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New Device Diagnoses Sepsis in Minutes

Tue, 2019-08-06 11:00
Researchers at MIT have created an automated microfluidics device that drastically decreases the time needed to diagnose sepsis.

Top Trends Affecting Global Packaging

Tue, 2019-08-06 09:31
On-the-go consumption, smaller pack sizes for portion control and convenience, sustainability, and recyclability are all current themes of innovation in global packaging.

Report: The Core and Value-Added Services Pharmaceutical Distributors Deliver in U.S. Healthcare

Tue, 2019-08-06 01:13
Distributors provide between $33–$53 billion in cost savings annually to the pharmaceutical industry. A new report highlights trends including consolidation, personalized medicine and more.

Companies Stay Alert as There’s No Obvious Slowing at FDA

Mon, 2019-08-05 15:25
One might expect these to be sleepy times at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, seeing as how its commissioner resigned in spring, and that it’s part of an administration that has a dogmatically anti-regulatory philosophy.

Register for the 2019 FDA Science Forum

Mon, 2019-08-05 11:00
The Forum offers the public access to scientific research and collaborative efforts from the FDA’s network of 11,000 scientists.

Covertech Flexible Packaging: Child-Resistant Pouch

Mon, 2019-08-05 10:23
TruLoc, composed of a laminated oxygen barrier film, is air-tight and features a patented open/close mechanism.

Nutraceuticals See Growth From Functional Food and Beverages

Fri, 2019-08-02 07:00
A new PMMI Business Intelligence report says consumers are turning to non-medical products to stay healthy and packaging is following the trend.

‘Tis the Season: FDA Clears Diagnostic New Test for Lyme Disease

Thu, 2019-08-01 11:00
Zeus Scientific has developed a new streamlined Lyme disease test that’s easier to interpret than previous options.

Voice of the Industry: Omnichannel Marketing, Packaging and Distribution

Thu, 2019-08-01 08:23
In a recent white paper from PMMI Business Intelligence, OEMs, CPGs and 3PLs weighed in on taking e-commerce to the next level. Here are their anonymous comments.

FDA Science Forum: Sep. 11 and 12

Thu, 2019-08-01 03:00
Topics covered at ‘Transforming Health: Innovation in FDA Science’ will include labels, digital health, cannabinoids and more. It’s open to the public, industry and more. Register soon!

Deitz Co.:Desiccant Inserter

Wed, 2019-07-31 11:49
The PS1 Packserter automatically detects cut point to prevent double feeds, a variety of desiccant packets into bottles or other containers at speeds of up to 100/min.

FDA Requires Black Box Warning for Pfizer Drug

Wed, 2019-07-31 11:00
Pfizer will be required to add a black box warning for Xeljanz, stating that patients who take it could experience a higher risk of blood clots or death.

New Logistics Technologies Introduced at DHL Global Chicago Hub

Wed, 2019-07-31 07:41
A recent visit to DHL’s Chicago Gateway highlighted new NFC, RFID and automated weight and dim technologies the company is introducing, as well as its life sciences and healthcare logistics operations.

Partnership to Develop a “Vein-To-Vein” Digital Supply Chain

Wed, 2019-07-31 04:00
Shared sources and knowledge will benefit cell and gene therapy players through standardization, scalability, and compliance.

ValTara: High-Speed Bottle Filling System

Tue, 2019-07-30 14:23
The system includes as many as four filling stations and has a product dosing range up to 200 ml.

Functional Foods and Beverages Help Drive Growth for Nutraceuticals Market

Tue, 2019-07-30 13:22
The industry has traditionally borrowed packaging styles from the pharma and food & beverage industries. According to a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence, the nutraceutical market is moving away from rigid plastic and glass containers toward portable stick packs and flexible pouches.

Wearable Artificial Throat Aims to Help Mute People ‘Speak’

Tue, 2019-07-30 11:00
Scientists have developed a wearable artificial graphene throat that attaches to the neck and transforms throat movements into sound.

Live from AHRMM: 4 Healthcare Supply Chain Trends

Mon, 2019-07-29 20:55
86% say a UDI icon or the word “UDI” next to the barcode would make it easier to identify at the point of care. Also on the agenda: RFID tracking and product storage space concerns.

23andMe and GSK Are Using DNA to Develop New Drugs

Mon, 2019-07-29 11:00
A partnership between the two companies has yielded six potential new drugs, but using customers’ genetic information to do so raises ethical questions.

Batch 4.0

Mon, 2019-07-29 03:00
Food and pharmaceutical industries are adopting Industry 4.0 technologies to modernize manufacturing for both regulatory compliance and continuous improvement.