November 8, 2011

Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition on Tuesday launched an enhanced bottle design across its Boost Complete Nutritional Drink line that's grip-friendly, lightweight and that features a no-foil, easy-to-open top.

November 4, 2011

Bankrupt grocer A&P has entered into an agreement to receive $490 million of debt and equity financing from investors that will enable it to complete the restructuring of its balance sheet and emerge from Chapter 11 as a private entity in early 2012.

November 4, 2011

The personal massager category still is small at only $3.2 million for the 12 weeks ended Sept. 4, according to SymphonyIRI Group data across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), but the growth rate is trending at a 20.6% clip.


November 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the way for the return to market of a drug for treating immunodeficiency diseases following its recall by the manufacturer in response to patients developing internal blood clots.

November 3, 2011

Novo Nordisk has donated $50,000 to an organization that raises awareness about diabetes and connects people living with it, the Danish drug maker said.

November 1, 2011

A new online healthcare service powered by Healthcare Resources Online and developed for members of the American Diabetes Association has made its debut.

November 1, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals had sales of $1.1 billion and profits of $68.1 million in third quarter 2011, the drug maker said in an earnings statement Tuesday.

November 1, 2011

YummyEarth has expanded its lineup of organic candy to include sour jelly beans.

October 31, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals and a partnering company are barred from launching a generic version of a blood-thinning drug under a federal court decision issued Friday.

October 31, 2011

A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary has sent a regulatory application to the Food and Drug Administration seeking approval for one of its drugs in treating diabetes-related pain.

October 27, 2011

A company focused on developing niche generic and specialty pharmaceutical products has received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its version of a psychiatric drug.

October 26, 2011

Robitussin has launched a new campaign in line with the start of the cold and flu season called the Simple Acts of Relief program.

October 24, 2011

A drug made by Coria Labs for treating acne now is available in a convenient, ready-to-use pump, the drug maker said Monday.

October 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a testosterone therapy made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Friday.

October 19, 2011

Armada Health Care announced that its annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit will feature Karl Rove and Robert Gibbs as keynote speakers.

October 19, 2011

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, in partnership with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, on Wednesday released a survey that determined consumers would more likely discuss health-and-wellness plans with their doctors, and take action, if they understood their blood test numbers.

October 18, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Tuesday morning pledged significant support behind the relaunch of several McNeil Consumer products into the marketplace in 2012, and feels confident impacted brands — Tylenol and Motrin, among others — will be able to recapture market share, despite significant private-label erosion.

October 17, 2011

Archimedes Pharma has launched a new drug for breakthrough cancer pain, the drug maker said Monday.

October 17, 2011

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for a generic treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the company said.

October 11, 2011

Unilever on Monday announced a makeover for its Slim-Fast brand with the introduction of new, convenient on-the-go bottles.

October 10, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser’s Clearasil skin care brand has launched a Facebook search for consumer brand ambassadors.

October 7, 2011

Unilever’s Gina Boswell, who was recently appointed EVP personal care for North America, has been selected as a 2011 Achiever of the Year, one of the highest awards bestowed in the beauty industry, by nonprofit Cosmetic Executive Women.

October 7, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser has achieved 75% of its target goal for the company's Carbon 20 program, RB said in its sustainability report.

October 7, 2011

Venture Products earlier this week announced a new line of yoga and fitness accessories under its Shock Athletic brand name. These products complement Venture’s existing lineup of yoga mats.