A proposal by the Obama administration Friday seeks to keep contraception accessible and coverage approval at arm's length for employees of religious non-profits.
The regulator and patients will chat for two days in October.
The company is calling the move a withdrawal, as opposed to a recall.
It's the second for this cancer drug in two weeks.
HPV testing provides an edge over Pap screenings when it comes to detecting cervical cancer risk.
The American College of Physicians says most women do not need an annual pelvic exam. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists disagrees.
An FDA advisory panel voted 11-2 against an accelerated approval for AstraZeneca's experimental PARP inihibitor. The panel recommends getting more data before giving the drug the all-clear.
A coalition of organizations, including pharmaceutical company Sprout, kicked off a campaign urging the FDA to pay as much attention to women's sexual dysfunction needs as it does to men's.
The post-Chapter 11 pharmaceutical company unveiled its new name Thursday.
Its "Beauty is Bone Deep" campaign looks at beauty from the inside.
Analysts say the Indianapolis, IN, drugmaker's Phase-I results show CDK 4/6 inhibitors will have a role in breast cancer treatment and that Pfizer's palbociclib will not clear the field.
Sunday's data readout has divided the Street between the enthusiastic and the disappointed. The key reason: progression-free survival gains were not as high as anticipated.
The regulator says at-home ultrasounds and heart monitoring systems are a bad idea.
Queensland, Australia, researchers find the risk of high-grade cervical abnormalities fell 46% among women who had received all three doses of the HPV vaccine.
The regulator is allowing generic makers room on the OTC contraceptive shelf.
Pfizer's consumer website for Advil in South Korea offers a strange appeal to women who experience menstrual pain.
The drugmaker's new vaccine has more brawn, but vaccination rates among boys and girls remain low.
Hitting a vaccination rate of 80% of girls would mean 53,000 fewer cases of cervical cancer.
The drugmaker may be able to settle around 3,800 cases for $100 million.
The White House has until Friday to issue a response to a Supreme Court injunction that temporarily eased birth-control coverage requirements.
A Penn State researcher thinks it can help women with menstrual cramps.
Goldman Sachs's Jami Rubin says AbbVie's pipeline assets make it a stealth competitor.
The AAP says greater access and education are critical in curbing STIs.
Sales of its breast cancer treatments boosted totals for the first nine months of 2013, along with diagnostics, which saw a 3% increase over last year.
The diagnostics firm is undercutting Myriad's cost by almost $1,000.
The drug maker says it is accelerating development of new drugs and focusing on expanding indications of current ones.
The company will "fill the bag" of its sales reps, as part of a reorganization that also includes 8,500 job cuts and a more refined R&D focus.
The second-line drug sped from Priority Review status for the first-line indication to approval in just over two months.
Researchers surveying 21 Long Island mammography centers found that women do not know their risk.
The drug maker brought together a group of five established healthcare advocates under the umbrella GLAM, short for Great Life After Menopause. The advocates will keep their distinct voices, which are anything but muted.
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