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Editorial Archive

Analytical Laboratories

Analytical laboratories, whether on-site or off-site, perform qualitative and quantitative analysis on samples, testing and packaging each drug.These labs are required to meet high levels …

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proactive pharmacovigilance
Clinical Research

Proactive Pharmacovigilance- A New Model for the 21st Century

The discipline of pharmacovigilance (PV) largely originated in reaction to public health disasters caused by medications. Sidney Kahn at Sciformix Corporation looks into the approaches …

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medicines online
Editorial Archive

Medicines Online: The Control of a New Channel

Internet pharmacies provide consumers with the ability to purchase prescription drugs online. There are thousands of internet pharmacies, yet only 16 have been accredited by …

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packed
Editorial Archive

Packed with Innovation

Pharmaceutical packaging has many functions to perform, including information conveyance, aiding patient compliance, and product protection. Increasingly, however, the value of packaging in brand identification …

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smartphone
Editorial Archive

Turning Your Smartphone into an Authentication Device

Counterfeit drug incidents continue to increase, predominantly in developing countries, but also developed ones, as the recent counterfeit cancer drug cases attest. Fred Jordan and …

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liquid
Editorial Archive

Formulation for Improved Liquid Biotherapeutics

Many biotherapeutic drug products are prepared as lyophilised powders, but there is a growth in the number being formulated as liquid presentations for prefilled syringes. …

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microbial
Editorial Archive

Choosing an Automated Rapid Microbial Method

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are under continuing pressure to bring product to market faster and at a high level of quality. This pressure has driven pharma manufacturers …

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water
Editorial Archive

Water Purification that Stays Ahead of Legislation

Last year, the World Health Organization revised its guidelines regarding the manufacture and distribution of water for pharmaceutical use, emphasising the appropriate specification and design …

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stem cell based
Editorial Archive

Partnerships Herald the Future for Pharma and Biopharma Industries

In the multifaceted interconnected world in which we work, timeworn models of competition are becoming increasingly outmoded. Today, we take for granted how the internet …

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dual usage
Editorial Archive

Dual Usage of LEAN as a Logistics Service Provider Within Pharma

Even though many industrial sectors have experienced severe economic pressure, the pharma sector still offers some of the greatest opportunities in terms of growth potential …

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