Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The Wuhan virus, which has infected over 400 people and killed 9 in China, is spreading around the world. A pandemic could affect many businesses.
The pharmacy profession plays a critical role in the National Health Insurance (NHI), says the department of health.
Jeff Jonas says the new drug could help depressed people feel well "with just a two week course of treatment", similar to how antibiotics are used.
Dis-Chem Pharmacies reported disappointing results on Friday, but the share started falling the day before the numbers were released.
The pricing of all life-saving medicines - and not just cancer drugs - should be investigated by the Competition Commission, urges a healthcare body.
Regulators in the European Union say they’ll check that Aspen Pharmacare conducted "so-called price-gouging" by imposing price increases of up to several hundred percent.
The Compounding Pharmacy of SA is reintroducing an individually focused service, combining it with the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art technology.
Clicks has forecast higher earnings, citing expectations that demand for its products will remain resilient despite a weakening outlook for consumer spending.
Dr Jonathan Moch, psychiatrist and self-professed professional student of the mind, body and relationships, delves into the common factor of successful businesses.
India's Supreme Court has rejected German drugmaker Bayer's plea to block production of a cheaper generic version of a patented cancer drug.
A newly approved Chinese drug for Alzheimer's will start clinical trials in the US and Europe next year as the country's first novel therapy for the incurable disease seeks global legitimacy.
The pharmacy group has been hit by a strike and a tough December.
After 35 years of mediocre depression drugs, pharmaceutical companies are jazzed about several new drugs inspired by the club drug ketamine.
Aspen Pharmacare has received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration to register its Aspen infant milk formula Alula in China.
Ascendis Health has finalised a number of European acquisitions in recent months which are expected to boost profit margins in 2018.
Aspen says it has not hiked product prices outside the regulatory framework and sees a Competition Commission probe as an opportunity to have allegations against it set aside.
India is facing immense pressure from the United States and its multinational pharmaceutical corporations lobby to roll back its pro-public health patent rules.
US drug firm Valeant has suffered its worst day ever amid a $600m typo in a press release which caused its leading investor to lose $1.2bn in a 51% stock drop.
A new test that can detect both HIV and hepatitis viruses has been approved by US authorities.
The Competition Commission has approved the merger of the Alpha Pharm group of regional pharmaceutical distributors into a single national company.
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