Are Laboratory Mice Still Considered Ideal Test Subjects?

Laboratory mice are small rodents of the species Mus Musculus that are typically bred and kept for scientific research. Lab mice have long been the species of choice in the…
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AAPS Welcomes A New Faculty Member

AAPS is happy to announce the latest addition to our faculty, Mr. Dinesh Puravankara who will be teaching this term’s Food Quality Assurance and Quality Control program. For over a decade,…
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Drug Safety Experts Say Young Children Should Steer Clear of Codeine

There are many openly available drugs on the market that, despite their health benefits, are known to sometimes have adverse effects on humans. Codeine, which is commonly found in both…
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A Quick Guide to Safe Summer Grilling

Make the most of your summer with these tips for safely grilling your favorite summer foods!

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Students Begin A New Semester

This week students at AAPS begin a new academic term. AAPS is excited to share what our students will be learning in upcoming weeks. The term marks the beginning for…
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Testing Medicinal Marihuana as a Quality Assurance Specialist

Applications of marihuana in medicine dates back over 4,000 years. Ancient Indian writings confirm that health practitioners recognized marihuana’s psychoactive properties, and used it to treat a variety of illnesses…
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Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition, Health and Sport

New Post-Graduate Programs

The human body is an incredible machine capable of performing astonishing accomplishments in sport performance. Trainers, athletes and coaches around the world recognize the role nutrition plays in achieving success…
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Pharmacovigilance is the pharmacological science relating to the assessment, monitoring and prevention of adverse effects with pharmaceutical products. Pharmacovigilance is concerned with identifying the hazards associated with pharmaceutical products and with minimizing the risk of any harm that may come to patients.

Students Discuss the Ethical Implications of Global Clinical Research for Pharmacovigilance

Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of a system that safely monitors the creation of pharmaceutical products is only part of the challenge a Clinical Research associate faces. Each country around the…
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Recognizing Signs of Poor Nutrition in Seniors

Rising senior populations in Canada means that we increasingly require the expertise of professionals who understand the specific dietary needs of the elderly. Seniors are more vulnerable to vitamin and…
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AAPS Dean and COO Laleh BIghash speaks at Medical Marihuana conference

Dean Laleh Bighash Speaks at the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Conference

On June 10, 2015 hundreds of attendees from all over Canada gathered for the second annual Canadian Marijuana for Medical Purposes Summit.  Various representatives from licensed producers to testing labs,…
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