two nonprofit groups centered on the epidemic said more means of addressing it are needed.

December 3, 2010

The forward-looking vision employed by Gov. Jay Nixon in exploring “next steps” in fighting methamphetamine abuse before even the last step has been put into place and enacted is, in a matter of speaking, extremely short-sighted. It doesn’t even make fiscal sense, because the National Precursor Log Exchange will do more to curb many of the costs associated with fighting meth addicts without conversely increasing the costs associated with fighting a cold. And truth be told, there are probably a lot more stuffy heads in Missouri than there are meth addicts.

November 16, 2010

Patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease said the illness prevented them from living life...

November 14, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug for use...

November 14, 2010

The often wide gap between what consumers will pay out of pocket for a branded...

November 14, 2010

Most patients with mild persistent asthma overuse a drug combination despite an apparent lack of...

October 7, 2010

Clinical trial data indicating an increased risk of heart attack and stroke has led to...

October 4, 2010

Arkansas state police apprehended and arrested a methamphetamine ring, which had been attempting to acquire...

September 30, 2010

Mylan has launched a generic version of a common antidepressant, the company said Friday....

July 20, 2010

Generic drug maker Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs has launched a generic antidepressant, Caraco said Wednesday....

July 20, 2010

Actavis has received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a generic antidepressant,...

July 18, 2010

Some stolen inhalers for patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have turned up...

July 8, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned that Que She, marketed as an herbal...

June 28, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of an extended-release antidepressant...

June 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug by Merck for treating asthma...

June 20, 2010

U.S. drug maker Valeant and Canadian drug maker Biovail will merge, the two companies said...

June 6, 2010

The class of drugs known as long-acting beta agonists can provide many benefits to patients...

May 19, 2010

British drug maker Shire will present data on two attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatments in...

May 10, 2010

Nearly one-third of patients with asthma are taking their medications in a way that puts...

May 3, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Mylan’s generic version of a smoking-cessation drug, Mylan...

March 30, 2010

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Tuesday expressed its support for Alabama law HB 528,...

March 3, 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has upheld a decision by the...

March 1, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of a drug for...

February 24, 2010

Mylan had profits of $93.5 million in 2009, the generic drug maker announced Thursday in...