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How Big Data Transforms Reactive Drug Safety to Proactive Pharmacovigilance

Posted on March 7th, 2019 by in Pharma R&D

Adverse drug reactions can be costly and cost is just the tip of the iceberg.  This is highlighted by an FDA website which cites troubling statistics such as the 100k deaths and over 2 million serious adverse drug reactions experienced each year…

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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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)