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Implementación de un modelo de gestión de la innovación para empresas artesanales, pequeñas y medianas del sector farmacéutico en Costa Rica
Implementation of a model of management of innovation for artisanal small and medium enterprises of the pharmaceutic al sector in Costa Rica
El objetivo de este artículo es describir los resultados obtenidos de la implementación de un modelo socio-económico que permite gestionar la innovación en empresas artesanales a través de la articulación de sectores ...
Importance of the Quality Control of Herbal Teas: Evaluation of Two Senna Leaf Tisanes Brands Commercialized in Costa Rica through Physicochemical and Microbiological Assays Stipulated in the Central American Technical Regulation 11.03.56.09
The senna leaf contains a powerful natural laxative called anthraquinone. Despite this indication, the quality control of this raw material is not strict, compared to other substances with pharmacological properties, which ...
Socioeconomic and intellectual property analysis in pharmaceutical natural products
The absence of a consolidated definition of the term “natural product” is a problem to establish a relationship between this concept and intellectual property. The intellectual property includes many different categories, ...
Physicochemical and Microbiological Assays for Quality Evaluation of a Brand of Mentha piperita Tisanes in Costa Rica Market: Employment of the Central American Technical Regulation
Mentha piperita is a natural hybrid of water mint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata L.), that are consumed as tisanes. For that reason, the present work evaluated physicochemical and microbiological aspects ...
Phytochemical characterization of extracts of the mesocarp of Bactris gasipaes and evaluation of its antioxidant power for pharmaceutical dermal formulations
The Bactris gasipaes is a native palm from Central America which its fruit is known as pejibaye, its wood is also used for the manufacture of various utensils, the marrow of its tender stems is edible and it is called ...
Medicamentos falsificados y subestándar: un problema para la salud pública de Costa Rica y del mundo.
Counterfeit and substandars drugs: a public health problem for Costa Rica and the world
La falsificación de medicamentos afecta a todos los países del mundo sin importar su ubicación geográfica o su grado de desarrollo económico. En Costa Rica, se han decomisado importantes cantidades de medicamentos y otros ...
Validation of an enzyme-linked inmunosorbent assay (ELISA) kit for the quantification of gliadins in medicines and cosmetics
Celiac disease is caused by intolerance to gluten and the only current treatment is a gluten-free diet. Gliadins are the alcohol-soluble proteins that make up the majority of gluten and are the ones that have the most ...
Quality verification of six medicines in wholes and halves tablets, re-packaged in individual plastic compartments during sixty days
Plastic boxes with individual compartments are often used to improve medication compliance and only a few studies have been done on the stability of the tablet halves after placing them on these devices. In this investigation, ...
A Journey through the History of Drug Quality Control, from Greece to Costa Rica
This review describes the evolution and development of drug quality control throughout different times in history. A bibliographic research was conducted from the database JSTOR from the University of Costa Rica. This ...
A worldwide comparative-diagnostic study of medicinal natural products regulatory status
Herbal products encompass a variety of preparations of plant origin that are the oldest form that humanity has been using to treat diseases, a practice that has grown enormously in the last decade. The aim of this study ...