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...

October 26, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will pay nearly $1 billion to the U.S. government to settle...

October 25, 2010

Rimmel London, a Coty brand, is looking to help beauty mavens achieve Brit-girl style with...

October 12, 2010

Great Britain's health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots recently was recognized for its supply chain...

September 30, 2010

One of the biggest manufacturers of batteries and battery-powered devices has released its newest battery...

September 29, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has stopped a late-stage trial of a vaccine for genital herpes,...

September 26, 2010

A study sponsored by Kaz, the manufacturer of Vicks humidifiers, found that such devices as...

September 26, 2010

Unilever is significantly boosting its hair care portfolio by acquiring Alberto-Culver for $3.7 billion in cash....

September 22, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted AstraZeneca’s regulatory application for an investigational cancer drug,...

September 7, 2010

Swiss drug maker Lonza will help British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline manufacture five biotech drugs in...

August 30, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has pushed back its review date for a drug made...

August 30, 2010

Procter & Gamble's Head & Shoulders hair care brand is taking out a $1 million...