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Dr Reddy's Strengthens Russian OTC Portfolio Through Glenmark Deal

Dr Reddy's is poised to expand its OTC offering in Russia and certain CIS countries by snapping up a basket of allergy brands from India's Glenmark.

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Edgewell Finds COVID Bright Side: Wet Ones On Way To Becoming ‘Little Mega-Brand’

Skin hygiene is one of several categories where Edgewell Personal Care has a “right to win" after 18 months of renovations, according to the company’s 20 November Investor Day presentation. The firm has doubled its production capacity and has plans for a “full suite” of product innovation to build on Wet Ones’ 60% growth in fiscal 2020.

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Atlas Biomed Unlocking Japan’s OTC Market With Direct-To-Consumer DNA And Microbiome Tests

Can Atlas Biomed unlock Japan's self-care market with its direct-to-consumer DNA and microbiome tests? HBW Insight catches up with the company's co-founder and CEO to discuss this and also how Atlas has been driving its European expansion plans despite coronavirus. 

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Jefferies' Survey Predicts M&A Rebound In 2021

An upturn in M&A activity across the whole healthcare sector is expected in 2021, with the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated development of a vaccine shining a light on the sector, says a recent survey by Jefferies. 

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E-cigarette NRT Outlook Heated By Combining With Counseling, Nicotine-Tapering Strategy

Results of three-year study conducted at 17 Canadian sites suggest that e-cigarettes use combined with counseling significantly increased abstinence from smoking cigarettes compared to receiving counseling alone.

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People On The Move: Appointments At Stada, PGEU, And UK Health Claims Committee

Stada has appointed a head of digital communications; PGEU elects new chair and vice-chair; and the new UK health claims committee unveils its first members.

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Edgewell Finds COVID Bright Side: Wet Ones On Way To Becoming ‘Little Mega-Brand’

Skin hygiene is one of several categories where Edgewell Personal Care has a “right to win" after 18 months of renovations, according to the company’s 20 November Investor Day presentation. The firm has doubled its production capacity and has plans for a “full suite” of product innovation to build on Wet Ones’ 60% growth in fiscal 2020.

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Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 24 November, 2020

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

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Ulta CEO On Target Corp Partnership: ‘Now Is The Time For Innovation In Retail'

Target guests in selected locations will be able to shop a curated Ulta Beauty section in the second half of 2021. The partnership could attract new clientele to Target stores and give Ulta a boost following nationwide store closures this year due to COVID.

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E.l.f. Has A Go At Twitch Crowd, Hitching Wagon To #Loserfruit

The maker of prestige-inspired cosmetics at value prices follows its TikTok viral success by teaming with Kathleen Belsten, aka Loserfruit, the second most-followed female gamer on the Amazon-owned livestreaming platform Twitch.

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Did California Catch Brazilian Blowout Napping? Formaldehyde Must Be Out Of Hair Smoothers By 2025

California-based Brazilian Blowout appears not to have opposed the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act, signed into law in the Golden State at the end of September, which will ban a key ingredient in its professional hair-smoothing systems beginning 1 January 2025. The company remains oddly quiet about the legislation, which was backed by NGOs, public health advocates and other cosmetic industry reps.

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US Cosmetics Reform Talks To Resume In 2021 After COVID Derailing, Anti-Regulation Trump

Efforts to modernize US cosmetics regulations fell short in the 116th Congress as lawmakers swung their focus to COVID-19, but industry expects a resumption of discussions in the next term, even as pandemic relief and recovery remains top priority.

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Cambridge Nutraceuticals Targets Over 50s With UK Acquisition

Cambridge Nutraceuticals - which develops dietary supplements that have “proven clinical benefits” - has snapped up UK-based Prime Fifty to enhance its offering with products specifically designed for the over 50s.

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People On The Move: Appointments At Stada, PGEU, And UK Health Claims Committee

Stada has appointed a head of digital communications; PGEU elects new chair and vice-chair; and the new UK health claims committee unveils its first members.

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Health And Wellness Trademark Review 24 November, 2020

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

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CBD Health Benefits More Attractive To Women? FDA Prioritizes Research Into Utero Effects

Among the largest gaps in safety data is non-clinical research on CBD use's effect on developing fetus and adolescent brain, in utero/lactational exposure, reproductive toxicity and the potential for a latency period before toxicity, says FDA  neuroscientist Andrew Shen.

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UK Supplements Marketer Makes No Effort To Back Up Ad Claims

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority will closely monitor the marketing communications of dietary supplements e-tailer Health Solutions after it failed to provide a substantive response to health claims regulation breaches.

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With Vous Vitamin, Businesses Offer Employees Access To Personalized Supplements At Discount

Vous Vitamin partners with employers on its Employer Vitamin Education & Access Perks Program to  offer their employees customized vitamins at a discount. The firm says the program will help consumers similar to allowing spending on supplements with pre-tax savings accounts.

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E-cigarette NRT Outlook Heated By Combining With Counseling, Nicotine-Tapering Strategy

Results of three-year study conducted at 17 Canadian sites suggest that e-cigarettes use combined with counseling significantly increased abstinence from smoking cigarettes compared to receiving counseling alone.

OTC Drugs Research & Development

Health And Wellness Trademark Review 24 November, 2020

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

Trademarks OTC Drugs

Merz Consumer Care Optimistic About Future As German Lockdown Continues

Will the second wave of coronavirus lockdown have the same impact on the European consumer health industry? Speaking exclusively to HBW Insight from Germany, Merz Consumer Care CEO Frank Baldauf thinks not. Recently investing in premium beard care brand Brooklyn Soap and launching its tetesept Formula range in the Netherlands, Merz's Baldauf suggest that there will be less panic buying this time round and the CHC supply chain will hold up under pressure. 

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