Gottlieb FDA nomination praised Pharmaceutical manufacturers and some consumer groups praised President Donald Trump’s nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb as the new FDA commissioner. Gottlieb Tapped for FDA Commissioner Spot Former FDA deputy commissioner is nominated to take the top job, but financial ties may bind for him. Generic versions of major depression drug available Mylan received approval from FDA to market its desvenlafaxine extended-release tablets, the generic version of Pristiq (Pfizer), for major depressive disorder. Plus, 2 other manufacturers recently received approval for their generic versions of Pristiq. CVS Health Names New COO March 08, 2017 By Christine Blank Jonathan C. Roberts is named Executive Vice President and COO. Reactions to the Proposed American Health Care Act Analysts and columnists from the left and right have had time to react to the new healthcare replacement plan. What are they saying? Meijer’s Expansion Includes Pharmacy Upgrades March 08, 2017 By Christine Blank Meijer will improve and expand pharmacies across its new and remodeled stores. New Insights on Treatment Refusal of Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy March 07, 2017 By Nicholas Hamm A meta-analysis casts light on therapy compliance issues among patients with different mental health disorders. Once-daily diabetes drug approved FDA approved 10 mg dapagliflozin and 5 mg saxagliptin (Qtern, AstraZeneca), to treat type 2 diabetes. Drug approved for nighttime urination, plus two more FDA recently approved three novel drugs: one to treat frequent urination at night, one to treat carcinoid syndrome diarrhea in cancer patients, and one for dust mite allergies. Here are the details on the three new treatments. HIV dual therapy shows promise February 27, 2017 A dual-drug regiment to treat HIV could soon be a reality, according to results presented at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle.