Monthly Archives: March 2018

Why Students in Clinical Research Programs Are Excited About This Peanut Allergy Patch

Peanut allergies are among the most common and most severe in the world. In the United States, for example, of the 150-200 people who die from an allergy, over half…

What Pros With Pharmaceutical Training Need to Know About This New ALS Drug

There is no cure for ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease that affects about 3,000 Canadians. However, a new Japanese drug appears to slow the disease’s progress, and might be a…

The Challenges to Ensuring Consistency With Plant-Based Ingredients After Pharmaceutical Quality Training

In a world where organic produce carries a premium price and putting “all natural” on a label can mean a big uptick in sales, it’s no surprise that plant-based medicines…

How Water Purity Affects HPLC: An Overview for Students in HPLC Courses

Water from the tap might be crystal clear, but that doesn’t mean it’s suitable for laboratory work. There are hidden contaminants even in drinkable water, and these can cause testing…

4 Things Students in Food Safety Diploma Programs Need to Know About Activated Charcoal

Has your curiosity as an aspiring food technology professional been piqued by the visually striking, dark and moody food fad that has been going around town? Activated charcoal, also known…