New made-in-Canada technique could revolutionise vaccine transportation

21 May 2019 - Researchers in Ontario have developed a new method of transporting life-saving vaccines to remote and impoverished ...

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Americans coming north to fill prescriptions on the rise again

20 May 2019 - 'There's always potential for disruption of the Canadian supply'. ...

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Pharmacare – not all Canadians, not all drugs

20 May 2019 - The notion that national pharmacare will be a panacea with an open-ended formulary (list of drugs) ...

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Event billed as 'national pharmacare forum' dominated by groups opposed to universal drug plan

19 May 2019 - Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor gave opening keynote at event. ...

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Health Canada approves injectable hydromorphone to treat opioid addiction

16 May 2019 - Canada is first country to approve the pain drug for severe opioid use disorder, says Health ...

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Trump bucks his own party again. This time, it's on importing drugs from Canada.

15 May 2019 - President Donald Trump's latest plan to lower drug prices is drawing concerns from Health Secretary Alex ...

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Don’t buy pharma’s lies

14 May 2019 - As universal pharmacare gets closer to reality for Canada, drug companies are ramping up their false ...

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Canadian health care stuck in the ’60s, expert says

14 May 2019 - When Patty De Guia lost her leg to cancer months after giving birth to her third ...

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Helping Canadians get faster access to the prescription drugs they need to live healthier lives

13 May 2019 - Government of Canada consults on new approach to fast-track the review of treatments for serious, rare ...

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Why desperate Americans are driving to Canada in caravans for insulin

8 May 2019 - Influx of Americans avoiding skyrocketing U.S. insulin prices raises concerns about Canadian supply. ...

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First and only PARP inhibitor, Lynparza (olaparib) approved as a first-line maintenance therapy treatment in BRCA mutated advanced ovarian cancer

8 May 2019 - AstraZeneca and Merck's Lynparza reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 70% compared to ...

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In Canada, a little known drug regulator shows its teeth

8 May 2019 - A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada’s pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in ...

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Brothers have the same deadly disease but only one gets what their parents hope is life-saving treatment

5 May 2019 - Broken funding system leaves many patients without access to medications they need, health advocates say. ...

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Why one Nova Scotia boy is being treated with drugs that cost $6 million a year despite a better, cheaper alternative

5 May 2019 - Last summer, Health Canada approved a haemophilia drug called Hemlibra that has the potential to change Callum ...

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'I took it for my family': Accepting risks of multiple sclerosis drug a part of Sask. couple's love story

3 May 2019 - Sask. just announced it will fund a drug that may relieve rapid degeneration caused by MS. ...

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