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IBM’s Fingernail Sensor Tracks Health

Thu, 2018-12-27 11:00
IBM Lab has created a sensor that sits on the fingernail and uses artificial intelligence to monitor health and detect disease development.

At J&J Consumer, Packaging is a Team Sport

Thu, 2018-12-27 05:56
Millennials, sustainable packaging, speed to market, e-commerce, and keeping up with nimble competitors—packaging professionals at J&J Consumer are laser focused on all of the above.

New Weight-Loss Device Makes You Think You’re Full

Wed, 2018-12-26 11:00
Engineers at UW-Madison have created an implantable device that sends electric pulses from the stomach to the brain indicating it’s full.

Finalists Announced for 2019 PAC Global Leadership Awards

Wed, 2018-12-26 03:36
Healthcare packages for supplements, cannabis, child-resistance and more were identified in new brand, rebrand and design for e-commerce categories.

Research: Larger Packages Pose Challenge for Aseptic Presentation

Mon, 2018-12-24 03:02
A recent study highlights a method for quantifying aspects of the opening of sterile packaging.

Dementia Reversed in Mice, Humans Next?

Fri, 2018-12-21 07:00
Researchers have found a way to fully restore function in the brains of mice, and just received $10 million to test the method on humans.

Six Top Trends for Digital Health in 2019

Fri, 2018-12-21 05:45
Digital health tools focus on reinforcing and improving the relationship between patient and provider, positioning patients at the center of the healthcare marketplace.

E-Commerce Creates Global Opportunity for Packaging Machinery and Materials

Thu, 2018-12-20 13:06
Asia is leading the world with 47.4 percent of the e-commerce packaging market, compared to North America in the number-two spot with 25 percent.

New Test Detects Cervical Cancer with 100% Accuracy

Thu, 2018-12-20 11:00
A new cervical cancer test outperformed current Pap smear and HPV tests in finding cancer, and did so at a reduced cost.

The ELD Transportation Mandate

Thu, 2018-12-20 03:00
How will Congress’ recent mandate effect the supply chain, with truckers’ hours electronically tracked?

Colorite: Expanded TPE Compounds

Wed, 2018-12-19 11:13
The expanded line of thermoplastic elastomer compounds are suitable for IV therapy, medical devices, foodservice and other packaging components.

VR Helps Identify Alzheimer’s Risk

Wed, 2018-12-19 11:00
Virtual reality headsets are being used to test people’s navigation skills to determine if they’re at risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

Advanced Technology Integration to Propel Diagnostics Services Market

Wed, 2018-12-19 06:25
Increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, as well as testing services and laboratory segments, increase demand for automation for in-vitro diagnostics services industry.

“Spy” Virus Strategically Attacks Bacteria

Tue, 2018-12-18 11:00
A breakthrough discovery cold lead to viruses specifically engineered to target any bacteria.

Distribution Management Event in Southern California

Tue, 2018-12-18 03:15
The conference hosted by the Healthcare Distribution Alliance Mar. 10 through 13 will feature a traceability dispenser panel, lessons learned from hurricanes for emergency logistics and more. Distribution Management Award nominations accepted through Jan. 4.

FDA Calls Out Label Issue on E-Cigs Containing ED Drugs

Mon, 2018-12-17 11:00
The FDA issued a warning against e-cigarette liquids that contain the main ingredients in two popular male enhancement drugs.

Blood Collection Tubes Market Shows Positive 10-Year Outlook

Mon, 2018-12-17 05:45
TMR report notes blood collection tubes provide accuracy and precision, safety, ease of use and speed the diagnostic process; reports a preference for plastic.

Blister Packaging Yields Patient, Healthcare Benefits: Part III

Mon, 2018-12-17 05:24
Taking a deeper dive into Holyoke’s blister card filling process for its single and multi-dose applications.

Blister Packaging Yields Patient, Healthcare Benefits: Part II

Fri, 2018-12-14 11:12
Holyoke Health Center has transitioned to more advanced blister packaging that provides printed details in both English and Spanish, with pictorials for those who cannot read.

Innovative Electric Bandage Draws Power from the Body

Fri, 2018-12-14 07:00
Engineers at UW Madison developed a wound dressing that harvests energy from body movements to heal faster.