08/19/2014 - 12:04pm

The Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for Basaglar (insulin glargine injection), which is used to improve glycemic control in adults with Type 2 diabetes and in combination with mealtime insulin in adults and pediatric patients with Type 1 diabetes.

08/19/2014 - 10:39am

Nielsen on Monday announced the appointments of two executive leaders: John Lewis as global president and Karen Fichuk as president North America. 

 

08/19/2014 - 10:32am

NBTY on Tuesday named Steven Cahillane CEO. A 25-year consumer goods industry veteran, Cahillane comes to NBTY from Coca-Cola, where he led the successful integration of Coca‐Cola Enterprises' North American bottling operation and drove significant market share gains as president of Coca-Cola Americas. 

08/19/2014 - 10:27am

A coalition of retail groups on Monday filed a joint-merchant petition with the Supreme Court seeking its review of the March 2014 swipe fee decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

08/19/2014 - 10:07am

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that flu shots are now available at all locations, including pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics.

 

08/19/2014 - 9:53am

Walgreens gifted $350,000 to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

 

08/19/2014 - 9:28am

Advertising claims for weight loss supplement products feed the Federal Trade Commission with the highest settlement costs within the dietary supplement and functional food category, according to a new web-based, members-only tool from the Council for Responsible Nutrition. 

08/19/2014 - 9:17am

PharmaJet, the developer of a needle-free injection technology to administer medications and vaccines to patients, and bioCSL, the maker of Afluria (influenza vaccine) on Tuesday announced the Food and Drug Administration has approved the PharmaJet Stratis 0.5mL Needle-Free Jet Injector for delivery of Afluria in individuals ages 18 years to 64 years.

08/19/2014 - 9:09am

Pharmacy Advantage on Tuesday launched its mobile device application, Pharm Adv, powered by mscripts.