Pharmaceutical Testing

A History of How HPLC Became Common in Pharmaceutical Testing

High Performance Liquid Chromatography is used in many industries including in the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetic, and the environmental sectors. The history of HPLC begins with the invention of chromatography itself,…
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Students Participate in Exciting Lab – Take a Look!

  Who doesn’t love Aspirin? It’s a common drug can treat pain, fevers and inflammation. In low doses, it can even prevent heart attacks, strokes and blood clotting. As a…
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Are Laboratory Mice Still Considered Ideal Test Subjects?

Laboratory mice are small rodents of the species Mus Musculus that are typically bred and kept for scientific research. Lab mice have long been the species of choice in the…
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Wine Plus Exercise Protects Against Cardiovascular Disease

Dating back to ancient Mesopotamia, humans have enjoyed the making and drinking of wine. The health benefits of wine – particularly the red variety – have been praised by everyone…
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New Research Concludes Aspirin Can Prevent Cancer

It’s quite widely accepted that an aspirin a day can keep heart attack and stroke at bay. But how does it work? Aspirin interferes with your blood’s clotting action. When…
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5 Servings Of Fruits & Veggies Proven To Prevent Disease

It’s old news that a balanced diet – one that includes fruits and vegetables – is the key to sustaining good health. But how much is enough? Balanced for one…
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Novartis Partners With Google On Smart Lens Technology

Novartis will collaborate with Google to offer patients the new Smart Lens, an ocular device that uses miniature electronics to help the eye focus better, and can also measure the body’s glucose levels by analyzing tears.

Wearable Tech Revolutionizes Trial Data Collection

Wearable health-tracking technology is changing the way trial researchers collect and analyze big data, transforming test subjects into active research collaborators and widening the scope of clinical research.

Novartis Faces Criminal Charges in Japan Diovan Scandal

Last year, Japanese whistleblowers exposed the falsification of trial data for Diovan – Novartis’ blockbuster blood pressure drug. Ultimately, the ensuing investigation led to the arrest of one man, Nobuo…
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Diabetes Drug Shows Weight Loss Power

It seems that alternative applications for diabetes drugs are popping up all over the place. We recently discussed clinical research out of Belgium that revealed the unexpected anti-aging properties of…
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