February 25, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline's Alli weight loss aid is making a return to shelves.

February 24, 2015

USANA's proprietary vitamin C supplement Proflavanol C100 is featured on "The Dr. Oz Show." 

February 24, 2015

NPA  renewed its call to the New York Attorney General to produce the scientific evidence behind that office's recall request of herbal supplements.

February 23, 2015

Vitamin supporting fertility health included in 52nd Annual Publicists Guild Awards swag bag last week. 

February 23, 2015

Study finds that vitamin D depletion linked more closely to diabetes than obesity. 

February 23, 2015

Are you price competitive? As many as 37% of consumers are price checking items as they shop.

February 20, 2015

2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee identifies 10 "shortfall" nutrients in its dietary guideline recommendations submitted Thursday. 

February 19, 2015

CRN files second amicus brief challenging FTC "rigid standard" in evaluating supplement claims.

February 19, 2015

Rite Aid turns to its customer base for health-and-wellness product ideas. 

February 18, 2015

Amazon.com's proposed 30-minute Prime Air offering drone delivery option was grounded Sunday. 

February 18, 2015

Natural Product Solutions on Wednesday announced the launch of its new VirMax Blood Sugar Stabilization Formula.

February 13, 2015

In response to the New York Attorney General’s recent recall of herbal supplements from four major retailers, the Council for Responsible Nutrition has assembled a microsite for consumers.

February 11, 2015

Iron supplementation found to reduce time of recovery for blood donors, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study. 

February 10, 2015

GNC on Monday announced that it refuted the claims made by the New York State Attorney General in his Feb. 2 letter.

February 10, 2015

Instantly on Tuesday launched Instantly Product Watch, a live crowd-sourced insights engine that alerts brands about newly launched products and tracks their performance across key metrics nationwide. 

February 10, 2015

As many as 85% of working women are focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle or losing weight.

February 9, 2015

Greater consumer interest in the pursuit of health-and-wellness lifestyles may be contributing to a lessened sensitivy in price across the category.

 

February 9, 2015

Brick-and-mortar stores still serve as the primary shopping destination even in this age of omnichannel retailing, according to PwC's latest annual consumer survey — Total Retail: Retailers and the Age of Disruption.

February 6, 2015

The pharma industry praised outgoing Food and Drug Administration commissioner Margaret Hamburg and welcomed Stephen Ostroff, who will assume the role of acting commissioner.

February 5, 2015

Food and Drug Commissioner Margaret Hamburg will resign from her post in March.

 

February 3, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday called on four major retailers to stop selling store-brand herbal supplement products in New York that could not be verified to contain the labeled substance by using what the industry describes as a questionable testing method — DNA barcoding.

February 3, 2015

Iovate Health Sciences International on Monday introduced StrongGirl, a new line of supplements available exclusively at GNC and Lucky Vitamin Stores.

February 3, 2015

Much of the mobile app experience happens in the comfortable, unrushed environment of the home, with 85% of shoppers preferring to shop there via mobile.

February 3, 2015

According to recent research, as many as 86% of independent pharmacies surveyed noted that their front-of-store was growing or holding steady, compared with 73% of independent pharmacists surveyed in previous HDMA-supported research.