To consider that Nigeria, infamous for anti-vaxx campaigns leading to polio outbreaks, has any lessons for Americans may be shocking...
Shobana Shankar 7 Jun 2019
With almost 30 states having legalised the growth, sale and usage of marijuana for medicinal, recreational or both purposes, it is clear that the tide has turned in favor of a complete legalisation at state and federal levels within the coming years...
Naija Writers’ Coach 31 Jan 2018
US authorities slapped 412 medical professionals with fraud charges, many for overprescribing opioids...
14 Jul 2017
LOS ANGELES - Warehouse retail giant Costco has agreed to pay $11.75 million to settle allegations that some of its pharmacies improperly filled prescriptions for controlled substances, federal officials announced Thursday...
20 Jan 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google's new company aimed at addressing problems of health and ageing has taken a step forward with its own website and mission statement.
13 Aug 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250m over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling medicines to US customers.
11 Aug 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA:- Startup company Eaze has released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana to the doors of patients in San Francisco.
31 Jul 2014
NEW YORK, USA: Botox manufacturer Allergan has rejected, for a third time, a takeover bid from Canadian drugs maker Valeant, claiming the increased offer still substantially under-values the company.
11 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Manufacturers of generic drugs cannot be sued for adverse side effects caused by products that they did not themselves design, the US Supreme Court ruled on Monday (24 June).
26 Jun 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: The Obama administration said this week it would comply with a judge's order to allow women and girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception, ending its efforts to restrict the drug's availability.
12 Jun 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: GlaxoSmithKline's controversial diabetes drug Avandia, restricted in the US and banned in Europe over concerns it raises heart attack risk, is getting a second look this week by US medical experts.
6 Jun 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: American authorities said on Monday (13 May) that a US$500m fine would be imposed on Indian generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Ranbaxy after it pleaded guilty to selling adulterated drugs in the United States.
15 May 2013
NEW YORK, US: A multi-billion dollar industry that's banned in all but the US and New Zealand, Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) pharmaceutical marketing is beginning to embrace social media, explains the latest report by international business experts GBI Research.
3 Jul 2012