We add spices to a meal for enhancing its taste and acceptance. Similarly, we have to add many additives in drug formulations to enhance their performance. These additives, also called excipients play a major role in the development of drug formulations. They hold together the components of the active drug substance and make it stable, palatable, and acceptable to the patients.
However, we often define the excipients as inert or inactive compounds which are added to the drug formulations. B
Getting a PhD degree is one of the greatest honors to receive in your academic journey. However, the journey is laden with its own challenges. The time you need to devote to your research, pass various comprehensive exams, and fulfill the publication requirements are overwhelming.
The life of a medical scholar is highly unpredictable and involves many uncertainties. Whether it's choosing your medical dissertation topic, preparing the literature review, searching for information and ideas,
Medical editing and proofreading go hand-in-hand to develop a manuscript worthy of publication in a journal. However, many authors confuse both the terms considering them as synonyms.
So, here we highlight the differences between medical editing and medical proofreading, and what functions they serve to your research paper.
Editing revises your document to improve the flow of information. It checks the accuracy of the language used and makes the document readable. Proofreading just remov
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) is a set of standards for conducting toxicology studies. They define how these studies must be planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported, and stored for future reference. However, not all toxicology studies require compliance with the GLP standards. Basic screening tests where the safety of the product is not assessed do not require GLP compliance. Non-GLP never indicates complete ignorance of the GLP standards, it’s only that few standards may not apply
Do you fear writing your first medical manuscript?
Is the language of English the biggest hurdle in writing your manuscript?
If yes, we can understand your fears. English is often considered as the most difficult and tricky language to learn. Probably due to its tricky grammar rules or exceptions to these rules.
For example, the past tense of "sit" is "sat", but the past tense of "hit" is "hit". Similarly, "overlook" and "oversee" are words with a different meaning, but "look" and "see"
Herbal products are becoming popular amongst the masses. However, establishing standards of quality control for the raw materials and standardization of finished herbal product pose a big challenge.
Earlier traditional methods like foreign matter content, microscopic properties, and heavy metal analysis were used to detect any contaminants and assess the quality of the herbal products. But, in recent times many innovative techniques have been developed to test the quality of the herbal prod
It's necessary to review your work before submitting to the journal. Now, you can either request your department head or a colleague to review your manuscript or take help of the professional medical editing and proofreading services. For many researchers, such professional medical proofreading services are economical because it enhances the quality of the research document.
But, before you submit your document to the professional editing and proofreading services, look at these suggestions o
Many preclinical studies are conducted and thousands of research papers are published every year. However, these publications fail to provide clear information on how the study was designed, conducted, and analysed. They lack the standards of scientific rigour and transparency in their reports. As a result, they lose their value in informing future scientific studies, designing drugs and making policy decisions.
In such a scenario, you can be a role model and increase the potential of your
What do you need to write a medical thesis?
Of course, a knowledge about how to conduct a research and how to pen down its results in an appropriate format. Even if you are adept in clinical research, it doesn't mean writing a thesis comes easily to you. A medical thesis has a structure that is important to follow.
So, here we provide a step-by-step guide on how to write an ideal medical thesis.
Step 1: Start your thesis with a suitable ‘Title’. The title is an intro to the contents
With a plethora of scientific editing services, you might wonder “What is scientific editing?”
As the name suggests, it is the editing of the scientific documents like research papers and medical manuscripts.
Majority of you hold an opinion that scientific editing means to correct the language errors in your research paper. Once you rectify the spelling mistakes, grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation errors in your research paper, you are done.
But, what if we tell you are wrong? If