July 20, 2015

The new screenings will help open a dialogue between pharmacist and patient around optimal health care. 

May 13, 2015

The Natural Products Association released a joint statement with the New York State Attorney General's office supporting DNA barcoding technology in authenticating herbal supplements.

March 19, 2015

In a letter to the Senate, the Food and Drug Administration acknowledged that DNA barcoding is not routinely used to identify botanical ingredients. 

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. 

February 5, 2015

DNA Diagnostics Center recently introduced its high-margin DNA Paternity Test Kit through Walgreens with a unique selling proposition — DNA Paternity Test Kits are not only advertised on television programs including “Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court,” “Maury” and “The Bill Cunningham Show,” they’re the go-to kits those productions use to prove paternity.

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.

September 3, 2014

PharmaSmart on Wednesday announced the debut of its next generation biometric kiosk, the Model PS2000 (D)estination, which recently completed a pilot inside Mariano’s, a grocer with 26 stores located in the Chicagoland Metro area. 

August 21, 2014

PharmaSmart's PS2000 (D)estination completed its first alpha test inside a regional grocer, the company announced.

August 18, 2014

In this special report, DSN examines 20 emerging trends, cutting-edge technologies and new innovations that will seem like business as usual by 2020.

July 30, 2014

Sam's Club on Wednesday announced that it is offering DNA testing and fingerprint kits as a part of their annual free children's health screenings, both standard tools for personal identification that can be useful for parents should they ever be needed, on Saturday, Aug. 9.

October 14, 2013

Health kiosk maker PharmaSmart International and Canadian retail pharmacy chain Rexall will combine PharmaSmart's biometric screening technology with Rexall's dispensing system, under a new partnership announced Monday.

August 27, 2013

The pharmacy automation and management systems made by ScriptPro will begin using biometric authentication technology from Xelios Biometrics, under a multi-year licensing agreement between the two companies.

July 26, 2013

A company in Finland is about to launch a payment system that allows customers to use their face, according to published reports.

July 10, 2013

A system for confidentially storing patients' biometric data on a card made by PharmaSmart International has been added to several national drug databases, which the company said would aid support for hypertension patients among healthcare providers, health plans and pharmacists.

March 15, 2013

PharmaSmart International’s comprehensive blood pressure program has recently been validated in two new, independent scientific studies, the company announced today. The company also announced a partnership with Rx-30 Pharmacy System that offers an automated clinical integration of validated PharmaSmart biometrics within the patient record.

January 26, 2012

Medbox is introducing two new prescription drug vending machine systems in 2012, the company said Thursday.

October 19, 2011

Stayhealthy and Adflow Health Networks have entered a partnership that is designed to expand the presence of biometric testing solutions and engage consumers in retail and nonretail markets.