Prized for its flavour-enhancing effect on soups, broths, sauces, and fried foods, monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a commonly utilized ingredient in modern food products. Its use has remained consistent over recent decades, and it is broadly defined as a natural amino acid-based flavouring. However, its flavour-enhancing abilities aren’t its only distinguishing feature; MSG has also been a hotly contested ingredient that has been the subject of intense study. In fact, the stigma over its use has continued on. For aspiring food quality assurance specialists, here are some key points to keep in mind about the latest developments concerning this contested.. READ MORE »
December 12, 2017
The development of a dependable influenza (flu) vaccine was a major breakthrough for public health. For centuries, societies had suffered from seasonal outbreaks of this debilitating infectious disease. Nowadays, the lethal effect of the flu has been tempered in part via vaccination programs, but the disease still poses an ongoing risk, especially to the young, old, and those with compromised immune systems. Here’s how the ongoing development and persistent research around the vaccine has turned it into one of our enduring public health achievements. It’s a wonderful look into the important role that clinical researchers have in keeping the public.. READ MORE »
December 5, 2017
Students pursuing regulatory affairs careers should become familiar with the FDA and EMA, two international agencies that play a crucial role in drug approval.
November 28, 2017
Can foods be safely transported? Does the venue have enough refrigerator space? Discover the challenges caterers with food handling certification know to overcome.
November 21, 2017
The pharmaceutical industry is deeply connected to the technology sector, and frequently benefits from technological innovations and discovery. One particular sphere of technological innovation that has been making waves in many industries, including pharmaceuticals, is artificial intelligence (AI). Artificial intelligence is a broad term that refers to computer systems that perform tasks that would normally have required human intelligence. Practically speaking, this includes tools and methods like machine learning, neural networks, and more. As a student pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry, you may be wondering: How could AI impact my career path? Keep reading to learn more about.. READ MORE »
November 14, 2017
Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS: I am writing to you to express my feelings of appreciation and gratitude for you, Ms. Laleh and all AAPS staff, as I landed the position as QC Chemist in Apotex. I am positive that the great teaching material and the close mentorship offered at the school will be of great help to me in my future career. Thank you, and all the best wishes for more success and achievements. Regards, Samira Shirazi Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control Graduate SEE.. READ MORE »
November 7, 2017
From cranberries to Brussel sprouts, discover which superfoods you might recommend after your nutrition and health courses. Read our blog to learn more!
November 7, 2017
The world of pharmaceuticals is full of intense competition and exciting advances, but the balance sheets of the big industry players don’t always fully reflect that reality. It’s common for companies to coast along on the strength of past, lucrative accomplishments, with newer drugs and treatments accounting for a very small piece of their yearly earnings. Industry examiners, however, tend not to be as concerned with what companies once did. Instead, in the eternal effort to figure out who is doing the most that is new and exciting, they might turn to the “Freshness Index.” Curious about what this index.. READ MORE »
October 31, 2017
For busy students and professionals in almost every industry, having a coffee at hand is a regular part of day-to-day life. With the beverage’s popularity in North America and around the world, many researchers have spent a lot of time investigating the health impact of regular coffee consumption. Although findings have varied over the years, there are a few facts that experts have come to agree on. Want to know more about the health effects of your own coffee habit or how coffee consumption could affect your future clients? Keep reading to learn more. Graduates of Nutrition Training Programs Know.. READ MORE »
October 24, 2017
For years, researchers have been working to deliver functional gene therapy drugs to the market. Instead of treating symptoms or adding chemicals meant to assist the body in combating illness, gene therapy drugs would essentially overwrite DNA to make it more effective. This could lead to novel treatments for a number of as-yet untreatable illnesses, and revolutionize the way medicine approaches treatments more generally. Recently, and for the first time, the FDA approved the use of a gene therapy drug in the USA. It’s an important milestone on the road to wider adoption of this branch of medical technology, and.. READ MORE »
October 17, 2017