Subscribe to Healthcare Packaging feed
Updated: 1 hour 13 min ago

Ominous Mole? New Device Assesses Cancer Risk.

Tue, 2019-05-28 11:00
A Miami start-up has created a handheld device that can determine whether a lesion could be skin cancer.

Scientists are Using Electricity to Heal Wound Infections

Mon, 2019-05-27 11:00
A team at Indiana University has found a way to fight bacterial infection with an electric field dressing.

India Drastically Reduces Prices of Anti-Cancer Drugs

Fri, 2019-05-24 07:00
India’s National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority lowered prices up to 87% on nine different anti-cancer drugs.

New Clinical Trial Suggests Marijuana Helps Autistic Children

Thu, 2019-05-23 11:00
A new study found that marijuana extracts reduced disruptive behavior and improved social responsiveness in children with autism.

Glass Cartridges for Autoinjector Pens Chip and Scuff During Shipping, These Small Defects Cause Big Breaks Later in the Lifecycle

Thu, 2019-05-23 09:16
New paper details vibration dampening panel added to regular pallets containing traditional white box trays virtually eliminates glass damage during shipping.

In Memoriam: Jim Butschli, ‘A Mainstay, a Rock, a Friend’

Wed, 2019-05-22 17:32
We are greatly saddened by the May 21, 2019 passing of Jim Butschli, Editor of Healthcare Packaging and Packaging World.

Ecstasy Could Be a Safe and Effective Treatment for PTSD

Wed, 2019-05-22 11:00
Phase 2 clinical trials suggest MDMA-assisted psychotherapy is a safe and effective treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

With a Nation-Wide Labor Shortage, Industrial Robots can Deliver Results, but Justifying ROI is Still Biggest Challenge

Wed, 2019-05-22 10:48
Robot manufacturers, systems integrators, OEMs, and end users agree on the advantages robotics brings to the production line, but ROI remains a sticking point.

Part 2: Tips for Revamping Your Artwork Approval Process

Wed, 2019-05-22 03:00
Overhauling the artwork approval process? A senior labeling manager at Bausch Health shares tips about what to consider before you start including allocating resources and time, and the importance of work instructions.

IBM Delivers Basics of Blockchain for Logistics

Tue, 2019-05-21 16:30
William Green from IBM Packaging Technology told the ISTA crowd that blockchain technology is perfectly suited for tracking shipments, tracing ownership, and reporting transactions.

Part 1: Tips for Revamping Your Artwork Approval Process

Tue, 2019-05-21 14:42
Overhauling the artwork approval process? A senior labeling manager at Bausch Health shares tips about what to consider before you start.

NIH is Giving UNC $10M to Research Chlamydia Vaccine

Tue, 2019-05-21 11:00
Researchers will receive $10.7 million over five years in hopes of identifying a vaccine candidate for the sexual transmitted infection.

Neopac’s First U.S. Facility Opens to Deliver Tubes Domestically

Mon, 2019-05-20 11:16
At its new Wilson, NC, site, Neopac will produce small-diameter tubes to serve a variety of sectors including dermatology, eye care, animal health and more.

The Onion Satirizes Opioid Epidemic with Packaging Joke

Mon, 2019-05-20 11:00
The famous fake news outlet targeted the pharmaceutical world with a packaging-related article that adds commentary to the opioid epidemic.

FDA Won’t Ban Breast Implants Linked to Cancer

Fri, 2019-05-17 07:00
Textured breast implants have been banned in European countries due to concern they cause cancer, but why won’t the FDA follow suit?

Gilead Donates HIV Drug to Uninsured Patients

Thu, 2019-05-16 11:00
Gilead will give free Truvada pills to 200,000 uninsured patients to help prevent the spread of HIV, but the timing of the announcement is suspect.

Trump Admin Requires Big Pharma to List Drug Prices on TV Ads

Wed, 2019-05-15 11:00
As soon as this summer, pharmaceutical companies will be required to disclose prescription drug prices in television commercials.

5G Infrastructure Will Boost Robot Use in Manufacturing

Wed, 2019-05-15 10:42
Industrial robots are often connected using a wired system because current conventional wireless speeds cannot support the level of speed needed for large scale cloud computing. A 5G infrastructure that carries more wireless data at much faster speeds could change that.

Small Packaging Poses Problems for Cannabis Brands, Too

Wed, 2019-05-15 03:58
An all-too-familiar issue for manufacturers of small pharmaceutical products and medical devices affects cannabis producers' consumer communication.

Google’s AI > Doctors at Diagnosing Lung Cancer

Tue, 2019-05-14 11:00
Google’s artificial intelligence can allegedly identify lung cancer a year before a human doctor can.