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Jun 19, 2018, 09:01 ET Abreva® Gets Rid Of More than Just Cold Sores This Summer

This summer Abreva® is lending a hand to local communities by restoring the faces of some of their most beloved murals. Much like the way Abreva®...


May 19, 2016, 04:56 ET Breathe Right® Nasal Strips Partners With Favored Preakness® Contender Nyquist

While all the thoroughbred contenders get ready for the 141st Preakness Stakes® on Saturday, Nyquist, a favorite heading into the big race, utilizes...


Jul 29, 2015, 07:47 ET GSK CFO Interviewed on Q2 2015 Results

Commenting on GSK's Q2 performance, the first since the Novartis transaction closed, CFO Simon Dingemans reveals sales rose during the period and...


Jun 24, 2015, 01:32 ET U.S. CDC committee recommends physicians make individual decisions on the use of meningococcal group B vaccines

GlaxoSmithKline (LSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted...


May 19, 2015, 09:00 ET New Study Shows Inner-City Asthma Care Program Reduces Student Absenteeism by up to 20 Percent

New data from a school asthma management program, "Building Bridges for Asthma Care," presented today at the American Thoracic Society 2015...


May 19, 2015, 07:46 ET New US poll shows most parents (83%) want their teens and young adults to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease

GlaxoSmithKline (@GSKUS) today announced the results of an online consumer poll, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of GSK, of US parents with...


Feb 25, 2015, 08:00 ET GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Announces The Return of alli® to Retail Stores

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare announced today the return of alli® (orlistat 60 mg capsules) to most stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico...


Oct 22, 2014, 07:48 ET GSK CEO and CFO Interviewed on 2014 Q3 Results

Amid continued pricing pressure in the Respiratory business, Sir Andrew Witty, CEO, has announced a restructuring of the pharmaceutical business. In...


Jul 29, 2014, 03:31 ET GSK's Tanzeum™ is now available in pharmacies in the U.S.

GSK (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that once-weekly Tanzeum (albiglutide), a prescription injectable treatment for type 2 diabetes in adults, as an...


Jul 23, 2014, 07:37 ET GSK CEO and CFO Interviewed on Q2 2014 Results and Strategy Update

Global healthcare company GSK reports Q2 results reflecting a business that is facing currency headwinds, increased price competition and supply...


May 19, 2014, 05:59 ET GSK presents positive data at ATS 2014 from study evaluating efficacy and safety of Incruse™ Ellipta® added to Advair® Diskus® in patients with COPD

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) today presented data at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) from a late-stage clinical study. In this study the safety ...


Apr 30, 2014, 08:18 ET GSK CFO Interviewed on Q1 Results 2014

The global healthcare company GSK has unveiled 2014 Q1 results today, described by its CFO Simon Dingemans as encouraging across many areas mixed...


Apr 17, 2014, 05:24 ET GSK and Genmab receive FDA approval for Arzerra® (ofatumumab) as first-line treatment in combination with chlorambucil for patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) for whom fludarabine-based therapy is considered inappropriate

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) and Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Supplemental ...


Mar 27, 2014, 09:00 ET GlaxoSmithKline Recalls alli®

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling all alli® weight loss products from U.S. and Puerto Rico retailers as the company...


Mar 26, 2014, 09:00 ET GlaxoSmithKline Reports alli® Product Tampering, Alerts Consumers To Unknown Product In alli® Packages

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is alerting consumers that some bottles of its alli® over-the-counter weight loss medication have been tampered with. Consumer...


Jan 08, 2014, 10:24 ET GSK gains accelerated FDA approval for combination use of Mekinist® (trametinib) and Tafinlar® (dabrafenib)

GlaxoSmithKline plc [LSE/NYSE: GSK ] announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mekinist® (trametinib) for use in...


Oct 30, 2013, 10:09 ET BREO® ELLIPTA™ now available in the U.S. for the treatment of COPD

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced that BREO ELLIPTA, a once-daily prescription medicine for...


Oct 23, 2013, 07:56 ET GlaxoSmithKline CFO Interviewed on Q3 results

Global healthcare company GSK reported Q3 results showing group sales growth +1%, earnings per share +16% and strong cash generation which has...


Sep 18, 2013, 01:30 ET Health Departments and Individuals Honored with NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation 2013 Child Health Awards

The health departments in Alamance, Dare and Henderson counties and Dr. Miriam Labbok, Kristie Marr and Jodi Massey all received awards today during...


Sep 12, 2013, 11:35 ET GSK research estimates significantly higher rates of pertussis among older adults than now reported

The incidence of pertussis among U.S. adults 50 and older may be greatly under-reported and under-recognized, according to findings from a study...


Aug 16, 2013, 09:35 ET Additional GlaxoSmithKline quadrivalent intramuscular influenza vaccine approved by FDA

GlaxoSmithKline plc [LSE/NYSE: GSK] announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved FLULAVAL® QUADRIVALENT (Influenza...


Aug 05, 2013, 01:06 ET GlaxoSmithKline receives FDA approval to ship four-strain (quadrivalent) influenza vaccine to healthcare providers

GlaxoSmithKline [NYSE: GSK] announced today it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to start shipping 2013-2014 FLUARIX®...


Jul 24, 2013, 07:39 ET GlaxoSmithKline CFO Interviewed on Q2 Results

Simon Dingemans, CFO, outlines the UK pharma group's Q2 performance, positive R&D pipeline news, as well as outlook and guidance for the rest of the...


Jul 10, 2013, 11:00 ET Side Effects Limit Prescription Drug Compliance

While prescription drug use is on the rise, medication side effects are discouraging Americans from following their prescribed treatment plans – even ...


Jun 26, 2013, 11:21 ET 100 GlaxoSmithKline employees embark on global and local long-term volunteer assignments

One hundred GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) employees are now beginning long-term assignments (up to six months) with 46 nonprofit and non-governmental...