02/05/2016 - 12:59pm

Drug Store News spoke to the CEO of Ion Labs about Suncoast Health Brands’ latest introduction, ProCharge, a liquid protein enhancer that can be added to beverages or drunk straight. 

02/12/2016 - 11:54am

Kline Group's Laura Mahecha, OTC industry expert, recently posted a blog charting the growth of "natural OTC medicines," which include homeopathic remedies. "While natural OTCs are small, accounting for less than 3% of overall OTC market sales, their growth rate has far exceeded the OTC industry's overall growth," Mahecha noted. "For example, over a recent three-year period, the overall OTC market grew by a CAGR of 1.6% while natural OTCs were up by a CAGR of nearly 6% over the same timeframe." (Kline)

02/12/2016 - 11:41am

By leveraging data and insights from multiple sources, CPG manufacturers and retailers can determine which brands and channels have opportunities for e-commerce-based growth.

02/12/2016 - 10:54am

The study isn't relevant to the 14-day recommended use of over-the-counter PPIs in treatment of frequent heartburn, however. 

02/11/2016 - 2:10pm
02/11/2016 - 12:17pm

While flu activity remains relatively low across most of the U.S., The Walgreens Flu Index data is tracking increased flu activity in the South and West regions.

02/11/2016 - 10:58am

The Pet Diabetes Tracker helps the pet owner to do routine, daily monitoring by entering health information including blood glucose levels, food and water consumption, body condition and weight. 

02/11/2016 - 9:25am

The first cohort of companies will be jointly selected by Galvanize and Pfizer Consumer Healthcare for a six-month program beginning on March 7, 2016.

02/10/2016 - 4:45pm

Specialty pharmaceutical company Meda is being acquired by Mylan, expanding Mylan's reach into emerging markets, building on its recent specialty and branded generics acquisitions and creating an OTC division worth about $1 billion.