In a Major Turnaround, FDA Now Requires “Low-T” Drug Label Changes & Safety Studies:...

FDA characterizes today's Safety Announcement requiring label changes for drugs that treat "low testosterone" merely "an update to the FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA Evaluating Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack, and...

Behrman Wasn’t the First Patient Spokesperson Paid Big Bucks By BMS

Andy Behrman -- aka "Electroboy" -- is being raked over the coals for first shilling for BMS' drug Abilify (for which BMS paid him $400,000), then "shaking down" BMS for a...

Survey: Should PhRMA Issue Mobile Health App Guiding Principles?

In February, 2012, in a blog post provocatively titled "An App for That, But For How Much Longer?", PhRMA's Kate Connors agreed with a Washington Times op-ed piece that suggested the...

Drug Discovery is as Much an Art as a Science, Says GSK CEO Witty

GSK's "More Than Medicine" blog posts today announced that GSK CEO Andrew Witty "recently wrote a forward-looking essay focusing on the future of the pharmaceutical industry for 2011 and beyond." ...

Don’t Follow FDA Guidance on Use of Google Adword Site Links

In case you haven't realized it yet, the FDA is not very well-versed in the intricacies of new media, which may be why it took the agency so long to deliver...

Viagra Print Ad Art Imitates Life as it Could be Without FDA Regulations

A new (to me) Viagra print ad caught my attention in this week's Business Week (or was it Newsweek?) magazine.The ad is an example of advertising "art" imitating life -- life,...

Was Nalty’s Fart Video the Straw that Broke Merck’s Back or was it Some...

Kevin Nalty (aka "Nalts" the YouTube video blogger) told NewTeeVee's Liz Gannes that "the fact that Merck was recently being unfairly linked to me and fart videos was the ’straw that...

Lilly Sales Reps Learn Marketing Lessons From Disney’s Animal Keepers

Lilly sales representatives are learning about customer service by observing Disney Animal Kingdom workers as they " families at the gate and questions around the attractions," according to an article...

Does Your Wife Prevent You From Watching the New Viagra TV Ad? FDA Wants...

FDA Wants to Peek Into Your Bedroom to Learn If Your Spouse Affects Your Perception of Risks in Those New Viagra TV Ads!

Viagra Induces Major-League Wood!

Sorry, I had to create this cartoon image after reading the story over at the Daily Diagnosis Blog (NY Daily News) about athletes using Viagra as a performance enhancer (see "Viagra,...

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