The Food and Drug Administration is phasing out the use of antibiotics in meat over concerns about antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the race to treat drug-resistant infections.
An over-the-counter, FDA-approved treatment for "PE"—premature ejaculation—is beginning clinical trials at Kaiser in Southern California.
Barbara Ryan, FTI Consulting, discusses the partnering of OncoMed and Celgene to make potential cancer treatments.
Joe Jimenez, CEO of Novartis discusses whether the U.S. affordable care act has increased the cost of business.
The Obama administration will push back the open enrollment season for Obamacare in 2015 by a month to give insurers time to determine rates.
Joe Jimenez, CEO of Novartis, discusses the $5 billion share buyback program. He also says the Novartis pipeline is very strong, with many upcoming blockbuster drugs.
Carl Berg, billionaire venture capitalist and co-founder, Berg and Berg, sees huge opportunities in life sciences. Berg Pharma has the opportunity to revolutionize health care by using biology to determine differences between a healthy and unhealthy person.
Stefan Dobocky, board member at DSM, says that by merging its pharma division with drug maker Patheon, a "global leader" will be created, and explains that the new entity will be run as a separate company.
Focused on high-risk heart attack and stroke patients, the new recommendation are for aggressive drug therapy to lower cholesterol.
Amazon.com is clashing with Johnson & Johnson amid complaints the online retailer hasn't stopped sales of damaged or expired products.
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries were accused of promoting powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients.
Pfizer reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but it lowered its guidance for its full-year guidance.
Barbara Ryan, FTI Consulting managing director, breaks down the pharmaceutical company's earnings and weighs in on two promising drugs in the pipeline, as the company ramps up research and development.
Merck reported better-than-expected earnings, but sales of its Januvia diabetes treatment fell, raising more concerns about the company's growth prospects.
Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser is reviewing options for its pharmaceuticals unit.
Andrew Weiss, head of pharma and biotech research at Vontobel, says most products in Novartis' pipeline will face tough competition and incur large marketing costs.
Concerns that flu could mean an increase in staff sick days has prompted some companies to arrange flu jabs for their employees – boosting sales for some drugs companies.
Johnson & Johnson reported better than expected quarterly results on strong growth for its prescription drugs.
Andrew Weiss, head of pharma and biotech research at Vontobel, says Roche's plan reflects the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's strong pipeline.