04 May 2009 /News - miscellaneous
The computer security company McAfee has reported floods of spam e-mails that attempt to exploit people who worry about the swine flu.
17 February 2009 /News - miscellaneous
On 14 January, the results of two scientific studies were published in the US journal Neurology. The studies examined the effect of so-called conjugated oestrogens on the brain in women above the age of 65.
16 February 2009 /News - miscellaneous
European cooperation on the replacement of animal testing with the PCR technique in the testing of veterinary vaccines
On 27-28 Ocotber 2008, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare (EDQM) held a meeting in Strasbourg on the use of the PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) technique in the testing of veterinary vaccines.
13 January 2009 /News - miscellaneous
The Danish movie "Den Du Frygter" (The One You Fear), which premiered on 19 December, focuses on trials of medicine. The main character in the film participates in a trial that is cancelled due to dangerous side effects.
21 October 2008 /News - miscellaneous
"EU will ban natural vitamins" and "In the future, you can only buy your vitamins at the pharmacy". These are but two of the scare messages contained in Danish chain mails that thousands of Danes have been receiving over the past few weeks.
10 October 2008 /News - miscellaneous
Recently, the Danish Medicines Agency has been made aware that a number of electronic cigarettes, and similar products, are being sold illegally, e.g. via the internet. The products are sold under various product names.
30 January 2008 /News - miscellaneous
Availability of medicinal products in small markets is an issue that has been repeatedly on the agenda of EEA countries. A Nordic working group has therefore been formed to explore the possibilities of a common Nordic market for medicinal products.
08 November 2006 /News - miscellaneous
The Danish Medicines Agency has become aware that the product Orexi+ from the Norwegian company Medisinsk Forlas AS is sold illegally via Danish coupon leaflets.
12 October 2006 /News - miscellaneous
The Danish Medicines Agency, the National Board of Health and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency makes a statement about tooth whitening products
Joint statement from the Danish Medicines Agency, the National Board of Health and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency about tooth whitening and tooth whitening products.
23 September 2005 /News - miscellaneous
Health Canada, the Canadian pharmaceutical authority, has issued a warning about prodcuts used for traditional Indian healing containing large amounts of heavy metals, such as lead, mercury and/or arsenic.
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