FTC Charges First Marketer of Intravenous Products

USA – FTC Charges First Marketer of Intravenous Products

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has, for the first time, charged a marketer and seller of intravenously injected therapy products, known as iV Cocktails,...
E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

USA – E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

The US Food and Drug Administration will stage a massive education campaign aimed at the nearly 10.7 million teens at risk for e-cigarette use...
Administering Malaria Drugs to Mosquitoes

International – Administering Malaria Drugs to Mosquitoes

In a Disneyesque animated film, one could imagine thousands of anthropomorphized mosquitoes dressed in military fatigues waiting in long lines to be administered their...
Oral Contraceptive Use Link to Childhood Leukemia

International – Oral Contraceptive Use Link to Childhood Leukemia

A nationwide cohort study in more than 1.1 million Danish children shows that the use of combined estrogen and progestin oral contraceptives in the...
Santé : les dilemmes du placebo

France – Santé : les dilemmes du placebo

En 2007, sous le titre « Assurance maladie, un dilemme difficile », Daniel Lenoir a publié dans la revue « Les Etudes » un article centré sur la question...
Les comptes de la santé 2017. La Sécurité sociale toujours plus sollicitée pour le reste à charge

France – Les comptes de la santé 2017. La Sécurité sociale toujours plus sollicitée...

Comme chaque année à la même époque, la préparation du PLFSS s'engage avec la présentation des comptes nationaux de la santé. Une nouvelle fois,...
No, a Wellness Device Can’t Save Your Life (not Directly, Anyway)

USA – No, a Wellness Device Can’t Save Your Life (not Directly, Anyway)

It’s no surprise that a large number of wellness devices are being developed to allow today’s tech-savvy patient-consumers to take charge of their own health. Wellness...
Prostate Cancer Screening: No Effect on Overall Mortality

Europe – Prostate Cancer Screening: No Effect on Overall Mortality

Routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA)–based screening for prostate cancer remains controversial, as the debate continues over the balance between potential benefits and potential harm. A new...
E-cigarettes: regulations for consumer products

Europe – E-cigarettes: regulations for consumer products

Overview The Tobacco Products Directive 2014/14/EU (TPD) introduced new rules for nicotine-containing electronic cigarettes and refill containers (Article 20) from May 2016. MHRA is the competent authority for the...
FDA Releases Handful of Recent Form 483s

USA – FDA Releases Handful of Recent Form 483s

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday released five Form 483s sent to manufacturers in India, Japan and the US either because...

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