March 17, 2011

Drug makers Gilead Sciences and Roche are suing Indian drug maker Natco Pharma concerning a generic version of an influenza treatment, according to published reports.

March 16, 2011

Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceutical have suspended a mid-stage trial of an obesity drug over safety concerns, the two said Wednesday.

March 16, 2011

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced it is working with the March of Dimes and television personality Vanessa Minnillo on a public health message to help educate all women of reproductive age about the importance of folate and folic acid through a national educational campaign called Girlfriends for Folate.

March 16, 2011

A new documentary film released by Institut Rosell-Lallemand discusses the discovery of beneficial bacteria and the role they play in our bodies, as well as the latest research on their potential to improve our lives.

March 16, 2011

Sensa Products on Wednesday announced the expansion of its product line with Sensa For Men exclusively through GNC.

March 11, 2011

Ganeden Biotech is continuing its partnership with Agostoni Chocolate to extend their line of probiotic-enhanced, private-label chocolates.

March 11, 2011

While failing to improve overall survival, an investigational treatment for non-small cell lung cancer made by Sanofi-Aventis and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals did keep the disease from worsening and, overall, caused patients to respond to treatment, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

March 10, 2011

Freeman Beauty is strengthening its portfolio with two new products.

March 10, 2011

Lottabody has launched two new styling products that feature carrot oil and keratin.

March 10, 2011

A lawmaker from New York has introduced legislation designed to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

March 10, 2011

This weekend, Sam's Club is offering free allergy health screenings in select locations across the country.

March 10, 2011

A subsidiary of Mylan has won approval to sell a generic drug for HIV and AIDS in developing countries under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

March 9, 2011

FRS Healthy Energy on Tuesday announced the launch of new Healthy Protein and Healthy Energy formulas to be shipped in April.

March 9, 2011

Kashi announced the launch of its Berry Blossoms cereal and cherry-vanilla cereal bars.

March 9, 2011

Solazyme will launch its anti-aging skin care line through distribution at Sephora and QVC.

March 9, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application from Tris Pharma for a drug to treat allergies in children ages 2 years and older, Tris said Wednesday.

March 8, 2011

3M's skin and wound care division has launched an easy-to-apply cream that is designed to relieve skin discomforts caused by fungal infections.

March 7, 2011

Nature's Innovation on Saturday announced the launch of its Bed Bug Patrol travel spray pen, a nonpesticide spray for the elimination of bed bugs.

March 4, 2011

Boiron this past fall administered an online makeover across its Oscillo.com site and introduced three additional Internet destinations: ChildrensOscillo.com, Chestal.com and ChildrensChestal.com. The new websites all feature helpful tips for staying healthy and offer Web visitors money-saving coupons.

March 4, 2011

Gilead on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has removed a boxed warning about a possible liver injury risk caused by the drug maker's hypertension treatment.

March 4, 2011

A new study revealed that a single gene mutation might be the cause of Type 2 diabetes.

March 4, 2011

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — Pharmavite recently introduced a new probiotic daily supplement combined with a multivitamin that may encourage regular use of probiotics. Called Nature Made Triple Probiotic, the blend includes three probiotic strains, along with vitamins A, C and E; minerals iron, magnesium and zinc; and other vitamins and minerals.

March 4, 2011

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Pollen.com and Weather Trends International last month teamed together on a new forecast tool for allergy sufferers: a 28-day weather forecast by zip code to help people with allergies better plan when pollen levels are likely to be high in their area.

March 4, 2011

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Delays or limits in the supply of flu vaccines can exacerbate disparities in vaccination rates among elderly whites, African-Americans and Hispanics, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester and published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.