April 28, 2011

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and the World Federation of Hemophilia announced Thursday a three-year extension of Bayer’s sponsorship agreement with the WFH.

April 28, 2011

Merck has cleared a hurdle in its effort to buy eye care company Inspire Pharmaceuticals for $430 million, the company said Thursday.

April 27, 2011

A drug designed to reduce the risk of premature birth among pregnant women has been submitted to the Food and Drug Administration for approval.

April 27, 2011

OTC Perspectives magazine on Tuesday named its third annual list of "Top OTC/HBA Marketers of the Year."

April 27, 2011

Pfizer on Wednesday launched its Gold range of child nutrition products, developed to meet the changing nutritional and feeding needs of young children. The Gold range of infant and follow-on formulas and growing-up milks provides the right balance of high-quality nutrients needed to support ideal health, growth and development in growing children.

April 27, 2011

Samuel Adams is bringing its Summer Ale to the most snow-ridden cities in America, according to AccuWeather.

April 27, 2011

Trojan is expanding its Vibrations line of products with two new personal massager devices.

April 26, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new storage option for a hemophilia A treatment made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said.

April 25, 2011

A generic drug maker is being sued for patent infringement for its version of a fixed-dose combination drug co-created by Pozen and AstraZeneca.

April 25, 2011

Snickers really wants consumers to "love" its latest confection.

April 22, 2011

FiberChoice is encouraging Americans to make healthy decisions and lifestyle changes with a new Twitter campaign.

April 22, 2011

United Water and the National Community Pharmacists Association on Thursday announced a partnership to encourage people throughout the United States to properly dispose of their unused or expired medications in an environmentally friendly manner.

April 21, 2011

Merck and Sanofi Pasteur have started a late-stage clinical trial of a combination vaccine for six childhood diseases, the companies said Thursday.

April 21, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals is hoping to become the first company to market a generic treatment for cholesterol.

April 20, 2011

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced that distribution of McNeil Consumer Healthcare consumer products will slow in the coming months as the company shifts production of its over-the-counter medicines to other manufacturing plants and implements additional third-party quality controls within those plants.

April 20, 2011

Lysol, a Reckitt Benckiser brand, is looking to help allergy sufferers this spring.

April 19, 2011

A former Walmart VP has joined Campbell Soup as its VP corporate development.

April 19, 2011

U.S. spending on drugs grew 2.3% to $307.4 billion in 2010, according to a new report by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, part of industry research firm IMS Health.

April 19, 2011

Leading Edge Innovations, a laboratory that develops formulas based on emerging trends in the market for the over-the-counter, skin care, sun care and cosmetic industries, and product manufacturer San-Mar Labs on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership that makes LEI’s technology platform a part of San-Mar’s advanced research and technology, known as S.M.A.R.T.

April 19, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser on Tuesday announced the launch of Urban Thrill, an online free runner-themed game available on RB.com for free.

April 19, 2011

Vitamin Shoppe on Monday opened the doors to store No. 500 in St. Peters, Mo. — the company’s first store in that market and the third in the state.

April 18, 2011

Looking to reach U.S. consumers, a Belgian chocolate brand has launched a new website and package design for its namesake treats.

April 18, 2011

In honor of America's sandwich fans, two mayonnaise brands have teamed up with a celebrity chef to share sandwich-making tips, tricks, techniques and secrets.

April 15, 2011

The main trade group representing branded drug makers gave an award to two Merck scientists who helped discover an oral medication for Type 2 diabetes.