Pharmaceuticals

Business

Freds Best Week Ever

Fred's, a small drugstore chain, may become national player

Pharmaceuticals

FDA drops side-effects warning from Pfizer's anti-smoking pill

Pharmaceuticals

Johnson Johnson-Actelion

Johnson & Johnson in early talks to buy drugmaker Actelion

Pharmaceuticals

drugs

FDA panel narrowly backs Cempra antibiotic

Health

Emma Walmsley

GlaxoSmithKline appoints insider as first female CEO

Dentistry

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Going to the dentist could soon mean no Novocain, no needle

Pharmaceuticals

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Inventing a machine that spits out drugs in a whole new way

Medicine

Old Man at Table

FDA approves first drug in U.S. for Parkinson's-related psychosis

Research

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Drexel seeks healthy participants for landmark Alzheimer's drug study

Medicare

drugs

Urban Medicare beneficiaries may see more drug savings this year

Indictment

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Five scientists indicted in alleged theft of GlaxoSmithKline trade secrets

Business

Manufacturing pills

Delco pharma company expands outside U.S.

Lawsuits

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Lawsuit seeks support for kids in unplanned pregnancies caused by birth control blunder

Courts

Philly firm scores legal victory against maker of drug that caused male breast growth

Pharmaceuticals

drugs

Endo becomes 5th-largest generic drug company in US

Health News

Friends

23 men, two women in alcohol safety study for FDA-approved female ‘Viagra’

Biotechnology

Cancer treatment

Licensing deal for PA lab's cancer vaccine worth up to $700M

Pharmaceuticals

drugs

Teva recalls cancer drug for a second time

Acquisitions

drugs

Drug giant Teva to acquire Allergan generics unit for $40.5 billion

Pharmaceuticals

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CVS to buy Target's pharmacy, clinic businesses for $1.9 billion

Health News

U.S. FDA panel supports female libido drug

Health News

DNA

How DNA sequencing is transforming the hunt for new drugs

Health News

Biosimilar Medication

Under pressure, FDA to hold public meeting on off-label use

Health News

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Wasabi could help lead the way to new pain medications

Health News

Animal Testing

Penn Vet student aims to revolutionize animal testing industry