April 6, 2011

April marks Family Moments Month, and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is celebrating with the Blu-ray and DVD release of several films for the whole family to enjoy.

April 6, 2011

Generex Biotechnology has revamped its corporate website to underscore the company's focus on the development and approval of its diabetes and immunotherapeutic vaccine products pipeline.

April 6, 2011

HealthyWage, an online network that pays members who improve their health, on Tuesday announced registration now is under way for its "Houston Matchup" competition — a citywide weight-loss contest that will reward top-performing teams with a total of $18,000 in cash prizes.

April 6, 2011

Sharps Compliance's TakeAway envelope solution is making its way to Kroger and its family of stores.

April 6, 2011

Majestic Drug, a manufacturer of niche oral care and personal care products, has promoted Nilda Oyola to national sales and marketing manager.

April 6, 2011

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced this week it would delay implementation of its proposed Medicare Part D long-term care “short-cycle” rule for one year.

April 6, 2011

Quantia has partnered with dietitian and diabetes educator Hope Warshaw to develop EatSmart, a mobile diabetes application.

April 6, 2011

The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research, the research foundation of the Healthcare Distribution Management Association, on Tuesday released “Assessing the Impact of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) Requirements on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain,” the first comprehensive research study analyzing the impact of REMS programs across the healthcare supply chain.

April 6, 2011

Indian drug maker Lupin and U.S. drug maker Salix Pharmaceuticals announced Wednesday a licensing deal for technology related to a drug for traveler’s diarrhea.

April 6, 2011

British drug maker Shire has filed suit against Watson Pharmaceuticals and subsidiaries, alleging patent infringement in a case concerning a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

April 6, 2011

Breast cancer survivors who experience large weight gain have an increased risk of death after diagnosis, according to research released Tuesday by scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, Calif.

April 6, 2011

Walgreens on Wednesday morning launched a national health initiative, Walk with Walgreens, at its flagship store in Times Square.

April 5, 2011

Mylan subsidiary Bioniche Pharma has launched an injectable treatment for a rare metabolic disorder, Mylan said Tuesday.

April 5, 2011

A former MedFusionRx VP has joined BioPlus as its new chief strategic officer.

April 5, 2011

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday that it has been named as one of the most reputable companies in the United States in the 2011 Most Reputable Companies list published by Forbes magazine in partnership with the Reputation Institute.

April 5, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday unveiled its easier-to-use search engine for consumers that are concerned about food and other product recalls.

April 5, 2011

Hygeia, maker of EnJoye eco-friendly breast pumps, on Monday announced the launch of its Hygeia EnJoye breast-pump giveaway.

April 5, 2011

In coordination with STD Awareness Month, Identigene last week announced the two winners of the company’s “Talk About STDs” online video contest, each of which received cash prizes of $5,000 and $2,500, respectively.

April 5, 2011

An overwhelming majority of Consumer Reports readers are highly satisfied with their independent pharmacy experiences, as compared with experiences at some of the national chains, a report to be published in the May issue found.

April 5, 2011

Help Remedies on Monday named 20-year industry veteran Mark Cieslinski SVP sales.

April 5, 2011

Drug maker Merck is looking to boost its eye care portfolio by acquiring a company focused on developing and commercializing ophthalmic products. The deal carries a cash value of about $430 million.

April 5, 2011

Nipro Diagnostics last month was named the South Florida Manufacturer of the Year in the 200-plus employee category by the South Florida Manufacturers Association. The award was presented March 23 at the 32nd Annual Recognition of Excellence Awards Banquet.

April 5, 2011

The philanthropic arm of Sam's Club has committed funds to organizations that promote healthy living.

April 5, 2011

The U.S. Senate Tuesday voted to repeal a law that posed a burdensome tax reporting requirement for businesses.