December 11, 2012

The Supreme Court will review settlements between branded and generic drug companies that critics say delay patients' access to cheaper drug treatments, according to published reports.

December 11, 2012

The award-winning "Shalom Sesame" DVD series is now available as part of a year-long DVD club, SISU Entertainment announced.

December 10, 2012

Amgen is buying an Iceland-based biotech company for $415 million, the two said Monday.

December 10, 2012

When buying personal care products, those items that have a higher price tag are likely to be perceived by Asian or Pacific Islanders as being more effective compared with less expensive items, according to market research firm Mintel.

December 10, 2012

Caribou Coffee, originally founded by Kim and John Puckett, is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Dec. 14.

December 10, 2012

The Emerson Group last weekend ‪announced that it had added three new partners to the company, naming, Clark Tyndall, Sue Smith and Brian Schaefer to Emerson's partner group.

December 10, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a cancer drug made by Johnson & Johnson, the agency said Monday.

December 10, 2012

Astellas Pharma US has announced the Food and Drug Administration's approval to review the new drug application for tacrolimus extended-release capsules.

December 10, 2012

Fragrance gift sets are no doubt a popular choice during the holiday season, and manufacturers hope that this year is no exception.

December 10, 2012

Several stores in the Giant Food Stores chain will collect used respiratory inhalers under a program sponsored by drug maker GlaxoSmithKline, the supermarket chain said.

December 10, 2012

When it comes to makeup, Hispanic women represent a significant opportunity, and targeting this demographic could help bolster penetration rates of such products as BB creams, according to market research firm Mintel.

December 10, 2012

Kellogg has introduced a series of new breakfast food products, the company said Monday.

December 10, 2012

Following last week's news that the influenza season has gotten off to an early start, Medline issued a release recommending the company's BioMask facemask as adequate protection against contracting the flu.

December 10, 2012

Fizzy popping candy Pop Rocks is boosting awareness of its myriad flavors next year with plans for consumer sampling, promotions, sponsorships and social media activity.

December 10, 2012

A Congressional committee is looking into allegations that a compounding pharmacy industry association may have taught pharmacists how to sidestep requests for samples from the Food and Drug Administration, according to published reports.

December 10, 2012

A company that makes healthy snacks for children has unveiled what it called the first vending machine for babies, recently unveiled at a British children's festival.

December 7, 2012

AffordRx.com is making a prescription discount card that offers savings of up to 75% at more than 56,000 pharmacies across the country available to all residents of the United States, the company said.

December 7, 2012

More than five-dozen Albertsons stores in the West will start selling gluten-free frozen pizzas this month.

December 7, 2012

Atkins Nutritionals has launched a line of low-carbohydrate frozen meals that will be available nationwide starting in January 2013, the company said.

December 7, 2012

Inc. magazine has named Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy as one of the country's top 100 job creators, the privately owned company said.

December 7, 2012

Fans were never given the chance to choose specific color combinations for mass-produced packages — until now.

December 7, 2012

The state health department in Massachusetts has made changes to the state's pharmacy board and leveled sanctions against three pharmacies in the wake of a nationwide meningitis outbreak traced to a compounding pharmacy in the state, the department said.

December 7, 2012

Meda announced Friday that it has signed an agreement to acquire MidNite, an OTC sleep-aid product.

December 7, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic hypertension drug made by Mylan, the company said.