The FDA announced on Tuesday that it determined that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food.
Such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema have taken an anti-itch category known for its summertime seasonal sales spikes — because of such acute needs as poison ivy and bug bites — and have made it a year-round destination category.
Carun Pharmacy, the United Kingdom’s first cannabis pharmacy, officially opened its doors in May in Twickenham, London, offering consumers a range of health and beauty products that harness the healing powers of hemp.
Cosmederm Bioscience’s TriCalm OTC itch-relief solution was recognized in May by the journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology,, which published a study finding that Cosmederm’s solution was superior to diphenhydramine 2% and hydrocortisone 1%.
Earlier this year, Procter & Gamble’s Crest unveiled its latest advancement in oral care with Crest Pro-Health [HD], a new two-step system formulated for deep cleaning and advanced whitening that promises to go beyond ordinary toothpaste.
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare in May joined the gummy vitamin lineup with the launch of Centrum MultiGummies, adding the leading multivitamin brand to the number of adult gummy vitamin options on the shelf.
Information technology will play an increasingly critical role in how all health providers administer care, collaborate with one another in a team-based approach to care, and engage with patients themselves.
The sun care market has benefited from skin cancer awareness campaigns, as well as the overall education about the importance of sun protection, but manufacturers are hoping to further brighten sales with sun care products that boast added benefits and innovative delivery methods.
The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.
In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.
Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.