June 26, 2011

Drug Store News editor-in-chief Rob Eder interviewed Lansinoh Labs VP sales Michelle McLaughlin here at NACDS Marketplace about the company’s leading position in the natural feeding category, and an exciting new line of products from Europe, which Lansinoh acquired this year and currently is launching to U.S. retailers.

June 26, 2011

Pharmavite's new Nature Made 300-mg Krill Oil supplement packs in all the EPAs and DHAs without the fishy aftertaste.

June 26, 2011

Splash Guard is showing retailers the Lil Rinser, a soft, form-fitting device designed to fit over a child’s ears and forehead and keep shampoo, suds and soapy water from getting to the eyes, ears noses or mouths.

June 24, 2011

A recent study published in Panminerva Medica found that a pycnogenol and coenzyme-Q10 combination (PycnoQ10) taken by stable heart failure patients as an adjunct to medical treatment naturally strengthens the heart, increasing the blood volume ejected with each beat.

June 24, 2011

The charitable arm of Bristol-Myers Squibb has awarded five grants totaling $1.5 million to organizations that encourage African-American women with Type 2 diabetes to better manage their disease.

June 24, 2011

Patients with inflammatory conditions may have lower rates of diabetes if they take drugs commonly used to treat arthritis, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

June 24, 2011

Despite the expansion of the diabetes drug market over the past 20 years, the rate of diabetic kidney disease has become more prevalent in the United States.

June 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a resubmission by Endo Pharmaceuticals of a regulatory application for an opioid pain drug designed to thwart abuse, Endo said.

June 24, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has recommended approval of a drug made by Shire for a rare immune system disorder, the drug maker said.

June 24, 2011

It seems that intensive-dose statin therapy is linked with a higher risk of onset diabetes, compared with moderate-dose therapy, according to an analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

June 24, 2011

Lelo on Thursday launched Intimina by Lelo, a new brand of intimate wellness products positioned as a premium to what’s on the shelf today.

June 24, 2011

A generic drug made by Mylan for Crohn’s disease does not infringe on the patent for the branded drug, a federal court ruled Thursday.

June 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve an investigative painkiller made by Pfizer, the drug maker said Friday.

June 24, 2011

Prestige Brands has expanded its sales management team and customer planning group.

June 24, 2011

Xlear recently announced the release of two new products: Xlear nasal spray and Kids Xlear nasal spray.

June 23, 2011

AstraZeneca announced that it is selling its Astra Tech business to a professional dental products company in a cash transaction valued at about $1.8 billion.

June 23, 2011

Novo Nordisk has teamed up with actor Chris Noth to underscore the importance of early diabetes screening and detection.

June 23, 2011

Bipartisan legislation that is aimed to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid programs has been introduced to Congress.

June 23, 2011

A new condom brand is looking to introduce new design concepts that it hopes will reshape the industry.

June 23, 2011

Walgreens CFO Wade Miquelon said that the chain's decision to break its ties with pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts was the best decision, according to a Reuters report.

June 23, 2011

The Supreme Court has struck down a law in Vermont designed to encourage generic drug usage by limiting the sharing of information about what branded drugs doctors prescribe, so that drug companies could use it when crafting sales pitches, according to published reports.

June 23, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals plans to expand its manufacturing and research and development plant in Salt Lake City, the drug maker said.

June 23, 2011

Locating retail health clinics and urgent care centers just got easier for patients seeking nonemergency care when their regular doctors are not available, thanks to an emergency room program and education campaign that incorporates Google Maps launched by WellPoint's affiliated health plans.

June 23, 2011

Wockhardt has launched three new drugs in the United States over the last three weeks, the Indian generic drug maker said.