November 24, 2009 Researchers suggest that drug companies passed advertising costs on to taxpayers by hiking the price they charge Medicaid programs for the drug.
November 19, 2009 Some powerful Democrats in the House want the GAO to report on whether drug companies raised drug prices ahead of a health-care overhaul.
November 17, 2009 The heartburn medicine Prilosec and some other drugs can interfere with the clot-fighter Plavix, reducing its effectiveness.
November 16, 2009 A head-to-head study of cholesterol treatments gave the edge to a prescription-strength B vitamin over a medicine that blocks cholesterol absorption.
November 16, 2009 An analysis for the AARP found that prices on brand-name drugs rose 9 percent in the last year, an amount estimated to add about $10 billion in costs.
November 12, 2009 Consumers are clicking on Internet ads for prescription drugs less often in the wake of an FDA crackdown that led companies to scrub the ads of information.
November 3, 2009 The health-care conglomerate says the cost-cutting moves will position it better for growth.
November 2, 2009 An experimental drug showed promise in a second big clinical test against lupus.
October 28, 2009 Researchers found children gained from about 10 to 19 pounds, depending on the drug brand, in 11 weeks.
October 19, 2009 A guideline for internal medicine doctors recommends prescription of Viagra, Cialis and Levitra to men who seek treatment for erectile dysfunction.
September 28, 2009 Antibiotics are the biggest source of adverse drug reactions in kids, especially those younger than 4.
September 25, 2009 The Senate Finance Committee defeated a proposal that would have hiked the concessions of pharmaceutical companies in a health overhaul.
September 21, 2009 The regulator of health products is looking for help in crafting guidance on how companies should behave online.
September 10, 2009 Study says 8 percent of articles published in top medical journals in 2008 had ghost authors. A major concern is ghostwriting arranged and paid for by the drug industry?
September 3, 2009 A former Pfizer sales rep bothered by company marketing practices will get more than $50 million for helping the government recover $2.3 billion.
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