August 6, 2015

CPG companies know that there is a new general market consumer out there, but before they can market to them, they must ask themselves who is included in that demographic — and the answer is everyone. 

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

August 6, 2015

IBM continues to beef up its Watson Health platform with latest $1 billion acquisiton.

August 5, 2015

Association is placing its support behind the Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015, versions of which are before both the House and the Senate.

August 5, 2015

Manufacturers Atrium, Aspen Group, Nutri-Pak of Wisconsin will have to get a special clearance from FDA before producing supplements again. 

August 5, 2015

The FDA and industry have been working together to make liquid formulations of acetaminophen safer for children. 

August 5, 2015
Par Pharmaceutical announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration had granted final approval of the company’s generic version of Sodium Edecrin (ethacrynate sodium) for injection.
August 5, 2015

The approval of the acquisition— valued at $17 billion when it was announced in February — is based on Pfizer divesting certain products from its portfolio. 

August 5, 2015

DSN talked to Piping Rock Health Products CEO Scott Rudolph this summer at Piping Rock’s Ronkonkoma, N.Y., offices to find out more about the new company and why experience matters in the VMS business. 

August 5, 2015

As many as 79% of consumers plan to purchase the new chocolate Reese's Snack Mix, Instantly Shelf Score found. 

August 5, 2015

 Data recently presented at t AADE15 suggests that people with type 2 diabetes can lower their blood sugar and benefit from following a structured, personalized self-monitoring blood glucose schedule even if they don’t require insulin.

August 4, 2015

DenTek’s new website will now let  visitors brushing up on their oral health information purchase the company’s products directly on the site. 

August 4, 2015
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Aprecia Pharmaceuticals’ Spritam (levetiracetam), an epilepsy treatment that is the first FDA-approved drug that uses 3D printing technology. 
August 3, 2015

New Lansinoh study finds pain associated with breastfeeding is the leading challenge of women worldwide.  

August 3, 2015

The metrics BodiMetrics track include an EKG, pulse rate, blood oxygination, systolic blood pressure and temperature. 

August 3, 2015

Viactiv and Varsity Spirit introduce comprehensive campaign to encourage teens to supplement with calcium.

July 31, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Friday announced that it entered commitment letters relating to its upcoming acquisition of Allergan's generic pharmaceuticals business.

July 29, 2015

Hikma Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Roxane Laboratories and Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane (together, “Roxane” — an American specialty generics company) from Boehringer Ingelheim for about $2.65 billion.

July 29, 2015

Patients were unable to follow approprate treatment protocols for an OTC Lipitor, so Pfizer decided to discountinue its switch application. 

July 29, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced that it received unconditional clearance from the European Commission under the European Union Merger Regulation for its acquisition of Perrigo Co., an Irish international manufacturer of private-label over-the-counter pharmaceuticals.

July 28, 2015

In its largest acquisition to date, medical equipment manufacturer Drive Medical acquired DeVilbiss Healthcare from Vestar Capital Partners in early July.

July 28, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition will host a conversation with key regulators of the dietary supplement industry at annual meeting. 

July 28, 2015

A GAO report released Monday suggests that the Drug Enforcement Agency should take steps to improve communications with pharmacists, manufacturers. 

July 28, 2015

A recent study showed that up to 74% of women experienced improvement in their breast discomfort after supplementing their diets with iodine.