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2014-08-21 23:07:04

“We all have a role to play in halting the international trade in counterfeit, substandard or dangerous drugs, which stretches far beyond one nation, one industry or one organization.”– Ronald T. Piervincenzi Ph.D., chief executive officer, USP Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 As part of a continuing mission to improve global health, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has joined with the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP) to combat the threat posed by the...

2014-08-14 23:01:50

“USP’s Global Fellowship Awards are intended to advance research that contributes to innovative or updated quality standards for medicines and foods, as well as to foster the early-career scientists behind these new ideas.” – USP CEO Ronald T. Piervincenzi, Ph.D. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 An international group of three promising scientists are the recipients of 2014–2015 Global Fellowship Awards from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), aimed at...

2014-08-06 23:04:26

“USP began as a social network – physicians, pharmacists and scientists gathering together to exchange ideas about how to improve the quality of medicines in the United States – and this blog is an extension of that conversation.” – CEO Ronald T. Piervincenzi, Ph.D Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A new “Quality Matters” blog hosted by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) was launched today to expand the social media conversation about efforts to improve global...

2014-06-16 23:06:24

Hispanic consumers are encouraged to look for the USP Verified Mark when purchasing dietary supplements and to talk to their health care provider about all the vitamins and other supplements that they use daily. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 “Next time you buy vitamins or other supplements, look for the USP Verified Mark and make sure to tell your health care provider about all the vitamins and other supplements you are taking," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of...

2014-06-13 23:04:12

Kyowa Hakko USA’s Setria Glutathione (USP) raises awareness of the importance of quality and purity within the supplement industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Kyowa Hakko U.S.A., Inc. (Kyowa Hakko USA), the wholly owned subsidiary of KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD. (Kyowa Hakko Bio), has announced that Setria® Glutathione meets the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) monograph for glutathione. “Recently, the USP dietary supplements compendium released the first monograph for...

2014-06-04 23:06:25

USP field testing has begun in Ghana for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Field testing for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines has begun at the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training (CePAT), located in Ghana. The new screening device, called CD-3+, was launched by the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-16 23:03:55

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on receipt of the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal. Rockville, Md. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on receipt of the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal. Established by the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) in 1997, the award honors outstanding individuals who have made multifaceted contributions to chemical and scientific heritage through outstanding activity in such areas...

2014-05-01 23:07:07

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug safety and efficacy. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has proposed new and revised standards for organic impurities in drug substances and drug products—one of the critical quality attributes that has the potential to affect drug...

2014-03-26 23:24:06

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates Marilyn K. Speedie, B.S. Pharm., Ph.D., dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, on being the recipient of the 2014 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Speedie is a pharmaceutical sciences trustee of the USP Board of Trustees, and has served on USP’s board since 2010. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates...

2014-03-05 23:03:22

The latest specifications for the identity and purity of about 1,200 food ingredients, including test methods and key guidance on critical issues, are included in the new Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), Ninth Edition. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The latest specifications for the identity and purity of about 1,200 food ingredients, including test methods and key guidance on critical issues, are included in the new Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), Ninth Edition. Published by the U.S....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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