Novartis’ multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya won approval in China as the Swiss drugmaker expands further into the world’s most-populous country’s growing healthcare sector.
An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused.
Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country’s drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens – officials told U.S. authorities – in a new setback to the Trump administration’s efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained by Reuters.
People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who do not use the drug, a recent study suggests.
U.S. overdose deaths dropped during 2018 for the first time in nearly two decades, the CDC said, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Merck & Co. Inc.’s combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections.
A U.S. FDA investigator discovered that India’s Strides Pharma Science Ltd. – which exports to the U.S. market – was shredding drug production, quality and laboratory documents.
For much of the company’s 141-year history, Japan’s Shionogi & Co. Ltd. has played safe when selling drugs in the United States and other overseas markets – relying on bigger partners to promote products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force.
U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades.
Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for the company’s lower-cost continuous glucose monitor – the FreeStyle Libre – by three to five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions more patients worldwide.