03/20/2014 - 10:38am

The Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Impavido (miltefosine) to treat a tropical disease called leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania, a parasite transmitted to humans through sand fly bites.

03/20/2014 - 10:37am

Purdue Pharma recently announced that a Phase 3 study of an investigational extended‐release formulation of hydrocodone bitartrate met its primary efficacy endpoint by showing that patients with chronic low back pain treated with the once‐daily analgesic agent experienced statistically significant reduction in pain compared with placebo.

03/20/2014 - 10:23am

Procter & Gamble on Thursday announced that its brand Febreze has partnered with the Weather Channel’s newest anchor Sam Champion, host of “America’s Morning Headquarters with Sam Champion,” to educate consumers on the connection between the outdoor pollen count and allergens found in the home.

03/20/2014 - 9:16am

Meijer on Thursday announced added features to its mPerks program that allows customers to store digital receipts from purchases in a single place and details exactly how much they've saved by shopping at Meijer locations.

03/20/2014 - 7:14am

Members of the board of directors of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Wednesday were elected at the association’s Annual Executive Conference at Amelia Island, Fla.

03/20/2014 - 7:01am

Two-thirds of Americans are satisfied with the way the healthcare system is working for them today, according to a Gallup poll released earlier this week.

03/20/2014 - 6:45am

A study published earlier this week in the journal Pediatrics determined that the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri helped substantially reduce episodes of diarrhea and respiratory tract infections among children in a daycare setting.

03/20/2014 - 5:44am

AstraZeneca on Wednesday launched Nexium Direct, a program that provides eligible patients the option of having brand-name Nexium delivered directly to their home.

03/20/2014 - 5:36am

Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday named Ernesto Quinteros, recently of Belkin International, as its chief design officer.