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In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth

TORONTO (Reuters) – A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada’s pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of government data. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist counts pills in a pharmacy in Toronto, Ontario,… Read More »

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban

Vaginal mesh implants have been linked to painful complicationsEmily Critchfield/Duke Health By Adam Vaughan The UK health regulator has taken the first step towards NHS England lifting a temporary ban on the use of vaginal mesh implants. The implants are used to treat incontinence and prolapse in women, often after childbirth. Their use was paused last… Read More »