August 3, 2012

TV news station CBS Philly reports how Walgreen's Take Care Clinic nurse practitioner Renee Corradetti noticed an abnormality in a patient's throat, which later led to a diagnosis of an aggressive form of throat cancer.

April 22, 2015

Is this the year that restrictions on the use of over-the-counter medicines in conjunction with a flexible savings account are lifted? If you consider the value proposition — the $102 billion saved each year by the use of OTC medicines — and that health care is moving toward a more value-based, outcomes-driven system, it would certainly seem so.

April 21, 2015

Less than 1% of all pharmaceutical reports to American Association of Poison Control Centers associated with homeopathic medicines, the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists told the Food and Drug Administration.

April 3, 2015

The New York Attorney General on Thursday joins forces with 14 AGs from across the country.

April 1, 2015

Following a recent warning against the use of homeopathic asthma remedies, the agency is holding a meeting to evaluate homeopathic remedies as a class of medicines. 

March 30, 2015

GNC on Monday announced an agreement with the New York Attorney General's office affirming that all of the products called into question by the office were actually in full compliance with cGMPs. 

March 20, 2015

Featuring professional athletes and top yoga instructors, Gaiam introduced its new series of Athletic Yoga programming digitally and on DVD.

March 13, 2015

Vitalah recently launched a new sports drink called Sport Oxylent. 

March 11, 2015

The supplement industry on Wednesday called into question the validity of the New York Attorney General's investigtation into botanical dietary supplements with a white paper that outlines the potential shortfalls of the testing methodology used. 

March 11, 2015

A coalition of state attorneys general is organized by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate herbal supplements. 

 

February 24, 2015

USANA's proprietary vitamin C supplement Proflavanol C100 is featured on "The Dr. Oz Show." 

February 3, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday called on four major retailers to stop selling store-brand herbal supplement products in New York that could not be verified to contain the labeled substance by using what the industry describes as a questionable testing method — DNA barcoding.

November 20, 2014

More specialty drug innovation, greater patient access to medicines and reduced impact from patent expiries will be the primary drivers of an increase in global medicine spending of up to 30% by 2018.

November 19, 2014

Nearly eight in 10 Americans (78%) would consider seeing a healthcare professional virtually for at least one healthcare need, according to a new Harris Poll.

November 3, 2014

Church & Dwight on Monday reported that the overall multivitamin business has rebounded from unfavorable publicity late last year with a 1% trajectory in overall growth.

October 7, 2014

America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing nearly 800 new medicines and vaccines for cancer, according to a new PhRMA report.

 

October 1, 2014

Use of specific dietary supplements can have a positive effect on healthcare costs through avoided hospitalizations related to coronary heart disease, according to a new article published Wednesday in the Journal of Dietary Supplements.

September 17, 2014

If shifting patterns in medical practice configurations and physician workforce trends continue, U.S. patients are likely to face growing challenges in access to care.

September 15, 2014

The external analgesic ingredient arnica and baby care are two categories that are moving the needle across the homeopathic landscape. 

August 20, 2014

Perfecta Products last year added Zim’s Arnica Max to it’s lineup of external analgesic rubs, which includes Zim’s Max-Freeze, an $11.8 million brand grew 27.3% for the 52 weeks ended June 15 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

August 12, 2014

In the largest study of its kind, researchers last week suggested that in older people, not getting enough vitamin D may double the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 

August 4, 2014

Gummy vitamins continues to be a fast-moving subsegment within multivitamins, Jim Craigie, Church & Dwight executive chairman and CEO, told analysts Friday. 

July 9, 2014

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, according to a study released Wednesday and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

May 7, 2014

The pace of annual global spending on oncology medicines — which is approaching the $100 billion threshold — has moderated over the past five years, even as a surge in innovative and targeted therapies has brought new therapeutic options to the growing number of patients being treated for cancer and as survival rates for most tumor types continue to increase, according to a new report released Tuesday by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.