Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is on the verge of making a breakthrough in the global energy markets over the next day, so more American companies than ever are undertaking expansion efforts. Image Credit: Flickr user Jnzl When it comes to the energy market in the United States, natural gas is […]
As it turns out, a healthy gut is something people will pay a lot of money for. The global market for gastrointestinal disorder therapeutics and diagnostics reached $49.6 billion in 2015 and is expected to grow to $63.8 billion in 2021.1 There has been a rise in reported cases of issues such as Celiac’s disesase, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn’s, which necessitates the need for better and more varied medication.
No matter where in the world you are, access to clean water is critical. Industrial water drives economic growth, while municipal water ensures public health. With more than a third of the world’s population dealing with clean water shortages, there is growing demand for water treatment. According to a September […]
Recently consumers have been growing increasingly concerned about the packaged snacks and drinks being marketed to toddlers. While they are a convenient option for busy families, critics have pointed out that many contain added sugar, sometimes making up 40% to 60% of the final product, which is bad for toddlers’ […]
Biomedical implants are a cornerstone to many therapies, but occasionally lack compatibility with biological systems. Image Source: Flickr User: Bhakua What if your body could talk to machines, and vice versa? Well, it turns out there is a way to accomplish this, and it may help solve a common problem seen […]
It’s no surprise that p53, a multifunctional cell cycle regulatory protein, has long been a target for cancer researchers looking to develop therapeutics. Over half of the 1.7 million cancer cases in the United States each year involve mutated p53, but most of the current approaches designed to boost cellular […]
Ensuring better-managed stocks of high-quality vaccines is the key to addressing large-scale outbreaks. Image Source: Flickr User CDC Global Health Over the last couple of years, there have been massive outbreaks of nightmarish illnesses such as Zika virus, Ebola, Yellow Fever and the resurgence of both measles and mumps. Many […]
As concerns about the drug manufacturing process grow, pharmaceutical companies must adopt digital solutions that reduce quality variability. Image source: Flickr CC user Michael Chen Last year, the FDA proposed standards for quality metrics and followed that up with guidelines covering data integrity and cGMP compliance. The latter, in particular, […]
While many pharmaceutical firms have devoted significant resources to exploring the innovative realm of biologics, small molecule drug discovery remains a priority for multiple types of disease therapy. For illnesses like cancer, which have several subtypes and underlying biological mechanisms, a wide variety of treatment options is necessary to help […]
Today’s health-conscious consumer pays more attention to the ingredients used in everyday consumer packaged goods. Many people believe that all-natural materials are better for overall health and they seek out personal care products free from synthetic chemicals as a result. CPG companies should be aware of this trend and adapt their formulations to capitalize on a growing market.