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4 Nutrients Professionals with a Diploma in Nutrition Know Are Important for Aging Clients

Dietary needs can change through a person’s life. Here are four nutrients that graduates of nutrition and health programs know aging clients may need more of.

August 22, 2017

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What Students in Pharma Courses Can Learn About Late-Stage Clinical Trial Failures

Drug development is a multi-stage process. Preliminary testing is done to make sure the concept behind a drug could someday prove to be a viable treatment. The next round of tests help determine dosing. A couple of final rounds of testing monitor how well the drug works, what kinds of side effects it leads to, and whether it is safe for those who consume it. Somewhat surprisingly, some drugs will make it nearly all the way through the process before a problem is discovered. With new drugs costing billions of dollars to develop and test, discovering that one doesn’t work.. READ MORE »

August 15, 2017

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Could Gene Therapy Cure Allergies? Students in Regulatory Affairs Courses, Find Out

For sufferers, allergies can be anything from annoying to deadly. In any case, they usually require extra care on the part of the person with the allergy to either avoid their trigger or take medication to prevent symptoms. But what if there was another way? Some researchers claim there might be, pointing to gene therapy as a potential avenue for not only helping people manage their allergies, but for banishing allergies forever. Sound interesting? Here’s what students of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs need to know about the potential for gene therapy to treat allergies. Gene Therapy for Allergies Would “Retrain” Immune.. READ MORE »

August 8, 2017

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What Future Food Safety Workers Need to Know About SalFoS

Exciting things are happening in Canada’s scientific community and, more specifically, in the realm of Canadian food science. A team of Canadian researchers have developed a revolutionary system that could help prevent millions of people across the globe from eating food that is contaminated with salmonella, preventing thousands of potentially fatal illnesses. If you’re considering enrolling in a food safety program, you could very well see the positive effects of SalFos during your career. Are you curious to learn more about SalFos? Read on to discover how this database could help save lives. What Students in Food Safety Courses Need.. READ MORE »

August 1, 2017

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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 »

July 25, 2017

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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 »

July 18, 2017

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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 »

July 11, 2017

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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 »

July 4, 2017

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A Closer Look at Preclinical Trials for Students in Pharmaceutical Courses

The development of new medication is a long, multi-step process. This is to ensure careful testing and research is conducted, and that medicines are as safe and effective as they can be. One important part of the development process is the preclinical trial phase, in which medication undergoes preliminary testing before it is ever administered to a person. This step is vital to ensuring that human test subjects who participate in later trials are not at great risk of harm. Want to learn a bit more about preclinical trials? Here’s a closer look at why these trials are so important… READ MORE »

June 27, 2017

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How Professionals With Clinical Research Careers Excel in Project Management

Research projects can be complicated to manage. With such high stakes, it’s important that clinical research professionals have top-notch project management skills to keep everything running smoothly. From planning, to determining study goals, budgets, and more, project management has many different aspects that professionals need to keep in mind. Because of these demands, students earning their clinical research diploma become well-versed in the principles of project management during their studies. If you’re considering enrolling in a clinical research program, get a head start on your learning by reading on about how top clinical research professionals manage projects! Pros with Clinical.. READ MORE »

June 20, 2017

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