Thousands of drugs at risk if no Brexit deal, European pharmaceutical companies warn

Brexit threatens the free flow of these goods, given stringent medicine regulations that may require the retesting of drugs shipped across borders in the absence of an agreed trading arrangement. Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, European pharmaceutical companies warned on […]

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

While lack of sleep is a major risk factor for depression, not everyone who tosses and turns at night becomes depressed. According to a study, individuals whose brains are more attuned to rewards may be protected from the negative mental health effects of poor sleep. The findings revealed that students with poor quality sleep were […]

Pharmaceutical companies gave $12m to doctors, nurses and pharmacists

Pharmaceutical companies gave Australian doctors, nurses and pharmacists almost $12m in fees and expenses to attend conferences and give talks between November 2016 and April 2017. The payments comprised more than $6.5m for travel expenses and accommodation; more than $4.2m in speaking and consultancy fees; and more than $700,000 to cover registration at medical conferences […]

All about Microbial Control, Monitoring, Validation and Troubleshooting of Pharmaceutical Water Systems

  Most pharmaceutical biofilms, especially those in water systems, suffer from one major flaw: misconceptions. Strict and rigid rules for design and operations, especially when they are built on ignorance, come in the way of proper implementation of effective water systems. When myths and hype surround these systems, it is but natural that they are […]

Validation of Pharmaceutical Water Systems

Thorough and proper validation of pharmaceutical water systems is highly essential for ensuring that the pharmaceutical unit uses the right quality of water. This is very important, because water is not only the source of life for humans; it enjoys the same importance in pharmaceuticals. A very important reason for which validation of pharmaceutical water […]

Investigations in Pharmaceutical Water Systems

nvestigations in pharmaceutical water systems are very critical for pharmaceutical organizations and laboratories. They can mean the difference between compliance and noncompliance. In many cases, organizations can get hauled up by regulatory authorities for failing to carry out proper investigations into pharmaceutical water systems. The most common problem encountered by pharmaceutical and biotech companies and […]

The all-important nature of validation of pharmaceutical water systems

The significance of validation of pharmaceutical water systems can be gauged from the fact that among the number of substances, raw materials and starting materials used in the production, processing and formulation of pharmaceutical products; water takes a position of primacy. This is because the hydrogen bonds that water has, along with its polarity, lend […]