February 2014

Remote Controlled Meds: Increased Accuracy, Decreased Side-Effects

From Big Pharma to biotech, research scientists to practicing clinicians – the industry is intently focused on developing more highly effective drug delivery systems. In recent years, clinical research has…
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Mad Dash to the Middle East: Big Pharma Expands in Persian Gulf

In recent years, there’s been quite a bit of buzz around Big Pharma’s expansion into BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China.  For industry superstars, emerging markets have proven…
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Free AAPS Workshops: The Perfect Way to Preview your Program

Have you ever enrolled in a class, attended the first lecture and then realized it was nothing like you thought it would be? Perhaps the material was not what you…
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Common Pain Pill Poses Major Health Risk

We often think of acetaminophen as a fairly innocuous pain medicine, great for headaches, hangovers and sore joints. However, the FDA recently recommended we re-consider just how much of it…
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Canada and the US Wage War Against Counterfeit Meds

Every year, millions of Canadians and Americans look to internet pharmacies for discounts on their prescription. When prescriptions are not covered by health care, or local costs become prohibitive, many…
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Company Granted License to Import Cannabis to Canada

To legalize, or not to legalize? When it comes to cannabis, it’s a question that has generated quite a buzz throughout North America over the last several years. Adding fuel…
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The Silken Secret: Cutting-Edge Drug Delivery Systems

When we think about precious gems and beautiful fabrics, complex medical procedures are most likely the last thing that comes to mind. For researchers at the universities of Melbourne, Sydney…
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Canada Scores Low on U.S. Food Safety Audit

A recent assessment of Canada’s food safety procedures may prompt consumers to think twice about what’s for dinner. The audit, completed in 2012 but released only last month, evaluated the…
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