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Thought 19 - Yelp For Medicine

We have not come far in medicine. You may hear of all the advancements and maybe some have benefited but if their was a universal Yelp or Tripadvisor for drugs or treatments we would begin to see the real picture of whether we truly have come far in medicine. 226 more words

Social Issues

How to Be on Antipsychotics. 

Recently I was told I may have bipolar disorder and was promptly put on, you guessed it, antipsychotics. Now something about the name makes antipsychotics sound really scary, or rather, the person taking them sounds really scary, crazy even. 320 more words


La Trobe scientist receives national award

Leading La Trobe University biochemist and co-founder of the Australian biotechnology company Hexima, Professor Marilyn Anderson, has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia, the second-highest ranking award in the Australia Day Honours list. 314 more words

Experience La Trobe

Neon Cathedrals¹, White Coated Pastors, and the Gospel of the Rx


Doctor, please, give me a dose of the American Dream

Put down the pen and look in my eyes

We’re in the waiting room and something ain’t right…

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Online Features

Martin Shkreli Must be “Bitch-Slapped”

Every once in a while we hear and read about an individual who just needs to be ‘bitch-slapped,’ and each of us would like a turn. 328 more words

Enhanced Wet Milling Technology for API Size Reduction

Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) milling is a key step in many drug development processes. Traditional dry milling technologies (i.e. media mills, pin mills) used for this application have come under increased scrutiny due to yield losses, hygiene concerns, process train portability as well as physical property instability due to surface defects, amorphous phase generation, and more. 250 more words

“Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli pleads the Fifth before Congress but has plenty of snark on Twitter

Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, who was arrested in Dec. 2015 on securities fraud charges, faced US legislators in a hearing on drug pricing today. 144 more words