Federal prosecutors have indicted a New Jersey compounding pharmacy and top company officials on 37 charges, including wire fraud and violations of federal drug safety laws.
South Carolina's high court says a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary should pay the state $136...
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America's biggest tobacco companies say they are ready and willing to pass along factual public health information about cigarettes. But they say they will not go along with being forced to underwrite an ad campaign that would have the companies brand themselves as liars.
Zachary Zwerko pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to conspiring to commit securities fraud and three securities fraud counts. A plea agreement recommended a three to four-year prison sentence.
Boston Scientific will pay $600 million to settle with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the medical device maker's $27 billion acquisition of Guidant Corp. in 2006.
AstraZeneca has announced that the US District Court for the District of New Jersey ruled US Patent No. 7,524,834 (“the ‘834 patent”), protecting PULMICORT RESPULES in the US, is invalid.
The hacking attack that claimed information on 80 million Anthem customers is raising concerns on health companies' security preparedness.
The Justice Department says AstraZeneca will pay $7.9 million to settle allegations it engaged in a kickback scheme involving drugs such as heartburn medicines Nexium and Prilosec.
The United States has accused the Chinese government of providing prohibited subsidies on a wide range of the country's exports, providing an unfair advantage in the marketplace and hindering American businesses.
There are new questions about whether Anthem Insurance did enough to protect customers' date from cyber thieves. Chinese hackers may be behind the company's massive security breach that will affect tens of millions.
DNA barcoding has exposed some infamous cases of food fraud, like cheap catfish sold as pricey grouper and expensive "sheep's milk" cheese that was really made from cow's milk. But can it tell if a pill touted as an energy-booster contains ginseng or is just a mix of rice powder and pine?
Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem.
Health care is a treasure trove for criminals looking to steal reams of personal information, as the hacking of a database maintained by the second-largest U.S. health insurer proves. The latest breach at health insurer Anthem Inc. follows a year in which more than 10 million people were affected by health care data breaches.
An investigation by the New York State Attorney General's office alleges some store brands failed ingredient tests.
Numerous store brand supplements aren't what their labels claim to be, an ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.
An Arizona court ruling gives new rights to consumers who want to sue drug manufacturers. A state Court of Appeals' ruling Thursday revived a woman's lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company under Arizona's consumer fraud law.
Warren's bill would require that whenever drug companies enter into a settlement with the government over alleged wrongdoing, they must pay a portion of their annual profits over five years to support research at the NIH and the FDA.
The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision that a federals appeals court wrongly overturned Teva Pharmaceutical's (Teva) Copaxone patent is a positive credit development for the drug maker, according to Fitch Ratings.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Teva Pharmaceutical in the company's high-profile patent dispute with rival firms over the top-selling multiple sclerosis drug. The justices ruled 7-2 that a federal appeals court wrongly overturned five of Teva's patents for the drug Copaxone.
Many healthcare and life science companies are ill-prepared for federal "whistleblower" lawsuits under the False Claims Act despite their knowledge of the law and its potential consequences, according to a national survey sponsored by Foley Hoag LLP.
A California dietary supplement manufacturer was ordered by a federal court to stop selling its products until the company comes into compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s dietary supplement manufacturing regulations and other requirements listed in the consent decree.
As biologic drugs like Humira and Enbrel become a larger and larger part of the pharmaceutical market, a new report from attorneys at Goodwin Procter says the introduction of lower-cost generic versions called “biosimilars” may be close at hand.
Hemispherx Biopharma announced that after prevailing in a federal lawsuit brought against the company by Cato Capital, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware has ordered Cato to pay Hemispherx attorney’s fees and costs in the amount of $770,852.76.
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited, Emcure Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., and InvaGen Pharmaceuticals Inc. regarding their submissions of Abbreviated New Drug Applications for generic copies of Latuda®.
Authorities have seized over $18M from the owners of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people nationwide. Attorney Carmen Ortiz said the funds were seized from 13 different financial institutions as a result of seizure warrants unsealed Tuesday.
A federal appeals court has left intact a judge's order for drug manufacturer Actavis PLC to keep distributing its widely used Alzheimer's medication.
The Safeway supermarket chain has been ordered to pay nearly $10M for illegally dumping batteries, electronics and pharmaceuticals in California landfills. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley says the practice occurred at more than 500 Safeway, Vons, Pavilions and Pak 'n Save stores and distribution sites throughout California for more than seven years.
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