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Types of Stability Tests for Quality Control

December 4, 2022|

Stability testing of drug products is a regulatory requirement for pharmaceutical companies who want to market and sell their drugs. This article highlights the importance of stability testing and how stability programs are conducted. We [...]

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Complete Guide to All 31 FDA New Drug Approvals in 2022

November 30, 2022|

It’s that time of the year again as we walk you through the FDA new drug approvals over the past twelve months. We break down the approvals by the numbers and highlight each small molecule [...]

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Duration of Patent Protection and Market Exclusivity for New Drugs

November 22, 2022|

When pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs, they create intellectual property. This information is protected by patents and market exclusivity laws for a certain period, during which the company can expect to be the sole manufacturer [...]

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Preventing Asian Flush with Gene Therapy

November 12, 2022|

While enjoyable to many, drinking is an unpleasant experience for some—associated with nausea, dizziness and pronounced red patches on the face and neck. Often termed ‘Asian Flush’ due to its prevalence in the Asian population, [...]

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Why is Tamper Proof Packaging Important?

November 10, 2022|

Tamper-proof packaging has been a regulatory requirement for over-the-counter drugs since 1989, following several high-profile cases of patients being poisoned by tampered drugs. There are several ways we can ensure drugs are tamper-proof or tamper-evident, [...]

3-Person IVF: Inheriting DNA from 2 Mothers

October 5, 2022|

In 2016, a baby was born to three parents: two mothers and a father. Doctors used a new 3-person in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure to deliver a boy carrying three sets of genetic material. This [...]