April 12, 2011

The 2011 allergy season is expected to be 27 days longer in the northernmost parts of North America, adding almost a month of suffering to the typical pollen allergy season of February through October, a study published Tuesday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences determined.

March 29, 2011

In a sneeze heard around the world, allergy season is afoot, but the country’s retail pharmacies are on call to help the estimated 60 million Americans whose sneezing, coughing, watery eyes and congestion will drive them to wit’s end this year.

March 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has extended its regulatory review period for Novartis' new drug application for its once-daily, long-term maintenance bronchodilator treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, as well as chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema, the drug maker said.

March 22, 2011

Less than 20% of surveyed patients with nasal allergies find their symptoms are completely controlled over a one-week period of treatment, according to a survey performed by drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

March 4, 2011

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Pollen.com and Weather Trends International last month teamed together on a new forecast tool for allergy sufferers: a 28-day weather forecast by zip code to help people with allergies better plan when pollen levels are likely to be high in their area.

February 9, 2011

An investigational drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for treating allergies is safe and effective, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Wednesday.

January 27, 2011

Seniors of Hispanic descent are far less likely to become immunized against the flu or pneumonia, compared with white seniors, according to a new RAND study released earlier this week.

January 24, 2011

As many as 71% of cough-cold sufferers in search of decongestant relief oppose a prescription requirement for pseudoephedrine, according to a survey commissioned by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America released Monday.

January 20, 2011

Mylan subsidiary Dey Pharma has launched a mobile application for patients at risk of severe allergic reactions, which is tied to its EpiPen product.

November 15, 2010

An investigative treatment for allergies made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries appears to work, according to...

November 14, 2010

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

November 7, 2010

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced on Monday that it will partner with CVS/pharmacy and Warner...

October 31, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for bacterial infections made by...

October 26, 2010

Drug maker Pharmaxis got promising results from an investigative treatment for cystic fibrosis, the company...

October 3, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded almost $3 million for tuberculosis research, the agency...

August 31, 2010

Bausch & Lomb on Wednesday launched its advertising campaign for Alaway, the 12-hour eye itch...

July 18, 2010

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

June 6, 2010

H1N1 proved to be a significant driver behind cough-cold sales this past season, though overall...

June 6, 2010

Despite the fact that H1N1 spiked awareness levels around cold and flu, overall illness rates...

June 1, 2010

Johnson & Johnson’s biotech division said Tuesday that it had acquired a small company that...

May 26, 2010

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America on Thursday released its new list of the...

April 14, 2010

As trees blossom and shed their pollen, and grasses and weeds germinate in yards, MinuteClinic...

April 12, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration will start phasing out asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

April 1, 2010

The rate of reported tuberculosis cases in the United States has decreased more than 11%...