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January 10, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals for cancer-related pain, Watson said Monday.

January 7, 2011

A new oral treatment for Type 2 diabetes hit the shelves Friday.

January 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Sandoz, the company said.

January 6, 2011

Campbell Soup is teaming up with the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement to launch a new campaign that addresses heart disease among women.

January 6, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration granted priority review to an approval application for a hepatitis C drug made by Merck, the drug maker said Thursday.

January 6, 2011

Church & Dwight on Tuesday morning unveiled its latest personal massager — Trojan Vibrating Twister — at the Consumer Electronics Show. Also showcased at the electronics show was Trojan BareSkin, the thinnest condom in brand history, Trojan Vibrating Pulse personal massager and Trojan Ecstasy Fire & Ice condoms with personal lubricants on both the interior and exterior of the condom.

January 5, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has extended by six months the market exclusivity of a lung disease drug for use in children.

January 4, 2011

Marcal's Small Steps, a line of paper products that is made from 100% recyclable paper, is ready to salute those making environmental differences in their communities.

January 4, 2011

Par Pharmaceutical has started shipping a generic version of a hypertension drug, the company said Monday.

January 4, 2011

Generic drug maker Par Pharmaceutical has begun shipping its version of a treatment for heart rhythm problems, the company said Monday.

January 3, 2011

3Rx Skin Therapy has announced the introduction of a new skin care line to help repair and rejuvenate skin damaged by such cancer treatments as chemotherapy and radiation, and other dry skin issues caused by medical conditions.

January 3, 2011

Mars Chocolate is pairing its classic Snickers candy with peanut butter.

January 3, 2011

Former president George W. Bush will deliver the keynote speech at Armada Health Care’s seventh annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit, the specialty pharmacy contracting organization said.

January 3, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an update to the label of a Johnson & Johnson drug for HIV, the company said Monday.

January 3, 2011

Sandoz has launched higher dosages of its authorized generic version of a hypertension drug, the generics division of Swiss drug maker Novartis said Monday.

December 29, 2010

Ideavillage donated 150,000 Criss Angel magic trick gifts — valued at more than $1 million — to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Make A Wish Foundation.

December 27, 2010

Post Foods has announced that as of January 2011, the company’s Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles cereal will have a lower sugar content — 9 g per serving.

December 27, 2010

In an unconventional move for a condom maker, Church & Dwight's Trojan brand will have a booth at CES.

December 23, 2010

Merck on Wednesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Gardasil [human papillomavirus quadrivalent (types 6, 11, 16 and 18) vaccine, recombinant] for the prevention of anal cancer in males and females 9 to 26 years of age.

December 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Novartis Pharmaceuticals’ Amturnide (aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure, according to the pharma company.

December 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first and only low-dose oral contraceptive to combine 0.8-mg norethindrone and 0.025-mg ethinyl estradiol in a chewable form, with four 75-mg ferrous fumarate (iron) placebo tablets, Watson Pharmaceuticals has announced.

December 21, 2010

A Mylan subsidiary has settled a lawsuit brought on by the Department of Justice four years ago.

December 21, 2010

A biopharmaceutical company exclusively will develop and commercialize oral formulations of a drug maker's insulins.

December 21, 2010

Nearly one-third of pregnant women are not being screened by a laboratory test for gestational diabetes mellitus (gestational diabetes), according to a study of more than 900,000 American women published online Tuesday on the Obstetrics and Gynecology site.

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