October 16, 2013

Patients taking a drug used for weight loss were able to reduce their chances of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

October 11, 2013

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals will have exclusive rights to market a drug for erectile dysfunction in the United States and Canada, under a new licensing agreement with the drug's manufacturer.

July 1, 2013

A drug for treating obesity has become available through a network of about 8,000 retail pharmacies around the country, the drug's manufacturer said.

April 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a modification to a program added to the labeling of an obesity drug to ensure patient safety.

February 1, 2013

Patients who take a drug for losing weight may experience improvement in multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a new study.

September 19, 2012

Drug maker Vivus has released what it called the first new drug in 13 years for chronic weight management in adults.

February 23, 2012

A panel of experts at the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval for an obesity drug that so far had not met much success at the agency.

December 7, 2011

Obese diabetes patients could experience weight loss when taking Vivus' anti-obesity drug, according to an oral presentation at the International Diabetes Federation's World Diabetes Congress in Dubai.