April 21, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline and Valeant last week responded to the Food and Drug Administration's complete response letter for the companies' investigational anti-epileptic drug.

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

The American Podiatric Medical Association has awarded the APMA seal of acceptance to Performance Health’s Thera-Band First Step to Foot Relief, a first-line treatment plan for heel pain.

April 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a diabetes drug made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, according to published reports.

April 21, 2011

Vitabath, a bath and body brand that dates back more than 50 years, is looking to attract a whole new generation of women with the introduction of 17 new body washes.

April 21, 2011

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

April 20, 2011

My Idol Pops is rolling out licensed confections based on the upcoming 3-D movie "The Smurfs."

April 20, 2011

Astroglide on Wednesday launched its new personal massager device, the AstroglideVibe.

April 20, 2011

Boulder Canyon Natural Foods is rolling out a single-serve compostable package for its kettle chips in honor of Earth Day.

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

Laura Geller, whose beauty products are sold at Ulta and Macy's Impulse locations, has partnered with Race to Erase MS and the Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis to help raise awareness and funds for those afflicted with MS by creating a limited-edition Bring on the Bronze beauty kit.

April 20, 2011

Bainbridge & Knight announced the expansion of its Lichi Super Fruit Diet brand with a probiotic product.

April 20, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating herpes, the company said Wednesday.

April 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Genentech for the treatment of two rare inflammatory disorders, the agency said.

April 20, 2011

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Salix Pharmaceuticals three patents related to a drug used for travelers’ diarrhea.

April 20, 2011

Three action-packed films are making their Blu-ray debut.

April 20, 2011

The first microwave popcorn made with olive oil has hit retail.

April 19, 2011

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing a "super awesome edition" of its film "Cedar Rapids."

April 19, 2011

American Greetings is boosting its Mother's Day portfolio with a new collection of cards by Kathy Davis.

April 19, 2011

Consumers now can purchase Butter London products, including nail lacquers, nail treatments and pedicure essentials, in all 390 Ulta stores nationwide, the manufacturer has announced.

April 19, 2011

Vichy Labs has developed Capital Soleil, a new line of sun care products that will be sold at select CVS/pharmacy, Duane Reade and Walgreens locations.

April 19, 2011

Dropps is looking to offer consumers a 100% zero waste liquid laundry detergent choice.

April 19, 2011

Drug maker Forest Labs has acquired worldwide rights to a drug developed by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals for treating arrhythmia.

April 19, 2011

Kitty litter brand Fresh Step has introduced a new product that combines natural pine shavings with the odor-control performance of activated carbon.