February 2, 2011

Gluten-free products, once regarded as a niche category, have become mainstream, according to new research by Packaged Facts.

February 2, 2011

A new report developed by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America revealed that nearly 300 heart disease and stroke medicines are in development.

February 2, 2011

A collection of relatively new products helped drive up sales and profits at Novo Nordisk, the Danish drug maker said Wednesday.

February 1, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Novartis vaccine for preventing meningococcal disease in children, the Swiss drug maker said.

February 1, 2011

Optivia Biotechnology on Tuesday announced that the company and the Food and Drug Administration have signed a collaboration agreement to assess the effect of dietary supplements on key drug transporters.

February 1, 2011

As expected, advancements in technology and women’s reluctance to trade down in a segment that promises to ward off the signs of aging have spelled continued growth for anti-aging skin care products.


January 31, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated the nation’s influenza status.

January 28, 2011

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center suggested that taking away the actions of a certain hormone can alter Type 1 diabetes into "an asymptomatic, noninsulin-dependent disorder."

January 28, 2011

Henkel's Dial brand has launched for 2011 the new Dial NutriSkin white peach and shea butter body wash with seven bionutrients.

January 27, 2011

A Mylan subsidiary has inked a nonexclusive license agreement with Tibotec Pharmaceuticals to manufacture, market and distribute a generic version of an HIV treatment.

January 27, 2011

Australian winemaker Daryl Groom and Walgreens have launched a new table wine blend in line with American Heart Month.

January 26, 2011

Henkel's Dial brand has launched for 2011 a collection of NutriSkin lotions with BioNutrients.

January 26, 2011

LiceGuard on Monday announced the launch of its Robi Comb product, a noninvasive electronic lice comb powered by a single AA battery that detects and destroys lice on contact simply by combing it through dry hair.

January 25, 2011

Pittsburgh and Green Bay, Wis., retailers ought to have plenty of sore throat remedies in preparation for the Super Bowl — 28% of sore throat sufferers got that pain by cheering and screaming, according to a new study released Tuesday by Prestige Brands.

January 24, 2011

Influenza activity in the United States decreased across several indicators, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday, though the agency projected that illness rates for the season have not yet peaked.

January 24, 2011

“The View” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck aims to raise awareness around celiac disease, coupling her recently published book, "The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide," with a line of gluten-free, meal-replacement bars called Nogii in partnership with Europa Sports Products.

January 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory filing from Optimer Pharmaceuticals for a drug to treat bacterial infections.

January 21, 2011

Lifeway Foods is kicking off its 25th anniversary with a new birthday-cake flavor of its creamy, smoothie-like beverage.

January 20, 2011

Mylan subsidiary Dey Pharma has launched a mobile application for patients at risk of severe allergic reactions, which is tied to its EpiPen product.

January 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to an antiretroviral treatment for children with HIV and AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief program.

January 19, 2011

Food Should Taste Good has launched the Touchdown Dance-Off contest, giving fans a chance to win $10,000.

January 19, 2011

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

January 19, 2011

A poll released by the American Cleaning Institute found that nearly three-quarters of Americans use antibacterial soap, and many of them wouldn't be happy if the government banned such products.

January 18, 2011

Addressing the need for patients to follow good health practices during cough-cold-flu season, the American Pharmacists Association is encouraging consumers to consult with their local pharmacist on ways to maintain their well-being.