Monthly archives for June, 2017

Update- Current Health Canada Self Care Proposal Consultations

Update- Current Health Canada Self Care Proposal Consultations

Following the announcement of the proposed risk based self care product regulatory framework, Health Canada has undertaken several consultations with stakeholders. The consultation process provides more information, allows stakeholders to ...

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Fidget Spinners- Toy or Medical Device?

Fidget Spinners- Toy or Medical Device?

You may have noticed lot of kids (and even some adults) recently that seem to always have some kind of spinning contraption in their hand. This is likely a “fidget ...

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Supreme Court Votes for Faster Marketing of Low Cost Biosimilar Drugs

Supreme Court Votes for Faster Marketing of Low Cost Biosimilar Drugs

This week the U.S. Supreme Court made the unanimous decision that manufacturers of low-cost biosimilar drugs are not required to wait 6 months after FDA approval to launch products, reversing ...

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Sunscreen Safety- The Benefits Far Outweigh the Risks

Sunscreen Safety- The Benefits Far Outweigh the Risks

Sunscreen safety is a hot topic this summer. As consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with the ingredients contained in their skincare products, sunscreen has come under fire from several angles. ...

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Algae could soon be a Key Ingredient in Sunscreen Formulations

Algae could soon be a Key Ingredient in Sunscreen Formulations

Algae is enjoying its day in the sun thanks to recent research from Swansea University in the United Kingdom. Dr. Carole Llewellyn is an associate professor in applied aquatic bioscience ...

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Medical Device Technology Leading the Charge Against Superbugs

Medical Device Technology Leading the Charge Against Superbugs

There is increasing concern in the Heath industry about the rise in antibiotic resistant “superbugs”. The cost and time required to develop more effective antibiotics means that other technologies must ...

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