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Archive for July 2017

A Look at Transdermal Patches for Students of Pharmaceutical Quality Control

Professionals working in pharmaceutical quality control play an important role testing and regulating drugs as they are manufactured for market. There are many different types of drugs and medications that come in a wide variety of forms. From tablets, liquids, and gels, to vials for injections and transdermal patches, each method of delivery has its own testing needs and standards. If you’re considering a career in pharmaceutical quality control, here’s a quick introduction to transdermal patches. Pros with Pharmaceutical Quality Control Careers Know How Transdermal Patches Work Transdermal patches are a vehicle for delivering medication through an adhesive patch placed.. READ MORE »

A Primer on Metabolism for Students in Nutrition and Health Programs

Many individuals who are on a wellness and weight loss journey attribute their slow progress to having an inadequate metabolism. While metabolism does play a crucial role in helping our bodies maintain and regulate a healthy weight, it usually isn’t the only culprit when individuals are struggling with weight loss. However, metabolic rates will vary slightly from person to person, and there are certain metabolic conditions that can prevent an individual’s metabolism from working effectively. Therefore, it’s important to be aware of these factors, so you can guide your future clients to the best weight loss or wellness solutions for.. READ MORE »

Want to Take a Food Handling Course in Toronto? Here Are Some Important Facts About Refrigeration

Ever since the days of venturing to the far north, cutting huge blocks of ice from the ground and water, and hauling that ice down south to stock in iceboxes, refrigeration has been important to food safety. As technology and research have progressed to the plug-in refrigerators with adjustable cooling that we know today, we’ve steadily learned more about how best to prolong the life of foods through refrigeration, and use the technology to transport and store goods safely. Without question, refrigeration is one of the essential technologies for the modern food industry. Want to learn a bit more? Here.. READ MORE »

3 Things Students in Medical Marijuana Training Need to Know About Labelling Cannabis

Medical marijuana is increasing in its importance in Canada, as it becomes a more and more common treatment option for people with a number of ailments and injuries. Though it’s often seen as a natural alternative to some of the synthetic compounds that are also commonly used in medicine, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t controls in place dictating how marijuana and marijuana-derived products should be packaged and sold. Labelling is a particularly important part of the process of creating and selling marijuana products, with producers expected to be very specific about how they present information about them. Want to.. READ MORE »

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