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FDA Says Not to Buy Young Blood Transfusions

Wed, 2019-02-20 11:00
The FDA officially says there is no clinical evidence that young blood transfusions do anything, and the procedure could be dangerous.

Trend Roundup: Pharmapack Europe

Wed, 2019-02-20 03:27
Pharmapack 2019, from conference sessions to the show floor, offered plenty of new perspectives in connected packaging, sustainability and more.

UPDATE: ‘Trojan Horse’ Drug is Working!

Tue, 2019-02-19 11:00
The ‘Trojan Horse’ drug has successfully treated six patients in Britain, all with different forms of cancer.

Supply Chain Issues Call for Track-and-Trace Technologies

Tue, 2019-02-19 09:45
New report forecasts nearly 19% CAGR for these solutions to improve security and drug traceability.

Some personal care products are both a drug and a cosmetic

Tue, 2019-02-19 09:03
Anti--dandruff shampoos, anticaries toothpaste, antiperspirant-deodorants, moisturizers, and make-up with SPF protection are just some of the personal care products with FDA Title 21 or 16 mandated regulations.

Healthcare Industry Cannot Ignore Environmental Impact

Tue, 2019-02-19 03:00
Recycling or reusing medical devices? It’s coming. A presentation at Pharmapack highlighted green guides and carbon footprint opportunities.

Vaccine Storage Basically Sucks

Mon, 2019-02-18 11:00
The federal government has standards for vaccine storage, but whether health care providers follow them is another story.

Register Now for OMAC PackML Training

Mon, 2019-02-18 10:49
Registration is open for the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) 2019 PackML Workshop (May 16; Chicago Marriott O’Hare), produced in partnership with PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Banner Engineering: Imager-Based Barcode Readers

Mon, 2019-02-18 09:33
ABR Series imager-based barcode readers help to solve a wide range of challenging track-and-trace applications.

FDA Supplements its Efforts

Mon, 2019-02-18 08:44
One of FDA’s goals is to see to it that consumers can trust dietary supplements. Its recent actions against companies making false claims is one step in that direction.

UK Wants 50% of Metered Dose Inhalers Recycled… By 2020

Mon, 2019-02-18 03:50
A speaker at Pharmapack Europe found a lofty goal in a UK document about reducing F-gases. Do the device manufacturers know about it?

Gore: Silicone-Free Plunger

Mon, 2019-02-18 03:07
ImproJect Plungers eliminate the need for silicone as a lubricant in pre-filled syringes. Used with bare-glass (non-siliconized) barrels, silicone-free plungers are designed to offer consistent delivery performance over time.

BD: Glass Pre-Fillable Syringe for Hyaluronic Acid and IV Drugs

Fri, 2019-02-15 13:37
Hylok is designed for secure and safe administration of hyaluronic acid and intravenous drugs.

Schreiner MediPharm: NFC-Label for Autoinjector

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:59
Stored information about the medication is transmitted to the SmartPilot and is recorded via the autoinjector. The resulting connected device is designed to enhance the safety of patients and assist them in the self-administration of medicines.

Pharmapack 2019 Highlights Connected Devices, Adherence Packaging

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:12
Connected devices offer unprecedented promise in the ability to improve patient adherence as well as track product storage conditions and link patients with the healthcare ecosystem.

Made-to-Order Kidneys May Soon Be a Thing

Fri, 2019-02-15 07:00
A team of researchers in Japan successfully turned a few donor stem cells into functioning kidneys in rats.

Vision 2025 Tackles the Future of Workforce Preparedness

Thu, 2019-02-14 15:28
More than 140 packaging and processing professionals from operations and engineering, including CPGs, contract packagers and OEMs, discussed challenges and solutions to the workforce issue at PACK EXPO International 2018.

Pied Piper Brain Tumor Device Receives FDA Breakthrough Status

Thu, 2019-02-14 11:00
A promising new device that lures brain tumor cells out of the patient is on the fast track to FDA approval.

The Shift from Hospitals to Home Care Continues to Shape Packaging

Wed, 2019-02-13 13:08
The future role of patient adherence tracking, flexible packaging options and sustainability continue to challenge the healthcare industry.

E-Commerce and Beyond—Packaging’s Role in the Omnichannel Supply Chain

Wed, 2019-02-13 12:40
In case you missed it: catch up on the fourth in a series of e-commerce coverage for the packaging industry.