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Apotex Brantford facility flagged for problems

Canadian and U.S. regulators both inspect Apotex facilities. The Star was able to quickly obtain the FDA results. Health Canada says it is still …

Why so much secrecy when it comes to drug approval, Health Canada?

Why has it taken Health Canada more than two years – and counting – to figure out whether or not to approve the abortion pill mifepristone?<p>Is it because the department has lingering questions about the safety of the drug, also known as RU-486, and needs more information to make an informed …

Canada

Star buys 'adulterated drugs' left on store shelves

“If at any time health or safety issues are detected, the department takes immediate action, including a recall, if necessary.”<p>Spokespeople for …

FDA inspections: Fraud, fabrication, and scientific misconduct are hidden from the public and doctors.

Agents of the Food and Drug Administration know better than anyone else just how bad scientific misbehavior can get. Reading the FDA’s inspection …

Fraudulent clinical trials known to FDA 'hidden from journals and public'

A trawl of internal documents held by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed official action due to "significant departures from good …

Re: Why aren’t the US Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration speaking with one voice on flu?

Disheartening!.....That was the effect of Jeanne Lenzer's report on our CDC's campaign urging the use of Tamiflu during the current flu season, and …

Hospira to help biosimilar company Pfenex develop vision treatment

Hospira shares got a big boost last week when Pfizer agreed to buy the company for $15.23 billion. This week, Hospira is paying it forward to a small pharmaceutical company in California, agreeing to help it develop a drug.<p>Pfenex, which issued its initial public offering in July, closed at $6.90 on …

FactsCan plans to test political claims during election

Tall tale-telling politicos, take heed: You could soon find your claims put through the truth grinder by the folks at FactsCan, a newly launched …

Peace Naturals Recalls Medical Marijuana For Being Too Strong

Health Canada has issued its first medical marijuana recall of 2015 as the government continues to address flaws with quality control in the nascent …

Cannabis