Federal health officials have approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus.
A hedge fund manager was found dead in an apparent suicide Monday less than a week after he was charged with insider trading based on tips he allegedly received from a former Food and Drug Administration official.
Drugmakers are making increased use of consumer coupons, which are designed to thwart the high copays used by pharmacy benefit managers and insurers to channel consumers to less-costly generic drugs.
McKesson Corp. may be weighing a separation of its information technology unit as it works to contain costs and refocus on its core drug distribution business, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday finalized its updated application process intended to shorten the time it takes terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental drugs under the agency's “compassionate use” program.
Sean Conlon has been named managing director and head of a new healthcare initiative at Bank of the West's commercial banking group based in Los Angeles.
The Food and Drug Administration will take more time to review a highly contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine.
Physicians have increasingly looked to 3-D printing for unique implants and surgical models, and some manufacturers are now using the method to mass produce medical devices and even drugs that are more precise, customizable and biocompatible than conventionally produced products.
While the latest cancer drugs emerging from drug and biotechnology company labs can come with hefty price tags, they don't necessarily have a lot of evidence showing they actually work.
The Food and Drug Administration has again delayed a rule requiring generic drug companies to update product labels if they receive new safety information.
EchoPixel likes to compare its 3-D imaging technology to cutting through a loaf of bread. MRIs and CT scans can create flat, two-dimensional pictures—or single slices—of information. But what if you wanted to cut into the loaf from a different angle to get more detailed cross sections?
Manufacturers of antibiotics used in food-producing animals must now provide their estimated sales, by species, of the drugs they sell and distribute for that purpose, according to a final rule from the Food and Drug Administration.