November 5, 2015

Almost two-thirds of consumers surveyed say social media will have some influence on their purchasing decisions, largely among the 18-44 age demographic. 

November 5, 2015

On average, participants who used the app lost about 2 pounds after two years — no more than participants in a control group that received paper handouts about exercise and nutrition.

November 4, 2015

America Fall Allergy Capitals report ranks the 100 most challenging places to live in the United States with fall allergies based on regional pollen data, medication use and the number of allergy specialists in the largest 100 U.S. metropolitan areas.

November 3, 2015

In addition to media, on-site activation, branding and hospitality at Lambeau Field, Carmex and the Green Bay Packers will be working closely together to implement various promotional efforts over the course of the partnership. 

November 3, 2015

At less than $40, iHealth Ease makes the most-advanced monitoring technology broadly available to consumers for tracking and managing high blood pressure, the company stated.  

November 3, 2015

According to the latest Kline blog, the United States is not as aggressive in switching medicines from prescription-only to OTC as their counterparts overseas. "The United Kingdom is not the only country to be more proactive about switch than the United States," the blog states. "Triptans for the treatment of migraine have switched in numerous countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and New Zealand." (Kline

 

November 3, 2015

Most downloaded and used health apps are related to personal fitness and nutrition: to track physical activity (53%), food consumption (48%), weight loss (47%) and exercise instruction (34%).

November 2, 2015

In addition to launching the "Ride with Dale Jr." fan contest, Goody's introduced two new products at the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway Sunday. 

November 2, 2015

Wake Up On Time is a morning energy pill that you take at bedtime. 

November 2, 2015

The program will help to ensure that manufacturers have good quality systems and may help mitigate regulatory risks by preparing manufacturers for Food and Drug Administration GMP inspection.

October 30, 2015

Mylan turns to successful GlaxoSmithKline executive to head up its OTC division. 

October 30, 2015

“Weather forecasting is an established discipline and has become engrained in society,” the study’s senior author John Brownstein said. “We think the time is ripe for the same to happen with disease forecasting.”

October 30, 2015

The sprays kill 99.9% of germs and none of them come with first aid warnings, using a gentle germ-killing technology that is approved for neo-natal hospital units and are food-contact safe.

October 29, 2015

Carex Health Brands offers three clinical bright light therapy lamps for use at-home or on-the-go.

October 28, 2015

KISS Nail Products and Broadway Nails recently rolled out new additions to their nail care lines, as well as a set of false eyelashes. 

October 28, 2015

The Cincinnati Business Courier, reporting on a recent Kroger investor call, highlighted the fact that Kroger’s natural and organic food sales bring in more than $11 billion a year, a trend fueled in part by its Simple Truth product line, which has seen double-digit growth every year since its launch. “We’re delivering on millennials’ needs,”  Stuart Aitken, Kroger’s 84.51 data analytics unit CEO said. (Cincinnati Business Courier)

October 27, 2015

The free app allows consumers to monitor their intake of carbohydrates, protein, fat and fiber and provides a shopping list function, with meal planners and detailed data on more than 200,000 foods and restaurants. 

October 27, 2015

By identifying trends in flu conversation online, Clorox will help consumers identify predictors of increased flu activity and take steps to #stopthespread of the flu offline.

October 27, 2015

Acting Deputy Director of the Dietary Supplement Programs at the Food and Drug Administration Cara Welch wrote in a signed affidavit on Sept. 28 that picamilon “does not fit any of the dietary ingredient categories” under the law.

October 26, 2015

Foot care company Amope Pedi Perfect announced Monday that it would be expanding its product line and its scope with its new Electronic Nail Care System, and it has added a new, coarser foot file.

October 26, 2015

In the coming month, Ansell Healthcare will donate 50 cents per custom box sold to the Movember Foundation, up to $50,000. 

October 26, 2015

A new partnership between Drive Medical, its subsidiary DeVilbiss Healthcare and Brightree will make it easier for HME and DME dealers to place orders and receive confirmation. 

October 26, 2015

According to a new infographic from pregnancy and parenting website BabyCenter, in just one year, there has been a 33% increase in moms using their smartphones for making actual purchases.

October 26, 2015

Natural hair care company MopTop announced two new products on Monday: MopTop Co-Wash Cleansing Conditioner and MopTop Mongongo Oil.