Marijuana Research Could Get A Boost With New Bill

Marijuana Research Could Get A Boost With New Bill

Photo: Aaron MCcoy | Getty Images Photo: Aaron MCcoy | Getty Images Photo: Aaron MCcoy | Getty Images Marijuana Research Could Get A Boost With New Bill Cannabis business owners have long complained about the lack of scientific research in the industry to back their claims of the medicinal properties of the plant. Now a […]

BioIVT Introduces New Quality Management System to Maintain Highest Quality Biospecimens and Drug Development …

BioIVT Introduces New Quality Management System to Maintain Highest Quality Biospecimens and Drug Development …

WESTBURY, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BioIVT, a leading provider of research models and services for drug and diagnostic development, today announced that it is introducing a new internal cloud-based Quality Management System (QMS), Master Control. This new standardized, ISO compliant QMS will help BioIVT manage documentation, auditing, supplier and customer accounts, and risk across […]

Drug companies are incentivised to profit not to improve health, says report

Drug companies are incentivised to profit not to improve health, says report

Government funding for health innovation is subsidising drug industry profits while providing little public health benefit, a report from leading health economists says.1 Most new drugs are not meeting public needs while economic and regulatory incentives have created a “highly inefficient pharmaceutical sector” which spends more on marketing than research and development, and focuses the […]

Trump's North American Trade Triumph

Trump's North American Trade Triumph

For those on the left and right who were certain that President Donald Trump’s presidency meant the end of global free trade … think again. Though Trump’s critics have dismissed the significance of the new Mexico and Canada trade deal, it’s hard to deny that it is a welcome advance for the economy of the […]

Testing New Drugs with 'ALS-on-a-Chip'

Testing New Drugs with 'ALS-on-a-Chip'

There is no cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease that gradually kills off the motor neurons that control muscles and is diagnosed in nearly 6,000 people per year in the United States. In an advance that could help scientists develop and test new drugs, MIT engineers have designed a microfluidic chip in which […]

Herbert D. Kleber, Pioneer in Addiction Treatment, Dies at 84

Herbert D. Kleber, Pioneer in Addiction Treatment, Dies at 84

Herbert David Kleber was born on June 19, 1934, in Pittsburgh to Dorothea (Schulman) and Max Kleber, both of whom were Eastern European Jewish immigrants. His father trained as a pharmacist before going into the family luggage business, “Kleber Trunk and Bag,” which manufactured soldiers’ footlockers during World War II. His mother raised bonds for […]

US to require drug companies to include prices in their ads

US to require drug companies to include prices in their ads

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Drug companies will have to give list prices for their products in television ads under a new proposal the Trump administration released Monday. The new rule, which is open for discussion, would affect any drug […]