July 19, 2011

Patients taking an investigative antidepressant undergoing late-stage clinical development showed “significant” improvement, according to study results released Monday.

July 19, 2011

New Age Beverage has introduced a line of noncarbonated, all-natural water.

July 19, 2011

Diamond Foods has cut the fat from its Kettle potato chips brand.

July 19, 2011

Kroger banner Smith's has a new president.

July 19, 2011

Mylan subsidiary Matrix Labs has expanded its licensing agreement with Gilead Sciences.

July 19, 2011

A new report published in the June issue of the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety found that diabetes patients can benefit from multipayer patient-centered medical homes.

July 19, 2011

A new probiotic formula that features added vitamins has entered the market.

July 19, 2011

Procter & Gamble and Communities In Schools, one of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organizations, on Tuesday announced the launch of GIVE Education, a new campaign developed to increase awareness of the student dropout crisis in the United States.

July 19, 2011

PepsiCo's Canada operations has introduced its first soft drink bottle made from 100% recycled PET plastic.

July 19, 2011

Research firm Mintel hosted its New Products and Consumer Insights Pavilion in New Orleans last week and highlighted the importance of portion size, noting that many consumer packaged goods companies ignore the nutrition guideline.

July 19, 2011

Ranbaxy will produce and market three HIV/AIDS drugs that currently are in late-stage clinical development by Gilead under a new licensing agreement between the drug makers.

July 19, 2011

Kmart is putting an emphasis on value in its latest back-to-school campaign.

July 19, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan is looking for a bigger place to call home, according to published reports.

July 19, 2011

British retailer Tesco will launch its loyalty card program in the United States, according to published reports.

July 19, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new influenza vaccine formulation for the 2011-2012 flu season, the agency said Monday.

July 19, 2011

Rising food prices and shrinking package sizes are a top concern for consumers, according to Deloitte's "2011 Consumer Food and Product Insight Survey."

July 19, 2011

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has entered a collaborative agreement with Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and LSU Healthcare Network to enhance coordination of care in the greater New Orleans region.

July 19, 2011

Generic drug maker Teva recently admitted that one of its drugs infringes two of Amgen's patents.

July 18, 2011

The Hispanic microsite on Kroger’s new website for its baby products line comes at a time when the country’s Hispanic population growth outpaces that of the country’s total population.

July 18, 2011

Barbara's has expanded its all-natural products line with new peanut butter and chocolate items.

July 18, 2011

An e-cigarette brand announced that its disposable e-cigarettes now are available at H-E-B and Meijer stores.

July 18, 2011

Back-to-school budgets will moderately decrease this year, but more consumers will turn to the Internet to score the best deals.

July 18, 2011

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board said that its certification and advanced training programs, developed by the Pharmacy Technician Workforce Coalition of the Triad, support the development of a highly skilled pharmacy technician workforce in North Carolina.

July 18, 2011

There are few certainties in life — death, taxes and the fact that you can get one heck of a healthcare bargain at your local pharmacy counter. And thanks in no small part to the industry associations advocating for pharmacy — including the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association — the lawmakers on the Hill are finally “getting it.”