October 5, 2012

Drug maker Takeda announced that its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary has entered a definitive agreement to acquire LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, a private clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel vaccines for gastrointestinal and respiratory indications.

October 4, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s men’s grooming brand Gillette has announced the launch of its “My City is My Gym” campaign, which encourages men to take their exercise routines outdoors and put Gillette’s Odor Shield antiperspirant/deodorant to the test.

October 4, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s hair care brand Pantene has teamed up with singer and actress Maite Perroni to support the Beautiful Lengths hair donation program during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 4, 2012

Pepsi is commemorating its partnership with "The X Factor" with the launch of new Pepsi X.

October 4, 2012

A leading producer of private-brand foods and food service products has expanded its board of directors.

October 4, 2012

A pharmacy automation equipment manufacturer has signed a deal with a company that makes pharmacy software.

October 4, 2012

The Keystone Folding Box Co. has launched a pharmaceutical compliance packaging system that it said was environmentally sustainable, easy to use for elderly people and resistant to tampering by children.

October 3, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s hair care brand Pantene has announced that Canadian actress, philanthropist and star Lisa Ray is the new Pantene Beautiful Lengths ambassador in Canada; who will encourage Canadians to grow and share their hair for cancer.

October 3, 2012

Clif Bar is bringing its iced gingerbread, peppermint stick and spice pumpkin pie energy bars to store shelves.

October 3, 2012

Consumer products company Colgate-Palmolive and Omron Healthcare, a maker of medical home healthcare and wellness products, have teamed up to market and develop oral care products, including electric toothbrushes.

October 3, 2012

Honey Bunches of Oats has launched a national campaign that "aligns the brand's spirit of positivity with the uplifting power of music."

October 3, 2012

Jimmy Dean has introduced a new packaging look for its line of convenience breakfast products.

October 3, 2012

Kraft Foods officially changed its name to Mondelez International after spinning off its North American grocery business on Oct. 1.

October 3, 2012

L'Oréal USA has announced the launch of The Next Level, a L'Oréal beauty and style destination on Xbox Live that will serve as a one-stop beauty and style hub for women.

October 3, 2012

McKesson will bring together payers and providers to discuss the changing healthcare landscape, its challenges and opportunities, and innovative approaches to improving healthcare access and quality while reducing costs at the annual McKesson Health Solutions Conference, now in its 25th year.

October 3, 2012

McKesson has inked a definitive agreement to acquire a national healthcare management and technology services company that helps improve outcomes for providers, health plans, employers and the patients and employees they serve.

October 3, 2012

Oral care company Plackers is making flossing on the go more convenient than ever with the introduction of the new Micro Mint Travel Case, a plastic flosser case that easily slips into purses, gym bags, carry-ons and more.

October 3, 2012

Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug used to treat apnea of prematurity in infants, the drug maker said Wednesday.

October 3, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s mouthwash brand Scope is introducing new branding and packaging.

October 3, 2012

SoloHealth is showcasing its health-and-wellness screening kiosk for consumers at Health 2.0 Conference, which will be held in San Francisco from Oct. 6 to 10.

October 3, 2012

A drug marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly reduced blood sugar in elderly patients with Type 2 diabetes and in adults with diabetic nephropathy, according to results of three studies presented at a diabetes meeting in Berlin.

October 3, 2012

A subsidiary of strategic equity firm Symphony Technology Group has added two members to its executive team.

October 2, 2012

An experimental drug for treating a rare genetic disease appears effective, according to a late-stage clinical trial.

October 2, 2012

Two companies have signed a deal to provide access to real-time medication history to healthcare providers.