12/14/2010 - 3:35pm

Matrixx Initiatives on Tuesday announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by affiliates of private equity firm H.I.G. Capital.

12/14/2010 - 3:17pm

As part of its ongoing efforts to stop “bogus” health claims, the Federal Trade Commission on Monday reached a settlement requiring NBTY to stop making false and unproven claims that their supplements promote healthy brain and eye development in children, the agency announced.

12/14/2010 - 11:49am

Bresslergroup on Tuesday introduced a device that disinfects an entire room without labor or hazardous chemicals. Bresslergroup designed the new product for Sanosil International.

12/14/2010 - 11:43am

Partnership for Prevention on Tuesday named Jason Spangler the organization’s chief medical officer.

12/14/2010 - 11:18am

The very substantial decrease in teen smoking that began in the mid-1990s has come to a halt among younger teens in the United States, and some evidence of a possible increase in their smoking was observed this year, announced researchers that were part of the "Monitoring the Future" study on Tuesday.

12/13/2010 - 4:41pm

OCuSOFT, Inc., a leading maker of remedies for the treatment of ocular surface disease, has relaunched Tears Again advanced Liposome Spray, a unique eyelid spray for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction sufferers. Used in conjunction with OCuSOFT Lid Scrub Eyelid Cleanser, the new eyelid spray is ideal to promote good eyelid hygiene and healthy eyes and to help provide relief from eyelid irritation throughout the day, according to the company.

12/13/2010 - 10:04am

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned consumers not to use Man Up Now capsules, which are marketed as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement, because they contain a variation of an active drug ingredient found in Viagra that can dangerously lower blood pressure.

12/10/2010 - 12:07pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Friday released a ready-made pamphlet and sign for its retail members to use in communicating upcoming flexible spending account changes as they relate to over-the-counter medicines.

12/10/2010 - 9:32am

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Thursday voluntarily recalled all lots of Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews, Rolaids Extra Strength Plus Gas Softchews and Rolaids Multisymptom Plus Antigas Softchews distributed in the United States. McNeil is taking this action following some consumer reports of foreign materials in the product, including metal and wood particles.