January 21, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced approval for Cosentyx (secukinumab), indicated for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

 

January 21, 2015

PepsiCo on Wednesday announced that its line of Mountain Dew Kickstart beverages will get two new flavors. The new additions — Pineapple Orange Mango and Strawberry Kiwi — combine the rush of a Mountain Dew beverage with fruit juice and coconut water.

 

January 21, 2015

Lysol, a Reckitt Benckiser brand, has developed a fun guide of common germ alter egos.

January 21, 2015

The Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation has invested $2.4 million in the Conshohocken, Pa.-based start-up.

January 21, 2015

With the development and use of innovative wearable health devices and smartphone health apps exploding, the decentralization of health care will likely reach a crescendo in 2015. Increasingly, consumers and physicians are embracing technologies that can continuously monitor a host of such physical conditions as heartbeat, lipid levels, medication adherence or motion — and wirelessly transmit the data to a host computer or smartphone. 

January 21, 2015

Procter & Gamble has expanded the responsibilities for senior executive David Taylor, who will oversee the company’s beauty business.

January 20, 2015

CareCam Health Systems, a vHealth technology firm offering a chronic care management software platform designed to promote patient adherence to prescribed therapy and seamless coordinated care, announced a strategic collaboration with the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation.

January 20, 2015

Eco Lips has introduced an organic lip treatment called Lip Scrub that gently exfoliates and polishes the skin for smooth, soft lips.

January 20, 2015

Estée Lauder has completed its acquisition of Glamglow, the Hollywood skin care brand focused on treatment masks designed to deliver camera-ready results.

January 20, 2015

Flu incidence has spread from the central United States and picked up across the West between Jan. 12 and Jan. 19.

 

January 20, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association announced Tuesday that Ralph Neas, president and CEO, would be stepping down from his position in the fall of 2015.

January 20, 2015

L'Oréal Paris has revealed The Brush Contest, an international makeup designer contest happening exclusively on YouTube.

January 20, 2015

Lay's brand announced the return of its popular "Do Us A Flavor" contest. Beginning today, fans can submit their ideas for the next potato chip flavor for a chance at nabbing a $1 million prize. But with the return of the contest comes a twist.

January 20, 2015

LifeScan on Tuesday introduced the new OneTouch Verio Blood Glucose Monitoring System that helps people with diabetes better understand their results without any extra effort.

January 20, 2015

Germany-based cosmetics manufacturer LR Health & Beauty has extended its contract with actor Bruce Willis through 2019.

January 20, 2015

Menasha Packaging has collaborated with the Path to Purchase Institute on a new industry report that identifies leading-edge marketing practices that improve the effectiveness of shopper marketing investments.

January 20, 2015

Sun & Skin Care Research developed the new NO-AD Skin Care label for the mass market.

January 20, 2015

Oreo, a brand from Modelez International, will debut Red Velvet Oreos in February, according to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek. 

 

January 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Tuesday announced a series of promotions. 

January 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance and The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits on Tuesday announced a partnership in which PQA will contribute a new column to each AJPB issue entitled, "Medication Quality Matters."

January 20, 2015

Partner up or risk being left behind. That’s the choice facing more and more pharmacy groups grappling with accountable care, outcomes-based reimbursement and risk-sharing collaborative health networks. 

 

January 20, 2015

Spurred by market opportunities, short-term market exclusivity for some newly launched single-source generics and rising costs for manufacturing, quality control and raw materials, me-too drug manufacturers have escalated a series of price hikes, some of them significant.

January 20, 2015

U.S. consumers spent $120 billion on private label products during the past year, marking a year-over-year increase of 2.1%, according to the latest IRI Times and Trends report.

January 20, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical on Tuesday announced the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA vs. Sandoz et al. that reversed the Federal Circuit Court’s judgment of invalidity of Teva’s ‘808 patent for Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) 20 mg/mL.