April 21, 2016

A new partnership between savings program company Medical Security Card (MSC)’s ScriptSave WellRx and medication management company SinfoníaRx will bring on-demand pharmacist access to users of the savings program’s app.

April 21, 2016

The new Nix Ultra is non-toxic and pesticide-free solution retailing for a suggested price as high as $24.99.

April 15, 2016

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 14, 2016

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of specialty pharmacy, orphan drugs and biosimilars, in this multi-page report.

 

April 14, 2016

At the end of 2015, Fortune predicted that 2016 would be the year conventional thinking around wearable technology would change, the year “‘wearables’ will become ‘ther-ables.’”

April 14, 2016

A record 56 drugs were approved by the FDA last year, a number that topped the previously held record of 53 approvals from 1996, according to a new analysis by Express Scripts.

April 14, 2016

DSN sat down with Scott Rudolph, CEO of Piping Rock Health Products for his perspective on where the industry is headed and how to sniff out at least one opportunity that may generate returns this year.

April 12, 2016

The new sports nutrition bar was eveloped by celebrity fitness and metabolic weight loss expert Lisa Lynn, Martha Stewart's personal trainer for 13 years and a regular guest on "The Dr. Oz Show."

April 12, 2016
Oska Pulse is selling for a suggested retail price of $399.
April 12, 2016

Glucerna nutritional shakes produced sales of approximately $120 million through food, drug and mass merchants during the 12 months ending March 2016 Perrigo reported.

April 11, 2016

California pharmacists are authorized to furnish oral, transdermal, vaginal and Depo injection forms of prescription birth control under a new law that took effect April 8. 

April 11, 2016

The launch makes Mylan the only manufacturer with five strengths for its generic Lopressor, a treatment for hypertension.

April 7, 2016
The new Myoplex line included insight from athletes on what they need to be at their peak.  
April 6, 2016
Lupin received final approval for Zolpidem Sublingual Tablets from the United States Food & Drug Administration earlier, as well as final clearance from the FTC with 180 days of exclusivity.
 
April 6, 2016

Hospira, now a Pfizer company, entered into an agreement with Celltrion and Celltrion Healthcare in 2009 for several potential biosimilar products, including the recently-approved Inflectra.

April 5, 2016

Showcasing a more approachable personality, the brand's first advertising campaign in recent years is set to launch in April and will focus on reaching more casual athletes and weekend warriors. 

April 1, 2016

The awards mark a continuation of the APhA and Cardinal Health Foundation partnership to prevent the misuse of prescription medications.

March 31, 2016

E-hydrate Protein On-the-Go ACTIVE is a ready to mix, natural protein and joint health product designed for active adults.

March 30, 2016

Recognizing that an estimated 40% of sold medications end up unused, the Alliance for Aging Research's latest “pocket film” offers consumers a simple step-by-step guide on safe disposal. 

March 30, 2016

Smelling salts excite the nostrils with aromatic spirits of NH3, creating an inhalation reflex, affecting the pattern of breathing and resulting in improved respiratory flow rates.

March 30, 2016

Designed to help consumers increase energy to meet the demands of today's performance-driven society, doctor-formulated Procera XTF provides a noticeable surge in energy while supporting focus, cognitive function and general brain health.

March 29, 2016

Muscle loss that begins naturally around age 40 can accelerate with illness and injury, making recovery more difficult or longer, Abbott noted. 

March 29, 2016

The drug had annual U.S. sales of about $52.8 million for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2015, according to IMS Health.

March 29, 2016

Russia Beyond the Headlines is reporting that in Russia, following the news in early March that tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive for meldonium, sales of the drug — which costs about $4 to $5 (300 rubles) and which many pharmacies sell without a prescription — have risen dramatically. According to the report, many of those buying the drug are amateur athletes. (RBTH)