November 16, 2016

Diabetics are most adherent around meal times, especially during breakfast and toward the beginning of the week, according to a review of Medisafe’s more than 160,000 diabetes patients who utilize its adherence tool in an effort to better manage the condition.

November 16, 2016

There is a new world order across the OTC community, the Kline Group reported.

November 16, 2016

First order of business for Veru's new VP marketing will be to oversee the roll-out of FC2 as a prescription product, including establishing the infrastructure necessary for facilitating reimbursement under the Affordable Care Act.

November 16, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continued on a strong growth trajectory of more than 3%, growing by approximately $1.4 billion in dollar volume to $45.6 billion for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2, according to IRI data. And that’s primarily organic growth from existing brands.

November 16, 2016

There are definitely several themes playing out across Drug Store News’ top 10 list of breakthrough brands, defined by those brands that have contributed the most impactful growth over an annualized period, in this case for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

November 16, 2016

Earlier this year, Omnis Health created a dedicated diabetes-management solution for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes who are extremely passionate, both about managing their condition and the health of their newborns.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the OTC diabetes market, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the latest OTC trends, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the women's health market, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

Univision Communications Inc., in partnership with Nielsen, in October took a deep dive into how Hispanics buy and shop the self-care aisles. They are an important demographic for OTC purveyors — they have larger households than average; they’re more brand loyal; and they’re not only younger than the average American, but also have a longer life expectancy.

November 16, 2016

The Female Health Company, now known as Veru Healthcare following its merger with Aspen Park Pharmaceuticals, earlier this year introduced its Female Condom, FC2, at both Walgreens and Kinney Drugs.

November 15, 2016

Until now, it was believed that previous exposure to a flu virus conferred little or no immunological protection against new influenza viruses that can jump from animals into humans. That is no longer the case.

November 15, 2016

The survey found that moms ride an emotional rollercoaster when it comes to caring for their sick child, and taking an accurate tempurature of their child may be one way they can gain control of the situation.

November 15, 2016

Finalists for CHPA Foundation's Industry Leadership Award included Bayer Consumer Health for its Continuing Medical Education Program and GSK Consumer Healthcare for its “What’s Your Why” smoking cessation campaign.

November 14, 2016

An Ascensia survey of 909 people with diabetes in several European countries has shown that 71% of people with diabetes own a smartphone, and 52% of them who are using a health or wellness app say they have changed their behavior as a result.

November 14, 2016

The Nature's Bounty Co. family of brands includes Nature's Bounty, Sundown Naturals, Solgar, Holland & Barrett, Osteo Bi-Flex, Ester-C, MET-Rx, Pure Protein, Balance, Body Fortress, Puritan's Pride and most recently, Organic Dr.

November 11, 2016

ToConceive is clinically proven to increase a women’s production of transudate, a natural lubricant that assists in the fertility process, M Pharma USA noted.

November 10, 2016

According to Kline Group, Pfizer's consumer business boasts annual sales of about $1.4 billion in manufacturer-level sales and ranks No. 4 in the U.S.

November 10, 2016

Walgreens has donated one percent of retail sales from vitamin and supplement purchases to Vitamin Angels, culminating in a total of more than $25 million as of September 2016.

November 8, 2016

4Jointz is a topical pain reliever combining natural allantoin present in a standardized comfrey extract with tannic acid and eucalyptus oil as part of an herbal formula.

November 3, 2016

The super-small mini tab Jet-Avert helps provide all day protection from nausea, dizziness and vomiting, the company stated.

November 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES - With a growing footprint at traditional grocery retailers, E-hydrate, the maker of natural Protein On-the-Go, recently secured distribution through Walgreens, which added E-hydrate's two flagship SKUs in the top locations across the country.

"Customers are now actively on the lookout for healthier choices when they're on-the-go," stated Jiam Kayser, E-hydrate chief sales officer. "Walgreens is right in line with our philosophy, and we're excited about the new focus on healthy food choices at Walgreens."

November 2, 2016

The Supplement OWL is now moving beyond the original beta-test and CRN is urging companies to test out the product by inputting dietary supplement labels.

November 2, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO - Target and Best Buy are betting on a San Francisco start-up that tracks sleep patterns from the bedside by connecting wirelessly to a sensore within the pillow, Forbes reported Tuesday. The latest version of Hello's Sense features an Amazon Echo-style voice interface and new sensors that monitor UV light, carbon monoxide and organic compounds. Hello founder James Proud wouldn’t sales figures or units sold, but did share that 93% of customers are actively using the device three months after the purchase. “It’s the inverse of what you see with wearable devices,” he told Forbes. (Forbes)