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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...
Patent Office Accelerates Patent Review For Cancer Drugs in Pilot Program
Patent Office Accelerates Patent Review For Cancer Drugs in Pilot Program
The Patent Offices estimates it receives approximately 900 cancer immuno-therapy applications annually. "Patents for Patients" will accelerate the intellectual property protection process so new cancer immunotherapies can reach the clinics as soon as p...
Some Popular Heartburn Drugs Have Been Linked to Dementia
Some Popular Heartburn Drugs Have Been Linked to Dementia
A popular group of heartburn drugs may be linked to dementia in seniors. A German study published in the medical journal JAMA Neurology found that seniors who regularly took proton-pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid were 44 percent mor...
Value Pricing For Drugs: Whose Value, What Price?
Value Pricing For Drugs: Whose Value, What Price?
It is hard to read a newspaper these days without coming across a story about the high and ever increasing cost of drugs. The Wall Street Journal named drug prices the top health story of 2015. Stories about drug prices fall into two general categories...
Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
People who use powerful drugs called systemic glucocorticoids are at higher risk for life-threatening staph blood infections, a new study finds. The findings are "a reminder for clinicians to weigh carefully the elevated risk against the potential bene...