Cloud technology is rapidly emerging as a cost effective alternative for IT by offering scalable, robust solutions for computing, often at a fraction of the cost of more traditional software. Given the increasing adoption of technology in healthcare and rapidly growing needs for data storage and analytics, cloud technology seems ideally suited to meet many of the needs of the industry.
Federal health regulators say an experimental insomnia drug from Merck can help patients fall asleep, but it also carries worrisome side effects, including daytime drowsiness and suicidal thinking. The Food and Drug Administration on Monday released its review of the company's sleep aid,...
The Ampulmatic®-10 is an automatic ampule filler and flame sealer. The new machine speeds and automates filling and sealing of glass ampules at rates of up to 10 per minute. The gas and liquid filling units have been redesigned for increased service life and ease of maintenance.
Chris Matthews talks with Francis Collins the director of the National Institute of Health about how sequester cuts are hurting medical research. In particular programs for a universal flu vaccine, new cancer drugs, and dementia and Alzheimer drugs are being impacted.
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of a vaccine scare that raised the specter of autism. Now, health officials are scrambling to catch up and stop a growing epidemic of the contagious disease.
Health Canada says three companies are voluntarily recalling all lots of the antipsychotic drug quetiapine. A Health Canada news release says it's due to potential contamination with the antibiotic product clindamycin during the manufacturing process.
Former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, who has served as a bio-warfare adviser to the president, the Pentagon, and the Department of Homeland Security, urged the government to stockpile an anti-anthrax drug while serving as a director for the company that supplied it, according to a report published Sunday.
Actavis is buying Warner Chilcott in an all-stock transaction valued at about $8.5 billion which would create the third-biggest specialty pharmaceutical company in the U.S. The announcement on comes after the two companies said earlier this month that they were in talks about a possible combination.
Construction has stopped on a pharmaceutical facility being built with a $6 million loan from a suburban Indianapolis city. Greenwood city attorney Krista Taggart says the city could foreclose on the Elona Biotechnologies facility within the next few weeks unless new investors take over the company.
Sunbathers headed to the beach this summer will find new sunscreen labels on store shelves that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use. But despite those long-awaited changes, many sunscreens continue to carry SPF ratings that some experts consider misleading and...
Johnson & Johnson's DePuy orthopedics business plans to stop selling a couple of hip replacement systems not widely used by doctors. DePuy will discontinue both its Ultamet Metal-on-Metal Articulation and Complete Ceramic-on-Metal Acetabular systems worldwide at the end of August. It made the...
The range of the Cape Europe ‘Optima TS®’ Rapid Transfer Port includes the industry standard 190, 270 and 350 sizes of 'alpha' ports and ‘beta’ containers. The system has a four way mechanical lock and is 100% interchangeable with the Getinge/La Calhene DPTE® RTP.
The new Shodex HPLC Column catalog which features scores of application chromatograms, charts and diagrams that describe a very wide selection of separation modes such as reversed phase, hydrophilic interaction, normal phase, ligand exchange, ion exclusion, ion chromatography, size exclusion, ion exchange, hydrophobic interaction, affinity and chiral separations.
The new separation conveyors are designed to provide extremely high magnetic fields, which enable removal of lightly magnetic tramp metal fines. High-intensity magnetic fields also separate work-hardened 300 series stainless steel from the product stream.
NBE 3-A, USDA, FDA and BISSC-compliant bulk bag filling systems are engineered, fabricated, and constructed to speed inspections, simplify integration, and ensure qualification for start-up into processing and packaging operations.