October 24, 2011

More than two-thirds of moms who participated in a recent Abbott Nutrition survey revealed they have a picky eater, and 9-out-of-10 of these moms indicated they are unsuccessful at getting their picky eater to eat healthy and nutritious foods every day.

October 19, 2011

Abbott on Wednesday morning announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies, one in diversified medical products and the other in research-based pharmaceuticals.

October 19, 2011

The market for sports nutrition looks good. All categories grouped by Drug Store News in this space — nutrition and energy bars, energy shots and ready-to-drink protein shakes — currently are trending up significantly.

October 3, 2011

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus last week determined Abbott Nutrition could support certain advertising claims made for Similac Advance and Similac Sensitive infant formula. However, NAD recommended that Abbott modify or discontinue certain other claims.

August 17, 2011

Hospira has appointed Abbott executive William Dempsey to its board.

August 11, 2011

More than two-thirds of moms who participated in a recent Abbott Nutrition survey revealed they have a picky eater, and 9-out-of-10 of these moms indicated they are unsuccessful at getting their picky eater to eat healthy and nutritious foods every day.

July 18, 2011

A statin made by Eli Lilly and Kowa Pharmaceuticals America appears to work well with drugs used to treat HIV, according to a study presented at the sixth International AIDS Society conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Rome.

June 27, 2011

Abbott Diabetes Care reported Friday that a shipment of blood-glucose monitoring products was reported stolen from a shipping carrier facility in Louisville, Ky., on June 19.

June 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of an injectable drug made by Abbott for prostate cancer.

June 20, 2011

The overall weight-loss/nutritional shake category spans ready-to-drink diet aids (Slim Fast), pediatric nutrition needs (PediaSure) and adult nutrition needs (Ensure and Boost). Out of all of these, it’s adult nutrition that creates the most synergy with the backbench; seniors need protein and supplementation to ensure a healthy life free of broken hips and fractured elbows. But that isn’t the only prescription-heavy demographic checking out the latest Ensure and Boost flavors.

June 14, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new dosage of a drug made by Abbott for treating cystic fibrosis in infants, the drug maker said Tuesday.

June 13, 2011

A new survey indicated that almost 70% of men have an easier time taking care of their cars than their own health.

June 10, 2011

Abbott has delivered quarterly dividends for more than 300 consecutive quarters as of Friday, the drug maker said.

June 9, 2011

Patients with Parkinson’s disease treated with an investigational drug made by Abbott saw a decrease in the amount of time their symptoms resurfaced, while the time in which their symptoms stayed under control increased, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial that Abbott announced Thursday.

May 20, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has voted to recommend that the FDA retain approval of an Abbott drug for high cholesterol in combination with a statin.

May 20, 2011

Abbott on Friday introduced a new line of ZonePerfect Sweet & Salty nutrition bars. The new ZonePerfect cashew pretzel and trail mix bars combine sweet and salty flavor varieties while providing nutrition. ZonePerfect Sweet & Salty bars have 10 g of protein and 19 vitamins and minerals.

May 17, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration panel will discuss findings in a clinical trial that has raised concerns about the safety and efficacy of Abbott's cholesterol-lowering drug when it’s combined with similar drugs, according to an FDA announcement.

May 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment made by Abbott for low testosterone in men, the drug maker said Friday.

April 27, 2011

OTC Perspectives magazine on Tuesday named its third annual list of "Top OTC/HBA Marketers of the Year."

April 15, 2011

Abbott Diagnostics on Friday announced its filing of a submission for clearance by the Food and Drug Administration for a fully automated vitamin D assay performed on its Architect testing system for use by healthcare professionals.

December 21, 2010

Abbott has made a pact with a biopharmaceutical company to develop new cancer treatments by making small-molecule inhibitors.

December 7, 2010

As a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee convenes to decide whether or not to approve a new drug for treating obesity, two nonprofit groups centered on the epidemic said more means of addressing it are needed.

October 26, 2010

Abbott Nutrition is expanding its ZonePerfect line of products to include a treat for cookie...

October 20, 2010

Combining two antiviral drugs for HIV may raise the risks of life-threatening heart problems, the...