April 15, 2011

Canada’s London Drugs on Thursday announced it was picking up distribution of Cana International Distributing’s Just In Case — a fashion-centric compact that bridges beauty and sexual heath.

April 14, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline on Thursday identified the remaining noncore over-the-counter brands that it intends to divest as the company focuses its Consumer Healthcare business around a portfolio of fast-growing priority brands and emerging markets.

March 29, 2011

Any manufacturer that has the necessary resources and still is hesitating about whether to tap into biosimilars might want to go ahead and do it, if projections by British market analysis firm Datamonitor come true.

March 24, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline withdrew all regulatory approval applications for a drug designed to cut men's risk of developing prostate cancer.

March 18, 2011

With respect to the Type 2 diabetes drug Avandia, British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has another medical study to worry about.

February 23, 2011

Jemma Kidd Make Up School is slated to debut on QVC on March 4, offering on-air tips and step-by-step instructions for professional application.

February 10, 2011

Public policies to support medical innovation will help drug companies address diseases that devastate people’s lives, a drug company executive said at a summit Thursday.

February 7, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline has received a license extension in Europe for its popular weight-loss pill Alli.

February 1, 2011

Thanks to technological innovations within mascara, the category has driven sales of eye makeup, and looking forward, mascara formulas that are infused with eyelash-enhancing treatments and packaging that offers greater customization not only will volumize lashes but also sales at retail.


February 1, 2011

Yardley of London, the luxury bath products division of Lornamead, has announced the launch of two new scents for 2011. Pomegranate Rose and Cocoa Butter will join Yardley's line of moisturizing bath bars, which feature natural botanicals and essential oils.

January 27, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a regulatory approval application from British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline concerning a cancer drug, GSK said Wednesday.

January 19, 2011

The Advertising Standards Authority, an agency that regulates ads in Britain, said that Coca-Cola needs to stop running certain claims for its Vitaminwater brand.

January 18, 2011

Colin Mackenzie has been appointed the new president of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America. Mackenzie succeeds Roger Scarlett-Smith, who is relocating to London to become president of GSK Consumer Healthcare Europe.

January 17, 2011

A new drug application for Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca's vandetanib has been extended.

January 17, 2011

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will take a legal charge of $3.4 billion related to its promotion of a controversial diabetes drug.

January 14, 2011

The battle for the prescription status of methamphetamine precursor/popular cough-cold ingredient pseudoephedrine now is heating up in Kentucky, just a few days following a Nevada news report that suggested the state will be considering PSE prescription-only requirements just as soon as a bill is introduced by Nevada Sen. Sheila Leslie, D-Reno.

January 10, 2011

Image-conscious women don't "dress their age" until they reach 70 years old, according to new research carried out by the retailer Debenhams, a department store group that a strong presence in such categories as women's clothing, shoes, children's wear and beauty.

December 22, 2010

British singer Marina Diamondis of Marina and the Diamonds has been selected as the new face of Max Factor, according to published reports.

December 21, 2010

An Anglo-Swedish drug maker said it is discontinuing further development of a drug that is designed to prevent a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages.

December 20, 2010

Unilever has confirmed that Alberto-Culver shareholders have approved the proposed $3.7 billion Unilever acquisition, which was announced in September.

December 16, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline will pay Impax Pharmaceuticals $11.5 million upfront to exclusively sell Impax's investigational Parkinson’s disease treatment.

December 14, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline on Monday announced its acquisition from Darwin Private Equity of Maxinutrition, a U.K. company that manufactures protein-enhanced functional nutrition products.

December 7, 2010

Daily aspirin use may curb cancer-related deaths, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

November 7, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first and only once-a-day metformin extended-release plus dipeptidyl...