U.S. Approves 1st Marijuana-Based Drug For SeizuresU.S. health regulators have approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law.
U.S. Could Back 1st Pot-Derived Medicine, And Some Are WorriedA pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the government will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant.
Arkansas Vows To Keep Pushing For Executions Despite SetbackArkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly 12 years.
Arkansas Wants To Kill 7 Men With Drugs For The LivingWhen administered as their manufacturers intend, the three drugs Arkansas could use in lethal injections next week if courts allow the executions to proceed are key products of the pharmaceutical industry.
President Trump Vows To Lower Drug PricesPresident Donald Trump says he wants to lower drug prices and bring pharmaceutical companies back to the United States.
Pfizer Fined For Hiking Epilepsy Drug Price 2,600-Percent In UKBritish regulators fined U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and distributor Flynn Pharma a record $112.7 million Wednesday for increasing the cost of an epilepsy drug by as much as 2,600 percent.
Bristol-Myers Drug Fails Lung Cancer Study, Shares PlungeA blockbuster cancer treatment failed in a key study as the drug's maker, Bristol-Myers Squibb, attempts to extend its usage to lung cancer patients.
Field Of Sexual Medicine Tightly Intertwined With Pharmaceutical IndustryHow do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two questions on a medical questionnaire.
2 Texas Patients Who Received Recalled Drug Die Texas health officials say no link has been found between a compounded drug and the death of two patients who developed blood infections after receiving it before its recall.
Drug Safely Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk, Texas Study FindsThe results of a long-term major federal study that was done in Texas is easing worries about the safety of a hormone-blocking drug that can lower a man's chances of developing prostate cancer.
Court: Can Drug Companies Pay To Delay Generics? Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs.