All news articles for July 2014

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Waters broadens mass spec offering with REIMS acquisition

By Zachary Brennan

Analytic science company Waters has acquired all of the assets of MediMass, which includes its Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry (REIMS) technology, as well as patent applications, software, databases and REIMS expertise.

Acting up: the FDA recommends doctors role-play to see if drug names are confusing. (Picture credit: ABC Media)

Is your drug name ok? Run a role-play, says FDA

By Fiona Barry

Industry insiders have criticised new draft US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance on choosing proprietary drug names, saying simulation studies involving doctors, nurses and pharmacists are time-consuming and unhelpful.