August 30, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a biosimilar drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for a condition that results from certain chemotherapy treatments, the drug maker said Thursday.

August 30, 2012

Generic drug maker Hospira has acquired a manufacturing and research and development center from an Indian drug maker for $200 million, Hospira said Wednesday.

August 30, 2012

Kirby Lester will provide pharmacy automation equipment for a distribution company based in Tennessee.

August 30, 2012

Eli Lilly announced that Michael Harrington will be promoted to SVP and general counsel, effective Jan. 1, 2013.

August 30, 2012

Drug maker Eli Lilly has partnered with nationally recognized health literacy experts to implement new standards to ensure the company's patient communications and resources adhere to health literacy principles.

August 30, 2012

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems on Wednesday announced a telemedicine agreement with Nipro Diagnostics that would enable users of the company's NextGen Ambulatory EHR instant access to data points captured by patients at home who are using the Nipro TrueResult blood-glucose monitoring system.

August 30, 2012

Consumers focus on savings when they log in to their digital devices to shop for groceries, according to a new study from Nielsen.

August 30, 2012

ScripsAmerica last week announced that the company has secured $1 million in financing which it will use to develop, manufacture and distribute its RapiMed brand of children's pain reliever and other core business products.

August 30, 2012

Symphony Health Solutions has expanded its senior leadership team.

August 30, 2012

Woolite is opening a branded pop-up boutique during New York Fashion Week.

August 29, 2012

A panel of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration has backed wider use for Abbott Labs’ rheumatoid arthritis drug, Humira, for treating a type of inflammatory bowel disease.

August 29, 2012

Community Specialty Pharmacy Network has appointed a former Bayer Pharmaceuticals executive to serve as the organization's VP managed care relations.

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 29, 2012

L'Oréal Paris posted an increase in first-half 2012 sales and expects to achieve another year of growth in sales, results and profitability.

August 29, 2012

Eli Lilly has ceased ongoing clinical studies of an investigational treatment for schizophrenia.

August 29, 2012

MedPro Rx has earned one of the top spots in the Top 300 Small Businesses of the South competition hosted by Business Leader magazine.

August 29, 2012

Global consumers' intent to buy food and beverages online has jumped 44% in two years, and more than one-quarter (26%) said they planned to purchase food and beverage products by way of a device with Internet access — such as a computer, mobile phone or tablet — in the next three to six months, according to Nielsen.

August 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application for an opioid analgesic to treat diabetes-related pain.

August 29, 2012

A facial tissue brand has partnered with an organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women.

August 29, 2012

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural oral and personal care products, has partnered with TerraCycle, a recycling and upcycling company, to give a second life to product packaging with the launch of the Tom's of Maine Natural Care Brigade.

August 28, 2012

While the growth in healthcare costs remains a threat in the United States, the growth in drug expenditures is moderating, but numerous opportunities exist for retail, according to a speech delivered Tuesday morning at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Denver by Doug Long, VP industry relations of healthcare industry research firm IMS Health.

August 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new once-a-day combination pill to treat HIV-1 infection in adults who have never been treated for HIV infection.

August 28, 2012

Merz announced it has acquired a medication designed to treat a condition associated with such neurologic conditions as cerebral palsy.

August 28, 2012

Omron Healthcare has expanded its portfolio with the launch of its latest pedometers.