NEW YORK— A new drug policy agency would focus as much on health as on policing under a proposal a New York City lawmaker introduced Thursday to shift how the nation's biggest city approaches illegal drug use. Advocates say it would be one of few local agencies of its kind nationwide, and New York's size would make it a showcase for less punitive, more...» Read More
Drug giant Merck said it will buy Cubist and its slate of medicines administered in hospitals, many for bacterial infections, for about $9.5 billion.
There is no escaping the fact that we’re all getting older, and investors are having to find new ways to make money from changes in the way we age.
Bob Marley heirs say they are creating a pot-focused brand dubbed Marley Natural, reports NBC News.
Law enforcement agencies around the globe undertook action against so-called "dark markets" running anonymously on the "Tor" network, on Thursday.
Along the Myanmar-China border, where heroin addiction is common, fresh needles are now so coveted that shopkeepers dispense them as change.
A nasty Wall Street divorce has touched two biotech CEOs and appears to have moved their company stocks down over drug use allegations.
Health care has been on a tear in 2014, and there is still room for upside. Wall Street analysts are focusing on the following four trends.
With some 84 million people in the U.S. struggling with obesity, investing in obesity stocks has become a Wall Street trend.
Although the US spent $7.6 billion to eradicate poppy in Afghanistan, cultivation of the opium source is at an all time high.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reported third-quarter revenue lower than analysts forecast, as sales of blockbuster asthma drug Advair continued to fall.
The market share of U.K. supermarket Tesco continues to shrink, but data shows the retailer may have turned a corner as the slide eases.
GlaxoSmithKline, which was slapped with a record fine for corruption in China, said it was looking into allegations of corruption in UAE.
Chimerix said its experimental Ebola drug has been provided for potential use in patients, sending its shares sharply higher in premarket trading.
A new breast cancer drug from Roche has shown "unprecedented" benefits in extending lives in a clinical trial.
An erectile dysfunction drug that reduces by half the time patients need to take the pill has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
An N.C. man faces charges after being arrested on suspicion of selling crushed Pop-Tarts—as crack cocaine, a TV station reports.
FedEx was indicted in a U.S. criminal case for conspiracy to launder money over deliveries for illegal online pharmacies.
The move enables the potential use of TKM-Ebola in individuals infected with Ebola virus.
Piracy, possible Hezbollah funding, drugs and human trafficking indicate that we should pay attention to Paraguay. Global Post reports.
Viagra's patent in China has expired and some analysts expect cheaper prices will bring a surge of demand for the storied erectile dysfunction drug.