08/17/2012 - 1:51pm

The recent launch of a number of new probiotic products from several large suppliers should be a boon to the popular digestive-support supplement.

08/17/2012 - 1:51pm

The September 2012 issue of Consumer Reports revealed that the dietary supplement industry still has a tough road to hoe in distancing responsible players in the nutritional sector from those purveyors of illegally marketed drugs and other quackery products. 


08/17/2012 - 1:51pm

Showing up on CVS shelves is Mission’s Maximum Strength Muscle Rub touting its “athlete-engineered, arnica enriched” formulation.

08/17/2012 - 1:51pm

Procter & Gamble’s Prilosec OTC still is the best-selling antacid on the market, with more than $252.7 million in annual sales for the 52 weeks ended July 8 across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), followed by fellow proton-pump inhibitor Novartis’ Prevacid 24HR ($104.1 million).


08/17/2012 - 1:51pm

The U.S. healthcare system presents a paradox: It’s the most expensive system in the world, and yet it produces among the worst results among developed countries.

07/31/2012 - 1:17pm

Colgate-Palmolive announced in late July its second-quarter results and indicated that North American business remains solid, with market share on the rise in such categories as toothpaste and manual toothbrushes.

07/31/2012 - 1:14pm

Apparently less is more when it comes to mouthwash. According to SymphonyIRI Group data, the mouthwash segment has essentially been flat for the 12 weeks ended June 10, yet there proved to be one shining star in the mix: Listerine Zero.

07/31/2012 - 1:11pm

Kiss My Face, a maker of natural beauty and personal care products, is expanding its portfolio of oral care products with two toothpastes: Triple Action Fluoride and Fluoride Free.

07/31/2012 - 1:05pm

While still a relatively small piece of the overall intimacy health offerings, sales of intimacy enhancement devices continue on an upward trajectory, reaching $15.5 million in overall sales on 21.8% growth for the 52 weeks ended June 10 across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), according to SymphonyIRI Group data.