September 28, 2011

Chelsea Therapeutics International has applied for Food and Drug Administration approval of a drug for a disorder that affects patients with diseases like Parkinson's disease.

September 28, 2011

Sanofi Pasteur on Wednesday launched an awareness campaign to inform Florida residents ages 65 years and older about the importance of influenza protection and the key role vaccination plays in helping to improve the body's immune response against the virus.

September 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble last month introduced its latest innovation across its Vicks cough-cold franchise — Vicks Nature Fusion, a line of cough-cold products infused with a bit of honey in place of artificial flavors — at the BlogHer 2011 conference.

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.

September 26, 2011

Publix announced that it once again is offering immunizations against the flu this season.

September 23, 2011

Bayer HealthCare's Rid brand is taking its battle beyond lice with the introduction of Rid home lice, bed bug and dust mite spray.

September 22, 2011

A new study has found that a recently approved drug for HIV produces fewer unpleasant side effects during the first three months of therapy than the standard treatment, according to published reports.

September 21, 2011

Last year's flu season resulted in 100 million lost work days, as well as $6.8 billion in lost wages, according to a new survey conducted by Walgreens.

September 20, 2011

Glutino has teamed up with U.K.-based brand Genius Gluten-Free to bring a popular gluten-free bread to the United States and Canada.

September 20, 2011

PharmaSmart unveiled its new medication therapy management software at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Boston, the blood-pressure monitor manufacturer said.

September 20, 2011

Health experts have expressed fear that Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's comments about the human papillomavirus vaccine could set back progress in vaccinations, according to published reports.

September 20, 2011

Mylan subsidiary Matrix Labs has received tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its new drug application of a co-packaged antiretroviral treatment under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

September 19, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved two new uses for a drug made by Amgen, the drug maker said Monday.

September 19, 2011

A drug made by Merck for treating HIV infection was effective and tolerated in patients regardless of their gender or race, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Monday.

September 19, 2011

Procter & Gamble and the National Breast Cancer Foundation have launched their annual campaign that emphasizes early detection in beating breast cancer.

September 16, 2011

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 115 people ages 18 years and younger died from influenza-related causes between September 2010 and August 2011.

September 16, 2011

The vast majority of pharmaceutical overdoses in children that resulted in a trip to the emergency room resulted from self-ingestion, according to a study released Friday.

September 15, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline is making a donation that it said would give more than 10,000 girls and women access to human papillomavirus vaccination.

September 14, 2011

Graine de Vie has announced the launch of its new (seed) grape-seed-enriched shaving bar.

September 14, 2011

Maybelline New York has stepped into the lip treatment category with the creation of its new Baby Lips Repairing Lip Balm with SPF 20.

September 14, 2011

Attacks on a human papillomavirus vaccine made amid an increasingly caustic Republican presidential primary battle have drawn a response from the manufacturer.

September 14, 2011

A new resistant strain of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus may be on the rise due to the frequent use of over-the-counter antibacterial ointments, according to a study to be published in the October issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

September 13, 2011

An insulin analogue made by Sanofi appears to work better in certain cases than competing treatments at reducing weight gain and controlling blood sugar among patients with Type 2 diabetes.