11/01/2011 - 9:03am

Expect to see the pet products industry grow more than 30% over the next five years, a new Mintel report released this week suggested.

10/28/2011 - 1:42pm

Standard monthly premiums under Medicare Part B will be $99.90 in 2012, $6.70 under the projected figure made by the Department of Health and Human Services, HHS announced Thursday.

10/28/2011 - 11:44am

The third annual Mobile Audit, released Thursday by e-commerce and digital marketing company Acquity Group, found that mobile adoption is on the rise. In fact, the percentage of retailers with a mobile site reached 37% in 2011, up from 12% in 2010 and only 4% in 2009 — a 210% increase over the past year alone.

10/27/2011 - 11:59am

An experimental vaccine for hepatitis B made by Dynavax Technologies appears to work better in patients with diabetes than current treatments, the company said.

10/26/2011 - 1:03pm

Despite concerns about the economy and rising household expenses, nearly 3-out-of-5 consumers (59%) will put aside economic worries and spend the same or more this holiday season, according to Deloitte’s 26th annual survey of holiday spending intentions and trends.

10/26/2011 - 10:34am

Twenty-four percent of patients given a new medication by their doctor did not fill the prescription, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark.

10/24/2011 - 10:17am

More than three-quarters of patients with multiple sclerosis using a drug made by Sanofi subsidiary Genzyme did not experience disease relapse for two years, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial revealed over the weekend.

10/21/2011 - 4:16pm

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, released data from a new study examining the ability of its Fluzone High-Dose vaccine to provoke an immune response in elderly and younger adults, compared with a standard dose of Fluzone vaccine.

10/21/2011 - 1:35pm

A study conducted by the University of Alberta found that women with Type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of developing breast cancer.