January 22, 2014

A research study published this month in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics demonstrated the effectiveness of a sterol/stanol ester softgel capsule for lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in individuals with high cholesterol levels.

January 21, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Jay Cummins president of the Smith's Food and Drug Stores division and Joe Fey president of Kroger's Mid-Atlantic division.

January 21, 2014

Vivus and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration has accepted a supplemental application that proposes to revise the Stendra (avanafil) prescribing information with efficacy and safety information from Study TA-501, entitled "A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Evaluation of Avanafil for On-Demand Treatment of Men with Erectile Dysfunction."

January 20, 2014

Jelly Belly will debut the new flavor at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco and ISM in Cologne, Germany.

January 20, 2014

Nordic Naturals earlier this year launched Omega Boost, featuring 525 mg of omega-3s per serving.

January 20, 2014

Former Ulta Beauty CEO Lyn Kirby is reportedly part of a group that acquired Beauty Brands, a cosmetics chain based in Kansas City, Mo.

January 17, 2014

Google is testing a smart contact lens that’s built to measure glucose levels in tears using a tiny wireless chip and miniaturized glucose sensor that are embedded between two layers of soft contact lens material, according to a blog outlining the project posted Thursday.

January 17, 2014

Supplement manufacturer SuperNutrition on Friday announced the beginning of its new contest via its Facebook page.

January 15, 2014

Clif Bar on Tuesday announced two new flavors to its Luna Protein line — lemon vanilla and chocolate coconut almond.

January 15, 2014

Pharmavite on Wednesday announced the expansion of its Nature Made Adult Gummies product line.

January 14, 2014

LifeScan introduced the new OneTouch VerioSync Meter, which uses Bluetooth technology to wirelessly send blood sugar test results to devices using the OneTouch Reveal mobile app.

January 13, 2014

Former Barnes & Noble executive Jamie Iannone has been appointed president and CEO of Samsclub.com in a restructuring that integrates Sam’s Club’s online business into the Walmart’s Global eCommerce business unit based in California.

January 9, 2014

Consumers who purchase the ultra-rich Out of Africa Hand Cream — which is a natural formula made with 20% of unrefined shea butter — contribute 15 cents with each purchase to help provide education to women and children in West Africa.

January 9, 2014

A pharmacy professor and compounding pharmacy owner are candidates for president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association for 2015-2016, the group said.

January 9, 2014

Bio-Oil, which hails from South Africa, has become a cult skin care product, thanks in large part to one special ingredient — PurCellin oil.

January 9, 2014

On a journey to bring fun and innovation to the hair accessories segment is TonyTail, which has more than 300 hair accessories and aims to add new products about every six months.

January 9, 2014

Pacific World, the maker of SensatioNail gel polish, is bringing together the best of polish and the best of gel to create the new Fuse Gelnamel.

January 7, 2014

Employees will benefit from better coordination between their wellness programs and accountable care organization networks, according to as many as 92% of HR professionals recently surveyed by BioIQ.

January 6, 2014

Athena Cosmetics has resumed selling its signature product, RevitaLash Advanced Eyelash Conditioner, in the United States, the manufacturer has announced.

January 6, 2014

Diabetic users of an online patient portfolio for medication refills improved their adherence to cholesterol-lowering medications and improved their cholesterol levels, according to a new study.

January 6, 2014

Supermarket chain Raley's Family of Fine Stores has hired an Austin, Texas-based company to help it launch a new social media rewards program.

January 3, 2014

Razer, a producer of high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems announced the Razer Adaro series, a new line of headphone designed for entertainment.

December 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an HIV pill made by Gilead Sciences for patients who are switching from other therapy regimens, the company said.

December 27, 2013

Regulators in Canada have given a maker of health kiosks the green light to start marketing its products there.