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Are Drug-Drug Interactions Today’s Biggest Health Threat?

Posted on October 16th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

The use of prescription medicines is sharply on the rise. Over the past decade, the number of adults taking over-the-counter medicines has sunk, while the number of prescription drug users has increased by more than 30 percent. Continue reading “Are Drug-Drug Interactions Today’s Biggest Health Threat?” »

The Delicate Balance of Drug Risks vs. Benefits

Posted on October 16th, 2018 by in Pharma R&D

For many people, taking medication is a regular part of their daily routine, and these medicines are relied upon to treat disease and improve health.  The benefits of medicines are the helpful effects you get when you use them, such as the lowering blood pressure, curing infection, or relieving pain. Continue reading “The Delicate Balance of Drug Risks vs. Benefits” »

Creating a Formula for Precise, Effective Literature Searching

Posted on July 31st, 2017 by in Pharmacovigilance

Even those who are old enough to remember the days before the internet might find it hard to imagine living our lives now without access to digital information tools. People working in pharmacovigilance today may actually shudder at the thought of having to do their jobs without biomedical research solutions. Continue reading “Creating a Formula for Precise, Effective Literature Searching” »