The cost of clinical trials is often seen as a prohibiting factor for many companies and organizations with clinical research aspirations. A quick Google search will yield varying results based […] Read More >>
On December 17, 2022, Health Canada pre-published in Canada Gazette Part I, amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR). Health Canada is recommending new provisions for new drug submissions […] Read More >>
A CRO, or Contract Research Organization, is an outsourced service provider that manages clinical trials. CROs are designed to help make research more feasible. It should then come as no […] Read More >>
Clinical research in Canada has seen a significant uptick in interest from Sponsors and Investigators since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This interest is perhaps a precipitate of increasing […] Read More >>
In May of 2021, Health Canada announced a proposal to modernize the regulatory framework for Clinical Trials. This proposal hopes to help improve support the introduction of novel safe and […] Read More >>
Back in the 1960s a revolutionary breakthrough in x-ray technology lead to the invention of the dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) machine. This new technology, introduced by Dr. Richard Cameron and […] Read More >>
TORONTO, November 14, 2019 – dicentra, a leading consulting firm and clinical research organization (CRO) serving the natural health products (NHPs), food and dietary supplement industries, has announced that Dr. […] Read More >>
Clinical trials can be overwhelming for many in the industry as they can be complex, long, and costly. However, smaller companies can conduct small well-designed trials (open label, or pilot study […] Read More >>
What are Clinical Trials? Clinical trials are a type of biomedical research that is conducted to help doctors and researchers learn more about health, diseases, and effective treatments in order […] Read More >>
By David Miller, BSc, ND NHP Scientific Regulatory Associate Kava (Piper methysticum; kava kava) has traditionally been used as an anxiolytic by western herbalists (Felter and Lloyd 1898) for over […] Read More >>
By Sorcha Kellett, BSc Regulatory Scientific Affairs Assistant Oil of Oregano (Origanum vulgare leaf extract) has been used traditionally for its health and medicinal benefits including improvement of immune function […] Read More >>
Ashleigh Hampton, MSc Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Associate, Dicentra There have been some challenges faced while assessing the therapeutic effects of resveratrol in humans. Phase 1 clinical trials have reported […] Read More >>
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