07/10/2014 - 7:40pm

The same weather factors that are boosting allergy sales as the allergy season is extended may be having a substantial impact on the sales of anti-itch ointments, up 10% to $528.2 million across U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended April 20, according to IRI, and insect bite treatments, which totaled $13.6 million and were up 19.4% over the same period.

07/10/2014 - 7:39pm

Overall, the intimacy health category generated more than $870 million in sales, trending up in the low single-digits. Sales of condoms, the largest piece of the business, totaled $380.7 million across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended April 20, and was down slightly by 1.8%. The growth is coming out of the personal lubricant ($213.4 million, up 2.9%) and emergency contraceptive ($253.2 million, up 12.3%) sectors.

07/10/2014 - 1:56pm

Alliance Labs on Wednesday announced the launch of DocuSol Kids, a non-irritating constipation solution. 

07/10/2014 - 1:42pm

Insight Pharamceuticals on Wednesday announced the launch of a new suite of products — Monistat Complete Care — that offers women solutions to maintain their vaginal health.

07/10/2014 - 11:34am

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday shut down a company for noncompliance of the dietary supplement current good manufacturing practice requirements. 

07/10/2014 - 10:36am

The Food and Drug Administration in late June issued a warning letter to Zarbee's for making therapeutic claims regarding a dietary supplement product.

07/09/2014 - 11:22am

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, according to a study released Wednesday and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

07/09/2014 - 10:56am

Healthy Mama recently introduced a new merchandising concept to appeal to the some 4 million pregnant moms each year — a full line of pregnancy-friendly OTC products. 

07/09/2014 - 10:17am

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that Jim VandeHei, named one of the 100 most powerful thinkers of the “Information Age” by Vanity Fair, will kick off the conference, "CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry," taking place in Dana Point, Calif. Nov. 5 to 8.