July 16, 2012

Changes in healthcare consumption, advances in technology and support from pharmacists are among seven new trends that could affect programs designed to improve medication adherence, according to a new study by McKesson.

July 16, 2012

A subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Cos. acquired earlier this year has received its first Food and Drug Administration approval.

July 16, 2012

An affiliate of private investment firm TPG will acquire Par Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug maker said Monday.

July 16, 2012

Sanofi Pasteur has begun shipping the first lots of its influenza vaccine for the 2012-2013 season.

July 16, 2012

UCB has launched a new drug for treating Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome, the company said Monday.

July 13, 2012

3M on Wednesday announced that reality star Ryan Sutter has signed on as spokesman for Ace Brand beginning with the launch of the Ace Brand Champion Challenge, which runs from July 11 through Sept. 10.

July 13, 2012

Grocer A&P is now offering Skinny Water, a player in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, in 275 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic under the A&P retail banner of stores.

July 13, 2012

A Grocery Manufacturers Association executive is taking on a new role at Hillshire Brands.

July 13, 2012

Bellaboo, an Australian skin care brand for teens and tweens, has kicked off a national campaign, powered by retailer Ulta, that aims to discover new music talent and supports positive self-esteem among teens.

July 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Friday.

July 13, 2012

A federal judge has ruled in favor of pharmacy technology manufacturer Innovation Associates in a 6-year-old case brought by ScriptPro concerning a component of one of Innovation's dispensing robots, the companies said.

July 13, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance submitted a regulatory application to the Food and Drug Administration for their chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treatment.

July 13, 2012

Nearly 200 drugs for mental illnesses are under clinical development or under review by the Food and Drug Administration, the largest lobbying group for the drug industry said Thursday.

July 13, 2012

The dietary supplement industry recently responded to a Senate query around why the dietary supplement industry is failing to live up to Food and Drug Administration regulations.

July 13, 2012

Vitalah on Wednesday launched a seven-count box of Oxylent — now formulated without sugar and touting zero calories — that is available in three flavors: sparkling berries, sparkling blackberry pomegranate and sparkling mandarin.

July 12, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for arthritis made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the company said.

July 12, 2012

A company that makes a line of dietary supplements is offering informal demonstrations on health at several Hy-Vee stores.

July 12, 2012

A clinical trial of a drug for schizophrenia did not yield the desired results, the drug's developer said.

July 12, 2012

Brand strategy firm Little Big Brands on Thursday unveiled the new look for Meda Consumer Healthcare's Feosol line of iron supplements.

July 12, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Crest + Oral-B have teamed up to help dentists ensure the best oral health for the athletes of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

July 12, 2012

Anti-aging skin care brand StriVectin announced that Melisse Shaban has been elevated to chairman and JuE Wong has been appointed CEO.

July 12, 2012

Zico has expanded its coconut water line.

July 11, 2012

Days after its acquisition of Coagulife, specialty pharmacy provider BioRx has received limited distribution rights to a treatment for a bleeding disorder described as one of the rarest in the world.

July 11, 2012

The at-home hair coloring market just got a little more competitive as Della Ricca Hair Color has announced that it now is offering clients an at-home hair coloring alternative to salon visits and store-bought hair color solutions.