January 8, 2014

News stories about doctor shopping and prescription pad pilfering in pursuit of a pain-pill induced high have become commonplace, prompting many legislators and regulators to consider further restrictions on pain medicines like hydrocodone compounds. But there may be a story that’s not being told — that the patients who suffer from chronic pain and need that hydrocodone to reclaim their lives are being stigmatized. The prevalence of pain pill abuse has left in its wake as many as 116 million legitimate pain sufferers who are finding it more difficult to access their therapies.

May 26, 2015

A deficiency in iodine can lead to thyroid hormone-related and other health problems, according to CRN. 

May 21, 2015

Glucose Health targets Type-2 diabetics with fiber supplement.  

May 20, 2015

A new vitamin player generated $1 million in its first two weeks on the shelf. And that's just at Target. 

May 20, 2015

The gummy sub-segment within overall vitamins is not only still growing substantially, the dollar volume of that alternative delivery format has reached nowhere near its ceiling of potential, at least not yet. Overall, sales of vitamins for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 28, 2014, were up 0.4% to $6.5 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

May 20, 2015

Lornamead’s Yardley London has jumped on the naturals trend with its new Nourishing Elements Artisan Soap.

May 19, 2015

Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids. 

May 18, 2015

Pharmacists who participated in a care team for patients with high blood pressure helped lower chances of death by stroke by 23%. 

May 14, 2015

Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s aims to educate Americans on importance of omega-3 supplementation for heart health. 

May 14, 2015

A new Natural Resources Defense Council report released Wednesday found that one-in-three Americans are exposed to extreme allergy and ozone conditions. 

May 12, 2015

Fresh Dab on Tuesday positioned its water-soluble gel as a solution for anal irritation, itching, odor and discomfort.

May 12, 2015

PharmaSmart was recognized as uniquely qualified among kiosks for use in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension.

May 8, 2015

Nearly one-third of visitors to retail health clinics have used the clinics for a renewal of a prescription.

May 7, 2015

A journal study found that itch reliever TriCalm was superior in performance when compared with diphenhydramine 2% and hydrocortisone 1%.

May 6, 2015

Triumph Pharmaceuticals will introduce a single-bottle, dual-pour system for its SmartMouth bad-breath solution. 

May 4, 2015

Epic Pharma has added two new generic drugs to its portfolio of products.

April 30, 2015

Skin care brand derma e has announced that four of its best-selling facial care products are now available at Walgreens.

April 29, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration announced approval for the first generic versions of aripiprazole tablets.

April 29, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical announced the launch of aripiprazole tablets in 2-, 5-, 10-, 15, 20- and 30-mg strengths in the United States.

April 22, 2015

If you were impressed by the recent switches of Nasacort Allergy 24HR, Nexium 24HR or Flonase — well-executed and model switches — well, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

April 21, 2015

The personal care products industry supports legislation introduced Monday that would bring greater FDA oversight. 

April 16, 2015

According to the Food and Drug Administration, heart failure is a common condition that affects close to 5.1 million people in the United States. The condition arises when the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. 

April 7, 2015

A new indication for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals's Pradaxa may be on the horizon. 

April 7, 2015

Mylan on Tuesday announced the launch of norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol tablets (chewable) 0.8 mg/0.025 mg and ferrous fumarate tablets, 75 mg (chewable).