One in four people surveyed say they have either experienced a shortage of their medication, or know someone who has, as Canada grapples with a “dire” problem.
Vaccines against Hepatitis A and B, shingles, yellow fever and even rabies are just some of the injections Canadians are having a tough time finding.
Drug shortages have quietly become a chronic problem for Canada’s health-care system. This week alone, more than two dozen new drugs were listed on Canada’s drug shortage website.
A study by the C.D. Howe Institute heard from patients who said they had to delay treatments or switch to inferior alternatives because they couldn’t fill their prescriptions.
Shortages of some life-saving antibiotics are putting more patients at risk, according to a new report.
Local pharmacists say they’re worried about the health of patients as they battle against growing drug shortages
Melanie Gaunt says the synthetic cannabinoid nabilone was “a godsend.” Then the company that makes it ran short, a situation one pharmacist says may be tied to the rising demand for alternatives to opioids.
Enlarge / Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli. Jail for him, competition for his kind. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer ) For four of the country’s largest hospital systems, enough is enough. Sick of drug companies’ eye-popping price hikes and ridiculous shortages, the feisty hospital systems announced Wednesday that they’ve banded together and formed an unnamed […]
Nintendo When Nintendo released a modern remake of its Nintendo Entertainment System game console last holiday season, lots of people went home disappointed, because the game company didn’t make enough to satisfy the huge demand. With the company about to release a similar remake of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, history seems to be repeating itself. After […]
Crash Bandicoot has dominated the gaming news headlines this week, as the PSOne icon makes his return as part of the N Sane Trilogy. If you want to pick up a copy of Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy this weekend, then it Tesco and Smyths appear to be the cheapest option, although there appears to […]