December 21, 2011

An orally administered drug made by Genzyme for treating multiple sclerosis did not appear superior to a biotech drug already on the market, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

December 21, 2011

Drug maker Santarus has submitted a new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration for a treatment for ulcerative colitis, the company said.

December 20, 2011

Israeli drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is developing a protein that could offer a new way to treat Type 1 diabetes, according to published reports.

December 20, 2011

The market for drugs to treat ulcerative colitis will increase from 2010's $1.7 billion to $3 billion in 2020, according to a new report by market research firm Decision Resources.

November 14, 2011

A late-stage clinical trial of a drug under development as a treatment for multiple sclerosis has shown "successful" results.

November 3, 2011

Drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb will present 20 study abstracts at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, the company said Thursday.

October 25, 2011

Baby Magic, a family-owned baby care brand, has added four new products to its portfolio.

October 12, 2011

Multiple sclerosis patients treated with a drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries showed a "significant" reduction in their loss of brain volume, according to a new study.

October 11, 2011

Drug maker Warner Chilcott's diversified portfolio of drugs will help it weather generic challenges to its patents, according to a new report by Zacks Investment Research.

October 6, 2011

A drug under investigation by Sanofi for multiple sclerosis improved several measures of disease activity in patients, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

September 27, 2011

Mass merchandiser Sam's Club is offering a free women's health screening in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the chain said Tuesday.

September 26, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating ulcerative colitis in children.

August 24, 2011

Gluten-free foods and beverages aren’t just for people with celiac disease anymore.

August 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a drug made by Novartis for treating multiple sclerosis, the Swiss drug maker's U.S. subsidiary said Monday.

August 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is looking for comments from consumers, the food industry and others about proposed labeling for gluten-free foods.

July 22, 2011

A panel of experts at the Food and Drug Administration has recommended that the agency approve a drug made by Johnson & Johnson as a treatment for ulcerative colitis in children.

July 18, 2011

The National Eczema Association, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the health and quality of life for those living with eczema, has awarded four MD Moms products with its Seal of Acceptance, which means that the products have been evaluated to determine that they do not contain ingredients or contents that are known to be unsuitable for use by those with eczema or sensitive skin conditions.

July 18, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Shire for treating ulcerative colitis, the British drug maker said Monday.

July 11, 2011

Upsher-Smith Labs has launched a topical medication for itching and inflammation of the skin resulting from such conditions as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, the company said Monday.

July 7, 2011

+MD Wellness showcased its line of Gel Spa Socks that help moisturize and heal conditions like eczema, psoriasis and cracked, dry skin. Selling for a suggested $13.99, the gel is a thermoplastic rubber that does not disintegrate with use like many silicone products.

June 30, 2011

Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will acquire rights to topical drugs for eczema and cold sores from Swedish drug maker Meda.

June 24, 2011

Patients with inflammatory conditions may have lower rates of diabetes if they take drugs commonly used to treat arthritis, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

June 13, 2011

More than 200 drugs are under development in the United States for treating skin diseases, according to the country’s largest pharmaceutical industry trade group.

June 10, 2011

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Selecta Biosciences have established a research collaboration to develop vaccines for Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes.