As the population ages and more people live longer with chronic medical conditions — for instance, the number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease is expected to nearly triple by 2050 — companies are beginning to grapple with growing numbers of workers who have elder-care responsibilities.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine says it has administered an experimental Ebola vaccine to 20 volunteers in Baltimore. Officials said Friday they expect preliminary results in four to eight weeks.
This stainless steel, sanitary bulk bag filler detects and separates metal as it fills bulk bags by weight, dust-free. The filler frame is a patented TWIN-CENTERPOST™ design that maximizes strength, reduces cost and improves accessibility to bag hooks.
The SaniSep™ Plus Separator is engineered for use in pharmaceutical, food, dairy and other cross-contaminant, sensitive applications. With a crevice-free interior and streamlined exterior, the SaniSep Plus is designed and manufactured to CGMP standards and meets the requirements of 3A, USDA, ASTM and FDA applications.
Roadside bandits in Guinea stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, officials said Friday, warning of the risks and vowing tighter security measures for transport of such potentially contagious cargo.
Peter Daszak, President of the EcoHealth Alliance, explains the origins of Ebola and how we can fight emerging diseases.
New research finds that the costs of diabetes care and lost productivity due to the condition totaled $322 billion in 2012. Also, new warnings about hookah smoke.
The CMDh, a regulatory body representing EU Member States, has agreed by consensus that there is no consistent evidence of an increased risk of heart problems with testosterone medicines in men who lack the hormone (a condition known as hypogonadism).
A New York couple who said Botox treatment of their son's cerebral palsy left him with life-threatening complications and sued its manufacturer won a $6.75 million verdict from a federal jury on Thursday.
U.S. officials acknowledged disagreements over coordinating the international response to the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, but they say most issues are being worked out and the overall fight against the disease there seems to be succeeding.
The names of companies providing lethal injection drugs to the state would be shielded for at least two decades under a bill that cleared the Ohio House on Thursday. Over objections by some Democrats that the proposal goes against government openness and risks more execution-related lawsuits, the Republican-led chamber voted 61-25 in favor of it.
A German federal court has ruled that the liquids contained in e-cigarettes aren't medicinal products and can be sold freely.
Federal health regulators have approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards.
Anthera Pharmaceuticals has signed a manufacturing and supply agreement with the Patheon division of DPx Holdings B.V. The contract provides for Patheon to support the production of the Sollpura clinical drug product for Anthera's Phase III registration trial.
The ECP Series Thermoplastic Quarter Turn Electric Actuators feature a GFPP (Glass Filled Polypropylene) housing that provides the actuator superior corrosion resistance and performance in environments and atmospheres where most metal actuators cannot.