May 7, 2013

According to a recent Prevention survey, 74% of women are interested in knowing more about how their digestive system works, but almost half surveyed believe that digestive health is a taboo subject people are uncomfortable discussing.

April 29, 2013

The risk of Lyme disease in dogs will be "extremely high" this year, an expert group has warned.

April 9, 2013

i-Health released an adult-strength chewable version of their probiotic brand — Culturelle Digestive Health Probiotic Chewables.

April 3, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for genital herpes made by Mylan, the drug maker said.

March 21, 2013

New Chapter voluntarily recalled a limited number of packages of its 90-count Probiotic Elderberry dietary supplement because it may contain an undeclared allergen - soy.

March 18, 2013

Robinson Pharma introduced its Unique IS-2 Probiotic Softgel in collaboration with B&D Nutritional Ingredients and Unique Biotech USA.

March 11, 2013

Nearly 1,000 biotech drugs and vaccines for more than 100 diseases are currently under development, according to a new report.

March 4, 2013

Automatic spending cuts stemming from the failure of Congress and the White House to reach a budget deal will likely harm the disease-preventing capabilities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a new report.

February 26, 2013

A Virginia-based pharmacy school will collaborate with an alliance of more than 22,000 pharmacies around the country to find ways to promote and increase pneumococcal vaccinations among elderly and high-risk people.

February 25, 2013

Scimera BioScience announced the launch of a novel probiotic formulation, Asprega ProPac, to address the gastrointestinal side effects of antibiotic therapy including antibiotic-associated diarrhea.

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 31, 2013

Ever since H1N1, prevention has been a strong theme resonating through each cough-cold season.

January 31, 2013

Research has shown that 3-in-4 women will experience candidiasis, more commonly known as a vaginal yeast infection, and 67% are embarrassed by it, Insight Pharmaceuticals announced, citing an independent survey commissioned for Monistat.

January 28, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a pneumococcal vaccine made by Pfizer, the drug maker said.

January 24, 2013

A new strain of norovirus from Australia accounts for more than half of outbreaks around the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

January 22, 2013

Health Point Productions announced the second part of a three-part documentary on probiotics will be going into production.

January 10, 2013

A recent study found that poor heath literacy among Latino parents is associated with incorrect beliefs on the proper use of antibiotics, particularly for upper respiratory infections, which can lead to an increase in antimicrobial resistance.

December 27, 2012

Biocodex last week sought to set the record straight regarding the use of probiotics with antibiotics.

December 27, 2012

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg along with the Chalmers University of Technology earlier this month demonstrated that an altered gut microbiota in humans is associated with symptomatic atherosclerosis and stroke.

December 21, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for reducing the severity of chickenpox symptoms, the agency said.

December 19, 2012

A single lot of a congestion-relief product has been recalled due to bacterial contamination found in a sample, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

December 11, 2012

Biotech and vaccines company Nuron Biotech has bought rights from Pfizer for a vaccine to prevent infection by a bacteria that is a major cause of infectious disease around the world.

December 6, 2012

The consumer health division of GlaxoSmithKline has enlisted an Olympic gold medalist to educate the public about cold sores and promote its OTC cold sore treatment.

December 4, 2012

Kowa Health Care America recently launched two supplement products into the U.S. marketplace — NutriDiet, a diet aid, and Okinawa Life.