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As Pandemic Continues, Rafael Pharmaceuticals Enrolls Patients in Phase III Pancreatic Cancer Trial AS PANDEMIC CONTINUES, RAFAEL PHARMACEUTICALS ENROLLS PATIENTS IN PHASE III PANCREATIC CANCER TRIAL

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Apr 17, 2020

That simple truth about the severity of the disease is one of the reasons that Rafael Pharmaceuticals is slowly continuing with a Phase III trial in metastatic pancreatic cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many companies have paused enrollment in clinical trials during the outbreak, Cranbury...

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Roche Prepares to Launch COVID-19 Antibody Test System ROCHE PREPARES TO LAUNCH COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST SYSTEM

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Apr 17, 2020

Swiss pharma giant Roche is joining the race to develop a test for COVID-19 antibodies in people who have been exposed to the disease. This morning, Roche announced the development and upcoming launch of its Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 serology test to detect antibodies in people who have been exposed t...

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The Impact of Rising Generic Drug Prices on the U.S. Drug Supply Chain THE IMPACT OF RISING GENERIC DRUG PRICES ON THE U.S. DRUG SUPPLY CHAIN

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Apr 16, 2020

Over the past two years, the pharmacy industry has seen unprecedented increases in the prices of generic drugs, causing unexpected cost increases for payers and consumers, and spurring an investigation by the United States Congress. High generic drug prices have had an adverse effect on almost every...

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EMBL researchers identifying how potential drugs work in the fight against COVID-19 EMBL RESEARCHERS IDENTIFYING HOW POTENTIAL DRUGS WORK IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

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Apr 16, 2020

EMBL researchers are studying how drugs that have shown good results against COVID-19 work in living cells. This will help them to quickly identify other drugs that could treat the disease, which are urgently needed until a vaccine is developed, and possibly afterwards as well.

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Latest Improvement on Pharmanews to Serve You Better LATEST IMPROVEMENT ON PHARMANEWS TO SERVE YOU BETTER

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Apr 16, 2020

Poised to give our readers and advertisers better services in spite of the COVID19 pandemic, Pharmanews–your global health journal has continued to improve on its services in terms of healthcare information dissemination, by keeping readers abreast of latest development in public health, espec...

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Why the War on Drugs is a War on People WHY THE WAR ON DRUGS IS A WAR ON PEOPLE

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Apr 14, 2020

The War on Drugs was launched in the United States by former President Richard Nixon in 1971. This allowed for the criminalization of drug use, which led to the mass incarceration of millions of Americans, particularly for communities of color.

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Hydroxychloroquine HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE'S FALSE HOPE: HOW AN OBSCURE DRUG BECAME A CORONAVIRUS CURE

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Apr 13, 2020

Claims about hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have taken hold of the global consciousness. Online conversations, media articles and politicians’ statements quickly - and incorrectly - labeled it as a ‘cure’ for covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Brings Hundreds Of U.S. Clinical Trials To A Halt CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC BRINGS HUNDREDS OF U.S. CLINICAL TRIALS TO A HALT

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Apr 11, 2020

Rene Roach fired off a quick email in late March for an update on a colorectal cancer clinical trial for which she hoped to qualify. Worried about the coronavirus, she asked, almost as an afterthought, whether the study had been put on hold because of the pandemic.The answer crushed her: It had been...

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How pharma can continue engaging HCPs in a world gripped by COVID-19 HOW PHARMA CAN CONTINUE ENGAGING HCPS IN A WORLD GRIPPED BY COVID-19

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Apr 10, 2020

Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for healthcare professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. Medscape Education...

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What do you have to lose taking hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus? Potentially your life WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO LOSE TAKING HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE FOR CORONAVIRUS? POTENTIALLY YOUR LIFE

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Apr 10, 2020

The president and some of his close advisors — desperate for a COVID-19 cure — are asking “What do you have to lose?” by taking hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), a strong medication never adequately tested for efficacy or safety in COVID-19 patients. The correct answer to the preside...

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Global Antiviral Drugs Market Growth: Is Antiviral Drug the Best Coronavirus Treatment? GLOBAL ANTIVIRAL DRUGS MARKET GROWTH: IS ANTIVIRAL DRUG THE BEST CORONAVIRUS TREATMENT?

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Apr 09, 2020

The global antiviral drugs market has witnessed a rapid surge in demand due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic worldwide. So is antiviral drug the best coronavirus treatment? It is still too early to have that conclusion as many medical research and clinical trials are still trying to find the effecti...

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What we know about anti-malaria drug amid coronavirus fight WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT ANTI-MALARIA DRUG AMID CORONAVIRUS FIGHT

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Apr 08, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine was touted by President Donald Trump as a game-changer, but side effects could include seizures, nausea and potentially fatal heart arrhythmias.

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Supporting drug development for COVID-19 SUPPORTING DRUG DEVELOPMENT FOR COVID-19

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Apr 08, 2020

In this challenging time, we need collaboration and innovation to address complex problems like the COVID-19 pandemic. At Certara, our global team is working with our partners to accelerate bringing scientifically-proven drugs to the patients who need them most.

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WILL PHARMA COMMIT TO DELIVERING AFFORDABLE THERAPEUTICS AGAINST COVID-19? WILL PHARMA COMMIT TO DELIVERING AFFORDABLE THERAPEUTICS AGAINST COVID-19?

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Apr 08, 2020

EPHA is a change agent – Europe’s leading NGO alliance advocating for better health. We are a dynamic member-led organisation, made up of public health civil society, patient groups, health professionals, and disease groups working together to improve health and strengthen the voice of p...

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Summary of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Drug-Drug Interactions SUMMARY OF CHLOROQUINE AND HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE DRUG-DRUG INTERACTIONS

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Apr 07, 2020

COVID-19 is a rapidly emerging and devastating pandemic disease. Recently, chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) have been suggested for possible off-label use for patients suffering from a more severe clinical course.

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Monobloc for Pharmaceutical Vials MONOBLOC FOR PHARMACEUTICAL VIALS

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Apr 07, 2020

Monobloc for pharmaceutical Vials. Fill, Stopper, Cap and Crimp. Vials for pharmaceuticals, Animal Health, Vaccines.

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2020 Prescription Drug List 2020 PRESCRIPTION DRUG LIST

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Apr 07, 2020

The information in this document is designed to help you understand the prescription drug benefits offered under this plan and to compare these benefits to those offered by other plans. Information contained in this summary is designed to help you compare both the value and scope offormulary benefit...

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COVID-19 Summary as of March 13, 2020 COVID-19 SUMMARY AS OF MARCH 13, 2020

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Apr 06, 2020

Biomedtracker and Trialtrove have a total of 307 clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19. 152 initiated trials for the treatment of COVID-19. 155 Trials have been announced but have not yet begun recruitment.

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Enabling Active Pharma Ingredients for Batch Balancing and Integration to SAP EWM ENABLING ACTIVE PHARMA INGREDIENTS FOR BATCH BALANCING AND INTEGRATION TO SAP EWM

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Apr 06, 2020

Batch and its Classification system are two most potent weapons used in Chemical, Pharma or Medical life science industry to record the potency of a batch or technically called as Active Pharma Ingredients(API). These material consist of one or more active ingredients, concentrates, carrier material...

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Decentralized Clinical Trials: Imperative for Pharma Sector to fight COVID19 DECENTRALIZED CLINICAL TRIALS: IMPERATIVE FOR PHARMA SECTOR TO FIGHT COVID19

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Apr 03, 2020

These are unprecedented times. The world is mobbed by a contagion virus, putting people’s health at risk, threatening to destabilize economies. It has already put global healthcare systems under tremendous pressures, and managed to resist efforts to contain it. Even though coronaviruses are no...

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Comparing HydroxyChloroquine Trials COMPARING HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE TRIALS

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Apr 01, 2020

One minor side effect of the pandemic is that perhaps more people will learn about what drug research and clinical trials can really be like. Today’s example: we have a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine from Wuhan that has just published on a preprint server. What’s good is that this ...

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Do Clinical Trial Delays Mean Trouble for Pharmaceutical Stocks? DO CLINICAL TRIAL DELAYS MEAN TROUBLE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL STOCKS?

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Apr 01, 2020

Pharmaceutical stocks have been somewhat of a safe haven for investors as the coronavirus outbreak spread from China to the rest of the world. But as the pandemic deepened, now resulting in more than 782,000 cases worldwide, even these "safer" companies are beginning to feel the effects. T...

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Clinical Supply Availability & Speed to Study Start-Up CLINICAL SUPPLY AVAILABILITY & SPEED TO STUDY START-UP

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Mar 26, 2020

If you’re part of a clinical study team racing a new product to commercialization, you likely live by these two simple rules: time is money, and the first one to market wins. But just because it’s simple doesn’t mean it’s easy. That ticking clock is background noise to the re...

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3 Big Pharma Stocks Plunging the Most During the Coronavirus Stock Market Crash: Are They Buys? 3 BIG PHARMA STOCKS PLUNGING THE MOST DURING THE CORONAVIRUS STOCK MARKET CRASH: ARE THEY BUYS?

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Mar 26, 2020

Big pharma stocks have been clobbered during the coronavirus-caused stock market crash. You can count the number of drugmakers with market caps of $25 billion or more whose shares haven't dropped by double-digit percentages on one hand -- and have several fingers left over. Three big pharma stoc...

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Advance Your Pharma Supply Chain Planning during a Pandemic ADVANCE YOUR PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING DURING A PANDEMIC

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Mar 20, 2020

One predominant and common element within our pharmaceutical industry, is our devotions to patients. Within supply chain there is always a focus on ensuring the right product is delivered to the right place at the right time in order to ensure patient safety and the continuity of medicinal supplies....

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Clinical Development Risks and Issues in a COVID-19 World CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT RISKS AND ISSUES IN A COVID-19 WORLD

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Mar 20, 2020

Global clinical guidelines have shifted the industry toward risk-based approaches for the planning and execution of clinical trials. The ICH’s guidelines for Good Clinical Practice state that sponsors should evaluate identified risks against existing risk controls by considering “the lik...

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The Future of Pharma Beyond Blockbusters THE FUTURE OF PHARMA BEYOND BLOCKBUSTERS

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Mar 17, 2020

We’ve all heard the saying “treat the patient, not the disease”, and this couldn’t be truer in today’s ever-changing pharmaceutical landscape. We are living in a time of revolution – advancements in genomics and technology are improving our ability to develop prec...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Its Effect on Pharmaceutical Marketing and Sales CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND ITS EFFECT ON PHARMACEUTICAL MARKETING AND SALES

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Mar 16, 2020

With the rapid onset of coronavirus in the United States, many pharma companies are being forced to prepare for a scenario in which their reps cannot visit providers and patients are limited in their ability to visit their healthcare professionals (HCP). The CDC has gone as far as recommending the u...

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Top Specialty Pharmacy Therapy Areas TOP SPECIALTY PHARMACY THERAPY AREAS

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Mar 16, 2020

Accelerated by advancements in cancer treatments and a growing emphasis on personalized and precision medicine, specialty pharmacy represents a rapidly growing sector within the healthcare industry. In fact, the market is projected to grow to $500 billion by the end of this year—up from $200 b...

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Artificial intelligence in pharma: utilising a valuable resource ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN PHARMA: UTILISING A VALUABLE RESOURCE

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Mar 11, 2020

The pharmaceutical industry is set to greatly benefit from the use of artificial intelligence (AI), due to its wide range of applications. Sydney Tierney discusses how machine learning can enhance marketing, manufacturing and drug trials. Artificial intelligence (AI) can be applied to nearly every a...

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Five Ways to Manage Your Trial Effectively in a Fast-Changing Global Environment FIVE WAYS TO MANAGE YOUR TRIAL EFFECTIVELY IN A FAST-CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

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Mar 11, 2020

Over the past half-century, clinical trials have grown increasingly complex. A flood of new data from novel sources combined with more elaborate study designs and tougher regulatory standards have lengthened timelines and hiked costs, contributing to a steady decline of efficiency. It all adds up: N...

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Clinical Trials Go Digital CLINICAL TRIALS GO DIGITAL

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Mar 06, 2020

Today, more than 90% of new drugs fail clinical trials in the US, and those that do succeed can take upwards of seven years to reach FDA approval. Yet clinical trials, unlike other areas of healthcare, remain relatively untouched by digital innovations that could improve their success and efficiency...

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How Pharma Companies Can Scale Up Their Knowledge Discovery with Semantic Similarity Search HOW PHARMA COMPANIES CAN SCALE UP THEIR KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY WITH SEMANTIC SIMILARITY SEARCH

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Mar 06, 2020

Pharma has deep roots in human history with centuries of folk pharmaceutical knowledge offering a hit-and-miss range of natural remedies. But the industry as we know it today actually emerged in the second half of the 19th century when the world’s first factory for the sole production of medic...

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Pfizer Won’t Win the Coronavirus Pharma War PFIZER WON’T WIN THE CORONAVIRUS PHARMA WAR

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Mar 06, 2020

Shares of Pfizer jumped more than 6% on Wednesday, after the company announced a plan to test some of its antiviral products as a potential treatment for the coronavirus from China. More than 35 million shares traded on the news — about 48% more than normal — as investors looked for any ...

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Merck’s Patient-Centric Clinical Trial Recruiting MERCK’S PATIENT-CENTRIC CLINICAL TRIAL RECRUITING

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Mar 04, 2020

Everyone in pharma knows that product success depends on the results of clinical trials — but we don’t usually hear from the people who are involved in running them. Recently, four Clinical Research Managers (CRM) from Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) discussed h...

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How AI and Big Data Will Disrupt Pharma’s Regulatory Compliance Standards HOW AI AND BIG DATA WILL DISRUPT PHARMA’S REGULATORY COMPLIANCE STANDARDS

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Mar 04, 2020

The industry as we know it is changing. Pharmaceutical and life sciences companies across the globe are experiencing more pressure than ever to keep up with increased regulatory standards while moving at a pace that requires them to innovate in order to remain competitive. With more real-time automa...

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WANT LESS “LIABILITY” AND MORE “RELIABILITY” FROM YOUR CLINICAL MOBILITY SOLUTION? WANT LESS “LIABILITY” AND MORE “RELIABILITY” FROM YOUR CLINICAL MOBILITY SOLUTION?

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Mar 02, 2020

I recently discussed the different ways that consumer-grade smartphones can compromise patients’ health, safety and overall care. However, some clinicians and healthcare administrators have indicated in recent months that they need help selecting the right enterprise-grade mobility solutions f...

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What to Watch in 2020: Non-Specialty Drugs WHAT TO WATCH IN 2020: NON-SPECIALTY DRUGS

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Mar 01, 2020

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are constantly working to develop new and improved medications. Join us as we explore the non-specialty drugs you should be watching in 2020. If you missed last week’s article about the most important upcoming specialty drugs, be sure to check it out here. Approxim...

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Developing Drugs For Cancer Research DEVELOPING DRUGS FOR CANCER RESEARCH

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Feb 27, 2020

The Medicines for All Institute at VCU (M4ALL) is an internationally distinctive facility equipped to manufacture large volumes of targeted therapeutics for the university to conduct research as well as develop new lower cost methods for the preparation of global health drugs. Through a collaborativ...

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5 Pharma Trends and Their Impact on Packaging 5 PHARMA TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT ON PACKAGING

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Feb 27, 2020

The pharmaceutical industry is changing at an unprecedented pace. New biological treatments for cancer, and a dramatic rise of widespread diseases such as diabetes, call for new processing and packaging solutions to fulfill the different needs all over the world. Keep your eye on these five main pac...

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Pricing of drugs – at what cost? PRICING OF DRUGS – AT WHAT COST?

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Feb 27, 2020

We go into a doctor’s office and leave with a diagnosis and a prescription. Next we stop by the pharmacy. In Germany, if your insurance is not private, you mostly don’t even know the price of your drug because it’s paid for directly by your insurance. You only notice the 5-10 Euros...

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Cancer Drugs Bring in Most Pharma Revenue CANCER DRUGS BRING IN MOST PHARMA REVENUE

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Feb 25, 2020

Worldwide cancer drug sales are already way ahead of those of other drugs and the revenue generated by them is expected to grow even larger by 2024. This is according to a report recently released by consultancy Evaluate, which analyses trends in the pharmaceutical sector. According to Evaluate'...

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Pharmacist eCare Plan - the newest disrupter in health data exchange? PHARMACIST ECARE PLAN - THE NEWEST DISRUPTER IN HEALTH DATA EXCHANGE?

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Feb 25, 2020

Every member of the health care team shares a common goal of optimizing patient outcomes. Yet each specialty and position of the healthcare team has a unique workflow facilitated by various tools, from an operative report to a progress note. In this regard the pharmacist plays a pivotal function in ...

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Top Pharmaceutical Firms Urge FDA to Adopt Blockchain for Drug Tracking TOP PHARMACEUTICAL FIRMS URGE FDA TO ADOPT BLOCKCHAIN FOR DRUG TRACKING

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Feb 25, 2020

Leading market participants in the United States pharmaceutical industry, logistics firms, distributors and other stakeholders in the pharma supply chain have come together to publish a report buttressing the need for industry players to adopt blockchain for tracking prescription drugs, following th...

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What are the advantages of PCD Pharma Company? WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF PCD PHARMA COMPANY?

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Feb 17, 2020

PCD Pharma stands for propaganda distribution. A PCD company gives brand name and support to its franchises. They also provide distribution rights and monopoly rights within a particular region. If a person wants to establish their business, it is a must for them to know the pros and cons of the bus...

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Tips for Managing Chronic Pain Beyond Prescription Painkillers TIPS FOR MANAGING CHRONIC PAIN BEYOND PRESCRIPTION PAINKILLERS

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Feb 17, 2020

Painkillers like Oxycontin, Percocet, and Vicodin, have been prescribed by primary physicians, surgeons, dentists, and other healthcare providers to patients suffering from varying levels of pain. Though these medications have proven to be an effective source of pain relief, they have also proven to...

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Introduction to Pharmacology INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY

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Feb 11, 2020

What are drugs? What do they do? How do they do what they do? These questions are part of the field of pharmacology, and over this series we will learn all about a wide variety of different drugs that have clinical use. This will require a lot of prerequisite knowledge in other fields, so make sure ...

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How Can Medical Cannabis Help to Manage Pain Conditions? – The Cannabis Exchange HOW CAN MEDICAL CANNABIS HELP TO MANAGE PAIN CONDITIONS? – THE CANNABIS EXCHANGE

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Feb 11, 2020

Pain management is one of the most common reasons for the use of medical cannabis products. However, despite many jurisdictions – including Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands – now allowing the prescription of medical cannabis for this purpose, there remains little ‘high-quality&...

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WALGREEN’S IN HOT WATER OVER PHONY PHARMACIST WALGREEN’S IN HOT WATER OVER PHONY PHARMACIST

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Feb 11, 2020

The drugstore chain agreed to pay $7.5 million in fines after an unlicensed pharmacist at several San Francisco Bay locations illegally filled more than 700,000 prescriptions over a ten-year period. According to California prosecutors, Kim Thien Le stole license numbers from other pharmacists to fil...

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From Big Pharma to Health Startup with Big Lessons for DTx Category  Kristin Millburn, Healthware FROM BIG PHARMA TO HEALTH STARTUP WITH BIG LESSONS FOR DTX CATEGORY KRISTIN MILLBURN, HEALTHWARE

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Feb 07, 2020

There aren't too many people in healthcare who can say they've worked for both a Big Pharma company AND a hot health tech startup, so we're lucky we had a chance to talk with Kristin Millburn, who is now sharing her expertise as Global Head for Digital Health Partnerships at Healthware. ...

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Cancer drugs are the most profitable for Big Pharma CANCER DRUGS ARE THE MOST PROFITABLE FOR BIG PHARMA

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Feb 07, 2020

The pharmaceutical industry's top earners are cancer drugs a sentence that will be read to the surprise of no one. When sussing out why oncological therapies cost so much, the usual suspect is research and development (R&D). It takes years to develop a drug, deep pockets to fund that develop...

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Bacterial evolution of antibiotic arsenals provides new drug blueprints BACTERIAL EVOLUTION OF ANTIBIOTIC ARSENALS PROVIDES NEW DRUG BLUEPRINTS

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Feb 07, 2020

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered that two very different species of bacteria have evolved distinct, powerful antibiotic arsenals for use in the war against their bacterial neighbours. By blueprinting precisely how the antibiotics function against methicillin-resistant Staphyloc...

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What is Adoptive Cell Therapy? WHAT IS ADOPTIVE CELL THERAPY?

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Feb 05, 2020

A type of immunotherapy in which T cells are given to a patient to help the body fight diseases. In cancer therapy, T cells are usually taken from the patient’s own blood or tumor tissue, grown in large numbers in the laboratory, and then given back to the patient to help the immune system fig...

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Aducanumab’s surprising revival: how an Alzheimer’s drug came back from the dead ADUCANUMAB’S SURPRISING REVIVAL: HOW AN ALZHEIMER’S DRUG CAME BACK FROM THE DEAD

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Feb 05, 2020

Despite halting development after disappointing trial findings in March, Biogen now plans to submit Alzheimer’s candidate aducanumab for FDA approval, after new analysis showed the drug just might work. Natalie Healey explores whether this high-profile comeback is justified. There had been suc...

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Will pharma’s record-breaking race for a coronavirus vax pay off? WILL PHARMA’S RECORD-BREAKING RACE FOR A CORONAVIRUS VAX PAY OFF?

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Feb 04, 2020

If a pharma company succeeded in developing a vaccine for the coronavirus in the timeframe many have promised, it would be a historic milestone for the industry. Since cases of the novel coronavirus in China were first reported over a month ago, the pharma world has been mobilizing at a breakneck sp...

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Novel Coronavirus - How Can Hospitals Protect Patients and Staff? NOVEL CORONAVIRUS - HOW CAN HOSPITALS PROTECT PATIENTS AND STAFF?

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Feb 03, 2020

First came SARS. Then came MERS. Now, a third deadly coronavirus strain — 2019-nCoV, originating in Wuhan, China — has jumped from animals to humans, and its infectious aerosols are travelling the globe with alarming speed. It took less than a month for the respiratory virus to spread to...

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CAN WE USE MEDICINES DESIGNED BY AI ON HUMANS JUST YET CAN WE USE MEDICINES DESIGNED BY AI ON HUMANS JUST YET

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Feb 03, 2020

Artificial intelligence has been assisting humans in finding patterns in biological data in order to predict potential diseases. In a few cases, it is even outperforming prominent doctors in determining the ailments. However, with the latest advancements, pharma companies have turned towards AI to e...

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Q&A: A Startup Scouring The Metabolome for Precision Medicine Biomarkers Q&A: A STARTUP SCOURING THE METABOLOME FOR PRECISION MEDICINE BIOMARKERS

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Jan 30, 2020

Dr. O’Day: I think we’re actually on the cusp of making precision medicine real. The term’s been around for quite some time and I think we might have gotten a little ahead of ourselves because we saw a technology that could have impact. And over the past 5, 10 years we’ve bee...

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Managing Uncertainty In Drug Value: Outcomes-Based Contracting Supports Value-Based Pricing MANAGING UNCERTAINTY IN DRUG VALUE: OUTCOMES-BASED CONTRACTING SUPPORTS VALUE-BASED PRICING

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Jan 30, 2020

Prices for drugs should reflect their value. If price and value become disconnected, efforts to produce new therapies won’t focus on the treatments with the highest net benefit for patients and payers. A challenge arises when the value of a drug is uncertain. Durable drug therapies such as gen...

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5 Hardest Pharmacy School Interview Questions and Answers 5 HARDEST PHARMACY SCHOOL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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Jan 29, 2020

This video will cover 5 of the hardest pharmacy school interview questions and answers. Let our expert responses guide you in crafting your own answers for your pharmacy school interview.

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The growing possibilities for stem cells in pharma THE GROWING POSSIBILITIES FOR STEM CELLS IN PHARMA

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Jan 28, 2020

Drug Target Review explores the latest applications of stem cells in modelling disease, drug production and the most recent steps in regenerative medicine provided by research.For decades, researchers have been investigating how to steer stem cell differentiation to create models and engineer tissue...

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HOW BREXIT COULD MAKE BRITAIN A MORE COMPETITIVE GLOBAL PLAYER IN THE PHARMACEUTICALS SECTOR HOW BREXIT COULD MAKE BRITAIN A MORE COMPETITIVE GLOBAL PLAYER IN THE PHARMACEUTICALS SECTOR

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Jan 28, 2020

For many industries, the thought of a post-Brexit world can be a fearful one; the repercussions are mostly unknown and negative news stories, statistics and economic predictions all contribute towards a nail-biting outlook on a fast-approaching reality. However, there is one sector that may actually...

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How Does Compound Management Influence Drug Development Success? HOW DOES COMPOUND MANAGEMENT INFLUENCE DRUG DEVELOPMENT SUCCESS?

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Jan 22, 2020

Any compounds you use during drug discovery and development have started their journey long before they ended up in your lab. They have been collected, stored, processed, and then finally delivered to your bench. The process of compound management is highly complex and requires input from a number o...

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What Patients and Doctors Can Do About the Rising Cost of Medicine WHAT PATIENTS AND DOCTORS CAN DO ABOUT THE RISING COST OF MEDICINE

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Jan 22, 2020

No matter who you are or what your station in life may be, the dream of good health and longevity for ourselves and those we love is a dream we all share. Unfortunately, for far too many of us nowadays, that dream also comes with a hefty price tag, one that fewer and fewer Americans are able to pay....

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The future of AI in the pharmaceutical industry THE FUTURE OF AI IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Jan 20, 2020

Will AI be the 21st century's biggest cause of unemployment or the largest driver of sales growth? People in every industry are concerned that Artificial Intelligence will soon cause them to lose their jobs. Others say it will revolutionise the way we work. Who is right and what are the conseque...

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GENERIC APIXABAN IS HERE! GENERIC APIXABAN IS HERE!

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Jan 20, 2020

The FDA has recently approved two generic versions of apixaban and from the amount of apixaban I’m seeing used in clinical practice, this is a great thing for overall healthcare and drug costs. Here’s the FDA’s statement. Because of this switch to generic apixaban availability as w...

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Drug Store Check-In DRUG STORE CHECK-IN

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Jan 16, 2020

The Pharmacy sector has become one of the most interesting sectors in retail because of the expanding ambitions of some of its leading players, and the appeal from the potential entry of retail’s largest giants. We broke down some of the sector’s classic leaders to see who’s positi...

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RNA Targeting Poised To Share The Spotlight With Gene Therapy RNA TARGETING POISED TO SHARE THE SPOTLIGHT WITH GENE THERAPY

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Jan 16, 2020

As the biopharma industry concludes its annual pilgrimage to San Francisco for the JP Morgan investor conference, much of the talk around town inevitably was about gene therapies. Rightfully so, considering the therapeutic promise of such one-time cures, and the spate of M&A activity for gene th...

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USP 800 Compliance for Compounding Pharmacies & Labratories USP 800 COMPLIANCE FOR COMPOUNDING PHARMACIES & LABRATORIES

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Jan 14, 2020

If you’re reading this now, chances are you’re doing so with a bit of anxiety … and your anxiety is justified by the December 1, 2019 deadline for United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter <800>. You’re not alone. Other compounding facilities are in a rush to make physi...

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Top 10 PBM Industry Macrotrends in 2019 & What to Expect in 2020 TOP 10 PBM INDUSTRY MACROTRENDS IN 2019 & WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2020

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Jan 14, 2020

The PBM industry saw some significant changes in 2019, as some of the largest forces in the market vertically integrated and began implementing disruptive programs that redefined the way pharmacy claims are processed in the U.S. The disruptive strategies spanned from drug acquisition (the way PBMs n...

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Soft writers: Gayco Pharmacy SOFT WRITERS: GAYCO PHARMACY

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Jan 13, 2020

We worked with pharmaceutical software company soft writers to go to georgia and create a couple lifestyle testimonials. Check it out.

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Do patients actually watch all those pharma TV ads? DO PATIENTS ACTUALLY WATCH ALL THOSE PHARMA TV ADS?

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Jan 13, 2020

Fewer than one in eight chronic-disease sufferers say they watch when a drug commercial comes on TV, according to one recent study of community users. And for the millennials among them, the percentage is even less so. That’s despite the $5.1 billion spent by biopharma on the medium in 2018. W...

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How Cellular is Enabling the Digital Supply Chain HOW CELLULAR IS ENABLING THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jan 12, 2020

Supply chains grow more and more complex every day. In response, manufacturers and shippers have been eagerly exploring digital tools that provide actionable insight into the location and condition of in-transit goods. Although there are many technology options when it comes to building a digital su...

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Pharmacy Industry Updates: January PHARMACY INDUSTRY UPDATES: JANUARY

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Jan 10, 2020

Every month, our Industry Relations Director, LeAnn Lewis provides an in-depth industry update to customers. Below, you will find an agenda for the industry update for January. If you have any questions regarding any of the points, contact us here.

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Medical Device Reps Do More Than You Think! MEDICAL DEVICE REPS DO MORE THAN YOU THINK!

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Jan 09, 2020

The medical device industry has experienced a boom in recent years, this has gone hand in hand with the development of state-of-the-art devices that provide greater benefits to patients. Medical devices are instruments and implements used in the diagnosis or treatment of various pathologies; Medical...

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Everything to Know About Generic Drugs Coming To Market in 2020 EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT GENERIC DRUGS COMING TO MARKET IN 2020

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Jan 08, 2020

Every year, the patents on prescription drugs expire, allowing other manufacturers to produce generic versions of brand-name drugs. In past years, drugs like Claritin became loratadine, Prilosec became omeprazole, and Pravachol became pravastatin. Each time a brand-name drug becomes generic, we save...

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Cold and Flu Prevention: Fact vs. Fiction COLD AND FLU PREVENTION: FACT VS. FICTION

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Jan 08, 2020

Cold and flu season is here. The common cold, often caused by rhinoviruses, is the most common human illness and comes with generally mild symptoms. The flu, caused by the influenza virus, can have more complicated symptoms. Both are contagious. So, what can you do to not get sick? That’s a qu...

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Growing concerns about Fentanyl GROWING CONCERNS ABOUT FENTANYL

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Jan 06, 2020

Last Friday (3 January 2020) the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) published a new report on the Misuse of Fentanyl (and Fentanyl analogues). As many readers will know, Fentanyl is a licensed medicine used for anaesthesia and pain management. Like morphine, heroin, codeine and other &ls...

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4 Performance Trends to Guide Your Independent Pharmacy in 2020 4 PERFORMANCE TRENDS TO GUIDE YOUR INDEPENDENT PHARMACY IN 2020

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Jan 06, 2020

I’m optimistic about what 2020 and the new decade holds for your pharmacy and all independents across the country. That’s because there are opportunities for you to take advantage of four new performance trends. Each gives you the chance to show payers the great care that you provide to ...

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Third-Party Medicine Manufacturer: Everything that you Need to Know THIRD-PARTY MEDICINE MANUFACTURER: EVERYTHING THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jan 02, 2020

Before heading toward a detailed view about third party manufacturers of medicine, we first need to know that what really third party medicine manufacturers are? And how they work? So we can simply understand or define a third party medicine manufacturer as that outsource when a company or manufactu...

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How AI is transforming the way we collect market insights HOW AI IS TRANSFORMING THE WAY WE COLLECT MARKET INSIGHTS

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Jan 02, 2020

It is a very real application of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a technology that has fast become an integral part of our daily lives. With all of the hype surrounding the more attention-grabbing applications of AI such as self-driving cars and super human-like robots – which most commentators ...

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How IPD Can Deliver for Life Sciences HOW IPD CAN DELIVER FOR LIFE SCIENCES

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Jan 01, 2020

Life sciences is facing a number of disruptors: novel cell and gene therapies that will revolutionize manufacturing, drug delivery and pricing models; a battle for the best and brightest talent; political and public pressure on the price of medication as well as the implications of the fourth indust...

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Get Aware Of Lucrative PCD Products To Start Company GET AWARE OF LUCRATIVE PCD PRODUCTS TO START COMPANY

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Dec 27, 2019

Pharma franchise is an agreement or authorized permission or sanction established by pharma company to suppliers, group or separate company Franchise Company offers privileges to franchisee to expand its business with the benefit of Franchise Company. In the past few years, it has been seen a tremen...

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Can We Talk? Rethinking FDA Communications With Drug Developers CAN WE TALK? RETHINKING FDA COMMUNICATIONS WITH DRUG DEVELOPERS

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Dec 25, 2019

When it comes to 21st-century drug development, is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) an accelerator or anchor for medical innovation? If the former, how can it do even better? If the latter, how big of a sea change is required? To address that question head on, the FDA held a November 7 hearing...

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Polymer Vial Containment Systems for Gene Therapy Drug Products POLYMER VIAL CONTAINMENT SYSTEMS FOR GENE THERAPY DRUG PRODUCTS

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Dec 20, 2019

Recently, there has been discussion in the industry regarding the utility of polymer-based vial containment systems for the storage and transport of gene therapy drug products, which can be performed as low as -80oC. Since it is known that all polymers are gas permeable, discussion has centered on w...

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Kratom – New Data on a Controversial Drug KRATOM – NEW DATA ON A CONTROVERSIAL DRUG

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Dec 20, 2019

Kratom is a mind-altering substance that has bounced on and off the radar for the last decade. Occasionally, we’ll hear news blurbs about this drug, a story here and there of someone who died from using it. But the substance is still legal, and there is even a strong advocacy movement to keep ...

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Application Notes & Whitepapers 2019 APPLICATION NOTES & WHITEPAPERS 2019

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Dec 19, 2019

Welcome to European Pharmaceutical Review’s Application Notes & Whitepapers Supplement 2019. This year’s topics range from analytical techniques for bioprocess investigation, host cell protein analysis and Raman imaging to advice on outsourcing services for product characterisation.

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Increasing HCP Engagement Through Speaker Program Technology INCREASING HCP ENGAGEMENT THROUGH SPEAKER PROGRAM TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 18, 2019

Building meaningful relationships with HCPs is key to pharmaceutical sales success, and so it’s crucial for medcomm agencies. In this blog, we’ll show you how you can start using speaker program technology to increase engagement with HCPs and pharma for better program ROI. Life Science c...

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Education and Teamwork EDUCATION AND TEAMWORK

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Dec 18, 2019

What’s the best way to improve performance and optimize the care of patients using the EQuIPP™ platform? The answer is quite simple. Education and teamwork! After a recent user group meeting, it’s clear that pharmacists are striving to improve adherence and want to know better ways...

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Paving the way for pharma R&D to use FAIR data PAVING THE WAY FOR PHARMA R&D TO USE FAIR DATA

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Dec 16, 2019

The use of FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) data in drug discovery and development could be transformational. But the pharma industry has been slow to embrace FAIR data — partially because of difficulties in establishing the necessary infrastructure and because of intern...

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How Purdue Pharma Is Cashing In On Both Sides Of The Opioid Epidemic HOW PURDUE PHARMA IS CASHING IN ON BOTH SIDES OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

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Dec 16, 2019

One of the company's affiliates is pushing hard to market naloxone, an anti-overdose medication. “You’re in the business of selling medicine that causes addiction and overdoses, and now you’re in the business of selling medicine that treats addiction and overdoses?” asked...

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Protect Your Website from Pharma Hack Traffic PROTECT YOUR WEBSITE FROM PHARMA HACK TRAFFIC

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Dec 16, 2019

We often get requests like this one: "We're experiencing a massive spam URL injection issue on our site. Almost every page on our site has unauthorized pharmaceutical ads with links to seller sites. Please help!" What has hit them is the "pharma hack." Website owners too ofte...

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Effects Of X-Ray Inspection On Pharmaceutical Products EFFECTS OF X-RAY INSPECTION ON PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS

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Dec 12, 2019

X-ray inspection of pharmaceutical products and over-the-counter (OTC) medications are steadily increasing in use as pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide strive to safeguard their brand reputations, protect consumers' welfare and comply with national and international regulations and legislati...

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Seniors Need More Medication Reviews SENIORS NEED MORE MEDICATION REVIEWS

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Dec 12, 2019

It has been a busy week for studies focusing on complex care in older adults. Two new studies provided some insight on the amount of medications older adults use, and the problems they are having with these medications. Here are links to the articles: Polypharmacy and Pharmacological Treatment of Di...

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5 Advantages Of Having An Online Pharmacy 5 ADVANTAGES OF HAVING AN ONLINE PHARMACY

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Dec 12, 2019

As online businesses expand on a day-to-day basis, the pharmaceutical industry isn’t being left behind. The statistics speak for themselves. In 2014, the global online pharmacy market was estimated to be worth 29 billion U.S. dollars on average. And by 2023, it’s predicted that the marke...

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How does prevalence affect pricing of rare disease drugs? HOW DOES PREVALENCE AFFECT PRICING OF RARE DISEASE DRUGS?

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Dec 10, 2019

New research from CRA looks at the relationship between rarity of a disease and the price countries are willing to pay for drugs to treat them. High clinical development costs and small target patient populations have often been presented as justifications for high prices of drugs to treat rare dise...

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First-Ever Decline in Prescription Drug Prices in US in 45 Years FIRST-EVER DECLINE IN PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICES IN US IN 45 YEARS

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Dec 10, 2019

Reduction in the price of prescription drugs is a rare event. Several factors could be responsible for a decline in prices that affects the overall pharmaceutical industry. The US witnessed 1% reduction in the prices of prescription drugs in 2018, as revealed by the government. Despite the modest de...

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Pharmacy Talks: Farmacia Pellegrini PHARMACY TALKS: FARMACIA PELLEGRINI

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Dec 10, 2019

Pharmacy Talks: Farmacia Pellegrini

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Is the opioid crisis mainly a story of ‘late capitalism’ or something more complicated? IS THE OPIOID CRISIS MAINLY A STORY OF ‘LATE CAPITALISM’ OR SOMETHING MORE COMPLICATED?

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Dec 02, 2019

For capitalism’s critics, the opioid crisis is a powerful witness for the prosecution. They charge that inequality, stagnant wages, immobility, job loss — the four horsemen of the neoliberalism endgame — have generated a massive surge in “deaths of despair,” especially ...

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How AI is Shaping the Future of the Pharmaceutical Industry HOW AI IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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Dec 02, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are powering incredible changes across a huge range of industries. But in data and research-dependent industries such as pharmaceuticals, they’re having an unparalleled impact. From improving candidate selection processes for clinical trials, to acc...

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Taking Pharmacy Benefits on a New Ride TAKING PHARMACY BENEFITS ON A NEW RIDE

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Dec 01, 2019

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft challenged the old way of doing things with a new approach. It’s not just about getting from point A to point B anymore, it’s about the experience, convenience and added value. The same applies to pass-through PBMs (pharmacy benefit managers) that a...

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AI in Pharma AI IN PHARMA

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Dec 01, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) can accelerate decision-making and leverage insights in drug development that have not been used before. Günther Illert, founder of Healthcare Shapers, interviews Janik Jaskolski, CEO of Semalytix, about their innovative approach.

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Could AI create a brave new world of pharma R&D? COULD AI CREATE A BRAVE NEW WORLD OF PHARMA R&D?

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Nov 29, 2019

Barely a week goes by without one big pharma or biotech announcing that it is using AI to develop new medicines. Richard Staines looks at the progress already made thanks to this potentially revolutionary technology, and how it could change the fortunes of a beleaguered pharma industry. Artificial I...

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Silos in Pharma – The Data Issue SILOS IN PHARMA – THE DATA ISSUE

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Nov 28, 2019

A key component of product innovation in the pharmaceutical industry is the analysis of data. Yet, the Pharma industry can be diagnosed as suffering with one particular problem: the prevalence of data silos. Often stored across disparate tools and locations, the isolation of data severely impacts th...

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Modern pharma grows more colourful MODERN PHARMA GROWS MORE COLOURFUL

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Nov 28, 2019

The modern pharmacy retail segment is welcoming an exciting new entrant in Japanese drug and cosmetics retailer Matsumotokiyoshi Co., Ltd, urging existing players to dust down their racing goggles. Matsumotokiyoshi has agreed to form a joint venture with Lotus Food Group JSC to operate a drugstore c...

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A safer ride: the latest innovation in targeted cancer treatment A SAFER RIDE: THE LATEST INNOVATION IN TARGETED CANCER TREATMENT

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Nov 28, 2019

One downside of the antibody-drug conjugates used in oncology today is that the drug-carrying antibodies can shed much of their toxic cargo on the way to the tumour site. Now, German researchers have published their method for attaching drugs to antibodies with greater stability, potentially making ...

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Glioblastoma Readout could mark a change for Diffusion Pharma GLIOBLASTOMA READOUT COULD MARK A CHANGE FOR DIFFUSION PHARMA

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Nov 27, 2019

Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (DFFN) has a current market cap of $7.6 million, but on a fully diluted basis, it is $18.3 million after a stock offering was completed last week (the offering included $8 million worth of warrants at a $.35 strike price).

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Where the Nurse Prescribes Heroin WHERE THE NURSE PRESCRIBES HEROIN

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Nov 27, 2019

A new program in Glasgow will give drug users pharmaceutical-grade heroin twice daily in a bid to reduce drug-related deaths. Homeless drug users in Scotland will be allowed to inject pharmaceutical-grade heroin twice a day under the supervision of medical officials as part of a new program intended...

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How does CBD affect your memory? HOW DOES CBD AFFECT YOUR MEMORY?

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Nov 27, 2019

One of the great benefits of smoking marijuana is that there’s rarely any hangovers on the following day. Sadly, the plant still has the capability of rattling your memories. Cannabis, or THC more precisely, tends to affect people’s cognitive function and short term memory skills, which ...

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Are “unsafe” drugs being approved for human use? ARE “UNSAFE” DRUGS BEING APPROVED FOR HUMAN USE?

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Nov 25, 2019

Unapproved Drugs and Drug Prices Patients and health care professionals can, however, have confidence that the FDA-approved version has been shown to be safe and effective for its intended use and that it is manufactured according to federal quality standards.

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How to use ZP9B tablet press machine? HOW TO USE ZP9B TABLET PRESS MACHINE?

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Nov 25, 2019

This ZP9B or RTP9B rotary tablet machine is good for pressing hard mothballs.

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Prescription Drug Pricing: How Lack of Transparency Reduces Market Access, Utilization, and Adherence PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING: HOW LACK OF TRANSPARENCY REDUCES MARKET ACCESS, UTILIZATION, AND ADHERENCE

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Nov 25, 2019

It's clear that healthcare prices weigh heavily on the minds of Americans, and the time has come for the pharmaceutical industry to take the reins of the prescription drug pricing dialogue with consumers.

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Pharmaceutical Industry Is Adopting AI On Numerous Fronts PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY IS ADOPTING AI ON NUMEROUS FRONTS

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Nov 25, 2019

The pharmaceutical industry is adopting artificial intelligence (AI) on numerous fronts, from discovery and clinical development to risk assessment and safety monitoring, regulatory, and manufacturing. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as service providers now, rely on AI technolog...

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4 Common Misconceptions About Cold Chain Logistics 4 COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS

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Nov 22, 2019

When it comes to shipping pharmaceuticals, we use cold chain materials to control the temperature of your drugs or medicines from the manufacturer through a delivery to the end user. It’s critical to keep these within the proper temperature range because they can be rendered useless or even ha...

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Pharma Cold chain tracking : a prototype PHARMA COLD CHAIN TRACKING : A PROTOTYPE

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Nov 22, 2019

Innovation with the Internet of Things(IoT) has been an on-going effort. Although IoT appeared in the Gartner hype cycle for 2017, it has been around for a very long time and businesses have experimented with this technology since the time we can remember. It’s only in the recent past that cos...

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Are medtech companies ready for the robotics digital data revolution? ARE MEDTECH COMPANIES READY FOR THE ROBOTICS DIGITAL DATA REVOLUTION?

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Nov 22, 2019

The ultimate value that robotics data will provide is in improving outcomes through better recording of process, approach, measurements and outcomes data. Collected through an individual robot in one OR, that data is likely interesting, but not significantly valuable. It’s also not linked to t...

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Safer Pharma | The impact of pharmaceutical manufacturing pollution SAFER PHARMA | THE IMPACT OF PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING POLLUTION

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Nov 21, 2019

How do pharmacetuical ingredients enter the environment and what is the impact? What are the health implications of pharmceuticals in the environment?

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Big Pharma pushed a Pro-Opioid Narrative BIG PHARMA PUSHED A PRO-OPIOID NARRATIVE

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Nov 21, 2019

The increase in opioid-related deaths in the United States (and other countries) has prompted a national debate in medicine.

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Digital Transformation: A Guide for Pharma Marketers DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: A GUIDE FOR PHARMA MARKETERS

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Nov 21, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are not yet perfect sciences, but they are transforming life sciences companies in practical and meaningful ways. This includes improving targeting and relationships with healthcare providers (HCPs) and patients. However, organizations need to b...

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5 Things a Landlord Should Know About Recreational Cannabis in Illinois 5 THINGS A LANDLORD SHOULD KNOW ABOUT RECREATIONAL CANNABIS IN ILLINOIS

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Nov 21, 2019

Registered qualifying patients under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, are granted certain exceptions for possession volume and cultivation of cannabis. Further, the CRTA does not permit any person to smoke cannabis in any place where smoking is already prohibited under th...

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What to know about cannabis advertising in 2020 WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT CANNABIS ADVERTISING IN 2020

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Nov 21, 2019

If you are a business owner you might know advertising can be challenging at times, especially if you are an owner of a Cannabis Dispensary or CBD Shop. You are not sure where to start. You might ask yourself do I need someone to help me with this? What are the laws, rules and regulations for advert...

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Coughs and sneezes spread diseases: charting the development of flu vaccines COUGHS AND SNEEZES SPREAD DISEASES: CHARTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF FLU VACCINES

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Nov 21, 2019

Vaccines have been established as the most effective method of preventing flu since the early 20th century, however, much has changed in the past century to improve effectiveness, administration and adherence in the face of flu viruses’ constant mutation. Allie Nawrat charts the development of...

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Pharmaceutical Sciences- Importance. PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES- IMPORTANCE.

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Nov 20, 2019

In this video i have tried to explain the importance of the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences and give an example of how impactful one can be through the discoveries made in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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Is Phage Therapy the Answer to Antibiotic Resistance? IS PHAGE THERAPY THE ANSWER TO ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE?

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Nov 20, 2019

Pharma companies have invested in phage therapy as a possible answer to antibiotic resistance.

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Pharma Cyber Security: How to Tackle Malware Threats PHARMA CYBER SECURITY: HOW TO TACKLE MALWARE THREATS

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Nov 20, 2019

The global pharmaceutical market is expected to grow to almost 1.2 billion by 2021,1 thanks in part to rapid advancements in digital automation and innovation. Unfortunately, these growth-generating strategies also open pharma manufacturers up to new risks. For example, acquisitions and outsourcing ...

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Searching Chemical Spaces to Boost Drug Development SEARCHING CHEMICAL SPACES TO BOOST DRUG DEVELOPMENT

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Nov 20, 2019

In drug discoverers’ jargon, large collections of molecules are known as chemical spaces. Whereas chemical spaces only contained a few million molecules some years ago, they now hold tens of billions of molecules. In addition, previously “virtual” molecules can now be purchased and...

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Minimizing Risk Within the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain MINIMIZING RISK WITHIN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY CHAIN

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Nov 19, 2019

The U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain is responsible for providing patients safe, secure and timely access to more than 4 billion prescription medicines every year. Sustaining this complex supply chain requires the collaboration between a diverse group of partners, including manufacturers, distributo...

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5 Essentials for a Successful Pharmaceutical Advisory Board Meeting 5 ESSENTIALS FOR A SUCCESSFUL PHARMACEUTICAL ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

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Nov 19, 2019

It happens all the time across the pharmaceutical industry: you’ve been tasked with understanding customer perceptions better, but your budget and timelines are limited. In these situations, an Advisory Board can be an incredibly valuable tool. Advisory Board meetings help manufacturers seek a...

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Antibiotic Resistant ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT

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Nov 19, 2019

Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of a microbe to resist the effects of medication that once could successfully treat the microbe.

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The Medicine Plant That Could Have Changed the World. THE MEDICINE PLANT THAT COULD HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD.

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Nov 18, 2019

Growing up in Tanzania, I knew that fruit trees were useful. Climbing a mango tree to pick a fruit was a common thing to do when I was hungry, even though at times there were unintended consequences. My failure to resist consuming unripened fruit, for example, caused my stomach to hurt. With such in...

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Four predictions on the future of personalised medicine FOUR PREDICTIONS ON THE FUTURE OF PERSONALISED MEDICINE

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Nov 18, 2019

For as long as there have been people, there have been illness and disease to hobble them. From cancer to the common cold, these nemeses of the human condition aren’t just going to disappear overnight. But medical researchers are still making major headway in how we diagnose and treat differen...

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Welcome to the future of pharma WELCOME TO THE FUTURE OF PHARMA

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Nov 18, 2019

Innovation in pharma is playing a key role in transforming science, healthcare and even the wider society. From the chance discovery of penicillin to the Human Genome Project – one of the world’s largest collaborative scientific endeavours – we have seen the eradication of devastat...

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What lower prices would mean for drug companies? WHAT LOWER PRICES WOULD MEAN FOR DRUG COMPANIES?

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Nov 15, 2019

Drug pricing regulations would not decimate the pharmaceutical industry, according to an analysis from health policy researchers at West Health and Johns Hopkins. This throws some cold water on Big Pharma's claims that new drug research and investments would evaporate if the federal government l...

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How Can Blockchain Be Implemented In The Pharmaceutical Industry? HOW CAN BLOCKCHAIN BE IMPLEMENTED IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY?

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Nov 15, 2019

Blockchain owns its reputation by providing many valuable advantages for everyday business and more complex operations. In this article, we want to disclose how the technology could be and already is implemented in the pharmaceutical industry. Moreover, we will discuss track and trace potential in t...

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How big pharma and startups can learn from each other HOW BIG PHARMA AND STARTUPS CAN LEARN FROM EACH OTHER

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Nov 15, 2019

The way to accelerate benefit to patients changes over time as technology improves and innovation becomes more cutting edge. I’ve always looked for the more cutting-edge projects because, quite frankly, they’re just more intellectually stimulating for me. I like being on the vanguard whe...

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Advertising in newsletters accounts for a quarter of all pharmaceutical marketing ADVERTISING IN NEWSLETTERS ACCOUNTS FOR A QUARTER OF ALL PHARMACEUTICAL MARKETING

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Nov 14, 2019

Today - with a full year of newsletter coverage - I would like to present excerpts from a new evaluation. All of the following figures relate to the period from January to October 2019. In January of this year, we once again dramatically increased the number of subscribed newsletters - from 100 to 2...

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Does Your Scientific Narrative Resonate in the Pharmaceutical Ecosystem? DOES YOUR SCIENTIFIC NARRATIVE RESONATE IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL ECOSYSTEM?

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Nov 14, 2019

Pharmaceutical communication is a foundational component of stakeholder engagement and management. In Europe, pharmaceutical communication traditionally focuses solely on interaction with prescribers, while in the US pharma communication also includes direct-to-consumer advertising. Strategic engage...

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That&rsqu...

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Why Trainings are so important in Pharmaceutical Industry? WHY TRAININGS ARE SO IMPORTANT IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY?

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Nov 13, 2019

Mr. Rajendra Tamboli (Former Director Technical Training - Dr Reddy's Laboratory & Senior Subject Matter Expert - Parenterals and OSD) talks about the requirement of regular #training in Pharma Sector.

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Is Medicine Going Viral? IS MEDICINE GOING VIRAL?

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Nov 13, 2019

This video looks at the structure of bacteriophages, their mode of action and their potential to treat bacterial infections.

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Need for Agile in Pharma sector NEED FOR AGILE IN PHARMA SECTOR

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Nov 12, 2019

In order to make their process efficient, #pharmaceutical companies must bring in Agile processes. But are they really prepared?

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Improving medicines adherence with VR IMPROVING MEDICINES ADHERENCE WITH VR

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Nov 12, 2019

With medicine adherence still a major problem for pharma and healthcare systems, a collaboration between Cognitant Group and Addenbrooke’s Hospital –supported by grants from UCB and Pfizer – is piloting a programme that aims to educate patients through the power of virtual reality ...

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WHY ETHANOL WORKS SO WELL FOR CANNABIS EXTRACTION WHY ETHANOL WORKS SO WELL FOR CANNABIS EXTRACTION

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Nov 12, 2019

Cannabis comes with a lot of known health benefits to users with little to no side effects, unlike pharmaceutical drugs. Advancement in technology now allows manufacturers to extract various products infused within cannabis such as extracts, concentrates, edibles, etc. The use of ethanol in extracti...

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Why use Carrot Pharma for your Medical needs WHY USE CARROT PHARMA FOR YOUR MEDICAL NEEDS

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Nov 12, 2019

This industry provides a mix of Business, Science and Creativity and therefore is an attractive option for someone looking for variety in their work.

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Could Cannabinoids Be Used To Treat PTSD? COULD CANNABINOIDS BE USED TO TREAT PTSD?

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Nov 12, 2019

The use of cannabinoids to treat PTSD is becoming a much more common treatment regime. Historically, cannabinoids were difficult to prescribe, as national legislation restricted scientists from studying their therapeutic efficacy. Without this research and with the lack of a product monograph, in th...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning/Translation in Pharma Language Translation ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING/TRANSLATION IN PHARMA LANGUAGE TRANSLATION

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Nov 11, 2019

AI, in practice, has a lot of potential and also a lot of limitations. AI is being used to model, extrapolate, and automate tasks throughout the lifecycle of a drug (as it should be). The potential benefits are substantial, both in terms of clinical efficacy and financial savings. The low-hanging fr...

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Future of Drug Design FUTURE OF DRUG DESIGN

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Nov 11, 2019

Our chemists share their perspectives on how data science, AI and computational methods can help transform drug design.

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The Impact of Synthesis Innovation in Drug Discovery THE IMPACT OF SYNTHESIS INNOVATION IN DRUG DISCOVERY

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Nov 11, 2019

The term "process chemistry" describes the action of "scaling up" reactions – taking small quantities of a chemical compound and synthesizing it on a much greater scale. A process chemist is tasked with developing synthetic routes that are safe, cost-effective and efficient...

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Collaboration Is the X Factor in Making Precision Medicine a Success COLLABORATION IS THE X FACTOR IN MAKING PRECISION MEDICINE A SUCCESS

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Nov 11, 2019

Last year, the FDA approved 59 new molecular entities for the US market, the highest number ever approved in a single year. A key driver of this record level of approvals is the explosive growth of precision medicine. Since 2015, at least a fifth of all new drug approvals each year have been precisi...

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Intelligent drug discovery: Powered by AI INTELLIGENT DRUG DISCOVERY: POWERED BY AI

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Nov 08, 2019

Drug discovery is the process of identifying new medicines for treating or curing human diseases. While drug discovery has led to many life-saving and life-enhancing clinical treatments, historically the process has also been long, expensive, and often unsuccessful, with many areas of unmet need sti...

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Physician Marketing Tied to Opioid Overdoses PHYSICIAN MARKETING TIED TO OPIOID OVERDOSES

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Nov 08, 2019

Forty million dollars. That's how much money was spent by pharmaceutical companies marketing opioids to physicians over 1.5 years—in lunches, speaking fees, consulting agreements.

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Virtual pharma – now for real? VIRTUAL PHARMA – NOW FOR REAL?

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Nov 08, 2019

Over the last decades, the advances in medical science, the growing competition and the demands of the payers have led to permanent changes and adaptations of the pharma business model. Even the biggest companies do not do everything in-house. Instead, the industry has developed partnering as one ke...

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Defragmenting Data for the Future of Pharma R&D DEFRAGMENTING DATA FOR THE FUTURE OF PHARMA R&D

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Nov 07, 2019

This in-depth paper will show you how to become data agile – tackling both technological issues and solutions, and the cultural and strategic framework needed around this to ensure success.

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Drug Delivery: Inhalation Devices DRUG DELIVERY: INHALATION DEVICES

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Nov 06, 2019

Infographic includes essential insights into the state of the global inhalation device markets.

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What is Allometric Scaling and How Does it Support Drug Development? WHAT IS ALLOMETRIC SCALING AND HOW DOES IT SUPPORT DRUG DEVELOPMENT?

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Nov 06, 2019

There are many aspects of drug development that must be understood before a drug can be tested in humans. Nonclinical studies are conducted to understand the safety (i.e., toxicity and safety pharmacology) of drug candidates and to provide critical pharmacokinetic (PK) information, including insight...

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How Key Pharma And Device Executives Are Developing The Next Generation Of Quality Professionals And Leaders HOW KEY PHARMA AND DEVICE EXECUTIVES ARE DEVELOPING THE NEXT GENERATION OF QUALITY PROFESSIONALS AND LEADERS

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Nov 06, 2019

A team comprising over a dozen chief quality officers (CQOs) representing the medical device, pharmaceutical, animal health, and consumer healthcare industries has pooled its collective passion and wisdom—with input from FDA and other drug and device regulatory agencies—to establish and ...

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A strong traceability system is a must for drugs supply chai A STRONG TRACEABILITY SYSTEM IS A MUST FOR DRUGS SUPPLY CHAI

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Nov 06, 2019

Know more about the global scenario of spurious drugs and why we need a traceability system.

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Why is Temperature Monitoring crucial for Pharmaceutical Products? WHY IS TEMPERATURE MONITORING CRUCIAL FOR PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS?

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Nov 06, 2019

In this video our temperature monitoring expert Emanuel talks about: What is Temperature? What influence does temperature have on pharmaceutical products?

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First New HIV Strain in 19 Years Identified FIRST NEW HIV STRAIN IN 19 YEARS IDENTIFIED

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Nov 06, 2019

A research group at the medical devices and health care giant Abbott has discovered a new strain of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV—the first to be identified in 19 years. Abbott continues to look for potential new HIV strains to ensure that diagnostic tests for blood screening and detect...

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A PHARMA FIRST: FDA-APPROVED APP FOR TREATMENT OF ADDICTION A PHARMA FIRST: FDA-APPROVED APP FOR TREATMENT OF ADDICTION

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Nov 06, 2019

It’s 2019. If technology is integrated into our daily lives when it comes to work, entertainment, and even social interactions, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that tech is also playing a major role in improving health outcomes. A 2018 study showed that 90% of Americans use digital healt...

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Cancer drug discovery: unravelling the mysteries of halichondrin CANCER DRUG DISCOVERY: UNRAVELLING THE MYSTERIES OF HALICHONDRIN

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Nov 05, 2019

A joint Harvard-Eisai project has achieved a breakthrough by fully synthesising the highly potent anti-cancer molecule halichondrin, sourced from marine sponges, at scale. It has taken 30 years of research to reach this point, so what has made halichondrin synthesis so difficult, and what are the im...

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Mistakes to Be Avoided When Preparing a Drug Launch MISTAKES TO BE AVOIDED WHEN PREPARING A DRUG LAUNCH

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Nov 05, 2019

The launch of a new product can be a daunting task. The main reason this happens is that no matter how many times your company has managed to enter new products on the market, chances are that not one initiative entirely resembled another. For better or for worse, there is not a single recipe for su...

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THE POWER OF DATA SCIENCE IN PHARMACEUTICALS THE POWER OF DATA SCIENCE IN PHARMACEUTICALS

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Nov 04, 2019

The world population grows by more than 80 million per year, according to a 2017 report by the United Nations. By 2050, there will be 10 billion people on this planet and people over the age of 60 years and above are expected to double. It’s clear that a growing and aging world population need...

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Top 9 Technology Trends That Will Transform “Medicine And Healthcare” In 2020 TOP 9 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS THAT WILL TRANSFORM “MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE” IN 2020

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Nov 03, 2019

Healthcare is an industry that is as of now being changed utilizing the most recent technology, so it can address the difficulties it is looking in the 21st century. Technology can help healthcare associations satisfy developing need and proficiently work to convey better patient consideration. Here...

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Next-gen pneumococcal vaccines: a race to the finish or a foregone conclusion? NEXT-GEN PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINES: A RACE TO THE FINISH OR A FOREGONE CONCLUSION?

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Nov 01, 2019

Pneumococcal disease, defined as infections caused by the bacterium streptococcus pneumoniae, has long been a source of morbidity and mortality, particularly in infants and the elderly. Importantly, rates of pneumococcal disease have been significantly curtailed, largely in developed regions, due to...

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We Need More than New Antibiotics to Fight Resistance WE NEED MORE THAN NEW ANTIBIOTICS TO FIGHT RESISTANCE

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Nov 01, 2019

Metabolic disrupters, phages, and other approaches are going to be needed to treat the broadest possible range of patients infected by bacterial pathogens resistant to multiple drugs. In the summer of 1924, Calvin Jr., President Coolidge’s youngest son, developed a blister in his third right t...

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Tackling Clinical Trial Data Overload with Data Lakes and Machine Learning TACKLING CLINICAL TRIAL DATA OVERLOAD WITH DATA LAKES AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Oct 31, 2019

Clinical trial data come from many different clinical (i.e. EDC, eCOA, lab, ePro, EMR/EHR, biomarker, mHealth / IoT), and operational (project management, eTMF, regulatory, financial, employee) sources and formats.

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Hydrogen peroxide: Is material compatibility a real challenge for this decontamination technology? HYDROGEN PEROXIDE: IS MATERIAL COMPATIBILITY A REAL CHALLENGE FOR THIS DECONTAMINATION TECHNOLOGY?

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Oct 31, 2019

This study has demonstrated that, even though there is oxidation in materials such as copper or POM, the most common materials found in the pharmaceutical industry are not affected by a low concentrated solution.

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The Origins of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine THE ORIGINS OF THE FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL MEDICINE

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Oct 31, 2019

Professor Peter Stonier and Doctor Flic Gabbay talk about their roles in establishing the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine in October 1989.

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Enforcement Actions Against Sartan Manufacturers ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS AGAINST SARTAN MANUFACTURERS

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Oct 31, 2019

Health authorities worldwide have overseen the recall of many ‘sartan’ products in the past few years. These recalls began in the US as early as 2013 with a recall of product by Teva Pharmaceuticals. Authorities in the US, EMA, Canada, and Australia, just to name a few, have taken enforc...

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Precision Medicine: How Far We’ve Come PRECISION MEDICINE: HOW FAR WE’VE COME

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Oct 30, 2019

A decade ago, precision medicine was little more than an idea and a phrase. The term was coined in 2011 by the National Research Council, a non-government agency that advises the government on scientific matters. That year, the NRC issued a report calling for a new “data network” to brin...

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How to craft responsive clinical trials that are designed for success HOW TO CRAFT RESPONSIVE CLINICAL TRIALS THAT ARE DESIGNED FOR SUCCESS

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Oct 29, 2019

Without the right design, right data and right decisions, idealised clinical trial plans cannot be translated into blueprints for robust studies.

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The Benefits of Low Endotoxin Products THE BENEFITS OF LOW ENDOTOXIN PRODUCTS

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Oct 29, 2019

It is important to control the level of endotoxin units in materials used in the production of drug products and medical devices, especially those that cannot undergo depyrogenation.

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Can I be allergic to drugs? | Humain Health CAN I BE ALLERGIC TO DRUGS? | HUMAIN HEALTH

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Oct 28, 2019

A drug allergy is the abnormal reaction of your immune system to a medication. Any medication over-the-counter, prescription or herbal, is capable of inducing a drug allergy.

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Techne Packaging - Pharmaceutical TECHNE PACKAGING - PHARMACEUTICAL

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Oct 28, 2019

The Full Electric PH-Line is designed for the production of containers for the Pharmaceutical sector. Configurable in aseptic or Ultraclean blowing system.

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10 Steps to a Life without Medicines 10 STEPS TO A LIFE WITHOUT MEDICINES

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Oct 27, 2019

Once you understand that medicines rarely cure, but do have a lot of side effects, and that the body always heals, wouldn’t you like to lead a life without medicines?

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Pharma Innovation 2019 PHARMA INNOVATION 2019

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Oct 25, 2019

Discover the latest tech and systems that have changed the game in pharmaceutical manufacturing

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Is semantic technology the AI sweet spot for pharma? IS SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGY THE AI SWEET SPOT FOR PHARMA?

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Oct 25, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been trumpeted by many in the pharmaceutical industry as the magic bullet to the issues they face in drug discovery and other research. However, expectations need to be tempered because although it’s easy to get excited by the potential of AI it’s importa...

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Pharmacy 2030: 5 Bold Predictions PHARMACY 2030: 5 BOLD PREDICTIONS

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Oct 24, 2019

For several decades, key actors managing pharmacy distribution, coverage, and access have largely played the same game to mitigate drug costs: carving out the pharmacy benefit from medical, using formulary and utilization management controls, maximizing rebates and discounts, and shifting the burden...

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Trialtrove TRIALTROVE'S PATIENT-CENTRIC TRIALS SNAPSHOT

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Oct 24, 2019

Our patient-centric trials infographic highlights the individual companies making moves and looks at which trends are most relevant.

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Snapshot of the patient-centric trial landscape SNAPSHOT OF THE PATIENT-CENTRIC TRIAL LANDSCAPE

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Oct 24, 2019

The FDA issued final guidance on the use of patient-reported outcome measures in clinical trials and how sponsors can use these tools to support labeling claims. Since then, patient-centric trial activity has been fairly stable and consistent.

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Drug-Resistant Infections: How bugs outsmart drugs DRUG-RESISTANT INFECTIONS: HOW BUGS OUTSMART DRUGS

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Oct 24, 2019

Easy access to antibiotics can be lifesaving, but it can also drive the spread of resistant bacteria that can’t be wiped out by available drugs, says Marc Lipsitch (Harvard Chan School).

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Drug Helps Plants Resist Drought: Study DRUG HELPS PLANTS RESIST DROUGHT: STUDY

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Oct 24, 2019

An engineered small molecule called opabactin that targets the receptor for the hormone abscisic acid (ABA), which plants release in stressful conditions, limited water loss in Arabidopsis, tomato, and wheat, and improved wheat’s tolerance of drought-like conditions in the lab, according to a ...

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Types of mental health problems, Suicide Prevention TYPES OF MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, SUICIDE PREVENTION

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Oct 24, 2019

Suicide is the act of intentionally taking your own life. Suicidal feelings can range from being preoccupied by abstract thoughts about ending your life, or feeling that people would be better off without you, to thinking about methods of suicide, or making clear plans to take your own life.

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Mulesoft: how can API tools speed up drug development? MULESOFT: HOW CAN API TOOLS SPEED UP DRUG DEVELOPMENT?

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Oct 24, 2019

At its Connect conference in London in early October, MuleSoft brought together its customers and clients across all sectors to discuss how enterprise software, and particularly APIs, can drive efficiencies and contribute to digital transformation. Mulesoft’s David Chao and AstraZeneca’s...

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When the Target Isn’t Really the Target: One Way Cancer Drugs Fall Out of Clinical Trials WHEN THE TARGET ISN’T REALLY THE TARGET: ONE WAY CANCER DRUGS FALL OUT OF CLINICAL TRIALS

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Oct 24, 2019

Ninety-seven percent of potential new cancer drugs never make it to market, dropping out of clinical trials when they don’t meet measures of safety or efficacy. “Why that is, we don’t really know. But I think that this extremely high failure rate suggests that there are some fundam...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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Medical Marijuana MEDICAL MARIJUANA

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Oct 23, 2019

Pharmacist Abigail Brooks and Courtney Kominek on their views of medical marijuana.

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Channeling the Power of AI into Personalizing Medicine CHANNELING THE POWER OF AI INTO PERSONALIZING MEDICINE

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Oct 23, 2019

Artificial intelligence has been much discussed of late, but will it really help us solve important problems like how to bring personalized medicine to as many patients as possible? Kate Hilyard, COO of Healx in Cambridge in the UK, believes it can. Getting a drug to clinical trials currently requir...

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Drug Delivery DRUG DELIVERY

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Oct 23, 2019

A drug’s efficacy can be impacted significantly by the way in which it is delivered. By developing a variety of drug delivery systems (DDSs) it is now possible to better control the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, toxicity, immunogenicity and efficacy of drugs. By finding the best-suited d...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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Artificial Intelligence used in pharmaceutical industries ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE USED IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES

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Oct 22, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) means machine learning and behaving like humans which ultimately facilitates works of humans.

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Testing Medicines After Brexit: Upholding High QC Standards for Pharmaceuticals TESTING MEDICINES AFTER BREXIT: UPHOLDING HIGH QC STANDARDS FOR PHARMACEUTICALS

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Oct 22, 2019

Maintaining robust quality control standards is a key priority for any commercial industry – but for pharmaceutical manufacturers, it can literally be a matter of life and death. The medical sector is one of the most stringently regulated in the world, and drugmakers recognize the importance o...

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Do Patients Care About What Your Drug Does? DO PATIENTS CARE ABOUT WHAT YOUR DRUG DOES?

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Oct 22, 2019

In most randomized pharmaceutical clinical trials, researchers are looking for a statistically significant performance difference between the two courses of therapy. But which is more important to the patient: Statistically significant improvement of a variable, or clinically significant improvement...

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4 ways to talk with vaccine skeptics 4 WAYS TO TALK WITH VACCINE SKEPTICS

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Oct 21, 2019

Your neighbor is telling you about his new baby. He feels nervous about vaccinating, and says he's considering delaying Lucy's vaccines. Your mother's group is chatting about vaccines. One mother tells the group Jimmy isn't vaccinated, and she's using the Immune-Strengthening Die...

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Why is pharma so bad at sharing clinical trial data? WHY IS PHARMA SO BAD AT SHARING CLINICAL TRIAL DATA?

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Oct 21, 2019

Since the 90s, the requirements for pharmaceutical companies to register and report results from clinical trials have increased. But analysis published in the BMJ indicates that large pharmaceutical companies could be doing much more when it comes to sharing data. Over the last few decades, pharma c...

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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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Pharmaceutical Calculations: 3 reasons why students get questions wrong PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS: 3 REASONS WHY STUDENTS GET QUESTIONS WRONG

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Oct 15, 2019

why students fail to consistently get pharmaceutical calculations questions correct.

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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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Is hormone replacement therapy worth the risks? IS HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY WORTH THE RISKS?

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Oct 10, 2019

The risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have long been the source of confusion and controversy.

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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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Recreational Cannabis RECREATIONAL CANNABIS

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Oct 08, 2019

See the infographic for insights into Canadian physicians’ perspectives on the legalization of recreational cannabis.

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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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Pharma Companies Struggle to Partner with Tech. They Need to Get Over It. PHARMA COMPANIES STRUGGLE TO PARTNER WITH TECH. THEY NEED TO GET OVER IT.

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Sep 23, 2019

Pharma has achieved remarkable breakthroughs in recent years – drugs that target cancers displaying particular genetic mutations, a new, long-awaited treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis, and new gene therapies that fight disease by altering the instruction manual that tells the body how ...

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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 this race. Yo...

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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 valsart...

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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 Franchise St...

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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, the ...

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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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