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The Hidden Deaths Of The COVID Pandemic

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Counting deaths caused by the coronavirus pandemic is easier said than done. Without widespread testing, officials must sort through presumed COVID deaths and those who died with infections rather than from them. Then there are the indirect deaths of people who died from circumstances created by the pandemic.

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Health Canada evaluating NDMA in metformin drugs

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OTTAWA – Health Canada is aware that some metformin products available outside Canada have been found to contain a nitrosamine impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), above the acceptable limit. Metformin is a prescription drug used to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Laser-based medical devices not authorized to treat fungal nail infections

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Last updated: 2019-07-25 For immediate release OTTAWA – Health Canada is advising Canadians that laser-based medical devices are not authorized to treat fungal nail infections (onychomycosis). Health Canada is aware that certain clinics, spas, and vendors are promoting laser-based medical devices to treat fungal nail infections. Canadians may be putting their health at risk if […]