September 16, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced approval for Movantik (naloxegol), a treatment for opioid-induced constipation in adults.

September 16, 2014

The U.S. Hispanic population is projected to reach 128.8 million by 2060, or more than 30% of the U.S. population. This could bode especially well for purveyors of health products and services in the pharmacy setting.

September 16, 2014

Lupin has entered into a long-term partnership with Merck Serono for the implementation of the company's general medicines portfolio expansion initiative in emerging markets, helping to fulfill local needs for affordable medications.

September 16, 2014

Mood Media is integrating its presence capabilities into client locations across the country, enabling them to leverage Mood’s location-based signal technology for mobile marketing apps and initiatives.

September 16, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced it has signed 127 new members since naming Daniel Fabricant executive director and CEO in April. 

September 16, 2014

NBTY on Monday announced that the supplement manufacturer had received two Gold level national awards at a ceremony hosted by the Golden Bridge Awards. 

September 16, 2014

More than 75 locally-owned community pharmacies throughout Arkansas are enhancing patient care by participating in a unique nine-month medication adherence program.

September 16, 2014

Gold Mobile, a provider of a cloud-based commerce and engagement platform, has announced the launch of its new healthcare division, GoMo Health.

September 16, 2014

Apira Science’s iGrow Hair Growth System is the first wearable, hands-free, in-home hair growth device to receive OTC clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for hair growth in men, the company has announced.

September 16, 2014

Nielsen on Monday announced its series of video vignettes celebrating the Hispanic consumer.

September 16, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced the hire of Aimee Nichols as director of government affairs and Melinda Price as communications coordinator. 

September 16, 2014

In this special diabetes report, DSN covers the latest innovation in the diabetes sector from wearable technology to prescription drugs to devices to pharmacist care for diabetic patients.

September 16, 2014

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in homeopathy and foot care, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

September 16, 2014

With diabetes and other diseases at epidemic levels, the need for more pharmacies to step up and offer accessible, convenient patient screening for a variety of serious and even life-threatening conditions is clear, a panel of pharmacists asserted at the NACDS Total Store Expo “Convenient Care — Point of Care Testing in the Pharmacy” Insight Session in late August. So, too, is the opportunity to drive new business to the pharmacy through point-of-care testing services.

September 16, 2014

Pez Candy announced the introduction of Pez Hedz, a soft-candy chew shaped in whimsical designs.

September 16, 2014

Price Chopper has announced that its pharmacies are now carrying the flu vaccine and Price Chopper’s pharmacists can administer it — with no appointment necessary — for anyone over the age of 19 years.

September 16, 2014

Roche on Tuesday announced that the Accu-Chek Aviva Expert system is now available by prescription.

September 16, 2014

Roundy’s stores on Monday announced that flu shots were made available at all pharmacies.

 

September 16, 2014

Epsilon, an Alliance Data company, has signed a multi-year agreement with beauty retailer Sephora to provide targeted email marketing services across Sephora's omnichannel marketing platforms.

September 16, 2014

Shopko on Tuesday announced that it will unveil the results of a partial store remodeling project in all of its 133 Shopko stores on Thursday, Sept. 18.

September 16, 2014

Walgreens announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

September 15, 2014

As we finished this issue of DSN, another big story appeared in the news to help further validate our cover concept — for the second time in as many issues.

September 15, 2014

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. 

September 15, 2014

Ancient Harvest announced a new line of hot cereals that feature a blend of quinoa, millet, amaranth and gluten-free rolled oats.