September 8, 2015

The role of the pharmacist in the U.S. healthcare system has expanded beyond dispensing to include vaccinations and medication therapy management, and that role could expand further with pharmacy provider status on the horizon. 

September 4, 2015

AstraZeneca on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Brilinta (ticagrelor) tablets at a 60 mg dose for patients with a history of heart attack beyond the first year.

September 4, 2015

Kodak on Friday introduced a new line of accessories for smartphones that increases the image capabilities of built-in standard cameras.

September 4, 2015

Pfizer said that the transaction has strengthened the company’s branded and generics portfolio, particularly when it comes to biosimilars.

September 4, 2015

U.K. beauty brand Pixi by Petra announced on Thursday that it will its fall collection at stateside Targets.

September 3, 2015

Bayer HealthCare on Thursday announced that it will sponsor community awareness efforts nationwide this September, in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September 3, 2015

Skincare product company Tria Beauty on Thursday announced Michaela Griggs as general manager of the North America division and VP of global marketing, and James Faulkner as general manager of the Europe & Middle East Regions division. 

September 2, 2015

The collaboration will see them working on a BACE inhibitor program to treat Alzheimer’s disease and developing Amgen’s migraine drugs.

September 1, 2015

The Non-GMO Project certified FutureCeuticals’ VitaGeggie and VitaBerry blends as GMO-free, the company announced Tuesday.

September 1, 2015

H-E-B is the latest retailer to reach an agreement with grocery delivery service provider Instacart to offer home delivery in the Austin and Houston markets.

September 1, 2015

PrescribeMedicare is meant to serve as a tool for patients in 2016 when open enrollment for plan choices begins.

September 1, 2015

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published results from a clinical trial that found that omega-3 supplements did not slow cognitive decline in older people. 

September 1, 2015

Crain’s New York Business is reporting that on-demand house call app Pager and drug delivery start-up Zipdrug have teamed up

September 1, 2015

Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry. 

September 1, 2015

The company said the patch is a potential solution for the 73% of migraine sufferers who experience nausea with their migraines. 

August 31, 2015

With Naurex, Allergan potentially expands its development of mental health treatments, as the acquired company’s focus is on developing therapies for brain and nervous system disorders like depression. 

August 31, 2015

The combination of resources is aimed at providing diabetes patients better tools for self-management and giving healthcare providers more tools to support patients, according to the companies. 

August 31, 2015

Some 70% of employers have curbed cost increase by focusing on employee wellness and 76% did so by adding or expanding consumer-directed plans

August 28, 2015

Amgen announced Friday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its new cholesterol treatment Repatha (evolocumab) injection.

August 28, 2015

3M, makers of Post-it Note and other household and office supplies,  recently uploaded a video of its own Rube Goldberg machine to its YouTube page.

August 28, 2015

Vermont on Friday became the last state in the nation to legalize electronic prescriptions for controlled substances — a measure that many states have adopted as a way to combat the abuse of controlled substances and prevent individuals from resorting to fraudulent paper prescriptions.

August 28, 2015

Perrigo announced Friday that it had completed its $224 million (€200 million) acquisition of several OTC brands from GlaxoSmithKline’s OTC portfolio.

August 27, 2015

In the short history of the wearable market, a clear divide has formed between smart wearables and basic wearables (devices that do not run third-party applications, and includes most fitness trackers).

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations.