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Week of Mon, Aug 30th, 2010

CPSC: Pampers Dry Max not linked to diaper rash

Procter & Gamble Co. said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada have found no cause linking its Pampers Dry Max diapers with public reports of diaper rash and other skin conditions.

Energizer unveils inductive charger with Qi technology

Energizer Holdings Inc. has introduced what the company said is its first inductive charger built with Qi technology, the new universal charging standard developed by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC).

Orexigen, Takeda ally to develop and market obesity drug

Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. have entered into an exclusive partnership to develop and commercialize Contrave, Orexigen's investigational drug for the treatment of obesity, in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Bausch & Lomb airs Alaway TV commercials

Bausch & Lomb has kicked off  its advertising campaign for Alaway, its 12-hour eye itch relief drops.

KidZerts unveils moldable arch support insoles for children

KidZerts has introduced what the company calls the first wear-moldable arch support insoles for children.

J&J rolls out Johnson's Natural baby line

Johnson's Brand has introduced Johnson's Natural, a line of baby skin care and hair care products with mostly plant- and fruit-derived natural ingredients.

Novo Nordisk offers mobile app for diabetes dosing

Novo Nordisk is offering what it said is the first-ever mobile insulin dosing guide for doctors to look up dosing guidelines and blood glucose goals for their patients with diabetes.

King Pharmaceuticals names chief commercial officer

Jeffrey Bailey has been appointed chief commercial officer at King Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Rx kiosk maker Asteres awarded new patents

Asteres Inc. has been issued a trio of patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its automated pharmacy kiosk technology.

Meda inks deal to acquire Alaven

Meda has signed an agreement to acquire the U.S. specialty pharmaceutical company Alaven.

Topricin awarded patent for fibromyalgia-related pain

Topical BioMedics Inc. has been awarded a patent for Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream as a treatment for pain associated with fibromyalgia.