Large pharma companies are posting 530% more tweets a week than in 2013, a study by Ogilvy Healthworld found. The healthcare communications group tracked the…

Researchers at the University of Michigan are trying to speed toward their goal of enrolling 20,000 people in a study by piggybacking onto Facebook's…

Having faced years of criticism for its failure to publish guidelines on how the industry can use social media, the FDA is now being chastised by the advocacy…

Last year the campaign for Chimerix to give an experimental cancer drug to a 7-year-old gave biopharma firms another reason to be wary of the power of social…

The explosion in online discussions about medicines and the rise of social-listening tools to mine and analyze the data have given drugmakers another way to…

The window for commenting on the FDA's draft guidance on pharma's use of Twitter and other social media slammed shut last week, leaving the…

With scholarly social network ResearchGate now adding 10,000 users a day to its network of 4.5 million researchers, the idea of a "Facebook for…

A Wall Street Journal feature this week on researchers' long-standing concerns about the consequences of patients talking about clinical trials online…