Three years ago a jury found that a subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceutical, committed Medicaid fraud and violated a state law in its labeling and marketing of Risperdal. A $1.2 billion fine was initially imposed on Johnson & Johnson.
Steps are being taken to resume executions in a state that hasn't imposed the death penalty...
Colombian President Santos last week decided to halt fumigation in the wake of a report by a...
Thirteen percent of drugs marketed in the United States today post pharmacogenomic information...
ProPharma Group, a compliance services company, today announced its acquisition of PROSAR, a provider of pharmacovigilance and medical information services.
State senators, for a second time, have sent legislation legalizing medical marijuana to the House of Representatives, where the GOP majority has held hearings but given no certain signs of support.
If the Supreme Court rules the way most Republicans want in the latest health overhaul case, GOP lawmakers who now have insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law may wind up with some explaining to do.
Federal health advisers recommended approval for an experimental combination drug to treat cystic fibrosis, despite unresolved questions about the benefit of one of the pill's two ingredients.
Connecticut police say they are investigating a batch of tainted synthetic marijuana that has sent about a dozen people to the hospital.
Pharmaceutical processors face a number of challenges in determining the direction they should take when considering internal investments – but a lack of options have never been amongst them.
Sac-Osage is one of a growing number of rural U.S. hospitals closing their doors, citing a complex combination of factors that have put more financial pressure on facilities.
The most-used medicines in Medicare's prescription drug program are generics, but the program spends the most on brand-name drugs, led by the heartburn treatment Nexium.
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today released statements in that were critical of bills in the House and Senate aimed at curbing abusive patent litigation.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic versions of Abilify (aripiprazole).
K2 is a synthetic plant product sprayed with dangerous chemicals to mimic the high of natural marijuana.
The ruling could force several states to either find new execution drugs or change the way they put prisoners to death.
The consent decree cites violations of the quality system regulation for medical devices, which requires manufacturers to have processes in place to assure that the design, manufacture and distribution of a device allows for its safe use.
Two biomedical engineering graduate students at the University of Akron hope to market their roadside testing device to states where marijuana use has been legalized.
The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes.
Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed. Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize it with Washington's new market for recreational pot.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a vaccine to counter a deadly strain of bird flu, as losses to poultry producers mount.
The medical and recreational marijuana stores industry has reached new highs, riding a wave of legalization to become one of the fastest growing industries in the United States.
The company alerted U.S. customers Tuesday that the vaccine can lose potency and fail to adequately protect against some strains of the flu.
The nation's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, which would be "devastating," the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer said Thursday.
Stratus Pharmaceuticals marketed and distributed unapproved prescription drug products that were manufactured by Sonar Products, Inc., of Carlstadt, New Jersey.
A California vaccination bill that has generated intense debates and pitted personal rights against public health, stalled in the state Senate.
California lawmakers are preparing for another round of heated talks Wednesday on whether the state should prevent parents from seeking vaccination exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid dietary supplements sold by a Las Vegas company because they may contain anabolic steroids that can cause liver damage.
A lawyer for Actavis urged a U.S. appeals court on Monday to let it replace a two-pill daily regimen with a single-dose version of the drug even if it cheats generic drugmakers of profits.
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