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A Drug That's 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl Surfaces in North America
A Drug That's 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl Surfaces in North America
A powerful drug has been found by police in Canada and is raising concerns that a deadly new trend is emerging in North America’s drug scene. Called W-18, the drug is a synthetic opioid that officials say is 100 times more powerful than fentanyl ...
The Road Ahead For Innovative Medical Plastics Packaging
The Road Ahead For Innovative Medical Plastics Packaging
Within the broad expanse of medical package development there are several simultaneous medical packaging challenges that always need to be taken into account. The development of innovative packaging starts with a complete understanding of the device or...
New Genetic Research Can Significantly Improve Drug Development
New Genetic Research Can Significantly Improve Drug Development
According to a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, genetic research in large-scale prospective biobank studies can significantly improve the drug development pipeline and reduce costs.
Pharmacists And the Prescription Prior Authorization Process
Pharmacists And the Prescription Prior Authorization Process
Pharmacists working in the community pharmacy setting know the situation all too well. A patient brings in a prescription for a new medication.
The Effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership On Pharmaceutical Innovation
The Effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership On Pharmaceutical Innovation
According to author Robert A. Freeman, PhD, there are three main areas of controversy. First, pharmaceutical prices will be driven up, with especially negative effects on low-income countries. Second, there is potential for litigation for individual co...