the Annual General Meeting of the Western Pacific Pharmaceutical Forum

Dear Colleagues   I would like to advise you that the Annual General Meeting of the Western Pacific Pharmaceutical Forum will be held during the FIP Congress in Dusseldorf. If you are attending the Congress please join us for this WPPF…

BioBusiness Asia conference opens with a focus on precision medicine

TAIPEI -- The BioBusiness Asia (BBA) conference, one of the Bio Taiwan 2015 highlights, opened in Taipei Wednesday, attended by business, government and academic representatives in the bio technology sector from countries in the Asia-Pacific…

Flushed cheeks a warning sign

Research suggests that blushing after a few drinks is a symptom of a genetic mutation and deficiency endemic to Taiwan, not an indication of a strong, healthy liver, as popular legend purports. Stanford University School of Medicine researchers…

New drug targeting prions in mice shows promise over mad cow disease

WASHINGTON – A new drug compound could lead to a breakthrough in the fight against bovine spongiform encephalopathy, the incurable brain-wasting disease also known as mad cow disease, researchers said Wednesday. Scientists said the new…

[18 August 2015] Oncology Supportive Care

  Title:  [18 August 2015] Oncology Supportive Care When:  18 Aug 2015 - 18:00 Where:  NCCS Auditorium Category:  CPE                       More Informaiton: http://www.pss.org.sg/whats-happening/event-listing/18-august-2015-oncology-supportive-care#.VdLrEvmqqkq…

You could be taking fake medicine and not know it

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015The Star/Asia News Network The Health Ministry's Pharmacy Enforcement Division (PED) conducts interactive exhibitions and public lectures, and works closely with the Education Ministry to disseminate information to students…

Medical data on 44 million Koreans sold abroad

Another massive personal information leakage in Korea has come to light, this time not by hackers but in a for-profit business deal.A joint governmental investigation team announced on Thursday that it is prosecuting the president of the Korean…

Pretty Pills Preferred: Medicine Color Influences Drug Compliance

  SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Research says that if medicine is made in the color a patient likes, the patient’s ‘drug compliance’ could go up. Drug compliance is the degree to which a patient follows the…

TPP: Key admits medicine costs will rise

Prime Minister John Key has conceded New Zealand will have to pay more for some medicines under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) but he says patients will not be disadvantaged. Mr Key said despite the probability that some medicines would…

Medicine disposal 'a national disaster'

All over New Zealand, people are disposing of surplus pills in ways they shouldn't - and the impact on the environment may be far greater than we realise. Official advice may be to drop surplus medicines back to the local pharmacy, but instead,…