June 20, 2012

In an effort to emphasize the importance of touch, Beiersdorf’s Nivea brand hosted on Wednesday a consumer-engaging event in New York City’s Herald Square to celebrate National PDA Day and the official start of summer.

June 20, 2012

Women want more for their money when it comes to beauty and, as a result, are more likely to buy makeup that also offers skin care benefits, such as moisturizing and SPF protection, according to a new report by market research company the NPD Group.

June 20, 2012

Procter & Gamble has trimmed its financial outlook for its April-June 2012 quarter and has unveiled preliminary guidance for fiscal year 2013.

June 20, 2012

Men older than 50 years of age are more than twice as likely as women to develop and die from melanoma, yet many men admit to not using sunscreen, and even more report not knowing what skin cancer warning signs to look for, according to the results of a survey released by the Skin Cancer Foundation in partnership with the makers of Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic brand sunscreens.

June 20, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association announced the addition of a Unilever executive to its board of directors.

June 19, 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of Watson Pharmaceuticals during patent litigation concerning the drug maker's abbreviated new drug application for an overactive bladder treatment.

June 19, 2012

AstraZeneca and Rigel Pharmaceuticals have entered an exclusive worldwide license agreement for the global development and commercialization of an investigational treatment for moderate to severe chronic asthma.

June 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug designed to treat a rare, progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disease.

June 19, 2012

Larry Thompson has returned to PepsiCo to serve as the company's EVP government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective July 30.

June 19, 2012

Maxim Health Systems now is a certified distributor of the Citi Flu Care card, the healthcare group announced Tuesday.

June 19, 2012

A packaging and packaging solutions leader has introduced a new package designed to meet patient and pharmacist needs.

June 19, 2012

Mylan's Canadian subsidiary has launched a new website that is designed to help Canadians learn more about the value, reliability and quality of generic pharmaceuticals.

June 19, 2012

The NFL Players Association last week announced a new licensing relationship with TheraPearl, a consumer products company specializing in hot and cold pack technology.

June 19, 2012

Pfizer announced the results of its late-stage clinical trial of Xalkori (crizotinib).

June 19, 2012

A drug maker and a teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School announced a new collaboration to promote the development of new medicines for the treatment of diabetes and related disorders.

June 19, 2012

The market for health and beauty care products targeted to minorities continues to advance at a healthy pace, and marketers should be ramping up in new products and marketing campaigns sooner rather than later, according to a new report released from Packaged Facts.

June 19, 2012

SXC Health Solutions has been awarded specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC.

June 19, 2012

A Takeda drug designed to treat hypertension was statistically superior to a competing drug in reducing systolic blood pressure among patients in a late-stage clinical trial.

June 19, 2012

Zinn Beauty Collection, a brand of organic argan oil-based skin care products, now is available at Duane Reade and features reformulated formulas and new packaging.

June 18, 2012

Brawny has launched a national campaign and partnership with Wounded Warrior Project to help support and raise awareness of the needs of injured service members and their families across the nation.

June 18, 2012

Only about half of U.S. adults received selected preventive services — such as screenings, consultations and prescriptions — from a healthcare professional before 2010, according to a study published last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 18, 2012

Merck announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey ruled against the company in a patent infringement suit against Canada-based drug maker Apotex.

June 18, 2012

Greenstone, the generic pharmaceutical subsidiary of Pfizer, has launched olanzapine tablets.

June 18, 2012

A nonprofit global health and disaster relief organization has recognized a drug maker for its commitment to aiding disaster survivors and increasing access to health care around the world.