September 20, 2012

Tongue cleaner manufacturer Orabrush has added Shekhar Mitra, former Procter & Gamble SVP global prestige and beauty and corporate innovation, to its board of directors.

September 20, 2012

A company developing mobile medication therapy management technology got a big boost from the federal government.

September 20, 2012

Procter & Gamble this week will begin shipping a wildberry-flavored Prilosec OTC.

September 20, 2012

French drug maker Sanofi announced a deal with the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development Thursday to develop drugs for tuberculosis.

September 20, 2012

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution naming October as National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month.

September 20, 2012

Sprout Foods is adding new toddler puree snacks to its portfolio and also will introduce more convenient product packaging, the company announced at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore.

September 19, 2012

Vichy Laboratoires has announced that its Vichy LiftActiv Serum 10, a multitasking serum that hit shelves this year, has been named a "Beauty Breakthrough" by Allure magazine and has earned the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.

September 19, 2012

Beauty company Coty has appointed Jean Mortier as president of its Prestige business, effective immediately.

September 19, 2012

The Undy 5000 5K Run/Walk, presented by Dulcolax, returned to Philadelphia for the fifth consecutive year to help raise funds for colon cancer research.

September 19, 2012

GMDC will feature its connectivity tool, GMDC*Connect Powered by Telepresence, to help facilitate more top-to-top meetings with on-site attendees and executives with tight travel schedules at its 2012 HBW Conference, which kicks off Sept. 21 in San Antonio, Texas.

September 19, 2012

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is hoping to gain Food and Drug Administration approval for a new formulation of one of its drugs.

September 19, 2012

Beauty retailer Sephora launched this month at select locations its new Sephora Skincare IQ, which is in-store technology to make addressing skin care concerns faster, smarter and simpler.

September 19, 2012

Local programs in Wisconsin that help people living with diabetes are getting a big boost in funding from a Danish drug maker.

September 19, 2012

Procter & Gamble Company and the National Breast Cancer Foundation have kicked off the fifth annual Give Hope program and its “Do It For the Girls!” campaign designed to rally women to take control of their breast health, take action and create an early detection plan in the fight against breast cancer.

September 19, 2012

Revlon’s board has declared a regular dividend of approximately 16.5 cents per share on the Series A Preferred Stock for the period from July 9 through Oct. 8.

September 19, 2012

Schiff is in the process of launching its latest Move Free joint supplement — Move Free One — which combines hyaluronic acid and astaxanthin with krill oil, the source of omega-3 for its Mega Red brand.

September 19, 2012

Drug maker Vivus has released what it called the first new drug in 13 years for chronic weight management in adults.

September 18, 2012

Judging from the number of dietary supplement companies that are being snatched up by heavy-hitting suppliers in the over-the-counter space, the 5% uptick in supplement sales for the 52 weeks ended Aug. 12 is one trend that stands to continue.

September 18, 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the company said Tuesday.

September 18, 2012

Bounty has partnered with Fuji Senkei's new Web reality cooking contest.

September 18, 2012

Candy is a sweet spot for drug retailers. The drug channel is outperforming food and mass in total category dollar sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.

September 18, 2012

Similasan is one homeopathic company making a move into pediatric cough/cold.

September 18, 2012

Do you think that most consumers are using professional whitening services to brighten their smile? Think again.

September 18, 2012

The overall foot care category was relatively flat — down 0.9% — with $587.2 million in sales for the 52 weeks ended Aug. 12 across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), according to SymphonyIRI Group data. However, almost 2-out-of-3 foot care products sold are insoles, which bodes well for sales 
going forward.