November 3, 2014

Google Flu Trends is getting a new engine to improve accuracy, according to a blog posted Friday by Christian Stefansen, Google senior software engineer.

 

November 3, 2014

Research shows that 140 million American adults (about 65%) are recommended for behavioral weight-loss treatment, with 83% of those (or 116 million) considered for pharmacotherapy, according to a report released by The Obesity Society on Monday.

November 3, 2014

“Mild” control of systolic pressure is adequate for adults age 65 or older. 

November 3, 2014

Coenzyme Q10 — a compound commonly sold as a dietary supplement — provides health benefits to persons suffering from Gulf War illness symptoms.

October 31, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday revealed key findings from the 2014 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements.

October 30, 2014

Matrixx Initiatives on Thursday launched a new cold-shortening nasal spray with symptom relief under its popular Zicam Cold Remedy Brand. 

October 30, 2014

Global consumer confidence edged up one index point in the third quarter to a score of 98 — an increase of one point from the previous quarter and two points from the start of the year. 

October 29, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday marked the 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplement Health and Edcuation Act of 1994 with a consumer video to explain the importance of DSHEA and to recognize the impact it has had on the industry.

October 29, 2014

iHealth Lab on Tuesday announced the U.S. launch of the iHealth Edge activity and sleep tracker, which will be available for purchase on Oct. 30.

October 28, 2014

The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition on Tuesday kicked off its annual “Double Check; Don’t Double Up” campaign.

October 28, 2014

Fitbit on Tuesday unveiled three new activity and sleep-tracking products: Fitbit Charge, Fitbit Charge HR and Fitbit Surge. 

October 28, 2014

Menasha Packaging won 12 Design of the Times Awards at the 2014 Shopper Marketing Expo in Minneapolis, Minn., the company announced Monday.

October 27, 2014

Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm, announced Monday that it has acquired a majority stake in C. B. Fleet Co. 

October 27, 2014

The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators on Friday highlighted the latest results achieved by Alabama's real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine tracking system.

October 27, 2014

Prestige Brands on Monday reiterated that it is expanding its partnership between Goody's and NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

October 24, 2014

GM Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday announced the launch of TexaClear, a new liquid allergy, sinus, cough-cold and flu line, made by Texans for Texans.

October 23, 2014

Preliminary results of an open-label trial carried Thursday in the journal of Headache and Pain reported that a single treatment with ElectroCore’s hand held non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation device GammaCore, completely resolved 44.8% of migraines within 30 minutes.

October 23, 2014

GoGargle! on Wednesday announced the introduction of a new gargle solution to help soothe sore throats.

October 23, 2014

The Tummy Co. on Wednesday announced that Arie Luyendyk, Jr. has signed to be a brand ambassador for its Relief OTC Antacid liquid heartburn relief brand.

October 22, 2014

A JAMA study noted that about two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the Food and Drug Administration still contained banned ingredients at least six months after being recalled.

October 22, 2014

Mission Pharmacal on Wednesday introduced CitraNatal basic.

October 22, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that Susan Dentzer, health analyst at PBS NewsHour and senior policy adviser at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will speak during the closing “Breakfast With…” session.

October 22, 2014

Ricola, a manufacturer of herb drops, on Wednesday announced the introduction of Revitalizing Herb Drops, which work to restore energy. 

October 22, 2014

Adult millennials ages 18 years to 32 years worry about their health and access to health care as much as their baby boomer elders.