Pharmaceuticals The most-up-to-date pharmaceutical news stories, including medical, cosmetic, and supplemental treatments. This section contains releases covering all aspects of the pharmaceutical sector, from research, development, and testing, through to product launches and marketing. Topics include clinical trials and studies, as well as updates on the FDA approval process for new treatment options. Learn about upcoming events, conferences, and educational initiatives. Also included is financial and corporate information from the sector, such as board decisions, appointments and changes, industry awards, and quarterly reports.

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Dec 15, 2019, 11:30 ET CORV LOSS NOTICE: TOP RANKED Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Correvio Pharma Corp. - CORV

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of...


Dec 14, 2019, 15:15 ET ADMS LOSS NOTICE ALERT: TOP RANKED Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - ADMS

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Adamas ...


Dec 13, 2019, 17:00 ET West Announces First-Quarter Dividend, Share Repurchase Program and Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, announced today that the...


Dec 13, 2019, 16:37 ET FDA approves use of drug to reduce risk of cardiovascular events in certain adult patient groups

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the use of Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) as an adjunctive (secondary) therapy to reduce the risk of...


Dec 13, 2019, 16:30 ET PTC Therapeutics Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that on December 9, 2019 it approved non-statutory stock options to purchase an aggregate of...


Dec 13, 2019, 16:00 ET MDA Celebrates FDA Approval of Vyondys 53 for Treatment of DMD Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today celebrated the decision by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant accelerated marketing...


Dec 13, 2019, 15:05 ET Takeda Partners with MiTest Health to Launch Innovative Disease Risk Prediction Tool to Redefine Crohn's Disease Management

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. (TSE: 4502) (NYSE:TAK) ("Takeda") and MiTest Health LLC ("MiTest"), a pioneering health technology company, today...


Dec 13, 2019, 14:07 ET ITF Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for TIGLUTIK® (riluzole) Oral Suspension For The Treatment Of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) with a Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy (PEG) Feeding Tube

ITF Pharma, a U.S.-based specialty pharmaceutical company and subsidiary of Italfarmaco, a privately-held European specialty pharmaceutical company,...


Dec 13, 2019, 13:56 ET FDA clears first fully disposable duodenoscope, eliminating the potential for infections caused by ineffective reprocessing

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared for marketing in the U.S. the first fully disposable duodenoscope. The EXALT Model D Single-Use...


Dec 13, 2019, 11:54 ET FDA authorizes first interoperable, automated insulin dosing controller designed to allow more choices for patients looking to customize their individual diabetes management device system

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today authorized marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ Technology, an interoperable automated...


Dec 13, 2019, 10:39 ET Abbott Raises Quarterly Dividend 12.5%, Increasing Payouts for 48 Straight Years

The board of directors of Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today increased the company's quarterly common dividend to 36 cents per share – a 12.5% increase. This...


Dec 13, 2019, 09:00 ET PM360 announces The Selections For Its 8th Annual Innovations Issue

PM360, a leading trade magazine for marketing decision makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostics industries, made its...


Dec 13, 2019, 08:30 ET PDL BioPharma to Exchange Approximately 80% of Convertible Notes Due 2021 and 2024

PDL BioPharma, Inc. ("PDL" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: PDLI) today announced that it has entered into separate, privately negotiated exchange...


Dec 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Phio Pharmaceuticals Announces Adjournment of Special Meeting of Stockholders

Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: PHIO), a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its...


Dec 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly provide update on Jardiance® phase III exercise ability studies in chronic heart failure

Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today results from the EMPERIAL-Reduced and EMPERIAL-Preserved trials related to ...


Dec 13, 2019, 07:02 ET BioLineRx Announces Updated Phase 2a Data From Triple Combination Arm of COMBAT/KEYNOTE-202 Study in Patients With Second-line Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ: BLRX) (TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, announced today updated data from the...


Dec 13, 2019, 06:47 ET CHMP Issues Positive Opinion to Expand CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab) Label to Include Results from RELAY Study in Patients with Metastatic EGFR-Mutated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP)...


Dec 12, 2019, 18:36 ET AARP Illinois Applauds the House for Passing the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act

AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Cheri Bustos, Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, Bill...


Dec 12, 2019, 18:18 ET NYU Langone Creates Cutting-Edge Biotech "Incubator" in Manhattan

During a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 10, 2019, NYU Langone Health BioLabs, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Empire...


Dec 12, 2019, 18:04 ET AARP Pennsylvania Applauds the U.S. House for Passing the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act

AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Boyle, Cartwright, Dean, Doyle, Evans,...


Dec 12, 2019, 18:00 ET Medicure Announces Completion of Enrollment for FABOLUS-FASTER, Phase 4 Clinical Trial of Aggrastat (Tirofiban Hydrochloride) Injection VS Kengreal (Cangrelor) in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

WINNIPEG, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Medicure Inc. ("Medicure" or the "Company") (TSXV: MPH), (OTC: MCUJF), a cardiovascular pharmaceutical...


Dec 12, 2019, 17:44 ET FDA grants accelerated approval to first targeted treatment for rare Duchenne muscular dystrophy mutation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Vyondys 53 (golodirsen) injection to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy...


Dec 12, 2019, 17:15 ET Mihael H. Polymeropoulos, MD, President and CEO of Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc., to Receive The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Trailblazer Award

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (Nasdaq: VNDA) announced today that The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit with more than...


Dec 12, 2019, 17:12 ET Statement from FDA Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on new findings and current status of the romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on our investigation of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to...


Dec 12, 2019, 15:00 ET Global Biologics Market Forecast to 2023 - Spike in M&A Activity and Advancements in Healthcare & Biotechnology Drive the Industry

The "Global Biologics Market: Size, Trends & Forecast (2019-2023 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global...