September 9, 2011

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Thursday announced the launch of Centrum Specialist, a line of enhanced multivitamins aimed at specific health priorities, including prenatal, vision, energy and heart health.

September 6, 2011

Francesco International on Tuesday released a Rx-to-OTC projection report covering potential switches through 2016.

September 6, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America kicked off its 50,000 Mars Random Acts of Chocolate initiative, providing New Yorkers with free samples of the company's chocolate brands.

September 6, 2011

The U.S. specialty actives market is on the rise as consumers gain a better understanding of personal care active ingredients and increasingly demand products that deliver results, according to a recent report from consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

September 1, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a follow-on biologic made by Sandoz.

August 31, 2011

Retailer Whole Foods is continuing its foray into the health-and-wellness realm.

August 30, 2011

A drug under late-stage clinical development by Eisai reduced the frequency of seizures in patients with epilepsy, according to trial results the drug maker presented Tuesday at the 2011 International Epilepsy Congress.

August 26, 2011

Grocer A&P officially opened on Friday its new Superfresh store, featuring a full-service pharmacy and expanded international offerings, in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood.

August 26, 2011

Female DJs are the newest trendsetters for what is hot in music, style and pop culture, and Unilever’s Dove Go Fresh deodorant and body mist and MTV are spotlighting three up-and-coming DJs in a new video series, titled "Dove Fresh Spin," in an effort to bring this emerging set of style mavens to women everywhere.

August 26, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating chronic pain, a J&J subsidiary said Friday.

August 25, 2011

Alterna earlier this week launched Kerasal Nail – Fungal Nail Renewal Treatment, a topical formula clinically proven to improve appearance of nails damaged or discolored by fungus and psoriasis.

August 24, 2011

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. will acquire Anchen Pharmaceuticals for $410 million, Par said Wednesday.

August 24, 2011


Dispensing narcotics and other highly abused prescription drugs, pharmacies have always been potential targets for robbery and burglary. But a series of violent crimes over the past year and a half have thrown a spotlight on the dangers faced by pharmacy workers and customers, and have galvanized public opinion for tougher laws.


August 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a chemotherapy drug made by Sandoz, the drug maker said Tuesday.

August 18, 2011

Johnson & Johnson has launched several new tools on a website aimed at ensuring patients with pain get the drugs they need while staying safe.

August 18, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser on Thursday unveiled Turbo RACER, a new free online game and a free mobile racing-game app available on iTunes, as part of the company's corporate awareness program.

August 17, 2011

At-home skin care devices are expected to be the next billion-dollar market, according to a recently published report by consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

August 17, 2011

Clearasil, a skin care brand from Reckitt Benckiser, has launched the "Rock Your Skin" Guitar Sweepstakes, giving Facebook fans the chance to win an autographed Gibson Melody Maker Les Paul guitar.

August 17, 2011

Patients with gout taking a drug made by Savient Pharmaceuticals experienced "significant" improvements, according to results of two late-stage clinical trials published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

August 15, 2011

BD Medical has launched a line of syringes designed to address medication delivery needs while benefiting the environment, the company said Monday.

August 12, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals will build a drug warehouse and distribution center in Mississippi, the drug maker said Thursday.

August 10, 2011

Fairy Tales Hair Care on Wednesday announced the launch of its first iPhone application, The Facts of Lice, to provide real-time alerts of lice outbreaks at the local level.

August 10, 2011

Graine de Vie is expanding its portfolio of personal care products with its new (seed) Therapeutic Hand Scrub and a new Relaxing Lavender fragrance for its (seed) Healthy Hand Cream.

August 10, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for epilepsy.