April 13, 2011

Healthcare reform has remained a major subject of debate since President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last March, but what the law means for diabetes care was the particular focus of a conference call with diabetes stakeholders Tuesday.

April 13, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has given a favorable vote to a drug made by Pfizer for tumors, Pfizer said Tuesday.

April 13, 2011

In celebration of its newly launched acne-fighting skin care line at Duane Reade, HappyMe Skincare is throwing a bon voyage bash for blemishes during the week of April 11 to 15 at select Duane Reade locations throughout New York.

April 13, 2011

Maxwell House has teamed up with Rebuilding Together and "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen to revitalize communities across the nation.

April 13, 2011

ModiFace, a provider of virtual makeover technologies, has partnered with anti-aging skin care company StriVectin to launch a virtual anti-aging results tool on StriVectin's site at StriVectin.com.

April 13, 2011

Target expects sales from its upcoming Canadian stores to total more than $6 billion by 2017, Dow Jones reported.

April 13, 2011

Sunbow has announced the launch of a new sunscreen line for children called Sunbow Sunscreen, as well as a new website to offer parents a resource for sun protection.

April 13, 2011

Wegmans raised more than $937,000, an 11.4% increase from last year's efforts, as part of its winter Check Out Hunger campaign that ended Feb. 26, the grocer announced Tuesday.

April 12, 2011

More than three-quarters of women regard themselves as bargain hunters, a new national poll featured in the May issue of ShopSmart magazine found.

April 12, 2011

After decades of failed comeback initiatives following the exit of General Motors, it looks like Flint, Mich., may be poised for a revival, according to published reports.

April 12, 2011

A diabetes education program developed by Johns Hopkins researchers significantly improved long-term blood-sugar control among patients.

April 11, 2011

Nearly three-quarters of Americans surveyed by Deloitte said higher prices could slow their spending in the upcoming months.

April 11, 2011

Frito-Lay on Monday said it is peeling back the curtain on how it develops new product flavors.

April 11, 2011

L'Oréal's Garnier brand has inked an exclusive partnership with TerraCycle, a company specializing in the collection and reuse of nonrecyclable post-consumer waste, to help reduce the amount of personal care and beauty packaging waste sent to landfills. To help support the partnership, a mobile marketing program kicks off in New York on April 11.

April 11, 2011

A drug originally developed by scientists in the Soviet Union to treat allergies and currently under investigation by Pfizer and Medivation did not yield significant results in a late-stage clinical trial of patients with Huntington disease, a disorder that leads to cognitive decline, the companies said Monday.

April 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval to a generic antibiotic made by Hi-Tech Pharmacal, the drug maker said Friday.

April 8, 2011

A line of inflatable inserts that prevent boots from wrinkling and creasing have gained distribution in Duane Reade.

April 8, 2011

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk has received the Corporate Leadership Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation in response to its research and development efforts for the disease, the company said Friday.

April 8, 2011

Regeneron and Bayer HealthCare have initiated 1-of-2 late-stage clinical trials of their aflibercept ophthalmic solution in the treatment of a complication caused by diabetic retinopathy.

April 8, 2011

Nine people died in Alabama last month after taking a compounded injectable supplement contaminated with bacteria, according to published reports.

April 8, 2011

Target once again has taken the top spot as the retailer with the strongest consumer brand equity, according to the latest Harris poll.

April 7, 2011

Marukome has introduced an easy-to-use miso product.

April 7, 2011

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Wednesday recommended that DSE Healthcare Solutions, which markets both Cystex urinary pain relief tablets and Cystex liquid cranberry complex with Proantinox, modify its advertising to better distinguish the two products.

April 7, 2011

Ethnic hair care brand Johnson Products has inked a multiyear deal with NBA star Carmelo Anthony to be the corporate spokesman, lending his voice and celebrity status to the Ultra Sheen Men line.