Feb 7, 2013 Stephen Soderbergh's new psychopharmalogical thriller digs into the cozy relationship between doctors and drug companies.
Feb 1, 2013 Animal health care is the fastest growing sector of health care. Medicine for the pets we love and the livestock we eat is a more than $4 billion business for Zoetis, a company spun off by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.
Jan 15, 2013 So half the dose should mean half the price, right?
Jan 2, 2013 Demand for animal drugs is rising amongst pet owners and livestock and poultry farmers.
Dec 11, 2012 Online health site WebMD plans to lay off 14 percent of its staff. Drug companies have curtailed ads because lucrative patents have expired.
Oct 8, 2012 Pharmacies linked to meningitis outbreak not regulated by FDA.
Aug 6, 2012 In China, officials have arrested more than 2,000 people involved in the country's vast counterfeit drug industry.
Jul 31, 2012 Pfizer seems to be weathering the loss of its patent for Lipitor just fine. The drug company says its second quarter profit jumped 25 percent. That's despite lower revenue, and competition from generics for its cholesterol-fighting blockbuster.
Jul 18, 2012 Today, a woman in Australia born without arms or legs reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the distributor of Thalidomide, as a previously undiagnosed victim of the drug's side effects. The case may prompt similar legal action for uncompensated victims around the world.
Jul 3, 2012 GlaxoSmithKline, the huge British drug maker, will pay $3 billion in fines and compensation to the U.S. government and the states. According to the Justice Department, it's the biggest settlement in a health-care fraud case in history.