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January 8, 2014

Takeda Pharmaceutical has started a late-stage clinical trial program of its experimental drug for inflammatory bowel disease in Japan, the company said Wednesday.

December 10, 2013

NEW YORK — Absorption Pharmaceuticals will be conducting clinical trials with Kaiser to measure the efficacy of the company's over-the-counter solution for PE Promescent, CNBC reported Tuesday.

December 9, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration's Office of Generic Drugs will be elevated to a "super office," a top official in the agency told staff members in a memo Monday.

November 11, 2013

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from Oct. 14 to 21. Participants responded via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 520 respondents who were at least 18 years of age, and either themselves or a household member have prediabetes, Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes.

November 5, 2013

A recently released clinical trial has found that patients taking a biotech drug for arthritis and those taking a biosimilar version had similar responses to both treatments.

September 12, 2013

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from Aug. 21 to 27, 2013. Participants responded via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 501 respondents who were at least 18 years of age.

August 14, 2013

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from July 10 to 16, 2013. Participants responded via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 512 respondents who were at least 18 years of age and have a child in school (i.e., elementary, middle or high school) or college.

June 25, 2013

Drug makers may be allowed to seek approval for a generic version of an eye drug made by Allergan based on lab tests rather than clinical trials, according to published reports.

May 9, 2013

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from Feb. 13 to 15, 2013. Participants responded via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 644 respondents who were at least 18 years of age and owned either a smartphone, cell phone with Internet access or a tablet.

April 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new contraceptive drug made by Warner Chilcott, the drug maker said.

March 11, 2013

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from Feb. 13 to 15, 2013. Participants responded via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 644 respondents who were at least 18 years of age and owned either a smartphone, cell phone with Internet access or a tablet.

February 12, 2013

Unexpected toxicities from prescription drugs that emerge years after regulatory approval may be due to poor medication adherence in clinical trials, according to a new study.

January 8, 2013

Biotech companies saw a decline in project delays due to regulations over the past year, as more than half have said insurance coverage and reimbursement issues have become more difficult, according to a new report.

December 3, 2012

Merck has started a clinical trial that it hopes will eventually enroll 1,700 patients to evaluate an experimental drug for Alzheimer's disease, the company said.

October 31, 2012

Generic drug maker Sandoz has started a late-stage clinical trial in the United States for a biosimilar treatment for anemia, the company said.

October 26, 2012

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from Sept. 18 to Sept. 30, 2012. There were a total of 940 people who responded via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers ages 18 years and up who opt-in to participate in reasearch with AccentHealth.

October 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the first drug to treat an eye condition that can interfere with the part of the retina responsible for reading vision.

September 28, 2012

Drug maker OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals has started its third late-stage clinical trial of a drug for treating a type of lung cancer.

September 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for multiple sclerosis.

September 10, 2012

A study of an experimental drug for insomnia indicated that patients who stop taking it continue having sleeping problems, according to results of a clinical trial announced Monday.

August 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review to a supplemental new drug application for a drug developed by Janssen Research and Development.

August 27, 2012

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from July 19 to Aug. 1, 2012. There were a total of 745 respondents who were recruited via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers ages 18 years and up who opt-in to participate in reasearch with AccentHealth.

April 25, 2012

Biotech drug maker Amgen is buying a pharmaceutical company based in Turkey, the companies said Wednesday.

April 24, 2012

Globalization has led to a rapid increase in the drugs and foods arriving on U.S. shores from abroad, a trend that has prompted U.S. regulators to transform their approach.

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