Those in the field of pharmacy technology realize the vast importance of identifying the underlying causes of diseases.
For pharmaceutical companies to research and develop effective drugs, they must first have an idea of what to address within the human body. Otherwise, creating drugs that…

When you enter a rewarding career in the health care industry, there is a vast amount of personal and professional knowledge you learn quickly on the job.

In a move that may change the industry of pharmacy technology, Royalty Pharma has announced a $3.3 billion acquisition of royalties on Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ cystic fibrosis treatments owned by an affiliate of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.1
This is a major payoff for the nonprofit…

In pharmacy technology news, Gilead Sciences Inc. hepatitis C pill Harvoni has been approved by both the Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada. The drug, which was given the thumbs up in early October 2014 by the FDA, is the first combination pill approved to treat chronic HCV…

Now that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, you are probably wondering where exactly all the donations go and what you can do to help patients suffering from other forms of cancer. While breast cancer awareness campaigns have successfully reached out to women, many other, often more…

While the dangers of smoking are undoubtedly well-known, menthol cigarettes often entice young smokers with their minty taste. But menthol acts as more than a flavoring; it has a pharmacologic impact.
According to a new study from Georgetown University Medical Center, menthol combines with…

Machines may not be able to smile, but they’re definitely improving how we do. As technology continues to progress at blazing speeds, the oral health community is receiving some of the fruits of their advancements. The most groundbreaking works have featured 3-D printing, cavity-fighting lasers…