December 11, 2017

Lia made its global debut on Dec. 4, 2017 at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin's Startup Battlefield and took home the grand prize.

December 8, 2017

Last year the flu season didn't officially start until closer to Christmas, or three weeks after the official start of the flu season this year.

December 6, 2017

The flu season last week crossed the seasonal threshold established by CDC as 2.3% of national patient visits were due to influenza-like illness. This percentage is above the national baseline of 2.2%.

December 6, 2017

Shingrix is now approved in Canada and U.S. for the prevention of herpes zoster in adults aged 50 years and above.

December 5, 2017

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, or WRAIR, developed, manufactured and tested the Purified Inactivated Zika Virus vaccine.

December 5, 2017

Rite Aid’s 11,000 certified immunizing pharmacists are a valuable resource in helping people fight the flu, which the CDC estimates will infect 1-in-5 Americans this year.

December 5, 2017

In 2016, an estimated 37 million people were living with HIV-1 globally, and 1.8 million people became newly infected with the virus.

December 1, 2017

The first FDA-cleared medical device accessory for Apple Watch, KardiaBand can record an EKG in 30 seconds with just a touch of its integrated sensor.

December 1, 2017

The presence of pets and pests have a major influence on high levels of indoor allergens.

December 1, 2017

Tena's ConfioAir technology features a unique outer layer with micro-pores that allows moisture from the inner absorbent core to evaporate.

November 30, 2017

FlutiCare will be available OTC with the same prescription strength and same delivery method as Flonase and ClariSpray.

November 22, 2017

The New Jersey-based company was given the Consumer Healthcare Products Association 2017 Industry Leadership Award for Advancing Self-Care.

November 17, 2017

That jolt of energized weight loss from SlimFast will be available in two new flavors, caramel latte and mocha cappuccino, in addition to the mainstay rich chocolate-and-vanilla flavor options.

November 16, 2017

Even as more approvals roll in and industry officials talk about how biosimilars will bring significant savings in the coming decade, there is a concern that regulatory and reimbursement hurdles could prevent the industry from realizing the full savings of the less-expensive alternative to biologics.

November 16, 2017

The acquisition of LDI Integrated Pharmacy Services marks Diplomat’s second PBM acquisition this month, having acquired National Pharmaceutical Services on Nov. 6. 

November 16, 2017

According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness. Over time, high blood sugar levels from diabetes lead to damage of the retina.

November 15, 2017

Researchers at the Influenza Center in Bergen, Norway recently concluded that annual influenza vaccination does not increase susceptibility to influenza infection in years of vaccine mismatch.

November 14, 2017

The Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole with sensor) tablets — a collaboration between Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Proteus Digital Health — send a message from the pill’s sensor to a wearable patch that links to a mobile app.

November 14, 2017

Smart Meter gained 510(k) approval for its iGlucose blood glucose meter in May and is just starting to bring the product to market.

November 14, 2017

Hearing aid manufacturer Starkey Hearing Technologies recently launched its Ear Health product line, which includes solutions for earwax, earaches and protecting ears from damaging sounds.

November 13, 2017

Hyland’s new products — Rest, Calm and Awaken — are designed to help combat sleeplessness and stress, as well as offer an energy boost.

November 10, 2017

The two new lipcare products will range in price from $2.19 to $3.99.

November 9, 2017

CVS Health is marking American Diabetes Month by emphasizing efforts patients can undertake to manage their conditions, as well as the services the company offers to make diabetes management easier.

November 9, 2017

nearly half (45%) of healthcare practitioners surveyed tied their success in caring for people with diabetes to their ability to understand and manage the emotional issues their patients face.