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December 3, 2012

Merck has started a clinical trial that it hopes will eventually enroll 1,700 patients to evaluate an experimental drug for Alzheimer's disease, the company said.

December 3, 2012

Rite Aid is offering a $5 discount on flu vaccinations through the middle of this month, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

November 30, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Exelixis for treating thyroid cancer, the agency said.

November 30, 2012

HIV test maker OraSure Technologies has appointed a new executive to head its consumer marketing division as it prepares to launch a nationwide TV campaign on Saturday.

November 30, 2012

Increasing the prescriptions filled by Medicare beneficiaries by 1% would reduce the program's spending on medical services by about 0.2% by reducing costs in such areas as hospitalizations, according to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office.

November 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new generic drug made by Mylan for urinary disorders, the company said Thursday.

November 29, 2012

A Food and Drug Administration panel has voted to recommend approval for a Johnson & Johnson drug to treat tuberculosis while the agency has recommended accelerated approval for the drug, the company said.

November 29, 2012

Regional player Kinney Drugs, which operates operates 95 stores in central and northern New York and Vermont, announced on Thursday that Jim Wuest, VP marketing, plans to retire at the end of the year. 


November 29, 2012

Drug companies have made "remarkable progress" in treatment options for patients with HIV and AIDS, according to two new reports from a drug industry trade group.

November 29, 2012

The global market for generic drugs will reach more than $125 billion next year, according to a new report by a British market-research firm.

November 29, 2012

The number of adults who are familiar with retail clinics and have used them has increased in recent years, according to a recent study by Kalorama Information, a publisher of healthcare market research.

November 28, 2012

By the time Hurricane Sandy had finished sweeping up the East Coast, it left billions of dollars in damage and took dozens of lives.

November 28, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has appointed a new CFO and head of its North America business, the generic drug maker said.

November 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug from Perrigo and Cobrek Pharmaceuticals for treating scalp conditions.

November 28, 2012

The 14th annual National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation dinner raised nearly $1.8 million to fund research, charity and scholarships, the foundation said Wednesday.

November 28, 2012

Kiosk manufacturer PharmaSmart got a visit from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday as he visited companies that his administration sees as leading the way in the state's economic development.

November 28, 2012

Novo Nordisk has launched a mobile app for hemophilia patients, the drug maker said.

November 28, 2012

With the millions of Americans who will have health insurance coverage starting in 2014 and the subsequent influx of new patients entering the healthcare system, nurse practitioners can play an important role in meeting the primary care needs of patients.

November 28, 2012

Here’s a shocking statistic: half of the roughly 4 billion prescriptions dispensed by U.S. pharmacies are not taken as prescribed, according to The New England Journal of Medicine, which blames the problem for 33% to 69% of all medication-related hospital admissions.

November 28, 2012

Price inflation for the most commonly used branded drugs has been more than six times that of overall inflation for consumer goods since September 2011, according to a new report by pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts.

November 27, 2012

Akeso Health Sciences on Tuesday announced the availability of MigreLief Triple Therapy with Puracol, a nonprescription, comprehensive supplement formulated to maintain normal cerebrovascular function by addressing the underlying nutritional deficiencies and imbalances common to many migraine sufferers.

November 27, 2012

A division of Quality Systems has teamed up with Microsoft to develop and launch what it called the first joint consumer-based mobile healthcare information technology application for the Windows 8 platform.

November 27, 2012

Physicians from a New Jersey-based healthcare provider will work at five MinuteClinic locations inside CVS/pharmacy stores in the state, under a new partnership.

November 27, 2012

Automated phone and mail reminders increase the likelihood that patients with new prescriptions for cholesterol-lowering drugs will pick them up from the pharmacy, according to a new study.

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