Health & Wellness

07/08/2011 - 10:28am

Watson Pharmaceuticals has filed with the Food and Drug Administration for regulatory approval for a drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the company said Thursday.

07/07/2011 - 11:49am

Dr. Reddy’s Labs has launched a generic drug for treating high blood pressure, the company said Thursday.

07/07/2011 - 11:35am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an additional strength of a generic drug made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals for high blood pressure, Lupin said Wednesday.

07/07/2011 - 10:57am

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding a proposed rule that would help to determine Medicaid beneficiary access to pharmacies and other healthcare providers.

07/07/2011 - 10:22am

Preventive health care may be signficiantly less costly than previously thought because of the expanded use of cost-effective generic medications for the treatment and prevention of chronic diseases, according to researchers from Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark.

07/06/2011 - 3:21pm

People with lower percentages of body fat are not necessarily at lower risk for diabetes and heart disease, according to a new international study.

07/06/2011 - 1:21pm

Patients with Type 1 diabetes using an insulin product made by MannKind expressed a better opinion about insulin therapy than those taking the standard treatment, according to a study presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 71st Scientific Sessions.

07/06/2011 - 1:11pm

Consuming nuts in place of carbohydrates may help improve long-term blood-sugar control and lower cholesterol levels among Type 2 diabetics, according to a new study.

07/06/2011 - 11:42am

Discovery Communications recently announced the launch of a line of branded Discovery Fit & Health consumer products designed to provide proactive health and fitness lifestyle solutions for health-conscious consumers.

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