November 9, 2012

Drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim has created a website designed for patients with hepatitis C and advocates, the company said Friday.

November 8, 2012

A rapidly growing specialty pharmacy company in Michigan is about to experience another spurt.

November 8, 2012

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has voted unanimously in favor of approval for a Novartis drug for a rare endocrine disorder.

November 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for rheumatoid arthritis ahead of the day the agency was scheduled to decide whether or not to approve it, the agency said Tuesday.

November 2, 2012

Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., on Thursday announced plans to introduce legislation that would strengthen federal regulations of compounding pharmacies.

November 1, 2012

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions on Wednesday announced that its specialty pharmacy, OncoSourceRx, has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry.

November 1, 2012

The global market for treatments for neurodegenerative disorders will exceed $20 billion before the end of the decade, according to a new report.

October 29, 2012

About 97% of online pharmacies are "rogue" operations operating outside U.S. laws and regulations, according to a new report.

October 26, 2012

A Swiss subsidiary of drug maker Celgene Corp. said its chemotherapy drug produced "significant" improvement in progression-free survival in patients with a deadly skin cancer that had spread elsewhere in the body.

October 26, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the second new drug in two months for a form of leukemia, the agency said Friday.

October 25, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug developed by United Therapeutics Corp. for treating a potentially lethal high blood pressure condition.

October 25, 2012

The leader of pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics will be the keynote speaker at a specialty pharmacy conference Thursday.

October 23, 2012

Cardinal Health has introduced a new multidose drug packaging system that it said would help pharmacy customers adhere to medication regimens, the company said Tuesday.

October 22, 2012

A deal that would make a specialty pharmacy a distribution source for a new liquid chemotherapy drug may benefit breast cancer patients who have trouble swallowing pills.

October 22, 2012

More patients with an inflammatory disease of the bowels responded to a drug used for autoimmune disorders than those taking a placebo, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Monday.

October 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a new drug for HIV made by an Indian company.

October 19, 2012

A division of Wolters Kluwer Health has released a new version of a Web-based quality-assurance software for pharmacy compounding.

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.

October 17, 2012

A cancer drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb has received an award from Galien Foundation, the drug maker said Wednesday.

October 12, 2012

Medical supply company BD has introduced a disposable injection pen that it said was designed for drugs requiring frequent, low-volume injections or variable dosing.

October 12, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an injected drug for lung cancer made by Celgene, the company said Friday.

October 12, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a drug made by Roche division Genentech.

October 11, 2012

A company that manufactures simplified packaging designed to increase medication adherence has launched a new website to promote the product.

October 11, 2012

A German drug maker is pledging millions of dollars for multiple sclerosis research, the company's U.S. subsidiary said Thursday.