August 20, 2014

The DIY beauty trend continues to show momentum, and according to industry sources, the at-home beauty devices segment is “pulsing with potential” as awareness among consumers continues to grow and new products hit the market.

July 14, 2014

Mylan will acquire Abbott's non-U.S. developed markets specialty and branded generics business.

June 2, 2014

Women who use at-home skin care devices report high levels of satisfaction with these high-tech gadgets; however, the penetration rates remains largely because of a lack of awareness, according to new research by consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

May 22, 2014

Mizkan Group, a condiment manufacturer, on Thursday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Conopco, a Unilever subsidiary, to acquire the Ragu and Bertolli pasta sauce brand.

April 14, 2014

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Monday teamed up with actor and active volunteer Josh Duhamel for the Advil Relief in Action campaign, which features the #ReliefinAction Pledge on Facebook and a Mobile Relief Center tour making approximately 100 stops throughout the country.

January 29, 2014

Global consumer confidence held steady at an index of 94 for three consecutive quarters, ending 2013 one point higher than it started and three points higher than the same time period the previous year, according to consumer confidence findings released by Nielsen.

January 8, 2014

Takeda Pharmaceutical has started a late-stage clinical trial program of its experimental drug for inflammatory bowel disease in Japan, the company said Wednesday.

January 7, 2014

Japan’s Gatsby Moving Rubber, a men’s grooming brand in Asia, is now available at five Ricky’s NYC locations in New York City.

December 4, 2013

IRI on Tuesday announced that it has formed a business agreement with Intage, a marketing research company in Japan.

December 3, 2013

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., the largest drug maker in Japan, has hired the head of GlaxoSmithKline's vaccines division as its COO, Takeda said.

November 6, 2013

Many physicians in Asia say more information on managing Type 2 diabetes is needed, according to a new poll.

September 12, 2013

Drug maker Eisai has launched a new support and savings program for patients using a weight-loss drug that it makes.

August 8, 2013

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals announced the submission of a new drug application to the Food and Drug Administration seeking approval for the marketing and sale of Zerenex (ferric citrate coordination complex), the company's drug candidate for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorus levels, or hyperphosphatemia, in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis.

June 12, 2013

Workers for Iran's airline and embassy in Japan will have to go somewhere else for their big packages of paper towels.

June 3, 2013

Dr. Reddy's Labs and Fujifilm have terminated a deal to market generic drugs in Japan, Dr. Reddy's said.

May 31, 2013

The Health and Wellness @ Retail 2013 kicked off on a strong note as National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner discussed, during his opening keynote presentation, his findings after traveling the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity and happiness.

April 5, 2013

Men who go bald may be at increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study by researchers in Japan.

February 7, 2013

A new strain of the bacterium that causes whooping cough immune to vaccines may have appeared in the United States, according to a brief published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

January 7, 2013

While pressure to grow will drive more large drug makers to pursue mergers and acquisitions, diminished resources and competition from biotech and specialty pharmaceutical companies will challenge their ability to do so, according to a new report.

December 17, 2012

Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. is selling its generics business to India-based Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Takeda said.

October 2, 2012

Drug makers Takeda Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck have applied with the Food and Drug Administration for a new drug to treat depression in adults.

September 7, 2012

Pop star Nicki Minaj is launching at retail in September her first fragrance, Pink Friday, in partnership with Elizabeth Arden.

June 21, 2012

Taken together, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema — affect nearly 50 million Americans, or about 15% of the total U.S. population, according to statistics from such organizations as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 21, 2012

The energy shot business in the mass market still is dominated by one player — Living Essentials’ 5-Hour Energy has almost 90% dollar share — but Sato Pharmaceutical, which boasts its Yunker Energy as the No. 1 energy shot in Japan, is looking to challenge that domination with the launch and support behind its Yunker Energy product across the United States.