09/15/2011 - 1:47pm

GlaxoSmithKline and Amicus Therapeutics have started a late-stage clinical trial for a drug to treat a rare genetic disorder, the companies said.

09/15/2011 - 1:38pm

GlaxoSmithKline is making a donation that it said would give more than 10,000 girls and women access to human papillomavirus vaccination.

09/15/2011 - 12:20pm

Drug maker Eli Lilly is investing $30 million in a partnership that will address noncommunicable diseases, also known as chronic diseases.

09/14/2011 - 10:56am

Attacks on a human papillomavirus vaccine made amid an increasingly caustic Republican presidential primary battle have drawn a response from the manufacturer.

09/13/2011 - 3:36pm

Singer and atrial fibrillation patient Barry Manilow has joined Sanofi's national education campaign designed to raise awareness about atrial fibrillation.

09/13/2011 - 12:53pm

An insulin analogue made by Sanofi appears to work better in certain cases than competing treatments at reducing weight gain and controlling blood sugar among patients with Type 2 diabetes.

09/12/2011 - 12:05pm

The Food and Drug Administration is reorganizing its division for regulating cancer drugs, the agency said Monday.

09/12/2011 - 11:26am

Patients treated with a long-acting drug for Type 2 diabetes experienced a reduction in cardiovascular health risk factors, according to results of a study presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes' annual meeting.

09/12/2011 - 10:13am

Genentech has applied for Food and Drug Administration approval of a drug for treating skin cancer, the drug maker said Monday.

09/12/2011 - 8:53am

While it has been a boon to elderly Americans, Medicare Part D includes a complicating factor that has proven to be a headache.