A warning letter written by the Food & Drug Administration last week to ten companies that produce pre-workout supplements with the ingredient dimethylamyamine (DMAA) has sent shockwaves through the industry, not only to the producers of the products but to consumers who have taken them.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on how shares of GNC Holdings and Vitamin Shoppe are holding up since Amazon.com announced they will be pulling products containing DMAA.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports Amazon.com is pulling all products containing DMAA, an ingredient the FDA stated does not derive from a plant.
John Lechleiter, Eli Lilly chairman & CEO breaks down his company's earnings results of an adjusted $0.92 a share versus estimates of $0.78 est. and a look at the drug maker's generic challenges, and the politics of prescriptions.
U.S. securities regulators on Wednesday finalized long-awaited rules that will dictate which companies dealing in derivatives will be subject to costly capital, margin and business conduct requirements.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a major development in the early detection of Alzheimer's disease, and discussing how the FDA approved brain scan from Eli Lilly works, with Robert Petersen, M.D., Mayo Clinic.
Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.
A federal requirement would have begun forcing U.S. tobacco companies to put large graphic images on their cigarette packages, until a judge blocked the ruling Wednesday.
Vivus CEO Leland Wilson saw “a very powerful signal” that anti-obesity drug Qnexa would be approved.
Leland Wilson, Vivus CEO, discusses the optimist outlook for his company after an FDA panel backed its new diet drug, Qnexa; marketing strategies for the new product; and whether his company is now a potential takeover target, with the Fast Money traders.
Speculation has its place, but Cramer's researcher thinks there is lots of opportunity to profit from established companies, too.
There will be no silver bullet to reduce obesity, says Margaret Hamburg, FDA commissioner. Adding that, "generic drugs make a huge difference in patient care."
Generic drugs are in focus at Generic Pharmaceutical Association's annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. The hot button issue: backlog of generic drug applications at the Food & Drug Administration.
What investors should take away from Vivus, as shares soar on FDA nod.
A serious warning is out to patients, doctors and hospitals telling everyone to beware of a fake version of Roche's cancer-fighting drug Avastin. Insight with Scott Gottlieb, MD.
Richard Pops, Alkermes chairman & CEO, discusses the challenges facing the health care industry; FDA approval of a once weekly diabetes drug, and other promising new drug candidates.
The drug developer's stock took a hit Thursday, after data was released linking an ingredient in its weight loss treatment to an increased risk of birth defects.
Dan Bradbury, Amylin CEO, discusses paying Lilly $250M upfront and $1.2B of future sales for the rights to Exenatide, the once weekly version of diabetes drug, Byetta, that's pending FDA approval.
A former Goldman Sachs board member on Wednesday surrendered to federal authorities to face criminal charges stemming from a massive hedge fund insider trading case.
A nationwide listeria outbreak that has killed 25 people who ate tainted cantaloupe was probably caused by unsanitary conditions in the packing shed of the Colorado farm where the melons were grown, federal officials said Wednesday. The New York Times reports.