Monthly archives for May, 2016

New Medical Devices for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

The FDA has issued a draft guidance document regarding the submission process for any new medical device that sequences DNA of infectious diseases to be able to provide illness diagnosis ...

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Safety Labeling Changes for Fluoroquinolones

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently announced labeling changes for antibacterial drugs known as fluoroquinolones.  Fluoroquinolone drugs are used to kill or stop the growth of bacteria ...

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Recent Advancements with our Team: Seneca College

The Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology has appointed Focal Point Research  President Robert Ross-Fichtner as a Professor in the Department of Biological Science and Applied Chemistry.  The college ...

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Development in the French Language in Canada

Historically, in the province of Quebec, store signs were allowed to be in English only if the name was trademarked.  However, on May 4, 2016, the Quebec provincial government introduced ...

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Health Canada MI/MCI Update

On May 10th, 2016, Health Canada published an alert regarding the “Risks related to certain preservatives in cosmetic, non-prescription and natural health products”.  This posting took an extremely strong stance ...

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FDA Approves the First Generic Version of Crestor

On April 29th, 2016 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the approval for the first generic version of Crestor tablets.  These tablets are called Rosuvastatin Calcium and are used ...

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Natural Health Products in Canada and the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate

Did you know that 73% of Canadians regularly take natural health products such as vitamins and minerals, herbal products and homeopathic medicines in their daily lives? The Natural Health Products ...

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