01/19/2011 - 1:51pm

In partnership with Bayer Healthcare Diabetes Care and Novo Nordisk, Giant Eagle is offering its customers free in-store diabetes screenings.

01/19/2011 - 12:29pm

An insulin pen for children made by Novo Nordisk has won a design award, the company said Wednesday.

01/18/2011 - 4:34pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for head lice, the agency said Tuesday.

01/18/2011 - 11:52am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic diabetes drug made by Mylan, the drug maker said Tuesday.

01/17/2011 - 11:22am

After announcing its voluntary recall of certain products at a wholesaler level on Friday, Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare division provided an update on its internal assessment phase of its comprehensive action plan.

01/17/2011 - 10:19am

B. Braun has launched its Prontosan wound management gel — a product used in the healthcare setting for cleaning wounds, as well as moistening and lubricating absorbent wound dressings — for over-the-counter use.

01/14/2011 - 5:37pm

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings on Wednesday announced an exclusive co-promotion agreement with ParaPro for a medication to treat head lice.

01/14/2011 - 5:19pm

In consultation with the Food and Drug Administration, McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Friday voluntarily recalled certain lots of Tylenol 8 Hour, Tylenol Arthritis Pain and Tylenol upper respiratory products, as well as certain lots of Benadryl, Sudafed PE and Sinutab products at the wholesale level.

01/14/2011 - 2:28pm

Convenience and cost savings offered by retail-based health clinics are attractive to urban patients. Given sufficient cost savings, those urban patients are likely to seek care at such facilities, causing possible further growth and employment opportunities for nurse practitioners in these clinics, according to research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.