Latest United States Pharmacopeia Stories

2010-11-08 10:26:00

Fake Medications in Use in Public Hospital, Many Other Sites ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov.

2010-10-29 09:54:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the majority of the American public is overfed or obese and yet under-nourished in several key nutrients(1).

2010-10-26 09:25:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of medical devices and systems that automate pharmacy operations, today announced the 2011 dates for its STAR (Skills Training, Academics and Resources) Center.

2010-09-01 08:00:00

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2010-08-04 10:35:00

Errors in Administration of Injectable Medications in Hospitals, Other Healthcare Settings Have Been Implicated in Episodes of Severe Patient Harm ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug.

2010-08-03 05:00:00

Hidden Drugs and Steroids Found in More Than 170 Supplements Since 2008 YONKERS, N.Y., Aug.

2010-07-21 12:31:00

LOURES, Portugal, July 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione is announcing the nomination of two of its scientists to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), for the period 2010-2015.

2010-05-10 09:12:00

Format, Appearance, Content and Language Covered in Recommendations to Help Address Problem of Poor Health Literacy ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To promote the establishment of universal standards for prescription medication labels -- and to address the widespread problem of patient misinterpretation of medication instructions -- an advisory panel formed by the U.S.

2010-05-10 11:28:43

Format, appearance, content and language covered in recommendations to help address problem of poor health literacy.

2010-02-09 16:23:37

The first results from a large-scale study of key antimalarial medicines in ten Sub-Saharan African countries reveal that a high percentage of medicines circulating on national markets are of substandard quality and thus may contribute to the growth of drug-resistant strains of Plasmodium falciparum, the most virulent form of malaria.

Word of the Day
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)