As Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continue in the background, some…
Risk is defined as the potential hazard, harm or side effect of an activity. Almost all activities come with some or another form of risk, which needs to be mitigated or eliminated. Risk management…Continue
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IntroductionHandheld devices are light-weight and compact devices that can be operated holding it in your hands. Handheld medical devices are available for medical information, used by physicians,…Continue
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Dissolution testing is a very important tool that determines and help understand the performance and effectiveness of oral solid dosage forms. It is significant for the field of medicine because if a drug has to be effective, it must be released first from the product form, and it should then be allowed to get dissolved in the gastrointestinal fluids. This is the first step that leads to the next important phase, that of the dosage’s absorption into the…Continue
Posted on October 19, 2017 at 6:07am
Posted on October 19, 2017 at 6:05am
Today, we live in an era of customization. Increasingly, customers can modify a product’s appearance, features, or content according to their unique needs or desires. Often, even the news we see in our newsfeeds is customized based off our preferences.
Why, then, are so many aspects of the health care industry still one-size-fits-all?
As doctors, we’ve seen firsthand how this can negatively impact patients who require more individualized care. One particular example…Continue
Posted on October 19, 2017 at 6:02am
By designing small molecules that can “turn off” kinase enzymes stuck in the “on” position, they have managed to ward off cancer’s attack. More recently, scientists have focused on ways to help the body’s own immune cells seek and destroy cancer cells.
Enter the concept known as synthetic lethality. Researchers have long known that a cancer cell hobbling along with one broken gene is vulnerable. Knock out another key gene, they have discovered, and the cell will…Continue
Posted on October 18, 2017 at 6:05am