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Helping the Pharmaceutical Industry Tackle the Evolving Challenge of Water Quality HELPING THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY TACKLE THE EVOLVING CHALLENGE OF WATER QUALITY

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Oct 18, 2019

Water plays a vital role in a broad range of processes within the pharmaceutical industry, from its use as a reagent and solvent in drug synthesis, to its utilization in formulation development and analytical testing, all the way through to product packaging and labeling. Each application has its ow...

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND THE DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND THE DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT

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Oct 17, 2019

Presently 33 states and the District of Columbia have enacted medical marijuana laws. While some of these laws have been on the books for several years, the impact on employers and company policies are still evolving. This issue has created confusion for federal contractors who are required to compl...

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Cancer drug shortage: What you should know CANCER DRUG SHORTAGE: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Oct 17, 2019

A drug used to treat children and animals with cancer is getting harder to find after one pharmaceutical company announced it would stop making it.

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Stoelzle Pharma - more than just glass STOELZLE PHARMA - MORE THAN JUST GLASS

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Oct 17, 2019

Stoelzle is more than just producing excellent quality glass. We are happy to meet you and your needs personally and individually to develop customised products and packaging solutions.

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Could a unique new fungus offer an opioid alternative? COULD A UNIQUE NEW FUNGUS OFFER AN OPIOID ALTERNATIVE?

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Oct 17, 2019

A new fungus discovered in the estuarine waters of Tasmania could be the unexpected answer to the world's opioid crisis, a current study suggests. Opioids — many of which are prescription painkillers, such as codeine — have created a worldwide health crisis. Many opioids are highly a...

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What Are the Benefits of CBD? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CBD?

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Oct 16, 2019

The CBD industry is flourishing, conservatively projected to hit $16 billion in the United States by 2025. Already, the plant extract is being added to cheeseburgers, toothpicks and breath sprays. More than 60 percent of CBD users have taken it for anxiety, according to a survey of 5,000 people, con...

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Maintaining pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities MAINTAINING PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

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Oct 16, 2019

The best ways to keep your facility clean. Pharmaceutical facilities, especially those manufacturing biological products or sterile dosage forms, present considerable cleaning challenges. They must be: designed to be cleanable and maintained, tested for cleanliness, and cleaned thoroughly.

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Which big pharma firms are best at digital? WHICH BIG PHARMA FIRMS ARE BEST AT DIGITAL?

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Oct 16, 2019

New research by The Worldcom Public Relations Group has ranked pharmaceutical companies according to their usage of digital channels – with Bayer, Pfizer and Boehringer Ingelheim coming out on top. However, the report – called the Digital Health Monitor – also notes that many large...

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Opioid and Prescription Medication Safety OPIOID AND PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION SAFETY

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Oct 15, 2019

Learn the dos and don'ts of opioid and prescription medications from experts at Children's Mercy Kansas City

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ALPLApharma - pharmaceutical packaging solutions ALPLAPHARMA - PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

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Oct 15, 2019

Based on our experience as a technology leader and a global player, and the knowledge of ALPLA SA, ALPLATABA and ALPLA GREECE, we deliver state-of-the-art pharmaceutical packaging solutions.

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DIY drugs: should hospitals make their own medicine? DIY DRUGS: SHOULD HOSPITALS MAKE THEIR OWN MEDICINE?

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Oct 15, 2019

When a pharmaceutical company raised the price of an essential medicine to unacceptable levels, there was only one thing for pharmacist Marleen Kemper to do: start making it herself. When Kemper was in primary school, she had watched two of her classmates get ill. One had a brain tumour, the other c...

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Five things for pharma marketers to know FIVE THINGS FOR PHARMA MARKETERS TO KNOW

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Oct 15, 2019

Almost all patients with the vaping-related illness have ended up hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About half of people with the lung illness end up in the intensive care unit. Twenty-six people have died from the disease, and nearly 1,300 people have gotten...

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Cyber Threats In The Pharma Industry CYBER THREATS IN THE PHARMA INDUSTRY

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Oct 14, 2019

The level of cyber threat faced by businesses today is attributable to both the increased sophistication of hackers and the increased use of digital. A recent survey revealed that over half of the pharma companies questioned had suffered from serious data breaches, while one in four had been the vic...

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Why Follow-On Pharmaceutical Innovations Should Be Eligible For Patent Protection WHY FOLLOW-ON PHARMACEUTICAL INNOVATIONS SHOULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR PATENT PROTECTION

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Oct 14, 2019

Despite the important role of intellectual property rights in incentivizing innovation, the patenting of pharmaceutical innovation is frequently accused of impeding access to medicine. Criticism of the prevailing patent regime has focused in particular on patents directed towards follow-on pharmaceu...

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Clinical genetics: a part of Pharma’s DNA CLINICAL GENETICS: A PART OF PHARMA’S DNA

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Oct 14, 2019

Genetic testing has become an increasingly buoyant area for deal making in recent years. While the pharma industry has been experiencing price pressure and low R&D productivity, the recent market ambition for “Precision Medicine”1 has driven interest and growth in clinical genetics a...

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Biopanda Drugs of Abuse Rapid Tests BIOPANDA DRUGS OF ABUSE RAPID TESTS

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Oct 11, 2019

Biopanda Drugs of Abuse Multi Rapid Tests. Cassette and Panel Tests can be manufactured for our customer's specific requirements. Choose from over 40 drugs of abuse.

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IoT and Drug Adherence: Different Approaches to Connected Solutions IOT AND DRUG ADHERENCE: DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO CONNECTED SOLUTIONS

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Oct 11, 2019

Sometimes it’s the really small things that make a huge difference to a person’s health. Skipping dosages of prescription medication, for example, has been linked to an array of negative effects. About half of us are guilty of not taking medication correctly, according to figures shared ...

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Method “Matches” Medicines to Their Unique Protein Receptors METHOD “MATCHES” MEDICINES TO THEIR UNIQUE PROTEIN RECEPTORS

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Oct 10, 2019

A receptor (drug target) can shift from a single subunit to a multi-structure in the presence of a ligand (drug compound) – a process known as "oligomerization". Having a method to determine exactly how different drug compounds target the same receptor is key to understanding why and...

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My pharmacy preregistration training provider wasn MY PHARMACY PREREGISTRATION TRAINING PROVIDER WASN'T UP TO SCRATCH

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Oct 10, 2019

Pharmacist preregistration trainees are full-time employees, so they need to adjust to a new work environment, study for the registration assessment and juggle their everyday commitments. The preregistration year is stressful, but for hard-working and disciplined individuals, it pays off. And in ret...

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DRUG PRICES KILLING OR DISEASES? DRUG PRICES KILLING OR DISEASES?

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Oct 10, 2019

The United States is a huge economy and the economies look up to it for inspiration on how to manage the country to yield maximum output from the economy. But the medicines and drugs in the country are something that has always been on the controversial aspects of the country.

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Pharma Quality Control Testing PHARMA QUALITY CONTROL TESTING

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Oct 09, 2019

Quality control (QC) plays a major role in the development of safe, highquality pharmaceutical products. This Pharmaceutical Technology/ Spectroscopy eBook on Pharma Quality Control Testing helps laboratories ensure they are up to date on the latest tools and techniques for achieving precise and eff...

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Is the future of healthcare preventive medicine? IS THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE PREVENTIVE MEDICINE?

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Oct 09, 2019

Is the future of healthcare preventive medicine? Lab100 at Mount Sinai uses precision diagnostics to empower patients and help scientists advance our understanding of human health.

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Solar for Business: Pharmaceuticals SOLAR FOR BUSINESS: PHARMACEUTICALS

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Oct 09, 2019

The healthcare industry’s core mission is to lengthen and improve lives. Because human health is inextricably linked to the health of the environment, pharmaceutical companies can further reinforce this mission through sustainable practices. While researchers work to develop innovative medical...

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Improving medicines safety as a volunteer pharmacist in Cambodia IMPROVING MEDICINES SAFETY AS A VOLUNTEER PHARMACIST IN CAMBODIA

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Oct 09, 2019

Cambodia remains one of the poorest countries in the world following the devastating activities of the Khmer Rouge regime of the 1970s, and the standard of its health care is variable. In 2018, I spent two weeks scoping out potential opportunities to improve patient safety at a provincial hospital i...

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New ICH & USP Regulations: Is Your Analyzer Ready? NEW ICH & USP REGULATIONS: IS YOUR ANALYZER READY?

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Oct 08, 2019

As a pharmaceutical processor, you’ve got to know if your analyzer can help comply with new European and U.S. regulations.

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Psychedelics Vs. Pharmaceuticals PSYCHEDELICS VS. PHARMACEUTICALS

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Oct 08, 2019

Curious about Psychedelics? Wondering how they compare to Pharmaceuticals in terms of raw, healing capacity?

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Recognizing Teen Drug Use RECOGNIZING TEEN DRUG USE

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Oct 07, 2019

Teens who abuse drugs are more likely to become addicted later in life.The earlier an addiction is recognized, the easier it is to treat.

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Demonstrating drug potency early in cell therapy development DEMONSTRATING DRUG POTENCY EARLY IN CELL THERAPY DEVELOPMENT

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Oct 07, 2019

With traditional drug development, the FDA typically focuses the majority of its attention on clinical aspects of a drug. With advanced cell and gene therapies, the agency places far more focus on chemistry manufacturing and controls (CMC) much earlier in development. Due in part to the fact that th...

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Shortage of drugs having a serious impact on primary care SHORTAGE OF DRUGS HAVING A SERIOUS IMPACT ON PRIMARY CARE

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Oct 07, 2019

According to information gleaned from a drug tracker, more than 100 drugs regularly prescribed by GPs are now out of stock, and this is forcing patients to ‘chop and change’ between medicines. The tracker showed that a total of 106 products were unavailable earlier this month, while a fu...

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How Technology is Fueling the Future of the Pharma Supply Chain HOW TECHNOLOGY IS FUELING THE FUTURE OF THE PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

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Oct 07, 2019

Developing countries have a unique opportunity to use new technologies to speed up pharmaceutical supply chain modernization efforts. Supply chain expert Maeve Magner talks to TraceLink’s Roddy Martin about how developing countries are adopting new supply chain technologies to drive better pat...

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Key Potential Drug Launches in 2020 KEY POTENTIAL DRUG LAUNCHES IN 2020

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Oct 04, 2019

Download your snapshot view of the late-stage drugs expected to launch in 2020.

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Achieving faster formulation of solid oral dosage ACHIEVING FASTER FORMULATION OF SOLID ORAL DOSAGE

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Oct 04, 2019

This whitepaper explores both of these two principle approaches and is broadly broken-down into two areas.

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Incubation Innovation in Drug Discovery INCUBATION INNOVATION IN DRUG DISCOVERY

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Oct 04, 2019

The transition between academic discoveries and drugs entering the pharma pipeline is often a place where good ideas go to die.

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Critical Strategies For Developing Your Pharma Team CRITICAL STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING YOUR PHARMA TEAM

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Oct 04, 2019

Effective teamwork is crucial for any pharmaceutical company. Whether it's an outstanding sales manager, establishing the company’s brand, or a medical advisor, managing clinical trials by company guidelines, everyone on your team needs to be engaged and focused on the same goals to facili...

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Technology Towards an Efficient Monitoring of Clinical Trials TECHNOLOGY TOWARDS AN EFFICIENT MONITORING OF CLINICAL TRIALS

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Oct 04, 2019

Clinical Study and Technology are two such genres that are progressing at a rapid rate. The implementation of age old practices does not suffice in any of the scenarios. Clinical trials are common in pharmaceutical industries and they occupy a major part in the approval of a drug. If the process of ...

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Researchers Have Developed Lab-Made THC and CBD RESEARCHERS HAVE DEVELOPED LAB-MADE THC AND CBD

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Oct 02, 2019

When you smoke, vape, or eat cannabis, you obtain the cannabinoids THC and CBD from any of the thousands of different strains of cannabis plants. Until now, this was really the only way to get those cannabinoids, and trust me, it worked great. But a recent announcement from a man who knows more abou...

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Pharma marketing’s evolving relationship with AI PHARMA MARKETING’S EVOLVING RELATIONSHIP WITH AI

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Oct 02, 2019

How does artificial intelligence (AI) rank in the minds of pharmaceutical executives? How important is it in their eyes, and how does it compare to other trends? Although the buzz around AI has never been bigger, that’s not to say that every leader in pharma has bought into the hype yet. The D...

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ADAPTING A REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE EMERGING CANNABIS INDUSTRY ADAPTING A REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR THE EMERGING CANNABIS INDUSTRY

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Oct 01, 2019

The diversity of products that contain cannabis means that a “one-size-fits-all” regulatory framework would be ineffective.

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Novartis + Microsoft reimagining medicine using AI NOVARTIS + MICROSOFT REIMAGINING MEDICINE USING AI

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Oct 01, 2019

In the world of commercial research and science, there’s probably no undertaking more daunting—or more expensive—than the process of bringing a new medicine to market. For a new compound to make it from initial discovery through development, testing, and clinical trials to finally ...

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Why is biosimilar adoption slow in the U.S., and can something be done to boost uptake? WHY IS BIOSIMILAR ADOPTION SLOW IN THE U.S., AND CAN SOMETHING BE DONE TO BOOST UPTAKE?

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Oct 01, 2019

Since the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984 created an abbreviated regulatory approval pathway for generic pharmaceutical drugs in the U.S., generics have made tremendous strides in bringing down the cost of many medical treatments and even come to dominate some therapeutic areas.

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The market for unborn children: Big Pharma, vaccines and trafficking of aborted fetuses THE MARKET FOR UNBORN CHILDREN: BIG PHARMA, VACCINES AND TRAFFICKING OF ABORTED FETUSES

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Oct 01, 2019

American family clinics, such as the Planned Parenthood Institute, first help women stop pregnancy . And immediately after, with half-closed doors, a very profitable journey begins. The aborted fetus is dissected in different parts, liver, kidney, thyme, skin, which are sold. A liver can cost up to ...

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Understanding your medicines UNDERSTANDING YOUR MEDICINES

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Sep 30, 2019

Medicines can cure, stop, or prevent disease; ease symptoms; or help in the diagnosis of illnesses.

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Digital Therapeutics: pharma’s threat or opportunity DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS: PHARMA’S THREAT OR OPPORTUNITY

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Sep 30, 2019

The DTx market is like the early days of the biologics revolution. “We are right at the beginning – it is a whole new therapeutic modality and we have the opportunity to create upwards of 100 products to increase efficacy across a range of disease conditions”. But does it represent...

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What’s been stopping the pharma industry from true RIM transformation? WHAT’S BEEN STOPPING THE PHARMA INDUSTRY FROM TRUE RIM TRANSFORMATION?

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Sep 30, 2019

The long-hoped for regulatory information management (RIM) transformation has yet to be achieved. As Steve Gens and John Cogan note in their recent paper — The Promise of Enterprise RIM – What’s Slowing the Innovation Potential? – the conversation all-too-often turns to issue...

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95% of people think they could develop dementia with age 95% OF PEOPLE THINK THEY COULD DEVELOP DEMENTIA WITH AGE

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Sep 30, 2019

A global study on attitudes toward dementia has shown that two-thirds of people believe it to be a natural risk of getting older, which could be limiting the help that people seek. Every 3 seconds, someone develops dementia somewhere in the world. In the United States alone, 5.8 million people are l...

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Key potential drug launches 2020 KEY POTENTIAL DRUG LAUNCHES 2020

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Sep 27, 2019

Key Potential Drug Launches in 2020 infographicSupport more effective drug pipeline and portfolio strategies

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Pharma’s Transformation through Automation PHARMA’S TRANSFORMATION THROUGH AUTOMATION

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Sep 27, 2019

How your staff can be relieved from drudgery, augment their capacity, and unleash creativity with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in life sciences

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September Issue of The Medicine Maker SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF THE MEDICINE MAKER

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Sep 27, 2019

Welcome to the September issue where our cover feature explores the microbes living in and on our bodies – and what they mean for drug discovery.

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Know the new RPH Pharma KNOW THE NEW RPH PHARMA

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Sep 27, 2019

Situated at TECNOPUC in Rio Grande do Sul, one of the biggest technological hubs of Latin America, RPH PHARMA made a high investment to amplify its manufacturing plant.

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Leveraging Advanced Analytics in the Pharmaceutical Industry LEVERAGING ADVANCED ANALYTICS IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Sep 27, 2019

“Without a doubt, leveraging advanced analytics presents a real and significant opportunity for the pharmaceutical industry,” reports McKinsey in a 2018 article. Pharmaceutical companies know this, they just don’t know how to achieve and quantify business impact beyond hiring the d...

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Measure Patient Experience in Clinical Trials: It’s the right thing to do! MEASURE PATIENT EXPERIENCE IN CLINICAL TRIALS: IT’S THE RIGHT THING TO DO!

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Sep 27, 2019

Forward-thinking Pharma companies recognize that when evaluating ROI on the patient experience, they need to think beyond finances. PX impacts trust in the brand and reputation in the industry. In the context of the recent Gallup poll on consumer perceptions where the pharma industry rated below ele...

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How will technology aid an ageing world? HOW WILL TECHNOLOGY AID AN AGEING WORLD?

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Sep 26, 2019

This article explores the potential of readily available technology to address current traceability challenges as well as more wide-ranging issues in the pharmaceutical industry. According to Ernst and Young,1 the expected lifespan of someone born in 2015 will be more than 10 years longer than one b...

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The 10 latest FDA Orphan Drug Designations for cancer treatments THE 10 LATEST FDA ORPHAN DRUG DESIGNATIONS FOR CANCER TREATMENTS

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Sep 25, 2019

The FDA grants Orphan Drug Designation to treatments for rare diseases in R&D; here are the 10 most recent for oncologic conditions. The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) denotes medications that are potential promising treatments for rare diseases in th...

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How does a drug for colorectal cancer work? HOW DOES A DRUG FOR COLORECTAL CANCER WORK?

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Sep 25, 2019

Colorectal cancer is a fatal and common disease, and treatment decisions are often based on what genes have been mutated in the development of the cancer. This means that certain patients with colorectal cancer may benefit from the chemotherapeutic ‘cetuximab’ while other patients may be...

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Could smart pill bottles dispense a solution to drug non-adherence? COULD SMART PILL BOTTLES DISPENSE A SOLUTION TO DRUG NON-ADHERENCE?

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Sep 25, 2019

To tackle the challenge of medication adherence, particularly in the clinical trial space, UK health tech company Elucid has created a smart pill bottle and mobile app called Pill Connect. Currently in the trial stage, Pharma Tech Focus talks to Elucid’s CEO Dr James Burnstone about how the sy...

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Why Are Drugs SO Expensive? WHY ARE DRUGS SO EXPENSIVE?

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Sep 24, 2019

Why are prescription drugs so expensive in the United States? Why does the same medication cost significantly less in other countries around the world? Today Danielle examines the history of pharmaceutical regulation in America and how it lead to such disproportionately high costs.

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Reviving a Discontinued Drug REVIVING A DISCONTINUED DRUG

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Sep 24, 2019

Most of the drugs that are taken off the market are removed for reasons other than safety. However, sometimes drug makers choose to remove drugs from the market even if there is no problem with their safety profile. In fact, from 1994 through 2015, 215 drugs were withdrawn from sale, and only 5.1 pe...

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What is DXM? WHAT IS DXM?

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Sep 24, 2019

A normal dosage of cough syrup has 15 to 30 milligrams of DXM. Most doctors recommend that you do not take more than 30 milligrams over a 24-hour period. It takes between 300 and 1,000 milligrams of DXM to get high. DXM can cause euphoria that ranges from a mild buzz to hallucination or an out-of-bo...

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Clinical studies at UCB: How are medicines made and tested? CLINICAL STUDIES AT UCB: HOW ARE MEDICINES MADE AND TESTED?

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Sep 23, 2019

Have you ever wondered how the medicines at UCB are made and tested?

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What can pharma do to improve customer experience? WHAT CAN PHARMA DO TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE?

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Sep 23, 2019

How does pharma get the customer experience right? What does it take to inspire and provide real value to HCPs and other key stakeholders?

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Manage Digestive Concerns With Energy Medicine MANAGE DIGESTIVE CONCERNS WITH ENERGY MEDICINE

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Sep 23, 2019

Autumn is the pivot point, the fulcrum for this huge turn around in your energy, and often it can greatly affect your digestion.

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How a single payer system can help solve the US opioid crisis HOW A SINGLE PAYER SYSTEM CAN HELP SOLVE THE US OPIOID CRISIS

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Sep 23, 2019

The US now has only a decade to achieve both universal health coverage and to prevent and treat substance abuse under the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Katherine Pettus argues that adopting a single-payer public health system is likely to be the only way to achieve these ...

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AI and Drug Discovery, Protecting the Value of Data in Collaborations AI AND DRUG DISCOVERY, PROTECTING THE VALUE OF DATA IN COLLABORATIONS

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Sep 23, 2019

AI and Pharma update, Melloddy project—a ground-breaking collaboration between pharmaceutical companies, technology companies, and academic institutions to accelerate drug discovery by sharing pharmaceutical industry data. As we explained, the Melloddy project uses federated learning and block...

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Immigrants Buying Meds on the Street: A Problem of High Drug Prices and Fears of Deportation IMMIGRANTS BUYING MEDS ON THE STREET: A PROBLEM OF HIGH DRUG PRICES AND FEARS OF DEPORTATION

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Sep 20, 2019

A lot of media coverage about counterfeit drug threats in the U.S. are spurred by the media relations efforts of organizations funded by pharmaceutical companies, such as the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies and Partnership for Safe Medicines. As I see it, their public education efforts conflate ...

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How attractive are Bio-similars for pharma companies? HOW ATTRACTIVE ARE BIO-SIMILARS FOR PHARMA COMPANIES?

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Sep 20, 2019

Biosimilar therapies are copies of large-molecule, biologic drugs. They differ from generics in that they are not exact copies of the original drug but, rather, a similar molecule that delivers an equivalent clinical outcome to the branded drug. Where small molecule drugs comprise 10s of atoms, biol...

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Progress in personalized medicine PROGRESS IN PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

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Sep 19, 2019

There is a great deal of hype surrounding the concept of personalized medicine.

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Zolgensma – more than just the world’s most expensive drug ZOLGENSMA – MORE THAN JUST THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE DRUG

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Sep 19, 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Zolgensma, Novartis’ one-dose gene therapy for the treatment of paediatric patients (less than two years of age) suffering from spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare but life-threatening disease. Zolgensma was acquired by Novartis as ...

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BREXIT: WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY BREXIT: WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Sep 19, 2019

The UK is set to leave the European Union on October 31st, 2019, after extending the original deadline from the 29th March. Currently, there are ongoing discussions on whether we’ll have a deal in place or if a no withdrawal deal is agreed. Will the UK pharmaceutical industry be ready for Brex...

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How America’s opioid epidemic is going global HOW AMERICA’S OPIOID EPIDEMIC IS GOING GLOBAL

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Sep 18, 2019

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, declared bankruptcy as part of a tentative deal to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging that they and other opioid manufacturers worsened the US opioid epidemic.

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Pharma must get out of its own way to advance digitally PHARMA MUST GET OUT OF ITS OWN WAY TO ADVANCE DIGITALLY

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Sep 18, 2019

RJ Lewis Founder & CEO eHealthcare Solutions explains why it's important for pharma to take risks and conduct A/B testing to find and implement better digital solutions.

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The Enormous Potential of AI for Pharmaceutical THE ENORMOUS POTENTIAL OF AI FOR PHARMACEUTICAL

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Sep 18, 2019

The adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in research-intensive organizations has essentially seen linear growth in recent years. Pharmaceutical, CRO, university and healthcare organizations are beginning to shift away from theoretical plans to genuine practical applications of machine intelligen...

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Can-Fite Biopharma: $9 Price Target from Dawson James CAN-FITE BIOPHARMA: $9 PRICE TARGET FROM DAWSON JAMES

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Sep 18, 2019

Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE American: CANF) is an advanced clinical stage drug development company with a platform technology that addresses multi-billion-dollar markets in the treatment of autoimmune inflammatory diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriasis, and liver diseases including ...

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Common Laboratory Techniques in the Drug Discovery Workflow COMMON LABORATORY TECHNIQUES IN THE DRUG DISCOVERY WORKFLOW

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Sep 18, 2019

The characterization of novel therapeutics involves many chemical processes. A typical workflow of methods that are frequently carried out during drug discovery is depicted below.

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CMA CGM Pharma Reefer Division CMA CGM PHARMA REEFER DIVISION

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Sep 18, 2019

The preservation of product integrity during transport is a fundamental priority, especially for pharmaceutical products when public health and patient safety are at stake.

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Difference Between Opioids and Opiates DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OPIOIDS AND OPIATES

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Sep 18, 2019

The difference between opioids and opiates is subtle enough that most people use the words interchangeably. After all, they both come from the poppy plant. The biggest difference is that opiates are natural drugs and opioids are synthetic drugs. They both have the same effect on the mind and can cau...

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CBD MARKETING: HIGH MARKS FOR THE NEXT “IT” PRODUCT CBD MARKETING: HIGH MARKS FOR THE NEXT “IT” PRODUCT

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Sep 18, 2019

CBD and products like it seem to be making an immediate splash in healthcare as of late.  But, how has this controversial product gained such rapid success?  Across the country more and more companies are popping up selling CBD products ranging from oils to dog treats.

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Pharma Ecommerce: What It Takes To Win Online PHARMA ECOMMERCE: WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN ONLINE

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Sep 17, 2019

The pharma ecommerce question doesn’t end with distributors. In fact, pharma manufacturers, too, must carve out a place in the digital ecosystem. So what can pharmaceutical manufacturers do to improve their customer experience through ecommerce? The article brought up a lot of great points, bu...

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Pharmaceutical Combination Products - ProMed Pharma PHARMACEUTICAL COMBINATION PRODUCTS - PROMED PHARMA

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Sep 17, 2019

ProMed Pharma is a leading contract manufacturer of polymer-based drug releasing molded dosage forms and combination device components.

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Building the smartest pharma company in the world BUILDING THE SMARTEST PHARMA COMPANY IN THE WORLD

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Sep 17, 2019

The Finnish pharmaceutical company Orion Pharma, with help from Reaktor AI, has been on a journey to introduce AI into company operations across the board, to fully utilize all available data, and to build the capability to quickly adapt in an ever- changing world. In other words, their goal is to b...

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What are real-world studies? WHAT ARE REAL-WORLD STUDIES?

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Sep 16, 2019

For decades, randomised clinical trials have been a cornerstone of pharmaceutical science, reassuring patients that their medicines have been thoroughly tested. Elaine explains how there’s been a recent shift towards the analysis of real-world data and the design and conduct of real-world clin...

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Four stand-out skills you need to move into the pharma industry FOUR STAND-OUT SKILLS YOU NEED TO MOVE INTO THE PHARMA INDUSTRY

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Sep 16, 2019

The pharmaceutical industry is an exciting, fast-paced and ever-changing world to work in. I talk to pharmaceutical sales professionals daily, from Graduate Sales Representatives promoting ‘me too’ drugs, to Senior Sales Directors working on specialist rare disease products, and have a s...

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Key opinion leaders KEY OPINION LEADERS

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Sep 16, 2019

Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) are experts in their field and a respected voice in medical circles. They have an influential quality coveted by companies within the pharmaceutical industry. In this blog, we look at the role of KOLs and the 5 steps to creating an effective partnership. A KOL is typically...

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US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug US FINDS CONTAMINANT IN POPULAR HEARTBURN DRUG

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Sep 13, 2019

U.S. health officials are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related drugs. FDA officials said the amount of the contaminant barely exceeds levels found in common foods. But the same chemical has been linked to dozens of rec...

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Véto-pharma CDMO Services VÉTO-PHARMA CDMO SERVICES

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Sep 13, 2019

Véto-pharma – Development and Manufacturing is positioned purely as a CDMO within the veterinary and food supplement sectors, offering value-added services for 30 years.

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Why the Medical and Pharmaceutical Industries Need Great Process Piping Systems WHY THE MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES NEED GREAT PROCESS PIPING SYSTEMS

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Sep 13, 2019

Medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers must adhere to strict sanitation standards and prioritize the safety of the products they create, regardless of production volume or costs. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) strictly regulates the design, construction, and operation of medical and p...

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Changing Approach to Global Development of Medical Device Products CHANGING APPROACH TO GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICAL DEVICE PRODUCTS

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Sep 13, 2019

The results are improved transparency, predictability, and efficiency of the medical device review process.

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Moving Molecules into Medicines MOVING MOLECULES INTO MEDICINES

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Sep 13, 2019

The pharmaceutical R&D ecosystem relies on effective collaboration between internal and external stakeholders to collect, analyze, and share data in a secure, compliant, and efficient manner.

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Orient Pharma and TraceLink: Partnering for Success on Serialization and Quality ORIENT PHARMA AND TRACELINK: PARTNERING FOR SUCCESS ON SERIALIZATION AND QUALITY

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Sep 12, 2019

As a pharmaceutical manufacturer serving multiple markets worldwide, Taiwan-based Orient Pharma requires a global strategy for serialization and track and trace requirements for every new market it enters.

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Your Cancer Targets May Not Be Real YOUR CANCER TARGETS MAY NOT BE REAL

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Sep 12, 2019

A paper from Cold Spring Harbor labs that invalidated MELK as a cancer target. That was straightforward enough: knocking it out via CRISPR across a whole range of cancer cell lines had no effect on their growth at all, so it’s kind of hard to make the case that it’s an important thing to...

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Medical writing - what is it? MEDICAL WRITING - WHAT IS IT?

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Sep 12, 2019

This blog will give a brief insight into the discipline of medical writing, including the various types of writing and the skills deemed necessary by top medical writing companies. If you require high-quality scientific and medical writing services get in touch with Phil or Anna today - we are more ...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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Artificial Intelligence ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE'S POTENTIAL ROLE IN THE REVOLUTION OF DRUG DISCOVERY

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Sep 10, 2019

Modern drug discovery is a complicated process that requires identification of disease targets, bioactive substances that act upon those targets, and finally optimization of those drug candidates.

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Valuation of Pharma Companies: 5 Key Considerations VALUATION OF PHARMA COMPANIES: 5 KEY CONSIDERATIONS

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Sep 10, 2019

Valuing pharma companies isn’t the same as valuing non-pharma companies, for several reasons. The life cycle of prescription drugs is relatively brief, with high-margin revenue falling to zero almost overnight when drug patents expire. Pharmaceuticals are high-growth, high-profit, and high-ris...

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Drugs and their safety – an increasingly important subject in the pharmaceutical industry DRUGS AND THEIR SAFETY – AN INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT SUBJECT IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Sep 10, 2019

Drug safety, also known as pharmacovigilance, refers to the systematic and continuous monitoring of the safety of a drug. The drugs are tested in order to identify and assess undesirable or even harmful effects for humans or animals. In order to protect patients, drugs must obtain official approval ...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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How Can Biopharma Companies Best Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse? HOW CAN BIOPHARMA COMPANIES BEST PREVENT PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE?

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Sep 09, 2019

The misuse of prescription drugs for non-medical purposes has become an increasing problem worldwide. Together with Evotec, we have taken a look at how biopharma companies can prevent prescription drug abuse by taking drugs through strict assessment processes.

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Current challenges in pharmacy sector CURRENT CHALLENGES IN PHARMACY SECTOR

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Sep 09, 2019

Pharmacy industry recent issues and good explanation with solution.

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The Future Of Pharma: Harnessing AI To Decentralise Data THE FUTURE OF PHARMA: HARNESSING AI TO DECENTRALISE DATA

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Sep 09, 2019

Most tools and technologies that do advanced analytics or search, especially in pharma, force you to build a common repository for the data before any analytics can begin. This means one must invest in building something like a data warehouse or data lake first, then add your analytics engine on top...

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Johnson and Johnson Pay Pennies After Killing People. JOHNSON AND JOHNSON PAY PENNIES AFTER KILLING PEOPLE.

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Sep 09, 2019

Let's be real. Johnson and Johnson lied about the safety of their opioid drugs and people died as a result of their lying tongue.

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How a pharmaceutical company’s HIV research became immersive theater HOW A PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY’S HIV RESEARCH BECAME IMMERSIVE THEATER

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Sep 09, 2019

Four years ago, when ViiV Healthcare commissioned an ethnographic research study to understand the impact of HIV on black men in Baltimore and Jackson, Mississippi, the pharmaceutical company came away with a set of complex findings. Cultural identity, contextual environment, social structures and l...

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Media monitoring for pharma industry MEDIA MONITORING FOR PHARMA INDUSTRY

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Sep 06, 2019

Social Media Listening for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Key challenges facing pharmaceutical companies in their forays into social listening. Benefits of social listening illustrated with reference to a number of case studies drawn from a selection of therapy areas.

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It’s Time For Congress To Go All In On Drug Pricing Reform IT’S TIME FOR CONGRESS TO GO ALL IN ON DRUG PRICING REFORM

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Sep 06, 2019

The partisan stars are appear to be aligned in Washington on passing federal drug pricing reform, but not without its share of political fits and starts. The latest proposal to suffer a setback has been Trump’s rebate rule, a clear signal that the Administration has pushed about as far as it c...

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How emerging technologies will drive Pharma Sector? HOW EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES WILL DRIVE PHARMA SECTOR?

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Sep 05, 2019

This video explains how disruptive technologies and emerging trends such as virtual reality treatments, 3d printing, artificial intelligence, precision medicine or patient design will impact the manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceuticals in order to prepare successfully for a better future of...

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Social media and the anti-vaccine movement SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE ANTI-VACCINE MOVEMENT

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Sep 05, 2019

Vaccination as a public health intervention has significantly improved the health and wellbeing of the public and drastically reduced the burden of infectious diseases globally. Millions of lives have been saved with the World Health Organization (The WHO) estimating that 2–3 million lives are...

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5 Steps to Social Media Strategy for Pharma 5 STEPS TO SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY FOR PHARMA

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Sep 05, 2019

With almost 2.7 billion social media users worldwide it is vital that pharmaceutical companies form a social media strategy. Social media has transformed the way both consumers and companies communicate and has become the norm across other industries creating an expectation for consumers and patient...

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The promise and pitfalls of serial femtosecond X-ray crystallography THE PROMISE AND PITFALLS OF SERIAL FEMTOSECOND X-RAY CRYSTALLOGRAPHY

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Sep 04, 2019

A report from scientists at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology highlights the advantages and disadvantages of serial femtosecond X-ray crystallography. This article investigates the review, focusing on its role in drug development. The article delves into the reasons behind the researche...

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New Alzheimer’s Vaccine May Show Promise. NEW ALZHEIMER’S VACCINE MAY SHOW PROMISE.

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Sep 04, 2019

Many biotechs have aimed to resolve Alzheimer’s via a vaccine over recent years, only to call it off due to nasty side effects such as brain swelling. But this drug, which the company has dubbed UB-311, is offering hope after wrapping up a Phase 2a Clinical Study. Next, the drug will begin a 2...

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MGH Prepares: Build a Plan MGH PREPARES: BUILD A PLAN

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Sep 03, 2019

Members of the Center for Disaster Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital share tips to be prepared in the case of an emergency. In this video, learn to build a plan to prepare for emergencies at home and at work.

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WHAT ARE “COSMECEUTICALS”? WHAT ARE “COSMECEUTICALS”?

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Sep 03, 2019

The term “cosmeceutical” has become popular in recent years to describe a cosmetic product that claims medicinal benefits. While those in the cosmetic industry use the term to advertise the ingredients and benefits of their products, the FDA does not legally recognize the term. According...

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Optimizing Operations in Multiproduct Pharma Manufacturing Facilities OPTIMIZING OPERATIONS IN MULTIPRODUCT PHARMA MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

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Sep 03, 2019

Facilities flexible enough to manufacture multiple products have become a cornerstone of our industry, crucial for meeting changing and challenging market and regulatory expectations.

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ATG Pharma Volumetric Cartridge Filling ATG PHARMA VOLUMETRIC CARTRIDGE FILLING

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Sep 03, 2019

Not only the most accurate cartridge filling system but it is also the most consistent, versatile, and dynamic.

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Powerfully automate nurturing by integrating Oracle Eloqua with the ML Data Cloud POWERFULLY AUTOMATE NURTURING BY INTEGRATING ORACLE ELOQUA WITH THE ML DATA CLOUD

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Sep 03, 2019

ML’s Oracle Eloqua integration allows you to engage target prospects with relevant content and consistent messaging through the top of the funnel. This bi-directional integration accelerates the buyer journey to drive pipeline growth and conversion by increasing account penetration and engagem...

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5 Reasons Your Company Needs Account-Based Marketing 5 REASONS YOUR COMPANY NEEDS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Sep 03, 2019

Every company can benefit from account-based marketing, no matter your size or target market. These are our top 5 reasons why your company would benefit from incorporating ABM tactics into your marketing strategy. If you go to any marketing conference or presentation, chances are you’ll hear a...

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INTEGRATED CLINICAL TRIAL MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS INTEGRATED CLINICAL TRIAL MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

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Sep 02, 2019

As the cost of drug development and time to market increases to exorbitant levels.

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CAPTIVATING STATISTICS ON WHY YOU NEED ABM RIGHT NOW CAPTIVATING STATISTICS ON WHY YOU NEED ABM RIGHT NOW

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Sep 02, 2019

Increase in opportunities using ABM programs, according to Gartnerof business buyers conduct more than half of their research online before making an offline purchase (Forrester). Worth wasted in marketing efforts due to misalignment between marketing and sales (Hubspot) of B2B companies have staff ...

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The Future of Internet of Things (IoT) in Pharma THE FUTURE OF INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) IN PHARMA

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Sep 01, 2019

Displaying how IoT can impact pharma going forward into the future.

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Ophthalmic Drug Delivery for Retinal Disorders OPHTHALMIC DRUG DELIVERY FOR RETINAL DISORDERS

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Aug 31, 2019

Delivery of therapeutics to the human eye is one of the most interesting endeavors a formulator can take on, but also one of the most challenging.

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Human-robot collaboration in the pharma production HUMAN-ROBOT COLLABORATION IN THE PHARMA PRODUCTION

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Aug 30, 2019

Human-robot collaboration in pharmaceutical process plant The safety thinking in highly sensitive industries such as the pharmaceutical industry is completely subject to its own rules of the game, after all, human lives are at stake here. Simply meeting minimum safety standards is not an option. The...

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Deal Or No Deal: How Brexit Is Impacting Pharma DEAL OR NO DEAL: HOW BREXIT IS IMPACTING PHARMA

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Aug 30, 2019

At the time of writing, the United Kingdom (UK) is on its third deadline to leave the European Union (EU). What was deemed to be “the easiest trade deal in human history1” is now looking ever increasingly unlikely; and is beginning to cause anguish for not only the pharmaceutical industr...

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The promise and pitfalls of molecular testing in oncology THE PROMISE AND PITFALLS OF MOLECULAR TESTING IN ONCOLOGY

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Aug 30, 2019

Great strides have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. However, a variety of challenges remain that frustrate both physicians and patients. Central to this is how to use the large amounts of genetic data now available. Dr Chris Gaj explores the challenges and potential consequences f...

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Cost Savings And Business Benefits Of The Madison Logic Platform COST SAVINGS AND BUSINESS BENEFITS OF THE MADISON LOGIC PLATFORM

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Aug 29, 2019

In account-based marketing (ABM) campaigns, B2B marketers can target contacts with pinpoint accuracy through programmatic advertising. They can also create personalized content for buyers at every stage of the purchase journey. However, three challenges remain: Are businesses targeting the right con...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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NEEDLE FREE INJECTION TECHNOLOGY- AN OVERVIEW NEEDLE FREE INJECTION TECHNOLOGY- AN OVERVIEW

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Aug 29, 2019

Injuries which occur on regular basis in day today routine of hospital and healthcare setups. The Plethora of new injectable products has created new opportunities for physicians to treat areas previously thought to be not reachable.

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A Field Manual For The Battle Over HIV Prevention Drug Pricing A FIELD MANUAL FOR THE BATTLE OVER HIV PREVENTION DRUG PRICING

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Aug 29, 2019

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) an HIV prevention intervention consisting of a daily drug cocktail, quarterly HIV/sexually transmitted disease screening, and laboratory monitoring—has repeatedly been shown to be safe, effective, and cost-effective. Although US guidelines have recommended PrEP ...

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Prescription 2020: Democratic Candidates And Drug Pricing PRESCRIPTION 2020: DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES AND DRUG PRICING

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Aug 29, 2019

Prescription drug pricing appears poised to be an important issue in the 2020 presidential election. Identified as Americans’ top health care priority for the new Congress in 2019, the rising cost of prescription drugs has occupied an increasingly prominent place in national discourse. Perhaps...

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Real World Evidence: A Pharma-evolution REAL WORLD EVIDENCE: A PHARMA-EVOLUTION

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Aug 28, 2019

Smart devices and wearables are the norm of the day. We wake up in the morning to our watch reminding us of the number of steps to walk, the speed of our heart beats etc. The same watch vibrates if we are stationary at our work station, prompting us to move. There is a surge in health-related data g...

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An Understanding of In-Home Drug Testing AN UNDERSTANDING OF IN-HOME DRUG TESTING

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Aug 28, 2019

Home drug-testing kits sold on the internet may make it easy for parents to test their children for drugs, but that approach may not be the best.

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Why It’s So Difficult to Reduce Drug Prices WHY IT’S SO DIFFICULT TO REDUCE DRUG PRICES

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Aug 28, 2019

Partly because it’s an election year and partly because, well, drugs can be expensive, the topic of drug pricing is a hot-button issue. Earlier this year, in February, seven pharmaceutical executives were grilled by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee over drug pricing. The tone was set by U.S. ...

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How our pharmacist-led anticoagulation service saves more than 500 bed days per year HOW OUR PHARMACIST-LED ANTICOAGULATION SERVICE SAVES MORE THAN 500 BED DAYS PER YEAR

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Aug 28, 2019

Patients who are receiving long-term anticoagulation and are due for surgery, or other invasive procedures, may need to have their anticoagulants stopped temporarily to allow the procedure to be performed safely. In some circumstances, interrupting anticoagulation for a defined period carries minima...

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Big Trouble For Big Pharma! Let BIG TROUBLE FOR BIG PHARMA! LET'S TALK ABOUT IT!

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Aug 27, 2019

Scott Reisch hosts Crime Talk. A criminal trial attorney for 24 years discusses, legal issues, the Constitution, and hosts guests regarding trending issues.

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Top Things to Consider Before Investing in Pharma Machinery TOP THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE INVESTING IN PHARMA MACHINERY

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Aug 26, 2019

Investment in pharma machinery requires lots of finance and efforts. Hence, the process needs to be very careful and considerate. There are numerous options in terms of make and models. Choosing the right one is difficult whether you buy a first-hand or a used machine. This post helps you to select ...

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ATG Pharma Mixing and Heating System Installation for the RL-302VF ATG PHARMA MIXING AND HEATING SYSTEM INSTALLATION FOR THE RL-302VF

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Aug 26, 2019

Heating and mixing systems are available for all of our filling solutions. This video will preview the installation for the Heating System and Lightnin Mixer being installed on our new RoboCAP RL-302VF.

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The advantages of modular over traditional construction for pharmaceutical cleanrooms THE ADVANTAGES OF MODULAR OVER TRADITIONAL CONSTRUCTION FOR PHARMACEUTICAL CLEANROOMS

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Aug 26, 2019

When constructing a cleanroom, the first decision you’re faced with is whether to opt for traditional (civil) construction over modular panels. There are several important considerations you must factor before making this expensive investment.

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Opioid Epidemic in Utah OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN UTAH

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Aug 25, 2019

The opioid epidemic in Utah has impacted countless lives across the state. Heroin, morphine, and codeine have high addiction potential. Opioid addiction treatment counteracts the physiological and psychological dependence caused by these substances.

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OVERCOMING DRUG SHORTAGES WITH TECH OVERCOMING DRUG SHORTAGES WITH TECH

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Aug 25, 2019

Medication shortages come with a substantial cost to pharmaceutical companies—loss of revenue, provider loyalty, and brand reputation pose significant and detrimental threats to business. Currently, the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) lists over 150 drug shortages, costin...

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Six of the Greatest Therapeutic R&D Challenges SIX OF THE GREATEST THERAPEUTIC R&D CHALLENGES

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Aug 23, 2019

Drug resistance in cancer. Antimicrobial resistance. Understanding dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Reversing damage to the heart. Improved and accessible diagnostic devices for rare and genetic disorders.

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Drug-Resistant Salmonella Linked to Overuse of Antibiotics in Cattle Farming DRUG-RESISTANT SALMONELLA LINKED TO OVERUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN CATTLE FARMING

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Aug 23, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Thursday of a drug-resistant strain of salmonella newport linked to the overuse of antibiotics in cattle farming. The strain sickened 255 people in 32 states between June 2018 and March 2019, leading to 60 hospitalizations and two deaths, t...

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Marijuana is getting more popular in America while cocaine declines MARIJUANA IS GETTING MORE POPULAR IN AMERICA WHILE COCAINE DECLINES

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Aug 23, 2019

Illicit drug use lurks in the shadows one reason its difficult to study. But public health researchers pull together numbers from surveys, overdose records and other sources to look for trends in how much people spend on drugs, numbers of users and frequency of use that can help policy makers fight ...

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Thea Pharma - Lets open our Eyes THEA PHARMA - LETS OPEN OUR EYES

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Aug 23, 2019

This year marks Theas 25th anniversary and we are taking this opportunity to update our identity. let’s open our eyes becomes Theas new signature around the world.

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Hay fever: OTC management HAY FEVER: OTC MANAGEMENT

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Aug 22, 2019

More patients may seek advice on hay fever in the future since NHS England has advised GPs not to routinely prescribe products that are available over the counter for this condition.

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Random Drug and Alcohol Testing With Precede RANDOM DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING WITH PRECEDE

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Aug 22, 2019

Random Drug and Alcohol Testing can effectively detect substance abuse in the workplace, ultimately helping keep employees safe and healthy in the workplace. More and more companies are using Random Testing as a method of reducing workplace incidents, and as an extra precaution if experiencing an in...

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The World THE WORLD'S BIGGEST PLAYERS IN PHARMA

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Aug 22, 2019

In July, the Pharmaceutical Executive published its latest annual ranking of the top 50 biopharma companies according to prescription drug sales in 2018. Once again, Pfizer led the ranking with $45 billion in sales spurred by its top sellers Prevnar 13, Lyrica and Enbrel.

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Can CBD be Used to Treat Drug Addiction? CAN CBD BE USED TO TREAT DRUG ADDICTION?

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Aug 22, 2019

There is a growing debate over the statutory medical use of marijuana and cannabinoids. Whilst there have been documented successful uses of cannabis and its derivatives in a medical context, concerns remain about its short-term and long-term side-effects including potential drug dependency and the ...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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Laser-Activated Microrobots Deliver Drug Therapy LASER-ACTIVATED MICROROBOTS DELIVER DRUG THERAPY

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Aug 21, 2019

Microrobots developed by Caltech’s Lihong Wang and Wei Gao may provide a new way of treating cancers in the digestive tract.

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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Foods More Powerful Than Drugs FOODS MORE POWERFUL THAN DRUGS

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Aug 21, 2019

Foods More Powerful Than Drugs | Must See! is a video that focuses on research proven nutrients that are more powerful than drugs.

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Why a no-deal Brexit means more fake pharma WHY A NO-DEAL BREXIT MEANS MORE FAKE PHARMA

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Aug 21, 2019

Medicines are the most common medical intervention used across the UK and Europe. Unfortunately, falsified or fake medicines are entering global supply chains and have become a leading public health concern worldwide. It is, therefore, vital that there are systems in place to stop the manufacturing ...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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FDA Sent These Warning Letters To Pharma/Device Companies FDA SENT THESE WARNING LETTERS TO PHARMA/DEVICE COMPANIES

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Aug 20, 2019

We cover three drug warning letters, one issued to a compounding pharmacy, one device warning letter and one in the food area that is a ‘first of its kind’.  One of the drug warning letters is issued to a firm that recovered solvents that were used in the manufacture of the API of v...

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Q10 Absorption | Pharma Nord Q10 ABSORPTION | PHARMA NORD

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Aug 20, 2019

The Q10 passes from the intestinal absorption cells into the lymph. One of the many functions of the lymph system is to absorb and transport fats and fatty acids from the digestive system to the blood circulation.

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Alzheimers drug reverses brain damage due to underage drinking ALZHEIMERS DRUG REVERSES BRAIN DAMAGE DUE TO UNDERAGE DRINKING

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Aug 20, 2019

Duke researchers show that alcohol induced brain damage in adolescents can be reversed using a drug prescribed for Alzheimers. A drug used to slow cognitive decline in Alzheimers disease could reverse alcohol induced brain damage. Brain inflammation and neuron damage in rats exposed to alcohol durin...

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Morally corrupt drug pricing policy hurts black LGBTQ community the most MORALLY CORRUPT DRUG PRICING POLICY HURTS BLACK LGBTQ COMMUNITY THE MOST

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Aug 19, 2019

Lowering prescription drug prices was a rallying cry for politicians in last years midterm election, and people came out in droves to support candidates who promised action on this front. Drug pricing, as well as the broader issue of crippling health care costs, cuts across lines that divide liberal...

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5 POTENTIAL IMPACTS THE PHARMA INDUSTRY SHOULD BE PLANNING FOR 5 POTENTIAL IMPACTS THE PHARMA INDUSTRY SHOULD BE PLANNING FOR

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Aug 19, 2019

The Pharmaceutical industry has an annual turnover of 41.8 billion pounds, providing 8.2 Percent of UK goods exported and collectively employing 113,000 people, and is thus a major contributor to the nations ability to care for an ageing population and support an uncertain economy. What challenges d...

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Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acid Medications Effectively Lower High Triglycerides PRESCRIPTION OMEGA-3 FATTY ACID MEDICATIONS EFFECTIVELY LOWER HIGH TRIGLYCERIDES

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Aug 19, 2019

Prescription omega-3 fatty acid medication reduces triglyceride levels by 20-30 Percent among the majority of people who require treatment for high triglyceride levels, according to a science advisory from the American Heart Association. “From our review of the evidence from 17 randomized, con...

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Launching Global Clinical Trials LAUNCHING GLOBAL CLINICAL TRIALS

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Aug 19, 2019

This white paper highlights the language challenges found in a global clinical trial and offers a number of best practices for managing the translation effort. Failure to adequately plan for translation introduces several new risk factors that must be considered in today’s highly-competitive p...

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It IT'S TIME FOR PHARMA TO EMBRACE STRUCTURED KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

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Aug 19, 2019

The FDA and Big Pharma agree that SKM could be the answer to the pharma data management mess. KASA is moving ahead, but there are many reasons to embrace SKM now.

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Patient Management Program (PMP) Overview PATIENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (PMP) OVERVIEW

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Aug 19, 2019

Benzer Pharmacy Specialty Pharmacy Patient Management Program proactively works with patients in a number of chronic disease states to provide specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy management support services to obtain optimal therapeutic outcomes thus avoiding adverse drug events and unnecessary co...

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Big Chain Pharmacy versus Independent Pharmacy... what BIG CHAIN PHARMACY VERSUS INDEPENDENT PHARMACY... WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Aug 19, 2019

Big Chain Pharmacy versus Independent Pharmacy what's the difference? You will soon come to realize that the attention and care you receive when you are at an independent pharmacy compensates you for your prudent decision. “Teaming up with Uber Health is just the latest example of Benzer&r...

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A Pharmacist A PHARMACIST'S EXPERIENCE IN OPENING HIS FIRST PHARMACY STORE | BENZER FRANCHISE STORE

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Aug 19, 2019

New partnership between Benzer Pharmacy and ScriptDrop connects member pharmacies to integrated network of prescription delivery couriers. Son Nguyen is a registered pharmacist and he partnered with Benzer to open his first Pharmacy store. This is his experience opening a Benzer Pharmacy Franch...

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Benzer Vaccination Programs: Great Shots for Quality “One-on-One” Time with Your Pharmacist BENZER VACCINATION PROGRAMS: GREAT SHOTS FOR QUALITY “ONE-ON-ONE” TIME WITH YOUR PHARMACIST

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Aug 19, 2019

Like the kick-off of the NFL in the fall, the flu season may still be months away, but it’s always a good idea to circle a date on your calendar for getting up-to-date with immunizations. That, of course, goes double if you’re aged 59-or-older. It’s never comforting news to learn t...

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The Pharmacist’s Role on Immunization: What to Look For and Look Out For THE PHARMACIST’S ROLE ON IMMUNIZATION: WHAT TO LOOK FOR AND LOOK OUT FOR

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Aug 19, 2019

Three times a year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meets to review the latest findings on the immunization front, adjusting preferred dosing schedules and making recommendations in terms of best clinical practices. In that regard, the pharmacist’s role on immunization ...

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Six of the Greatest Therapeutic R and D Challenges SIX OF THE GREATEST THERAPEUTIC R AND D CHALLENGES

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Aug 16, 2019

Drug resistance in cancer. Antimicrobial resistance. Understanding dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Reversing damage to the heart.

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What Role Is Big Pharma Playing In Mass Shootings WHAT ROLE IS BIG PHARMA PLAYING IN MASS SHOOTINGS

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Aug 14, 2019

Experts who study mass shootings say many factors must be considered when trying to determine a motive.

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Bio-Inspired Nanomedicine An Emerging Trend For Drug Targeting Into Cancer Cells BIO-INSPIRED NANOMEDICINE AN EMERGING TREND FOR DRUG TARGETING INTO CANCER CELLS

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Aug 14, 2019

The mortality rate increases day-to-day due to most vulnerable disease cancer universally and current therapeutic mitigation bears high levels of diversity and complexity in therapeutic regime. The systemic application of chemotherapeutic agents often accompanied with serious side and adverse effect...

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Understanding and Removing the Barriers to Patient Retention UNDERSTANDING AND REMOVING THE BARRIERS TO PATIENT RETENTION

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Aug 14, 2019

Each year, 1.89 billion dollars is spent on patient recruitment for clinical trials.1 With a 30 Percent average dropout rate across all clinical trials, many pharmaceutical companies are spending a large amount of money to recruit patients who arent staying enrolled in their trials.

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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Jantec Pharma Product Packing JANTEC PHARMA PRODUCT PACKING

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Aug 13, 2019

Jantec Pharma Exclusive Products with world class Packing.Packing is an integral part of any Products. Jantec Pharma has taken care of its exclusive products with its eminent packings.

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Sleep And Caffeine SLEEP AND CAFFEINE

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Aug 13, 2019

Sleep and Caffeine are an epidemic, and it all starts when you wake up at 6:00 am and have a cup of coffee to start your day. Half way through your shift, you feel a bit sluggish so you have another. It’s the end of your shift, and you just need a little boost to get home and do the dishes, so...

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Authorized Generics Explained AUTHORIZED GENERICS EXPLAINED

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Aug 13, 2019

DRUGMAKERS LATEST GAMBIT EXPLAINED: DESIGNED TO EXTEND MARKET EXCLUSIVITY AND STIFLE OR DELAY COMPETITION, AUTHORIZED GENERICS CAN BE MORE PROFITABLE THAN BRAND. In 1984, the Hatch-Waxman Act established the modern generic drug business by establishing rules for safety and competition, including gra...

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Drug Testing in the Workplace DRUG TESTING IN THE WORKPLACE

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Aug 12, 2019

Drug testing can be quite a difficult and time-consuming policy to establish. Remember, an organisation must have consent from its employees to test them for drugs. This consent is usually included in the individual’s contract. The law imposes various requirements on employers who wish to unde...

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The Warning Signs of Alcohol Addiction THE WARNING SIGNS OF ALCOHOL ADDICTION

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Aug 12, 2019

The prevalence of alcohol-related driving fatalities is also well-documented. The NSDUH reported almost 10,000 such deaths in 2014, accounting for 31 Percent of all driving fatalities that year. And traffic deaths are just one of the potential life-threatening outcomes of alcohol overconsumption. Ac...

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Smart drugs- All-natural brain enhancers made by mother nature SMART DRUGS- ALL-NATURAL BRAIN ENHANCERS MADE BY MOTHER NATURE

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Aug 11, 2019

Can nicotine keep Alzheimer's at bay? Dave Asprey explains how natural drugs can create super humans.

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Party Drug vs. Medical Success PARTY DRUG VS. MEDICAL SUCCESS

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Aug 09, 2019

For one, the price. Having been around for decades, Ketamine wasnt expensive. Second, Ketamines effect was unique, unlike the highs-lows of previous party drugs, Ketamine created a physical and psychological dissociation from self. Given its low price and unique effect, Ketamine instantaneously beca...

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Pharma Excipients Excipient Basics Video PHARMA EXCIPIENTS EXCIPIENT BASICS VIDEO

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Aug 09, 2019

An excipient is a substance formulated alongside the active ingredient of a medication, included for the purpose of long-term stabilization, bulking up solid formulations that contain potent active ingredients in small amounts.

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AI Drug Discovery Consortium Joins Forces with NVIDIA AI DRUG DISCOVERY CONSORTIUM JOINS FORCES WITH NVIDIA

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Aug 08, 2019

Pharmaceutical companies have traditionally kept their data close to the vest because collaborations side effects may include compromising intellectual property and losing the edge over competitors. But sharing data has major perks. The more data a pharma company has at its disposal, the better equi...

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Adoption of closed loop medicines administration into the NHS ADOPTION OF CLOSED LOOP MEDICINES ADMINISTRATION INTO THE NHS

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Aug 08, 2019

Closed loop medicines administration (CLMA) is the functionality that supports the cross checking of the correct patient, medicine and prescription using digital technologies. Specifically, checking should be used to confirm the patient identity against the medicine/dose due and the actual medicine ...

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Six ways to survive working as an on-call pharmacist SIX WAYS TO SURVIVE WORKING AS AN ON-CALL PHARMACIST

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Aug 08, 2019

Working on call could be one of the most stressful parts of a pharmacists career, but it is also an essential part of a junior pharmacists training and a time during which you can learn the most. Clinical learning is at the forefront of most junior pharmacists minds, but it is the operational learni...

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Everything You Need to know About Vaccines EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VACCINES

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Aug 07, 2019

Vaccines have greatly reduced infectious diseases that once regularly harmed or killed many infants, children, and adults.

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What is the future of Continuing Medical Education CME? WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CME?

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Aug 07, 2019

In today’s knowledge-based society, health care professionals (HCPs) have a responsibility to continuously develop and refine their skills through lifelong learning. Academic institutes can foster such learning through programmes of continuing medical education (CME). But what is CME and why i...

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How can technology improve the narrative for pharma? HOW CAN TECHNOLOGY IMPROVE THE NARRATIVE FOR PHARMA?

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Aug 07, 2019

The pharmaceutical and healthcare industries in the UK and across the world are facing a multitude of challenges. They are being challenged on how they differentiate themselves in a growing and crowded marketplace, how they engage with their audiences and how they remain innovative and relevant.

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Geistlich Pharma GEISTLICH PHARMA

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Aug 07, 2019

Geistlich Pharma is specialized in biomaterials for the regeneration of bone, cartilage and tissue and develops and manufactures medical devices and pharmaceuticals with the goal of giving patients a better quality of life.

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Data Analytics for Pharma Development Industry Trends DATA ANALYTICS FOR PHARMA DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY TRENDS

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Aug 06, 2019

In this infographic you will learn about the biggest challenges that are facing those using data analytics in their drug development, the strengths of using AI & Machine Learning, how the use of Real World Data can be improved and where the future lies in data analytics in pharma development wit...

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Expansion at Vertex Pharmaceuticals EXPANSION AT VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS

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Aug 06, 2019

Kristy Grimm talks about the expansion of the Medical Affairs team at Vertex.

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Why Are Patients Facing Higher Costs When They Go to the Pharmacy? WHY ARE PATIENTS FACING HIGHER COSTS WHEN THEY GO TO THE PHARMACY?

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Aug 05, 2019

BIO is out with a new whiteboard video that explores why more and more patients are facing higher costs when they go to the pharmacy to buy their prescription drugs. See how rebates and discounts within the drug cost ecosystem are often not used by insurers to lower patients out-of-pocket drug costs...

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COPAY ACCUMULATOR PROGRAMS & PHARMA: WHAT’S NEXT? COPAY ACCUMULATOR PROGRAMS & PHARMA: WHAT’S NEXT?

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Aug 02, 2019

Dynamics between pharma and the market-based healthcare sector it serves have invariably been complex, with one of the biggest drivers of that complexity being effective management of patient demand and payer systems.

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Pharmaceutical production PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION

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Aug 02, 2019

How medicine is Prepared in the factory. And there separate testing & storage.

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Responsibilities under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act- Is your pharmacy compliant? RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THE DRUG SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY ACT- IS YOUR PHARMACY COMPLIANT?

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Aug 02, 2019

Have you heard of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, and do you realize how it is already impacting your pharmacy operation? This post kicks off a blog series  Preparing for Track and Trace that will help you understand the ins and outs of the legislation and what it means for your business.

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PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A LONG WAY TO GO PRECISION MEDICINE HAS A LONG WAY TO GO

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Aug 01, 2019

A human biospecimen is a potential font of biological data-data that when aggregated in enormous volumes and crunched by artificial intelligence drives the development of precision medicine. By analyzing genetic profiles of patients and tumors, and by matching mutations to targeted drugs, precision ...

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Xanax Bars: What Do The Colors Mean? XANAX BARS: WHAT DO THE COLORS MEAN?

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Jul 31, 2019

XANAX is the brand name for the drug Alprazolam, a drug belonging to the class of medications called benzodiazepines or “benzos”.

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Data-driven care: why pharmacy needs to get involved DATA-DRIVEN CARE: WHY PHARMACY NEEDS TO GET INVOLVED

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Jul 31, 2019

In the UK, the NHS generates vast quantities of data, much of which remain unused or underused, despite the potential to drive better care. There are many reasons for poor use of data. One is poor interoperability; differing healthcare terminology can mean the same medicines are described in thousan...

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T-Systems - Caso Zuellig Pharma T-SYSTEMS - CASO ZUELLIG PHARMA

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Jul 31, 2019

T-Systems launched a project for Zuellig Pharma. In just nine months, T-Systems Singapore experts transferred SAP HANA to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform. Around 10,000 employees of Zuellig Pharma are using SAP from the public cloud.

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New cancer treatment disguises drugs in fat NEW CANCER TREATMENT DISGUISES DRUGS IN FAT

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Jul 30, 2019

Every two minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer. And there are a range of options when it comes to treatment. Frequently, though, chemotherapy drugs, designed to hit fast-growing cells like cancers are used. But not all rapidly-growing cells are cancerous, so there are inevitably side e...

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What are the challenges in Precision Medicine facing the pharmaceutical industry WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES IN PRECISION MEDICINE FACING THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Jul 30, 2019

Precision medicine is a young and growing field. Many of the technologies that will be needed to meet the goals of the Precision Medicine Initiative are in the early stages of development or have not yet been developed.

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How Big Pharma Uses Authorized Generics to Game the System & Pad Profit HOW BIG PHARMA USES AUTHORIZED GENERICS TO GAME THE SYSTEM & PAD PROFIT

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Jul 29, 2019

However, there are cases when one drug has a higher list price but lower net price than another comparable drug by the same manufacturer. Therefore, the drug with a higher list price could be more affordable for patients.

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Big Pharma Has Raised The Prices Of 3,400 Drugs So Far This Year BIG PHARMA HAS RAISED THE PRICES OF 3,400 DRUGS SO FAR THIS YEAR

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Jul 29, 2019

In the first half of 2019, major pharmaceutical companies have raised the price of 3,400 different medications, with several dozen of those price increases being in the triple digit percentage. The average cost has increased by more than 4 times the rate of inflation, and the only reason this is hap...

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Innovations in Drug Delivery System – Injectables INNOVATIONS IN DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM – INJECTABLES

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Jul 29, 2019

The biologics drug development has stimulated innovations in novel injectable drug delivery systems. The conventional intravenous I.V. formulation is not suitable for biologics delivery due to its high viscosity, higher dosage volume, higher molecule size, protein stability issues and the need for t...

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The impact of B vitamins on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug efficacy and safety THE IMPACT OF B VITAMINS ON NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG EFFICACY AND SAFETY

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Jul 25, 2019

Drug-nutrient interactions (DNIs) are defined as physical, chemical, physiologic or pathophysiologic relationships between a drug and a nutrient present in a food or a supplement.3

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The Power of Big Data Anaytics in Pharma THE POWER OF BIG DATA ANAYTICS IN PHARMA

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Jul 25, 2019

In this infographic experts provide insight on the opportunities that exist in big data analytics for Pharma and how pharma firms can capitalise on cracking open their data silos.

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Trump may issue order to cut drug prices TRUMP MAY ISSUE ORDER TO CUT DRUG PRICES

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Jul 25, 2019

Industry sources say the Trump administration is looking into using an executive order to cut prescription drug prices.

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Future of Pharma: Building the Right Environment for AI Success FUTURE OF PHARMA: BUILDING THE RIGHT ENVIRONMENT FOR AI SUCCESS

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Jul 25, 2019

What does the future of pharma look like through the eyes of a technologists background? We were fortunate enough to find out at last month at our 2nd annual GNS Forum. Shahram Ebadollahi, PhD, MBA who is the Global Head of Data Science and AI at Novartis AG, joined us to share his thoughts on how t...

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Facial Lifting y Reafirmante con Turtlepin e Inbioregen de Inbiotec IT Pharma FACIAL LIFTING Y REAFIRMANTE CON TURTLEPIN E INBIOREGEN DE INBIOTEC IT PHARMA

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Jul 24, 2019

TurtlePin® is designed to facilitate the absorption of liquid solutions in the skin. TurtlePin® helps the absorption of liquid solutions and stimulates the creation of collagen.

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Artificial Intelligence ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE'S POTENTIAL ROLE IN THE REVOLUTION OF DRUG DISCOVERY

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Jul 24, 2019

Modern drug discovery is a complicated process that requires identification of disease targets, bioactive substances that act upon those targets, and finally optimization of those drug candidates. Each stage of the process is time consuming and costly with no guarantee of success.

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How to Enhance Process Safety in the Pharma Industry HOW TO ENHANCE PROCESS SAFETY IN THE PHARMA INDUSTRY

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Jul 24, 2019

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are always dealing with the conflict of increasing productivity whilst following safe processes to produce safe products. Having an effective, reliable and outstandingly performing checkweighing system in place can reduce risks and help manufacturers in providing process...

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Pharmalittle: New records show drug makers opioid push PHARMALITTLE: NEW RECORDS SHOW DRUG MAKERS OPIOID PUSH

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Jul 24, 2019

Rise and shine, everyone, the middle of the week is already here. And a hazy, muggy morning is unfolding here on the Pharmalot campus this morning, where the officials mascot is noisily snoozing and one of the short people is sleeping in. As for us, we are downing yet another needed cup of stimulati...

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The Right Transparency on Prescription Drug Costs THE RIGHT TRANSPARENCY ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

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Jul 23, 2019

A number of independent pharmacies have told Spectrum News they are now losing business and revenue because of PBMs, including Five Points Pharmacy in Cocoa, a pharmacy that has been welcoming customers since 1958.

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A New Day Dawns For Nutraceuticals A NEW DAY DAWNS FOR NUTRACEUTICALS

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Jul 23, 2019

As the nutraceuticals market diversifies, the industry is pivoting to the latest packaging formats and innovations in the food, beverage and pharmaceuticals sectors.

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Real-Time Temperature Monitoring for Pharma Cold Chain Logistics REAL-TIME TEMPERATURE MONITORING FOR PHARMA COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS

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Jul 23, 2019

When it comes to safely and securely transporting high value pharmaceutical products, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Not only is a single consignment of high value drugs potentially worth upwards of $50 million, but, for those patients in need of these drugs, ensuring these products arrive on ...

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Sanofi Strikes Deal for U.S. Over-the-Counter Rights to Roches Tamiflu SANOFI STRIKES DEAL FOR U.S. OVER-THE-COUNTER RIGHTS TO ROCHES TAMIFLU

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Jul 23, 2019

France-based Sanofi struck a deal for the over-the-counter rights to Roches Tamiflu. The company will now be responsible for seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell the flu treatment without a prescription.

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Euticin- Granules for Suspension EUTICIN- GRANULES FOR SUSPENSION

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Jul 23, 2019

Fosfomycin is indicated only for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (acute cystitis) in women due to susceptible strains of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis. Fosfomycin is not indicated for the treatment of pyelonephritis or perinephric abscess.

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Pharma and Healthcare Industries 5 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS CHANGING THE PHARMA AND HEALTHCARE INDUSTRIES

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Jul 22, 2019

Forbes predicts that AI in healthcare will top US$1.7 billion by the end of the year. Download our free whitepaper today and learn the top 5 ways artificial intelligence is driving exciting change that will improve patient outcomes.

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Circuit Denies “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli’s Appeal of His Conviction and District Court’s Forfeiture Order CIRCUIT DENIES “PHARMA BRO” MARTIN SHKRELI’S APPEAL OF HIS CONVICTION AND DISTRICT COURT’S FORFEITURE ORDER

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Jul 22, 2019

On July 18, 2019, the Second Circuit issued a summary order in United States v. Shkreli (Jacobs, Livingston, Bianco) affirming the conviction and sentence of Martin Shkreli after his highly publicized 2017 trial in which he was convicted on two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy ...

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Google AI Could Challenge Big Pharma in Drug Discovery GOOGLE AI COULD CHALLENGE BIG PHARMA IN DRUG DISCOVERY

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Jul 21, 2019

A win for DeepMind, the AI arm of Google’s parent Alphabet, at a biennial biology conference could upend how drugmakers find and develop new medicines, according to Bloomberg. It could also dial up pressure on the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to prepare for a technological ar...

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Dark History of Bayer Crop Science DARK HISTORY OF BAYER CROP SCIENCE

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Jul 21, 2019

Bayer AG is a German chemical and pharmaceutical company that was founded in 1863 by Friedrich Bayerand Johann Wescott in Barmen, Germany. The company is one of the largest producers of aspirin and enjoys selling variety of medications for diabetes, birth control and multivitamins. Although recently...

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Pharmaceutical Industry of Ukraine PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY OF UKRAINE

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Jul 20, 2019

We designed this guide in order to explain how the pharmaceutical industry in Ukraine functions — an innovative, dynamic, non-monopolized industry that creates high value-added products. Over the past three years, this industry has made significant progress: companies have received European ma...

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7 Awesome Ways to Market OTC Drugs to Doctors 7 AWESOME WAYS TO MARKET OTC DRUGS TO DOCTORS

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Jul 19, 2019

This Infographic reveals doctor’s opinion on OTC marketing practices.

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IMPACT ON COMBINATION PRODUCTS AND COMPANION DIAGNOSTICS IMPACT ON COMBINATION PRODUCTS AND COMPANION DIAGNOSTICS

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Jul 19, 2019

With the end of the Medical Device Regulation’s (MDR) transition period looming (May 26th, 2020), manufacturers of drug device combination products or companion diagnostics are under heightened time pressure to comply with the new Regulation. Any company manufacturing or distributing these pro...

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The Latest on Drug Patent Scams THE LATEST ON DRUG PATENT SCAMS

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Jul 19, 2019

HOW BIG PHARMA’S ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES DRIVE UP COSTS FOR EVERYBODY, WHILE AT THE SAME TIME STIFLING THE R & D THAT HIGH DRUG PRICES ARE SUPPOSED TO FUND. By now, most Americans understand that generic drugs and other biosimilars are not only safe, but tried-and-true. About three-quar...

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What are the main challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry? WHAT ARE THE MAIN CHALLENGES FACING THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY?

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Jul 18, 2019

Major issues facing the pharmaceutical industry and their relationship to clinical pharmacy. There are two major issues that have potential for positive interactions between the industry and clinical pharmacy. These are drug selection and reimbursement, and clinical research.

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Why AI Is a Practical Solution for Pharma WHY AI IS A PRACTICAL SOLUTION FOR PHARMA

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Jul 18, 2019

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is gaining more attention in the pharma space these days. At one time evoking images from futuristic science fiction, it now plays a significant role in smartphones, cars, search engines, and financial transactions. But what, exactly, is artificial intelligence? It is...

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Need for Patient Engagement in Pharma Today NEED FOR PATIENT ENGAGEMENT IN PHARMA TODAY

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Jul 18, 2019

Pharmaceutical and clinical industries are facing fierce demands from insurers, regulators, independent groups and consumers every day. In order to improve clinical trials and the drug discovery process, it is important to build better communication and links between all the stakeholders. This means...

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Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ono Pharma Team on Colorectal Cancer BAYER, BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB AND ONO PHARMA TEAM ON COLORECTAL CANCER

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Jul 18, 2019

Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ono Pharmaceutical have teamed up to study the most common type of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The three companies will collaborate to test Bayer’s kinase inhibitor Stivarga (regorafenib) and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s and Ono’s anti-PD-1 checkp...

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Takeda Eyes Additional Divestitures to Pare Down Shire Deal Debt TAKEDA EYES ADDITIONAL DIVESTITURES TO PARE DOWN SHIRE DEAL DEBT

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Jul 18, 2019

At the beginning of 2019, Takeda Pharmaceutical announced plans to sell about $10 billion worth of assets to offset some of the debt the company garnered in its $62 billion acquisitionof Shire. In May, the company sold off assets worth $5.7 billion and now, the company is looking to sell more.

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IoT Technologies & Informatics Integration in Pharmaceuticals IOT TECHNOLOGIES & INFORMATICS INTEGRATION IN PHARMACEUTICALS

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Jul 17, 2019

IoT technologies are proving to be of great benefit to pharmaceutical organizations that aim to innovate. The ability to integrate informatics solutions in pharmaceutical environments enables organizations to streamline and standardize connectivity from previously disparate equipment, networks, and ...

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Recover from the Opioid Crisis RECOVER FROM THE OPIOID CRISIS

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Jul 17, 2019

Hamilton Community Health Network partners with NBC25 and FOX66 to bring awareness to the opioid epidemic with a series of PSAs.

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PHARMACOVIGILANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATION FOR RARE DISEASE GENE THERAPIES PHARMACOVIGILANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATION FOR RARE DISEASE GENE THERAPIES

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Jul 17, 2019

The development of a pharmacovigilance and risk management system to support a gene therapy for a rare genetic disease requires consideration of the specific challenges and nuances that novel therapies present throughout the lifetime of the product.

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Why Attending a Pharma Bio Conference Can Help Your Career WHY ATTENDING A PHARMA BIO CONFERENCE CAN HELP YOUR CAREER

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Jul 17, 2019

You lead a busy life and have a busy schedule. Attending a pharmaceuticals or biotech industry conference requires time and resources, which are often in short supply. But carving out the few days and committing the funds can make a huge difference when you’re looking to grow professionally.

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What Pharma Companies Must Do Globally to Benefit From Canada’s Patent Term Extension Framework WHAT PHARMA COMPANIES MUST DO GLOBALLY TO BENEFIT FROM CANADA’S PATENT TERM EXTENSION FRAMEWORK

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Jul 17, 2019

Canada implemented its patent term extension program, the Certificate of Supplementary Protection (CSP) framework, on September 21, 2017.  The CSP regime is beneficial to qualifying pharmaceutical product developers because it can add up to two additional years of patent protection.  Notab...

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Why global medical communications need expert medical translations WHY GLOBAL MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS NEED EXPERT MEDICAL TRANSLATIONS

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Jul 17, 2019

Medical communications can be challenging, even in English, as they often contain highly technical terminology which has to be clinically accurate and precise. When your communications need to engage and educate audiences on a global scale, it can be even more challenging. Medical translations requi...

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THE 7 PRINCIPLES OF PHARMA CONTENT THE 7 PRINCIPLES OF PHARMA CONTENT

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Jul 17, 2019

In pharma, the sales process often starts with content, or a relationship may have started with some form of content. Great pharma content marketing follows a set of connected principles. Content marketing is the building of a narrative that looks to speak to target audiences, segments and personas ...

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Using Medical Cannabis for Freedom from Opioids and Dangerous Pharmaceuticals USING MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR FREEDOM FROM OPIOIDS AND DANGEROUS PHARMACEUTICALS

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Jul 16, 2019

In this video, Dr. Mark Hashim of The Herbal Clinic, MD shares insight and information regarding the use of medical cannabis to help patients reduce and eliminate the need for dangerous opioids and other pharmaceutical drugs.

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Obama Judge Sides With Big Pharma In Insane Decision OBAMA JUDGE SIDES WITH BIG PHARMA IN INSANE DECISION

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Jul 16, 2019

A federal judge ruled on Monday that the Trump administration cannot force pharmaceutical companies to disclose the list price of their drugs in television ads, dealing a blow to one of the president’s most visible efforts to pressure drug companies to lower their prices.

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CANNABIS STOCKS BLAZE AS FDA EXPEDITES LANDMARK CBD RULES CANNABIS STOCKS BLAZE AS FDA EXPEDITES LANDMARK CBD RULES

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Jul 16, 2019

Cannabis stocks got a boost this week after the US Food and Drug Administration announced it would expedite creating a regulatory framework for CBD. CBD is the non-psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, which allegedly has wellness properties, and can treat a range of various conditions, including pai...

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FDA Sent These Warning Letters To Pharma/Device Companies. FDA SENT THESE WARNING LETTERS TO PHARMA/DEVICE COMPANIES.

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Jul 16, 2019

There were six warning letter postings during this week: three drug warning letters including one regarding Akorn’s site in Somerset, NJ that the company announced a few weeks ago, one to a device manufacturer, one to an IRB, and one to a compounding pharmacy.

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Ruling Reversed on Prescription Drug Rebate RULING REVERSED ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG REBATE

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Jul 16, 2019

The White House has reversed its ruling from earlier this year that would have amended the safe harbor regulations eliminating traditional rebates and requiring discounts be moved to the point-of-sale. The ruling was designed to decrease the overall cost of drugs and lower the out-of-pocket cost bur...

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Big Pharma: Investing Boldly in Advertising and Profits, Not R&D BIG PHARMA: INVESTING BOLDLY IN ADVERTISING AND PROFITS, NOT R&D

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Jul 15, 2019

Drug prices are out of control. But Big Pharma is posting record profits. Where is all that money going? Not research and development. For the top ten U.S. companies, nearly 80% of every Big Pharma dollar goes to something other than R&D.

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Why is Big Pharma Increasing Your Medicine Prices? WHY IS BIG PHARMA INCREASING YOUR MEDICINE PRICES?

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Jul 15, 2019

The US pays more for medical drugs that in any country in the world. Health in the US is all about making a profit and drug prices have increased dramatically since Trump become president. Drug makers can change whatever they want in the US, which is not the same in the rest of the world. Medicare m...

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Mixing Medicines Can Be Dangerous MIXING MEDICINES CAN BE DANGEROUS

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Jul 15, 2019

Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are tested to make sure they’re safe and effective. But if you mix those drugs with other medicines or substances—intentionally or even by accident—they can have potentially dangerous effects.

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Top 10 Best Selling Drugs of 2018 Fund US and EU Pharma RD TOP 10 BEST SELLING DRUGS OF 2018 FUND US AND EU PHARMA RD

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Jul 15, 2019

Our latest white paper discusses the dynamics and marketing of 2018’s top selling drugs, chief therapeutic areas, and biosimilar erosion, with a deeper dive into the top three drugs: Humira, Revlimid, and Opdivo.

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Personalized Cancer Vaccines in Clinical Trials PERSONALIZED CANCER VACCINES IN CLINICAL TRIALS

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Jul 15, 2019

The field is young, but predicting antigens produced by patients’ malignant cells could yield successful treatments for individuals with a range of cancer types.

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2019 Titans of Pharma 2019 TITANS OF PHARMA

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Jul 15, 2019

The 2019 Titan of Pharma infographic is a snapshot of the industry’s top leaders and the businesses they oversee.

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Albert Project - Reducing Need for Pharmaceuticals ALBERT PROJECT - REDUCING NEED FOR PHARMACEUTICALS

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Jul 15, 2019

What are we hoping for? That, like true champagne (happy weekend!), the Albert Project will lend a hand in the pioneering efforts to reduce dependencies on things like pharmaceuticals and costly emergency interventions plus improve quality of life.

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Trump Administration Withdraws Harmful Drug Rebate Safe Harbor Rule TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WITHDRAWS HARMFUL DRUG REBATE SAFE HARBOR RULE

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Jul 15, 2019

On July 10, the Trump Administration announced that it would withdraw a proposed rule to eliminate the safe harbor in the federal anti-kickback law for rebates negotiated by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) on behalf of Medicaid managed care plans and Medicare Part D plans.  This is a highly we...

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Typical Management Styles in Pharma Industry TYPICAL MANAGEMENT STYLES IN PHARMA INDUSTRY

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Jul 15, 2019

Pharma Veterans shares the wealth of knowledge and wisdom of Veterans for the benefit of Pharma Community. The next management style seen in Pharma Managers is ‘The Selfish Big Brother’. Of all the Big Brothers, the Selfish Big Brother is mostly a dangerous character. We have seen Big Br...

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Hartman vs Pfizer Wrongful Death Lawsuit HARTMAN VS PFIZER WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT

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Jul 15, 2019

One of the most famous wrongful death lawsuits is the Hartman versus Pfizer Hollywood lawsuit which occurred in the early 1990s. In 1998, Phil Hartman, a well-known comedian and Saturday Night Live actor, was shot and killed by his wife, Brynn, who then turned the gun on herself and took her own lif...

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Launch of the Malaria vaccine in Ghana LAUNCH OF THE MALARIA VACCINE IN GHANA

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Jul 14, 2019

The world’s first malaria vaccine in childhood vaccination is being rolled out in 2019 in selected areas of Ghana, Malawi and Kenya, through a pilot programme supported by the World Health Organization.

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DPCO - Drug Price Control Order DPCO - DRUG PRICE CONTROL ORDER

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Jul 14, 2019

The drug price control order (DPCO) is an order issued by the government under the “Essential Commodities Act” which enables it to fix the prices of some essential bulk drugs and their formulations.

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Nanoparticle-Based targeted Drug Delivery System NANOPARTICLE-BASED TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM

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Jul 13, 2019

Nanomedicine and nano delivery systems are a relatively new but rapidly developing science where materials in the nanoscale range are employed to serve as means of diagnostic tools or to deliver therapeutic agents to specific targeted sites in a controlled manner. Nanotechnology offers multiple bene...

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Pharmaceutical Industry Vat Stats PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY VAT STATS

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Jul 12, 2019

Insights on VAT potential and trend spends specific to the Pharmaceutical Industry. The Pharma Sector incurs more foreign VAT than any other industry in the world.

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Clinical Documentation Translation Workflow CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION TRANSLATION WORKFLOW

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Jul 12, 2019

Translation of clinical documents is a serious task executed in a delicate process that may include different phases depending on the individual project requirements. This infographic explains the standard workflow for translation and localization of medical and pharmaceutical materials.

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Nuclear Receptors & Endocrine / Metabolic Disruption NUCLEAR RECEPTORS & ENDOCRINE / METABOLIC DISRUPTION

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Jul 12, 2019

From our understanding today, there are many environmental chemicals that carry the potential to affect the endocrine system. Known as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), these compounds alter drug and xenobiotic metabolic processes and can interfere with the production, release, metabolism, and ...

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How many healthcare workers are exposed to hazardous drugs annually? HOW MANY HEALTHCARE WORKERS ARE EXPOSED TO HAZARDOUS DRUGS ANNUALLY?

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Jul 12, 2019

More than US healthcare workers are exposed to hazardous drugs every year1 8 million. Drugs are classified as hazardous when they possess any of these characteristics.

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Welcome to SGD Pharma WELCOME TO SGD PHARMA

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Jul 12, 2019

Our unique know-how and capabilities deliver innovative and premium quality packaging solutions that meet and exceed international pharmacopoeia requirements. From design to manufacturing, our teams will support you to develop and realize your project.

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UN adds new cancer treatment drugs to its essential medicines list UN ADDS NEW CANCER TREATMENT DRUGS TO ITS ESSENTIAL MEDICINES LIST

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Jul 12, 2019

New cancer treatment drugs have been added to the United Nations list of essential medicines, announced the World Health Organization on July 10. These cancer drugs don’t have to be injected. They can be swallowed.

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The benefits of closed-loop marketing for pharma companies THE BENEFITS OF CLOSED-LOOP MARKETING FOR PHARMA COMPANIES

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Jul 12, 2019

CLM has a huge impact on pharma companies, causing a major change in firm culture & ways of working, because of this new concept introduction. The idea is to create a virtuous circle between a target & a multi-channel digital marketing tool aimed for sales. CLM captures the Health Care Profe...

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The End of an Era in Pharma THE END OF AN ERA IN PHARMA

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Jul 12, 2019

National Health Commission has just released the first version of its monitoring catalogue for rational drug use. This is the first national-level policy aimed to curb “irrational drug use”; previous attempts have been trial runs at the provincial and municipal levels. The policy monitor...

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Demystifying Multichannel Measurement Across the Pharma Product Lifecycle DEMYSTIFYING MULTICHANNEL MEASUREMENT ACROSS THE PHARMA PRODUCT LIFECYCLE

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Jul 12, 2019

Pharmas are growing more assured in their use of digital channels and are increasingly taking a robust multichannel approach to healthcare professional engagement, moving away from their traditional focus on direct sales. Even so, many brands continue to miss the mark with their multichannel HCP eff...

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A Prescription for Success A PRESCRIPTION FOR SUCCESS

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Jul 11, 2019

Experience the rapid time to value of no-code app development by Optymyze – overcoming sales obstacles and solving pressing business issues through technology. Can the right data help your revenue grow?

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How Does Pharma Learn To Speak “Patient”? HOW DOES PHARMA LEARN TO SPEAK “PATIENT”?

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Jul 11, 2019

This eBook takes readers through an example of discourse analysis of a patient community on Inspire.  In the process, author Kathryn Ticknor demonstrates how the language of patients is a different language from “medicalese,” the language of medicine.  Her insights are a first ...

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Titans of Pharma TITANS OF PHARMA

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Jul 11, 2019

The 2019 Titan of Pharma infographic is a snapshot of the industry’s top leaders and the businesses.

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The drugs don THE DRUGS DON'T WORK: A GLOBAL ANTIBIOTICS CRISIS

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Jul 11, 2019

The World Health Organisation says drug-resistant diseases already kill at least 700,000 people each year. This could be 10m deaths each year by 2050 unless new antibiotics are found. The FT's Andy Bounds visits the UK government-backed AMR Centre to report on why the world is at risk of falling...

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Best Drugs to Stock in a Prepper Home Pharmacy BEST DRUGS TO STOCK IN A PREPPER HOME PHARMACY

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Jul 11, 2019

A well-stocked prepper home pharmacy ensures that you will not need to run out to the store to purchase a medication when you are feeling under the weather or when it may not be safe to venture out.

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How Does Pharma Learn to Speak Patient? The “Patient Voice” HOW DOES PHARMA LEARN TO SPEAK PATIENT? THE “PATIENT VOICE”

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Jul 11, 2019

Before getting to the language of patients or “patient voice,” it is useful to understand that “we are not all patients.” Carolyn Thomas, writer and patient advocate, explains that, being a patient “sometime or other in life” is not the same thing as being a patie...

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New drug promises to end migraine pain in two hours NEW DRUG PROMISES TO END MIGRAINE PAIN IN TWO HOURS

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Jul 11, 2019

There are patients who do not respond to the available migraine medications. The drugs also have other limiters: the possibility of strong side effects and the prohibition of prescription for individuals with cardiovascular disease, since they constrict the blood vessels. Researchers at the Albert E...

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Real-World Evidence is What Pharma Needs Now to Help Cure Lung Cancer REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE IS WHAT PHARMA NEEDS NOW TO HELP CURE LUNG CANCER

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Jul 11, 2019

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) is a designation that accounts for more than 80 percent of lung cancers diagnosed, and it has emerged as a new hotspot for investment by pharma manufacturers. Globally, the NSCLC therapeutics market is expected to rise to a valuation of US $15.1 billion by 2023, wi...

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Opioid Prescriptions and Addiction in Teens OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS AND ADDICTION IN TEENS

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Jul 10, 2019

For the first time, opioid-producing pharmaceutical companies are being held accountable by state and federal courts for their role in the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic. Opioid prescriptions and addiction have gripped the United States for decades.

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PHARMACOVIGILANCE AUTOMATION HAS ARRIVED PHARMACOVIGILANCE AUTOMATION HAS ARRIVED

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Jul 10, 2019

The rising cost of pharmacovigilance (PV) tasks has been an ongoing challenge for the pharma industry. Many companies have chosen to shift these tasks to overseas vendors to take advantage of cheaper labor without compromising quality.

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Russia: Serialization and Aggregation of Medications Becoming Mandatory. RUSSIA: SERIALIZATION AND AGGREGATION OF MEDICATIONS BECOMING MANDATORY.

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Jul 10, 2019

Counterfeit products naturally pose a major problem in the pharmaceutical sector. This affects brand-name and generic products as well as OTC (over the counter) products. Counterfeiters not only bring imitation medication into circulation through non-authorized pharmacies and online portals, but als...

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Oxetanes in Drug Discovery OXETANES IN DRUG DISCOVERY

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Jul 10, 2019

Oxetanes have been employed to improve drugs’ physiochemical properties. Currently, over a dozen oxetane-containing drugs have progressed to different phases of clinical trials. Once one of them gains the FDA approval, the enthusiasm toward its utility in drug discovery will grow exponentially...

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WITH PRESCRIPTION PRICES ON THE RISE, THIS STARTUP IS SHAKING UP PHARMA FROM THE INSIDE OUT WITH PRESCRIPTION PRICES ON THE RISE, THIS STARTUP IS SHAKING UP PHARMA FROM THE INSIDE OUT

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Jul 10, 2019

In 2017, U.S. healthcare spending grew 3.9 percent, reaching $3.5 trillion. On average, that’s more than $10,000 per person. Smaller employers are having a hard time keeping up with rising costs, causing many to move to high-deductible plans that shift the cost burden onto the employee, says R...

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Six essential ways to improve your pharmaceutical quality system SIX ESSENTIAL WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL QUALITY SYSTEM

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Jul 10, 2019

Pharmaceutical operations are inherently complex, and the bar seems to get higher with each passing year and with the issuing of new guidance. Staying current is not easy and managing the inherent, ever-growing complexity can be a serious challenge.

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Buried Treasure – Of a Sort BURIED TREASURE – OF A SORT

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Jul 10, 2019

A former colleague was telling me the other day about some not-so-pleasant surprises that occurred when he was helping to clean out a lab that hadn’t had some cabinets opened in a while, and I think many readers will have had such experiences. Academic labs are particularly prone to Easter egg...

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Smart Cleanroom: the innovative solution to reduce HVAC energy consumption in classified areas SMART CLEANROOM: THE INNOVATIVE SOLUTION TO REDUCE HVAC ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN CLASSIFIED AREAS

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Jul 10, 2019

Pharmaceutical companies face the challenge of reducing production costs without negatively affecting the quality of the finished products. HVAC systems are one of the main energy consumers in pharma facilities especially in sterile manufacturing. Therefore energy savings are particularly noticeable...

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How to Increase the Success of Drug Development with Smart Design? HOW TO INCREASE THE SUCCESS OF DRUG DEVELOPMENT WITH SMART DESIGN?

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Jul 10, 2019

Although failure rates in drug development are still quite high, a lot can be done to mitigate the risk. This brand new infographic shows how smart design can increase the chance of success for drug development candidates.

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AI-Powered Biomedical Literature Discovery Supporting Science-Based Business Decisions AI-POWERED BIOMEDICAL LITERATURE DISCOVERY SUPPORTING SCIENCE-BASED BUSINESS DECISIONS

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Jul 09, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is crucial for discovering, exploring, and understanding this textual information and a critical tool for developing new drugs, designing clinical trials, receiving drug approvals and more.

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What are Three Categories of Psychedelic Drugs? WHAT ARE THREE CATEGORIES OF PSYCHEDELIC DRUGS?

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Jul 09, 2019

Psychedelic drugs are a subcategory of hallucinogens and can be classified into three main categories

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Training a Chinchilla to Sniff for Drugs TRAINING A CHINCHILLA TO SNIFF FOR DRUGS

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Jul 09, 2019

Some of the most elite trainers in the world work on one simple behavior, training dogs of the armed forces and police units to detect drugs and other illegal materials. Dogs are great candidates because of their intelligence and olfactory senses, but are they the only animals that can accomplish th...

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IoT Technologies & Informatics Integration in Pharmaceuticals IOT TECHNOLOGIES & INFORMATICS INTEGRATION IN PHARMACEUTICALS

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Jul 09, 2019

IoT technologies are proving to be of great benefit to pharmaceutical organizations that aim to innovate. The ability to integrate informatics solutions in pharmaceutical environments enables organizations to streamline and standardize connectivity from previously disparate equipment, networks, and ...

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This Is How HPV Causes Cancer THIS IS HOW HPV CAUSES CANCER

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Jul 09, 2019

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, has a strange reputation. You might know of it as a sexually transmitted infection that causes uncomfortable warts, the papilloma, but you also might have heard that it can lead to a deadly form of cancer. Both are actually true, as is the possibility that you can have ...

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PhRMA-backed Study Shows Hospitals Significantly Hike Drug Prices PHRMA-BACKED STUDY SHOWS HOSPITALS SIGNIFICANTLY HIKE DRUG PRICES

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Jul 09, 2019

A study commissioned by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) revealed that hospitals across the United States typically charge five times more for medications than their costs. This results in an increase in cost-sharing and premiums for patients, the study found. The latest ...

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China CHINA'S PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET EXPECTED TO BOOM IN COMING YEARS

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Jul 09, 2019

In a recent panel discussion at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, held in Dalian, China, ethicists and biotech executives met to discuss a plan for the future of biotech. One of the issues discussed was whether the new big breakthrough in the industry, and the dom...

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Pharmaceutical Packaging Solutions at Uhlman’s Pharmazing Days 2019 PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING SOLUTIONS AT UHLMAN’S PHARMAZING DAYS 2019

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Jul 09, 2019

The 2019 Uhlman’s Pharmazing Days were held in June at Uhlmann’s headquarters in Laupheim, Germany.  Over 500 attendees visited, and over 20 exhibition partners showcased pharmaceutical packaging solutions that are integrated with Uhlmann’s systems.  Uhlmann Pac-Systeme s...

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Unlock the potential of pharmacy claims data UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL OF PHARMACY CLAIMS DATA

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Jul 08, 2019

Symmetry Rx Analytics, a pharmacy-based health risk assessment solution, reliably assesses member risk using pharmacy claims in only a few months, while traditional predictive modeling tools need 12 months of data. Although medical claims-based analytics are highly accurate, see how to approach that...

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DIA & Vifor Pharma DIA & VIFOR PHARMA

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Jul 08, 2019

Our latest white paper discusses the dynamics and marketing of 2018’s top selling drugs, chief therapeutic areas, and biosimilar erosion, with a deeper dive into the top three drugs: Humira, Revlimid, and Opdivo.

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Understanding the oncology investment landscape UNDERSTANDING THE ONCOLOGY INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE

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Jul 08, 2019

Oncology-related licensing deals vary by clinical phase, regulatory designation and indication.

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Sweet Almonds: One Amino Acid Did the Trick SWEET ALMONDS: ONE AMINO ACID DID THE TRICK

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Jul 08, 2019

Well, I spent the holiday weekend here sending out pictures of food on my Twitter account, so I suppose it’s only fitting that I blog about a related topic today. But it also touches on metabolic enzymes, transcription factors, and death by cyanide, so there’s something for most everyone...

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First Generic Launch has Significant First-Mover Advantage Over Later Generic Drug Entrants FIRST GENERIC LAUNCH HAS SIGNIFICANT FIRST-MOVER ADVANTAGE OVER LATER GENERIC DRUG ENTRANTS

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Jul 08, 2019

The first generic drug to make it to market after drug patent expiration enjoys a significant market share advantage over later arrivals. Furthermore, market share advantage – which can be up to 90% – holds for at least three years.

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Should child vaccination be mandatory? SHOULD CHILD VACCINATION BE MANDATORY?

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Jul 08, 2019

Anti-vaxxers are a growing minority in Malaysia and serious infectious diseases are on the rise. Is making vaccinations mandatory the answer?

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FOR AI-ENABLED DRUG DISCOVERIES, WHO OWNS THE SCIENCE? FOR AI-ENABLED DRUG DISCOVERIES, WHO OWNS THE SCIENCE?

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Jul 08, 2019

Dealing with intellectual property issues presents a challenge, of sorts, for drug developers. The last in our series. There is no doubt that artificial intelligence is greatly influencing the field of drug discovery. For the past several days we’ve heard from a number of scientists, from the ...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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Pan-Malayan PAN-MALAYAN'S FIRST AUTOMATED PRIMARY PACKAGING LINE

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Jul 07, 2019

Pan-Malayan Pharmaceuticals' first automated primary packaging line is launched in consultation with the Food Innovation and Resource Centre at Singapore Polytechnic.

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How AI Elevates The Pharma Industry HOW AI ELEVATES THE PHARMA INDUSTRY

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Jul 07, 2019

According to Accenture, 74% of pharma executives believe AI will result in significant improvement within the next three years. While you may have heard how beneficial AI has proven to be when assisting with drug discovery, there are many other benefits to implementing this technology into your phar...

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Clinical guidelines and evidence base for acute pain management CLINICAL GUIDELINES AND EVIDENCE BASE FOR ACUTE PAIN MANAGEMENT

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Jul 05, 2019

The variety of over-the-counter treatments and guidelines allows for misconceptions around the best self-care options for patients with acute pain. This article highlights when and why pharmacists should review the literature to support clinical decision making in patients presenting with symptoms o...

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How to understand and interpret clinical data HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND INTERPRET CLINICAL DATA

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Jul 05, 2019

This resource, part of the acute pain learning series, has been developed to help pharmacists understand the quality of evidence from clinical data to inform the advice they give to patients. Clinical data inform guidelines and practice, and are the foundation upon which evidence-based medicine rest...

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Stephen Watkins: STEPHEN WATKINS: 'WHAT WE'RE DOING IS ABOUT TRANSFORMATION OF PHARMACY'

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Jul 05, 2019

Despite the recent announcement that it plans to close 200 stores, Stephen Watkins, director of pharmacy items at Boots, promises that its ongoing digital transformation will be a game changer for the entire industry. As things stand, Boots likes to boast that 90% of the UK population are just ten m...

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Medical Uses Of Abused Drugs MEDICAL USES OF ABUSED DRUGS

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Jul 05, 2019

Dramatic Increases in Maternal Opioid Use and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Use of opioids during pregnancy can result in a drug

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CMS Mandates Pharma to Disclose Drug Prices CMS MANDATES PHARMA TO DISCLOSE DRUG PRICES

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Jul 04, 2019

If you are watching television in the United States, you are more than likely to see at least one drug commercial. These direct-to-consumer ads, as the industry knows them, offer brief testimonials of a drug’s effectiveness and safety, but typically leave out the drug’s price. As a bold ...

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Cubit Healthcare Introduction Pcd Pharma Cubit Healthcare CUBIT HEALTHCARE INTRODUCTION PCD PHARMA CUBIT HEALTHCARE

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Jul 04, 2019

Visual aids that not only serve our purpose in a better way but also make your marketing strategies smarter and simpler to a greater extent. Commitment for Health CUBIT HEALTH CARE IS LEADING MANUFACTURER OF Tablets Capsules Liquid Syrups Dry Syrups Injections Herbal Products Ophthal Products

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Excipients take center stage: the impact on formulations and compliance EXCIPIENTS TAKE CENTER STAGE: THE IMPACT ON FORMULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE

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Jul 04, 2019

When you think of a medication, is the active ingredient the first thing that pops into your head, or perhaps the name of the drug? You’re not alone. The active ingredient of a medicine gets all the attention, which is fair, considering it’s what gives the medicine its therapeutic proper...

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PUREVO - Pharma centrifuge with pneumatic discharge system PUREVO - PHARMA CENTRIFUGE WITH PNEUMATIC DISCHARGE SYSTEM

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Jul 04, 2019

PUREVO is the advancement of the Krauss-Maffei HZ Ph peeler centrifuge from ANDRITZ KMPT, a part of ANDRITZ SEPARATION. Built from high-performance materials for hygienic processing, PUREVO meets the rising demand for high-quality pharmaceuticals with high reliability, low maintenance, and exception...

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Hot Melt Extrusion in the Pharmaceutical and Food Industries HOT MELT EXTRUSION IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL AND FOOD INDUSTRIES

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Jul 04, 2019

Hot melt extrusion is a manufacturing technique that was originally established in the early 1930s for use in the plastics and food industries but is now gaining popularity in the pharmaceutical industry as well. Around half of all plastics products are made using hot melt extrusion, which is the pr...

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EU Approves Two-Drug Pill as First-Line Treatment for HIV EU APPROVES TWO-DRUG PILL AS FIRST-LINE TREATMENT FOR HIV

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Jul 03, 2019

The two-drug pill Dovato, developed by the UK company ViiV Healthcare, has been approved as a first-line treatment for HIV, potentially causing fewer long-term side effects than current three-drug antiretroviral regimens. HIV patients currently need to take three or more antiretroviral drugs per day...

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AMA Says Mature 12-Year-Olds Can Consent to Vaccination Without Parents AMA SAYS MATURE 12-YEAR-OLDS CAN CONSENT TO VACCINATION WITHOUT PARENTS

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Jul 03, 2019

At the recently concluded annual meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) in Chicago, AMA delegates adopted a doozy of a new policy. The powerful trade group agreed to develop model legislation that pressures state legislatures into allowing minors to "override refusenik parents on vac...

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FDA Gives Nod To 1st Sinusitis Drug That Includes Nasal Polyps FDA GIVES NOD TO 1ST SINUSITIS DRUG THAT INCLUDES NASAL POLYPS

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Jul 03, 2019

In what specialists have termed to a pivotal point, the FDA approved a chronic sinusitis drug, a disease which causes polyps in the sinuses. Names Dupixent, the injection is administered every 2 weeks. Those with chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps will be treated with this drug. FDA stated that...

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Gut Bacteria, Pitching In GUT BACTERIA, PITCHING IN

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Jul 02, 2019

When a patient takes an oral dose of a drug, you can picture it as being a little like one of the those Japanese pachinko machines, where a ball drops into a maze of complicated bouncing paths on its way to the bottom. There are a lot of things that happen once a pill hits the gut, the broad feature...

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The growing need for RegTech in the Pharmaceutical Industry THE GROWING NEED FOR REGTECH IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Jul 02, 2019

We first witnessed the emergence of RegTech shortly after the economic plunge of 2008. The financial disaster spurred an increase in regulation in the finance and banking industries, and as a result, companies began to shell out billions in compliance costs. To stay compliant, while also working wit...

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10 Professionals Predict the Future of Clinical Trials 10 PROFESSIONALS PREDICT THE FUTURE OF CLINICAL TRIALS

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Jul 02, 2019

Developing new drugs is a slow, costly and labor-intensive process, but cutting-edge technologies offer the promise of streamlining the process in a way that’s never been done before. The pharma industry is also approaching clinical trials in a more thoughtful and connected way, putting a grea...

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Public Comment to the WHO About Online Access to Imported Medicines and SDG 3.8 PUBLIC COMMENT TO THE WHO ABOUT ONLINE ACCESS TO IMPORTED MEDICINES AND SDG 3.8

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Jul 02, 2019

One of the Sustainable Development Goals, 3.8, created under UN auspices is: “Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all....

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Drug trial updates in multiple myeloma and SMM DRUG TRIAL UPDATES IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA AND SMM

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Jul 02, 2019

Enrique Ocio, MD, PhD, of the University Hospital of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain gives an overview of key drug trials for multiple myeloma and smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM). This interview was recorded at the American Society of Oncology (ASCO) 2019 Annual Meeting, held in Chicago, IL.

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Booker returns campaign donation from pharmaceutical executive after slamming industry BOOKER RETURNS CAMPAIGN DONATION FROM PHARMACEUTICAL EXECUTIVE AFTER SLAMMING INDUSTRY

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Jul 02, 2019

The check was from Eagle Pharmaceutical Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Michael Cordera. The Booker campaign said Cordera listed his occupation as “attorney” for the donation. "[Booker’s] presidential campaign rejects these contributions too, and we caref...

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How we revolutionised care by giving everyone in our team an iPad HOW WE REVOLUTIONISED CARE BY GIVING EVERYONE IN OUR TEAM AN IPAD

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Jul 02, 2019

All clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians were issued with iPads, to align with NUH’s vision to deliver ‘clinically-led, mobile-facilitated information and communication technology (ICT) as part of a paperless hospital by 2020’. That is easy to say, but it was a huge strugg...

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Six drug-free treatment options for people with cognitive illnesses SIX DRUG-FREE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE ILLNESSES

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Jul 02, 2019

While cures may not currently be possible for many forms of cognitive illnesses, are there ways to treat people without the use of drugs? Some believe it is possible to help manage some of the challenging behaviors and symptoms with a number of drug-free treatment options, including holistic therapi...

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Premier PREMIER'S PROVIDEGX TO LAUNCH INTRAVENOUS NUTRITION DRUG

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Jul 02, 2019

Premier subsidiary ProvideGx is now supplying cysteine hydrochloride injections to its member providers, the generic-drug division of the group purchasing and consulting organization announced Tuesday. ProvideGx teamed up with the manufacturer Exela Pharma Sciences to deliver the only Food and Drug ...

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Why You Need to Start Thinking About Meaningful Differentiation Much Earlier WHY YOU NEED TO START THINKING ABOUT MEANINGFUL DIFFERENTIATION MUCH EARLIER

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Jul 01, 2019

Pharma companies may have a winning asset, a winning development plan and an important disease target with unmet needs, but only one product can be first to market, only one can be the most efficacious and only one will become the standard of care. If your asset is entering a disease area with simil...

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BT6B – Pharmaceutical BT6B – PHARMACEUTICAL

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Jul 01, 2019

How can you safeguard your pharmaceutical manufacturing process?

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High Doses Of 60 Plus-Year-Old Chemo Drug Found To Spur Immune System Attack On Lymphoma HIGH DOSES OF 60 PLUS-YEAR-OLD CHEMO DRUG FOUND TO SPUR IMMUNE SYSTEM ATTACK ON LYMPHOMA

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Jul 01, 2019

More than 60 years ago, British physician Denis Parsons Burkitt and his associates achieved one of the signal successes in cancer medicine when they cured children in sub-Saharan Africa with a form of lymphoma by treating them with high doses of the chemotherapy drug cyclophosphamide. Now, Dana-Farb...

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New Research Raises Possibility Of Better Anti-Obesity Drugs NEW RESEARCH RAISES POSSIBILITY OF BETTER ANTI-OBESITY DRUGS

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Jul 01, 2019

Effective weight-loss strategies call for eating less food, burning more calories — or ideally, both. But for the more than 90 million Americans who suffer from obesity, a disease that contributes to conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer, behavioral change is hard to accomplish or no...

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6 Reasons Why Advanced Analytics Is Essential In Pharma 6 REASONS WHY ADVANCED ANALYTICS IS ESSENTIAL IN PHARMA

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Jun 30, 2019

It’s no secret that technology has had a major impact not only on our daily activities, but also on businesses in almost every industry. The pharma industry, in particular, has seen major changes throughout many operations due to the implementation of technology. Technology such as Artificial ...

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The Medicine Maker THE MEDICINE MAKER

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Jun 29, 2019

The cannabis business is booming and pharma is looking to get in on the action with new business models and potential new drugs derived from the cannabis plant.

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Is a diabetes drug the key to aggressive breast cancer? IS A DIABETES DRUG THE KEY TO AGGRESSIVE BREAST CANCER?

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Jun 28, 2019

New research finds that the diabetes drug metformin changes stem cancer cells in a way that makes them easier to target with a new form of treatment. The findings could help treat triple-negative breast cancer, which is particularly aggressive.

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OPIOIDS IN ENGLAND: CRISIS AVERTED? OPIOIDS IN ENGLAND: CRISIS AVERTED?

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Jun 28, 2019

Despite a 20% increase in opioid prescriptions per 1,000 population over the past decade, there are signs that a US-style opioid epidemic may have been averted.

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Big Pharma Bribing FDA Officials To Approve Dangerous Medications BIG PHARMA BRIBING FDA OFFICIALS TO APPROVE DANGEROUS MEDICATIONS

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Jun 27, 2019

Via America’s Lawyer: Mike Papantonio and Truth In Media’s investigative journalist Ben Swann examine the revolving door phenomenon between the FDA and pharmaceutical companies. The government has capped funding for the FDA, meaning capped salaries for regulators working there. Drug comp...

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Alnylam Act - No Charge, Third Party Genetic Testing & Counseling ALNYLAM ACT - NO CHARGE, THIRD PARTY GENETIC TESTING & COUNSELING

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Jun 27, 2019

Learn about Alnylam Act, Alnylam’s no charge, third party genetic testing and counseling service for individuals who may carry gene mutations known to be associated with either hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis, acute hepatic porphyria (AHP), or primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1). Get more i...

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How to make Pharmaceutical Tablet Coatings HOW TO MAKE PHARMACEUTICAL TABLET COATINGS

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Jun 27, 2019

There are various different types of pharmaceutical tablet coatings including traditional sugar based coatings, film coatings and enteric coatings.

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Linking Pharma Manufacturing: CDMOs, Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) LINKING PHARMA MANUFACTURING: CDMOS, BLOCKCHAIN & DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGIES (DLT)

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Jun 26, 2019

The term blockchain is most often associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but the technology and its implications could have a more far-reaching impact on other industries including pharmaceutical manufacturing. Contract drug manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) and pharmaceutical developer...

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Positioning Your Pharmaceutical Lab for Success POSITIONING YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL LAB FOR SUCCESS

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Jun 26, 2019

A pharma lab needs regulatory documentation, while a diagnostics lab requires advanced tracking of biospecimens. Traditionally, each would begin with the same basic building blocks: a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) with standalone point solutions such as an Electronic Laboratory Not...

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Bill allowing state lawyers access to doctors database of controlled substance users signed into Florida law BILL ALLOWING STATE LAWYERS ACCESS TO DOCTORS DATABASE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE USERS SIGNED INTO FLORIDA LAW

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Jun 26, 2019

A measure that would allow attorneys for the state to have access to a prescription-drug database as they pursue a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the opioid epidemic was among 10 bills signed Monday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The signings nine were announced by the governor’s offi...

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A Streamlined Pathway to Drug Approval A STREAMLINED PATHWAY TO DRUG APPROVAL

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Jun 26, 2019

Randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials have long been the gold standard for drug approval. Patients are assigned to either drug or placebo and the comparison between the two groups can provide meaningful data to allow the Food and Drug Association (FDA), pharmaceutical companies, physicians,...

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Pharmacists: we can support people with alcohol issues PHARMACISTS: WE CAN SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH ALCOHOL ISSUES

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Jun 26, 2019

The pharmacy profession is very good at talking to people about their medicines and, as experts in medicines, we keep up to speed with the latest guidance and evidence. Despite working through challenging climates, we aspire to be as holistic and patient-centred as possible. Alcohol dependency is a ...

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AbbVie, Allergan, Ugh ABBVIE, ALLERGAN, UGH

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Jun 26, 2019

News broke yesterday morning (first at the Wall Street Journal, I believe) that Abbvie has agreed to acquire Allergan. This is one of the larger pharma mergers of recent years, and regular readers of this site will have a pretty good idea of the sigh and roll of the eyes with which I greet it. I thi...

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Insulin: why the price of a 100-year-old drug has tripled in a decade INSULIN: WHY THE PRICE OF A 100-YEAR-OLD DRUG HAS TRIPLED IN A DECADE

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Jun 26, 2019

Insulin prices have skyrocketed to the point where many people with diabetes live in insulin poverty, with one in four rationing their insulin and an even larger proportion trading off other life necessities (food, rent, clothing) to afford their insulin supply. The rise in insulin prices has nothin...

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Independent Pharmacy Alliance of America (IPA) and Leading Edge Pharms Ink Deal to Bring Topical Hemp/CBD to Member Pharmacies INDEPENDENT PHARMACY ALLIANCE OF AMERICA (IPA) AND LEADING EDGE PHARMS INK DEAL TO BRING TOPICAL HEMP/CBD TO MEMBER PHARMACIES

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Jun 26, 2019

Leading Edge Pharms, Inc. (www.leadingedge.com), a biotechnology company developing novel cannabinoid therapies and innovative delivery platforms, today announced its partnership with Independent Pharmacy Alliance (https://www.ipa-rx.org/), a trade group and retail pharmacy buying cooperative, to ma...

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Acceleron Completes Target Enrollment in the PULSAR Phase 2 Trial of Sotatercept in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension ACCELERON COMPLETES TARGET ENROLLMENT IN THE PULSAR PHASE 2 TRIAL OF SOTATERCEPT IN PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION

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Jun 26, 2019

Acceleron Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq:XLRN), a leading biopharmaceutical company in the discovery and development of TGF-beta superfamily therapeutics to treat serious and rare diseases, announced today it has completed target enrollment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in the PULSAR P...

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The More the Merrier: High Doses of Lilly THE MORE THE MERRIER: HIGH DOSES OF LILLY'S TRULICITY SHOW SUPERIORITY IN REDUCING WEIGHT AND A1C

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Jun 26, 2019

Eli Lilly’s type 2 diabetes drug Trulicity hit the mark in a late-stage trial that showed higher doses of the medication significantly reduced A1C from baseline compared to the once-per-week dose of Trulicity currently on the market. Trulicity (dulaglutide) is currently approved for type 2 dia...

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How Dermatology Research Gaps Represent Untapped Markets for Pharmaceutical Companies HOW DERMATOLOGY RESEARCH GAPS REPRESENT UNTAPPED MARKETS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

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Jun 25, 2019

Gaps in dermatological research present potentially lucrative market opportunities for pharmaceutical companies. Patients that suffer from skin conditions and diseases also benefit. Effective treatments relieve irritating, chronic, and often painful symptoms, which improves their quality of life and...

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Benefits of 2D-LC/MS/MS in Pharmaceutical Bioanalytics BENEFITS OF 2D-LC/MS/MS IN PHARMACEUTICAL BIOANALYTICS

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Jun 25, 2019

This application demonstrates the 2D-LC/MS/MS analysis of cell supernatants from an in vitro cell suspension-based assay. Superior separation by 2D-LC allowed the analysis of 16 target metabolites within 35 minutes.

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A Decade in Review: Oncology Trial Benchmarks and Sponsor Analysis A DECADE IN REVIEW: ONCOLOGY TRIAL BENCHMARKS AND SPONSOR ANALYSIS

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Jun 25, 2019

The average cost of bringing a new drug to market continues to rise, with varying levels of investments across the highly competitive biopharmaceutical industry. To assess the potential effect of varying investments on trial activity and operations, this article reviews trial benchmarks within the a...

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Pharmaceutical Applications for X-ray Inspection PHARMACEUTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR X-RAY INSPECTION

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Jun 25, 2019

Inspecting pharmaceuticals is a demanding process; high-resolution X-ray systems are a must-have to ensure that nothing goes unchecked.

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Know medicines and make important medical decisions ? KNOW MEDICINES AND MAKE IMPORTANT MEDICAL DECISIONS ?

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Jun 25, 2019

Whenever it comes to medicines, most peoples never asks. But if we are buying anything other than medicines, we keep asking untill sea bottom.

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Trends in Oncology Clinical Trials TRENDS IN ONCOLOGY CLINICAL TRIALS

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Jun 25, 2019

Cancer continues to present new challenges and opportunities for pharmacologic intervention. Accordingly, the pharmaceutical industry continues to pursue the development of cancer drugs at an unparalleled rate. Three major trends have emerged over the last several years to fuel this pursuit.

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High Drug Prices Stoke Congress’ Ire HIGH DRUG PRICES STOKE CONGRESS’ IRE

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Jun 25, 2019

Democrats and Republicans in Congress have found common ground when it comes to the issue of exorbitant prescription drug prices.  Both agree some measure of market-based reform is needed to alleviate the burden on individual patients and on hospitals from rising drug prices, shortages of criti...

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Urgent and labor-intensive: How inadequate drug shortage management tools impact hospital-system pharmacies URGENT AND LABOR-INTENSIVE: HOW INADEQUATE DRUG SHORTAGE MANAGEMENT TOOLS IMPACT HOSPITAL-SYSTEM PHARMACIES

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Jun 24, 2019

Shortages of drugs have become a chronic condition in health-system pharmacies over the last five to seven years, and are a critical issue for both US1,2,3 and European4,5 health-system pharmacies. Excess costs for health systems are generated by higher costs of shorted medications and the extra lab...

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How can AI help in Transforming the Drug Development Cycle? HOW CAN AI HELP IN TRANSFORMING THE DRUG DEVELOPMENT CYCLE?

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Jun 24, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the pharmaceutical industry with extraordinary innovations that are automating processes at every stage of drug development. Pharma companies are investing in AI-driven applications for transforming healthcare, reducing R&D spends, and expanding the s...

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How to optimise pharma’s digital HCP engagement HOW TO OPTIMISE PHARMA’S DIGITAL HCP ENGAGEMENT

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Jun 24, 2019

Pharmaceutical companies face a ‘digital imperative’ to engage with healthcare professionals through their preferred mix of channels if they are to bridge the gap between the value a company can offer and an HCP’s needs.

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ASCO 2019: The future of Keytruda plus chemo combination therapy ASCO 2019: THE FUTURE OF KEYTRUDA PLUS CHEMO COMBINATION THERAPY

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Jun 24, 2019

As the 40,000 attendees of this year’s ASCO conference relinquish their hold of the windy city, oncology experts worldwide begin contemplating the wealth of new or expanded data which was presented, and how it might affect their everyday practice. While ASCO 2019 was noticeably focused on prel...

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What Employers Want - Pharmacy industry WHAT EMPLOYERS WANT - PHARMACY INDUSTRY

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Jun 24, 2019

ETC met with Keeley Rothwell the Retail Manager at Blooms the Chemist Elanora to get the inside scoop to help job seekers who are interested in a career in the Pharmacy industry.

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Drug testing helps secure safer workplace DRUG TESTING HELPS SECURE SAFER WORKPLACE

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Jun 24, 2019

Employers committed to safety are continuing to follow best practices for maintaining a drug-free workplace, despite recent changes in employee drug testing laws. Surveys show drug abuse in the U.S. population has expanded in recent years, and it’s not something that impacts people only on the...

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AGILENT FCE PHARMA AGILENT FCE PHARMA

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Jun 24, 2019

STAND AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES - FCE PHARMA 2019

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New Insights in Computational Methods for Pharmacovigilance NEW INSIGHTS IN COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR PHARMACOVIGILANCE

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Jun 24, 2019

Today’s surge of big data coming from multiple sources is raising the stakes that pharmacovigilance has to win, making evidence synthesis a more and more robust approach in the field. In this scenario, many scholars believe that new computational methods derived from data mining will effective...

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6 Ways to Maximize Product Value as Loss of Exclusivity Approaches 6 WAYS TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCT VALUE AS LOSS OF EXCLUSIVITY APPROACHES

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Jun 24, 2019

Loss of exclusivity does not mean the complete loss of an income stream as drug patent expiration approaches. Steps taken two years before loss of exclusivity can maximize brand value in the meantime. But the arrival of competitors means something different with pharmaceuticals than it does with oth...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show: “Here’s exactly why you need to choo...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see every day as an agency.

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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Pharmacovigilance and beyond~old blog with new content PHARMACOVIGILANCE AND BEYOND~OLD BLOG WITH NEW CONTENT

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Jun 23, 2019

After 3 years of a break, I am attempting to restart writing my blog which will cover pharmacovigilance topics, primarily, and whenever appropriate some other relevant topics.  I am deeply thankful to my old readers and followers who kept on contacting me to write the blog again. I am humbled b...

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Can Drug Companies Bribe the FDA? CAN DRUG COMPANIES BRIBE THE FDA?

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Jun 23, 2019

With drugs such as Lipitor achieving lifetime sales well over $100 billion, the motivation to use any means available to ensure drug approval is clear. Bribery of FDA officials has occurred in the past, but is unlikely to occur again for the reasons described below. The overall objective of the drug...

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27-year-old Search Marketing CEO Lands 13-stop U.S. Speaking Tour 27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

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Jun 23, 2019

Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique presentation, 5 Data-Validated Tactics to Increase the Experienced Marketer’s Qualified Lead Volume (…and 3 Tactics Guaranteed to Fail) with their audiences across t...

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