Arkansas' attorney general filed a brief Tuesday backed by his counterparts in 35 other states asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold a $1.2 billion fine levied against Johnson & Johnson and a subsidiary over the marketing of the antipsychotics drug Risperdal.
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is asking the state's highest court to uphold a $1.2 billion fine leveled against Johnson and Johnson and a subsidiary over the marketing of an antipsychotic drug.
Fewer U.S. adults are smoking, a new government report says. Last year, about 18 percent of adults participating in a national health survey described themselves as current smokers.
Royalty Pharma has dropped a hostile bid worth up to $8bn for Elan, leaving it free to seek other suitors having put itself up for sale last week.
Federal regulators are investigating the deaths of two patients who received injections of a longer-lasting version of Eli Lilly’s antipsychotic Zyprexa.
Small business optimism rose to a one year-high in May, a hopeful sign for an economy that has hit a soft patch.
An international team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute , the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has identified a highly promising new anti-tuberculosis compound that attacks the tuberculosis bacterium in two different ways.
Federal health officials believe a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System started in 2011, but they did not check hospital records that show Legionella bacteria appeared nearly four years earlier, a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review investigation found.
The Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health landed the No. 1 spot on the list.
So what's the latest and greatest in the magnificently multifaceted world of high technology? Well, kids, strap on that jeweler's loupe and let's take a look at some facets * Congratulations are in order to Lansing, where officials of Rockville, Md.-based Emergent BioSolutions Inc. and Mayor Virg Bernero cut the ribbon on a 32,000-square-foot ... (more)
Revelations over the U.S. National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program have much of the general public in uproar, but in terms of the controversy's impact to enterprise IT, some CIOs have measured, albeit watchful reactions.
Johnson & Johnson said Monday that it has agreed to buy Aragon Pharmaceuticals Inc. for at least $650 million in cash, boosting its position in prostate drug development.
ViroPharma Inc is attracting preliminary interest from several pharmaceutical companies about buying the orphan drugmaker, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Cases that get to the Supreme Court often involve complex issues over which the justices can reasonably disagree: Obamacare, "partial birth abortion" and the disputed Bush-Gore election, just to name a few.
A ruling by the Supreme Court that human genes can't be patented is expected to increase access and drop the cost for tests for gene mutations that greatly raise the risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer.
A Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito on a human finger in this undated handout photograph from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention There's a silver lining to cool spring weather in Wisconsin: not as many mosquitoes as there could be, given all the rain we've had.