November 9, 2015

The watch uses Bluetooth technology to connect to an app on a smartphone that tracks daily activity – including steps, distance and calories burned – with no charging required. 

November 9, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline is celebrating 300 years. Originating as a small pharmacy in East London in 1715, GlaxoSmithKline has grown into the sixth largest global pharmaceutical company, the International Business Times reported Monday. "I'm extremely proud of all the history we have behind us," noted Nikki Yakes, GSK UK Pharma general manager. "It is a quite remarkable achievement to be able to trace our roots back to one young entrepreneur in 1715." (International Business Times)

November 5, 2015

On average, participants who used the app lost about 2 pounds after two years — no more than participants in a control group that received paper handouts about exercise and nutrition.

November 4, 2015

America Fall Allergy Capitals report ranks the 100 most challenging places to live in the United States with fall allergies based on regional pollen data, medication use and the number of allergy specialists in the largest 100 U.S. metropolitan areas.

November 4, 2015

Watch the latest promotional video from Poo-Pourri, an original music video directed by the “Uptown Funk” director. 

November 3, 2015

In addition to media, on-site activation, branding and hospitality at Lambeau Field, Carmex and the Green Bay Packers will be working closely together to implement various promotional efforts over the course of the partnership. 

November 3, 2015

At less than $40, iHealth Ease makes the most-advanced monitoring technology broadly available to consumers for tracking and managing high blood pressure, the company stated.  

November 3, 2015

According to the latest Kline blog, the United States is not as aggressive in switching medicines from prescription-only to OTC as their counterparts overseas. "The United Kingdom is not the only country to be more proactive about switch than the United States," the blog states. "Triptans for the treatment of migraine have switched in numerous countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and New Zealand." (Kline

 

November 3, 2015

Most downloaded and used health apps are related to personal fitness and nutrition: to track physical activity (53%), food consumption (48%), weight loss (47%) and exercise instruction (34%).

November 2, 2015

John Szustaczek joined the company in 2012 and had served as its sales and marketing director since then.

November 2, 2015

In addition to launching the "Ride with Dale Jr." fan contest, Goody's introduced two new products at the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway Sunday. 

November 2, 2015

Hear from Kathleen Brock, EVP of America’s Naturals, discuss the company’s strategy for advertising to consumers and the recently launched Family Flora product line. 

November 2, 2015

Wake Up On Time is a morning energy pill that you take at bedtime. 

November 2, 2015

The program will help to ensure that manufacturers have good quality systems and may help mitigate regulatory risks by preparing manufacturers for Food and Drug Administration GMP inspection.

October 30, 2015

Mylan turns to successful GlaxoSmithKline executive to head up its OTC division. 

October 30, 2015

“Weather forecasting is an established discipline and has become engrained in society,” the study’s senior author John Brownstein said. “We think the time is ripe for the same to happen with disease forecasting.”

October 29, 2015

Carex Health Brands offers three clinical bright light therapy lamps for use at-home or on-the-go.

October 27, 2015

The free app allows consumers to monitor their intake of carbohydrates, protein, fat and fiber and provides a shopping list function, with meal planners and detailed data on more than 200,000 foods and restaurants. 

October 27, 2015

By identifying trends in flu conversation online, Clorox will help consumers identify predictors of increased flu activity and take steps to #stopthespread of the flu offline.

October 27, 2015

Acting Deputy Director of the Dietary Supplement Programs at the Food and Drug Administration Cara Welch wrote in a signed affidavit on Sept. 28 that picamilon “does not fit any of the dietary ingredient categories” under the law.

October 26, 2015

In the coming month, Ansell Healthcare will donate 50 cents per custom box sold to the Movember Foundation, up to $50,000. 

October 26, 2015

Packaged Facts data indicates weight loss dieters who report being 30 or more pounds overweight are more likely to use non-prescription diet products and commercial weight loss systems.

October 23, 2015

Accoring to the CRN survey, the multivitamin has the highest percentage of usage among supplement users, both male (79%) and female (77%). 

October 23, 2015

StopsBleeding is a sterile modified amylopectin, organic powder which effectively stops bleeding.