McNeil Consumer Healthcare Pleads Guilty for Selling Recalled Drugs

This week, a major player in the pharmaceutical industry reached a settlement with the United States Department of Justice, pleading guilty to selling contaminated medication. McNeill Consumer Healthcare has agreed…

Reptile Venom: Fatal Poison or Potential Treatment for Disease?

Most people know the Gila monster lizard as a poisonous reptile that crawls beneath the ground of New Mexico and Arizona. While a Gila monster bite into human flesh is…

The Potential Answer to Aging (Part 2)

In our last post we discussed the anti-aging properties of reservatrol, a chemical compound that is commonly found in red wine. And while the research by pharma giant GlaxoKlineSmith did…

Is Science Getting Closer to Developing an Anti-Aging Drug? (Part 1)

Graduates of pharmaceutical training centers are responsible for performing clinical trials and developing new drugs to prevent or treat disease and injury. Many effective drugs currently on the market are…

Brand-name vs Generic Drugs: Is There Really a Difference?

If you are planning to pursue pharmaceutical studies, you will eventually learn all about the longstanding battle between generic drug manufacturers and brand-name pharmaceutical companies. Everyone knows that brand-name drugs…

The Use of Placebos in Clinical Testing

If you are planning to enroll at a pharmaceutical training center, you will acquire professional knowledge of the various components of drug production and research. You might decide to pursue…

Mobile Medicine: The All-New Glucose Monitoring App

If you plan to pursue a degree from a pharmaceutical training center, you might be interested in learning about the latest medical technology designed for diabetes patients. A new mobile…

Banned and Potentially Dangerous Pharmaceuticals

In 1906 the US government formed the Food and Drug Administration – the oldest consumer protection agency still existing in the US today. On a daily basis, consumers, doctors and…

Health Benefits of Green Vegetables Mean Less Reliance on Pharmaceuticals

There are long-standing clichés and myths about green vegetables.  Interesting, cartoon character Popeye the Sailor Man’s vegetable of choice was possibly due to a decimal error in an 1870 measurement…

Subway Restaurants in China Caught Tampering With Expiration Dates

For a restaurant chain with over 40,000 locations worldwide, there’s bound to be some issues in food safety somewhere. Whether it is a lack of employee food handling programs, or…