November 2, 2012

Bayer on Friday announced that it is providing monetary support for disaster relief efforts through donations totaling $150,000 from the Bayer USA Foundation.

October 31, 2012

Bayer HealthCare on Tuesday signed a merger agreement to acquire Schiff Nutrition International, and with that, prominent supplement brands Digestive Advantage, MegaRed, Move Free and Airborne.

October 31, 2012

Generic drug maker Sandoz has started a late-stage clinical trial in the United States for a biosimilar treatment for anemia, the company said.

October 11, 2012

A German drug maker is pledging millions of dollars for multiple sclerosis research, the company's U.S. subsidiary said Thursday.

October 9, 2012

Beiersdorf, the U.S. subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG — a global skin care company based in Hamburg, Germany — has announced the appointment of Bill Graham as president and general manager of Beiersdorf North America.

September 28, 2012

Bayer HealthCare has signed a deal with a pet expert in a campaign focused on cat health, the company said Friday.

July 9, 2012

PepsiCo has established a joint venture with a privately held, Germany-based dairy business, through which the companies will enter the growing U.S. dairy market in mid-July with innovative premium yogurt products.

June 18, 2012

American women lead the way in anti-aging facial skin care usage when compared with their counterparts in Germany, France and the United Kingdom, according to new research from Mintel.

June 6, 2012

A generic drug maker in India and a German pharmaceutical company will collaborate to develop biosimilars.

May 15, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline is acquiring the remainder of a privately owned research and development company, GSK said Tuesday.

May 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration should apply consistent regulatory standards across all biologics, Sandoz plans to state Friday in testimony at an FDA public hearing on draft guidances related to the development of biosimilars.

February 29, 2012

Driving innovation in the year ahead is beauty that’s “plugged in” and encompasses electricity and energy, according to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care, which also predicted that packaging will reflect the increase in interactivity between virtual and real worlds, making greater use of sound, video and QR codes. Enter Kinetique.

January 19, 2012

Drug maker Sandoz has started two late-stage clinical trials of biosimilar drugs for treating cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, the company said Thursday, saying the studies were meant to support the drugs' eventual marketing in the United States.

January 12, 2012

Roche on Wednesday announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Nano SmartView blood-glucose monitoring system.

December 23, 2011

According to research to be published in the journal Circulation released Friday, sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, can help alleviate heart problems.

November 15, 2011

Kenneth O’Leary, president and founder of Cara Inc., passed away Oct. 12 at home after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

November 8, 2011

Walgreens on Tuesday announced the company is donating nearly $400,000 worth of personal care items to the United Service Organizations to support operations in Landstuhl, Germany.

October 14, 2011

Two classes of drugs for treating Type 2 diabetes will experience the biggest growth in market share of all classes of drugs for the condition, according to a new study by Decision Resources.

October 7, 2011

Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have shown that people with good vitamin D status have a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a study released Sept. 30.

October 6, 2011

Gilead Sciences has signed an agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim to gain exclusive worldwide rights to research, develop and commercialize BI's novel anti-retroviral compounds.

October 6, 2011

German drug maker Merck KGaA will collaborate with Japanese drug maker Ono Pharmaceutical to develop oral therapies for cancer and multiple sclerosis, Merck KGaA said.

September 8, 2011

Merck KGaA announced that Robert Yates was named president of Merck Millipore, the drug maker's life science division.

August 4, 2011

German drug maker Merck KGaA said it finished enrolling patients in a late-stage clinical study of a drug for Parkinson's disease.

July 12, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a cancer treatment in mid-stage development made by German drug maker 4SC, the company said Tuesday.