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Nanoparticle Therapy Promotes Wound Healing

March 27, 2015 2:00 pm | by Yeshiva University | News | Comments

An experimental therapy can cut in half the time it takes to heal wounds compared to no treatment at all. Read more...

Novo Nordisk Resubmits NDA for Tresiba, Ryzodeg in U.S.

March 26, 2015 4:38 pm | News | Comments

The resubmission is expected to take place within the next month. Read more...

FDA to Scrutinize Unproven Alternative Remedies

March 26, 2015 12:42 pm | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam...

Sepsis-Specific Treatment Market Will Expand from 2016, Reach $354M by 2021

March 25, 2015 12:28 pm | by Marc C. Hansel, Ph.D., GlobalData Infectious Diseases Analyst | Articles | Comments

GlobalData's latest report states that this growth will be driven by the increased uptake of...

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Cipher Pharmaceuticals Acquires Canadian Rights to Novel Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

March 24, 2015 8:54 am | News | Comments

Approximately 500,000 in Canada people receive treatment for psoriasis. Read more...

Biogen: Positive Phase 1 Results for Alzheimer's Drug

March 23, 2015 8:26 am | News | Comments

Treatment with the drug produced a dose and time dependent reduction of amyloid plaque in the brain. Read more...

FDA Panel Backs GSK Inhaler for Adults, Not Adolescents

March 20, 2015 9:47 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

Government health advisers say a once-a-day respiratory inhaler from GlaxoSmithKline appears safe and effective for adults with asthma, but not for adolescents. Read more...


AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo to Jointly Commercialize Movantik in U.S.

March 19, 2015 4:28 pm | News | Comments

Movantik is a first-in-class once-daily oral peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation. Read more...

Novartis Gains EU Approval for Rare Blood Cancer Drug

March 19, 2015 9:06 am | News | Comments

This medication is the first targeted treatment approved by the European Commission for these patients. Read more...

Roche Launches Next-Generation Duplex Test for Parovirus B19, Hepatitis A

March 18, 2015 8:56 am | News | Comments

This test is only available in markets accepting the CE mark. Read more...

Pfizer Reports Top-Line Results from Phase 4 Study Evaluating Fibromyalgia Capsules

March 16, 2015 8:33 am | News | Comments

The primary endpoint of the study was not achieved as there was not a statistically significant difference between pregabalin and placebo in mean pain score. Read more...

Actavis Gains FDA Approval for Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

March 13, 2015 9:24 am | News | Comments

Approximately 1.2 million children and teens in the United States meet the criteria for bipolar I disorder. Read more...


Mylan Launches Generic Antabuse Tablets

March 12, 2015 9:22 am | News | Comments

Mylan received final approval from the FDA for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product. Read more...                                                                                                                                   

Endo Proposes Takeover Bid for Salix Pharmaceuticals

March 11, 2015 2:34 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Endo is trying to upset the agreement Valeant Pharmaceuticals made last month to buy Salix. Read more...

BMG Pharma Launches its Antimicrobial Gel in China

March 11, 2015 8:52 am | News | Comments

The product is called ialuxid gel. Read more...                                   

Collegium Pharma Raises $50M to Further Develop Abuse-Deterrent Painkiller

March 10, 2015 11:52 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Technology has made it very hard to crush or melt this drug. Read more...                               

Latin America IVD Market Exceeds $2B

March 9, 2015 4:16 pm | News | Comments

Latin America is a key target for IVD manufacturers seeking growth in testing revenues. Read more...                           


Astellas Gains FDA Approval for Fungal Infection Treatment

March 9, 2015 8:39 am | News | Comments

The drug treats life-threatening fungal infections predominantly occurring in immunocompromised patients. Read more...                        

AbbVie to Buy Pharmacyclics for $21 Billion

March 6, 2015 3:18 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Investors did not seem pleased about this deal.

Flu Winds Down as FDA Aims for Better Vaccine Next Winter

March 5, 2015 10:19 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet. Read more...                                                   

Diplomat to Dispense Novartis Psoriasis Drug

March 4, 2015 12:53 pm | News | Comments

This drug was approved in January by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Read more...                  

FDA Warning: Men's Testosterone Drugs Overused

March 3, 2015 4:41 pm | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

The agency says drugmakers must clearly state in their labeling and promotions that the drugs. Read more...                         

Former Sanofi CEO Joins Puretech’s Board of Directors

February 27, 2015 1:29 pm | News | Comments

PureTech, a science and technology R&D company focused  on identifying, inventing and commercializing disruptive products and technologies in the healthcare sector, announced today the appointment of Christopher Viehbacher, former CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of Sanofi, to its Board of Directors.  Read more...

NY Attorney General Expands Herbal Supplement Investigation

February 24, 2015 9:00 am | by Mary Esch, Associated Press | News | Comments

New York's attorney general is targeting manufacturers of the popular products. Read more...                            

Cryoport, Sanaria Expand Logistics Partnership Supporting Malaria Vaccines

February 24, 2015 8:55 am | News | Comments

This collaboration includes continued support of Sanaria’s production of malaria vaccine as well as its research and development efforts. Read more...                 

Senior Pharmaceutical Executives Establish Business, next20

February 18, 2015 10:03 am | News | Comments

Three highly-experienced pharmaceutical and healthcare industry executives have formed next20, a new "Thought Partnership" which provides strategic support to help healthcare and pharmaceutical companies of all sizes identify and fully-leverage revenue opportunities. Read more...

FDA Approves New Dosage for Noven's Osteoporosis Drug

February 13, 2015 11:05 am | News | Comments

The new dosage is now available by prescription nationwide. Read more...                               

BioMed Realty Breaks Ground on Life Science Development

February 12, 2015 2:55 pm | News | Comments

​Joined by San Diego political leaders and representatives of the life science community, BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. broke ground on a new 316,000 square foot laboratory and office campus designed to meet the unique real estate needs of San Diego's thriving life science industry. Read more...

Achillion Shares Soar Following Hepatitis C Drug Update

February 9, 2015 11:57 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. jumped Monday morning after the drug developer said a small group of patients who took its experimental hepatitis C treatment combination remained free of the liver-destroying virus three months after they stopped taking doses. Read more...

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