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Pharmaceutical Quality Control 101: Good Laboratory Practices Explained

Without proper quality control practices, laboratory procedures can run off the rails, potentially leading to disastrous consequences. For example, in the 1970s a product safety testing institution called Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories found itself at the centre of a serious scandal. The company was found to be actively involved in scientific misconduct and fraud by providing false testing results to the companies they were testing products for. Over one third of all of the United State’s toxicology testing was performed in their labs, making the impact of their errors catastrophic and leaving the industry forever changed. Because of this, in 1978.. READ MORE »

December 27, 2016

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Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. “I have a good news for you. As you know, two weeks ago I went for Maxxam’s interview and after one week they send me the offer for hiring me. I just want to really appreciate for all your helps and supports and wish you happy holidays and Merry Christmas. Regards, Mehrnaz Sadrolashrafi

December 21, 2016

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Students Getting a Clinical Research Diploma: The FDA Approved a Lung Cancer Vaccine for Clinical Trial!

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in Canada, as well as the leading cause of cancer related deaths. It even causes more deaths than the next three major cancers combined. Although there has been a substantial drop in lung cancer diagnosis over the past 20 years, there is plenty that needs to be done before the disease is preventable and completely treatable. Researchers are looking to trial new drugs that take a different approach from current invasive treatment options. A new lung cancer vaccine approved by the FDA uses immunotherapy to target cancer cells. If you’re interested in.. READ MORE »

December 20, 2016

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3 Nutrition Apps to Help Track Holiday Indulgence for Pros With a Diploma in Nutrition

The holidays are a time for people to come together and celebrate. Unfortunately, amidst the festivities the average person will consume a whopping 6,000 calories on Christmas day. That’s about triple Canada’s recommended daily limit. Even with the best of intentions, many health enthusiasts fall victim to holiday delights like turkey, desserts, and rich beverages. Healthy diets and exercise are neglected, and the effects of these indulgences are felt well into the New Year. As a soon-to-be wellness professional who can advise people on their nutrition habits, you can help your clients stay on track! Recommend these three nutrition mobile.. READ MORE »

December 13, 2016

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Total Quality Management Explained for Students in Food Quality Courses

Total quality management (TQM) is a system that promotes a team-based approach to improving processes, with the goal of achieving a high level of quality and service. It’s a way to enhance operations, train employees, and improve a company’s ability to serve its customers. It’s an approach often used in the food industry, which is why learning about TQM is an important part of any Food Technology, Safety and Quality Diploma Program. In fact, students at AAPS learn all about TQM during the Food Quality Assurance and Quality Control class included in their diploma program. There are multiple components involved.. READ MORE »

December 6, 2016

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Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Pros Rejoice: A New Alzheimer’s Drug May Slow Mental Decline

It is estimated by the Alzheimer Society of Canada that about 564,000 Canadians will suffer from dementia in 2016. Medical professionals will diagnose an additional 25,000 cases every single year, and by 2031 it is believed the number of patients suffering from dementia will rise to 937,000. Dementia is a huge problem not only in Canada, but across the globe. Unfortunately, there haven’t been any significant scientific breakthroughs that could slow the progress of the disease—until now. If you’re a student enrolled in a pharmaceutical program, you may understand the groundbreaking impact this scientific breakthrough could bring to dementia patients… READ MORE »

November 29, 2016

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Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. “Just wanted to thank everyone for the immense support and education that I have received from AAPS. I am happy to share that I have received a job as a Clinical Research Recruiter at BioPharma Services Inc. today. It was a hard and persistent job hunting process, but I couldn’t have done it without the support of Laleh, Peivand, George, Steven and Beatrice. I would like to thank Peivand, George, and Beatrice, for being amazing professors throughout the program and being here to.. READ MORE »

November 28, 2016

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Pros with a Diploma in Nutrition Know: BMI Findings May Be Inaccurate

People with different lifestyles, body fat percentages, and health habits may show the exact same body mass index (BMI) rating. This perplexing phenomena is one of the main reasons why BMI readings to measure obesity are becoming increasingly frowned upon by nutritionists and healthcare professionals alike. The outdated measuring tool has several significant drawbacks, which can make its readings incorrect in certain cases. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in nutrition, read on to find out why BMI findings may be inaccurate. Pros with a Diploma in Nutrition Might Know the Flaw Is in the Calculation The body mass.. READ MORE »

November 22, 2016

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Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Good news, I received two offers, one from Medical Writing Dept as Archivist and other in Recruiting Dept as Recruiter. I had to pick one and I selected as Archivist. I am happy that I had options to select departments. I want to thank AAPS for all the effort they put in me and boosting up my confidence. Thanks, Gopi Patel

November 21, 2016

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Adverse Effects VS Adverse Drug Reactions: 3 Differences for Students in Clinical Research Training

New drugs are developed, tested, processed, marketed, and then eventually released to the public every year. During their rigorous testing process, side effects arise in clinical trial patients and are noted by doctors. It is common for drugs to enter the market with a list of side effects, some being beneficial, but most being negative. These negative side effects are known as adverse effects. After a drug has been released to the market, there are systems in place so that healthcare professionals can report any new issues or serious reactions to drug. These are known as adverse drug reactions (ADRs)… READ MORE »

November 15, 2016

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