In this video TJ Woody, IPS' Associate Director of Cleaning and Processing Validation, discusses the move to risk management in the handling of products within a manufacturing facility. Specifically, he dsicusses the revisions to the Eudralex’s EU Guidelines for Good Manufacturing Practices for Medicinal Products for Human and Veterinary Use, Volume 4 .
In the biotechnology and pharmaceutical processing industries, maintaining diaphragm valves is considered the primary bottleneck of the maintenance process. A typical diaphragm change-out can easily take a full week of plant downtime, resulting in significant hours of lost production time.
A 3D plastic replica of a baby's heart helps doctor perform life-saving surgery.
FDA is considering the new procedure that could give hope to women who can't have babies.
For decades, surgeons have traveled to far-off hospitals to remove organs from brain-dead donors and then rushed back to transplant them. Now an experiment in the Midwest suggests there may be a better way: Bring the donors to the doctors instead.
As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, security experts working for the government worried that state computer systems could become a back door for hackers.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals has announced that Kathryn Falberg, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), has resigned from the company, effective March 9, 2014, to pursue other interests. Falberg will serve as a consultant to Jazz Pharmaceuticals during a transition period.
The new VIAFLO II multichannel electronic pipette range combines lightweight design and comfort, enabling users to improve efficiency in their working environment.
Lilly said that a once-weekly, 1.5-milligram dose of dulaglutide was not inferior to a daily, 1.8 milligram dose of Novo Nordisk's Victoza in a study of nearly 600 patients who were already taking metformin, an older diabetes treatment.
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) has appointed Patrick Bennett as executive director of laboratory operations for a new biomarker services division of its bioanalytical laboratory.
The FDA has approved Myalept (metreleptin for injection) as replacement therapy to treat the complications of leptin deficiency, in addition to diet, in patients with congenital generalized or acquired generalized lipodystrophy.
Scientists say the mysterious MERS virus has been infecting camels in Saudi Arabia for at least two decades, and early human cases probably went undiagnosed. Since the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus was first identified in 2012, doctors have struggled to explain how many patients have fallen sick.
A medical mystery is deepening in California, where state health officials now say reports of polio-like illnesses that have left as many as 25 children with paralyzed limbs don’t appear to be connected.
An extremely rare, polio-like disease has appeared in more than a dozen California children within the past year, and each of them suffered paralysis to one or more arms or legs, Stanford University researchers say. But public health officials haven't identified any common causes connecting the cases.
For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.