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The Commodification of Medicine

Introduction I’ve always understood that one of the key roles of doctors is that they are gatekeepers for medicine. Because of this I have been and continue to be perplexed by the perpetual advertising that I see on television for medicine. It is very different to see a beer commercial and decide that you want

7 Medical Uses for Viagra

Introduction When you think of Viagra, you probably think of erectile dysfunction. While the prescription medication is most well-known for treating this health issue, the drug can be used to treat a variety of other health conditions. Keep reading to learn about Viagra and its other uses in the medical field. 1. Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary

5 Challenges Faced During a Lab Relocation

Sometimes a lab move is necessitated due to a need for more space to store biological specimens, a renovation, a consolidation of labs, a decommission, or a change in research funding. However, moving a lab is no small task. So when a scientist or a team of scientists have to move to another lab, a

How Technology is Helping Researchers Develop Groundbreaking New Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Products

Technology has changed the world we live in considerably, from how we communicate and find our way around, to where and how we work, design and build homes, market products, and so on. The pharmaceutical and biomedical industries are also being rapidly affected by new technologies, and each year more and more groundbreaking new products

How Medical Scribes Are Helping To Improve Patient Care

Medical scribes are one of the lesser known roles in the healthcare industry. They are an essential component, however, and their arrival has brought with it numerous benefits to institutions and to patients. Medical scribes are an increasingly common sight in doctors’ offices up and down the United States. They are not quite a universal

Comparing Different Types of Antidepressants

If you’re not familiar with the options available for depression treatment, you might not be aware that not all antidepressant prescriptions are the same. In fact, there are several different classes of antidepressant medications and within those groupings, many individual options. It can be helpful to have at least a general understanding of what the

WEBINAR – TOC Analysis in Pharmaceutical Industry

Rapid, Powerful Techniques to Address Peptide Mapping Challenges in the Biopharma Industry Wednesday, 11th October 2017, 2 PM Singapore Standard Time This webinar will walk through the process and benefits implementing the use of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) in Pharmaceutical. We will talk through the use of TOC analysis in Pharmaceutical water, for performing Cleaning Validation,

Top Methods To Make Your Next RV Trip Healthier

Since many of us struggle to practice healthy habits in our day-to-day lives, it can become even more challenging to stay healthy such as while you’re traveling across the country on an RV. But the truth is that practicing healthy habits while traveling in the RV can be incredibly easy so long as you are

5 Reasons behind the Current Nursing Shortage

We say current nursing shortage because it’s important to understand that there has almost always been a shortage of nurses. It’s one profession society can never have enough of. However, right now, this shortage is quickly developing into a crisis. To do something about it and encourage more nurses into the profession, it is important

Using Your Nursing Training to Spot Potential Prescription Drug Interactions

Although medicines are routinely used to make people feel significantly better, there are occasions in which prescriptions can have devastating effects. Most major drug interactions are known, enabling doctors and pharmacists to avoid prescribing medicines to patients that could cause harm when combined. On the other hand, nursing professionals who have gone from RN to