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Archive for August 2016

Historic Canadian Medical Developments to Inspire Students in Clinical Research Training

Canada has long been known as a major player in the field of medical research. Despite only ranking 38th worldwide in terms of population, it ranks 14th in medical research spending and 6th in research paper production. As a country, it is responsible for developing entirely new fields of medicine, more effective surgical methods, and innovative, life-saving treatments. These medical developments could not have happened without the abundance of time, resources, ingenuity, and support provided throughout the medical community—from researchers to clinical trial operators to doctors, and including everyone in between. If you’re interested in clinical research and drug safety,.. READ MORE »

3 New Food Technology Developments That Will Change the Way We Eat

Since the 14th century, the global population has been continuously growing. On average, the population increases by 158 people per minute and 83 million people per year. That rapid population growth means that we must continue to find innovative, scalable ways to produce enough food to meet future demand. If you’re interested in food safety and technology, new developments in the food industry will likely have a big impact on your future career. Here are three new developments in the food industry that you might one day encounter. 1. Sprays that Fight Food-borne Bacteria Are Being Developed As students completing.. READ MORE »

4 Personalized Medicine Protocols Explained for Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Program Students

The medical landscape has undergone a dramatic shift recently, due in large part to massive technological advances that have improved the levels of precision and treatment that were previously being used. This constant growth in technological capabilities has allowed pharmaceutical companies to constantly innovate, test new products, and market better treatments for their patients. What this means is that there are always new products that need to undergo extensive quality control and assurance in order to be marketed and sold to the masses. This steady stream of work makes doing pharmaceutical quality assurance an attractive career option. If you’re interested.. READ MORE »

3 Ways Food Safety Training Pros Say Online Food Ordering May Lead To Better Health

How do you know what food is the safest and healthiest to eat? Nowadays, there are so many options—cooking, going out, ordering over the phone, ordering online—that it can be difficult to pinpoint which is the best option for you. While each has benefits, ranging from the amount of effort required to the amount of time before eating, food safety professionals now believe that ordering food online is the best bet on the road to improving health. Read on to find out three reasons food safety professionals believe that ordering food online is beneficial. 1. Grads of Food Safety Programs.. READ MORE »

Strength Sports vs. Endurance Sports: Meeting Different Athlete Needs with Your Diploma in Nutrition

If one athlete is running triathlons and one is a body builder, should these athletes have the same diet? As trained nutritionists know, the answer is probably not. One is seeking to stabilize blood levels to ensure that their body continues to perform at optimal capacity, and the other is seeking to build muscle by ingesting high levels of protein and carbohydrates. With two different body types and two different goals also comes two different diets. It’s one of the reasons why students completing their studies at the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) take one course on the nutritional.. READ MORE »

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