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July 8, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday it would reallocate $25 million to...

June 30, 2010

Lake Consumer Products on Wednesday announced its purchase of Consumer Choice Systems. The acquisition adds...

June 29, 2010

A recent GfK Roper "Gut Check" survey, sponsored by the Align brand, revealed that approximately...

CINCINNATI A recent GfK Roper "Gut Check" survey, sponsored by the Align brand, revealed that approximately 1-in-4 survey participants experience occasional digestive upsets, and of those, 1-in-5 have been told that these disruptive upsets are caused by their attitude or emotions, Procter & Gamble announced Wednesday.

June 28, 2010

A recent study being published in the journal Urology found that Proantinox, a proprietary cranberry-based...

June 28, 2010

Abbott Labs may sell off its flu vaccine business, according to published reports....

June 23, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday announced an exclusive agreement for the over-the-counter rights to Medivir’s cold sore...

June 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new test for detecting HIV antigen and...

June 9, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of a drug for herpes...

June 8, 2010

Bayer Consumer Care has launched a new 2-in-1 probiotic plus fiber product for its Phillips...

June 6, 2010

The business of OTC medicines is good. Sure, the economy is still sluggish, but there...

June 6, 2010

H1N1 proved to be a significant driver behind cough-cold sales this past season, though overall...

June 6, 2010

Community pharmacy, the quiet giant of the U.S. healthcare network, is at last attracting more...

June 1, 2010

Three new drugs for treating HIV from Gilead Sciences and J&J subsidiary Tibotec could have...

June 1, 2010

Naturopathix on Wednesday announced that its homeopathic remedy Zymaderm for relief of molluscum contagiosum symptoms...

May 25, 2010

A majority of people taking an investigational treatment for hepatitis C were cured after taking...

May 25, 2010

Sandoz announced Tuesday that it launched a generic drug for treating genital herpes....

May 24, 2010

Teva Pharmaceuticals has introduced a generic version of a drug for genital herpes, shingles and...

May 16, 2010

Only 12% of adults think they had the flu this past winter, fewer than the...

NEW YORK Only 12% of adults think they had the flu this past winter, fewer than the 15% to 21% who thought they had the flu in other winters since 2004, Harris Interactive reported Friday.

There is no evidence, however, that flu shots should get the credit for the decline in the number of people with the flu, though conversely, Harris Interactive also cautioned in its release there is no evidence that flu shots didn’t contribute on some level.

 

May 13, 2010

It is “appropriate” for healthcare professionals to continue use of GlaxoSmithKline’s rotavirus vaccine Rotarix and...

May 13, 2010

Seven million vaccinations is a lot of flu shots. And if you’ll pardon the pun,...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT Seven million vaccinations is a lot of flu shots. And if you’ll pardon the pun, it was more than enough to put Walgreens at the sticking point of the nation’s inoculation campaign against the H1N1 virus.

(THE NEWS: Walgreens tapped for national award for its flu vaccination efforts. For the full story, click here)

May 11, 2010

Ganeden Biotech on Wednesday announced that it was granted a patent by the United States...

May 10, 2010

The benefits of vaccinating babies against rotavirus outweigh the theoretical risks of porcine circovirus found...

May 9, 2010

Walgreens will be honored later this month for the contributions made to Americans’ preventive health...

WASHINGTON Walgreens will be honored later this month for the contributions made to Americans’ preventive health through its massive immunization program during the 2009 to 2010 influenza season.

May 3, 2010

NBA Cares is continuing its efforts to encourage teens to get vaccinated to prevent contracting...

April 20, 2010

A biotech developer owned by the University of Massachusetts Medical School has granted drug maker...

BOSTON A biotech developer owned by the University of Massachusetts Medical School has granted drug maker Merck exclusive U.S. rights to its tetanus and diphtheria vaccine, Merck announced Wednesday.