EU to publish public-friendly info on herbal medicines

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU to publish public-friendly info on herbal medicines 

BRUSSELS, Aug. 4 — The European Medicines Agency (EMA), the medicine body of the European Union (EU), said in a press release on Monday that it would systematically publish summaries of the recommendations of its Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of herbal substances in easy to understand, public-friendly language.

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20 generic drugs taken off Portuguese market amid clinical trial concerns

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on 20 generic drugs taken off Portuguese market amid clinical trial concerns 

LISBON, Jan. 29 — Twenty generic drugs have been withdrawn from the Portuguese market following concerns raised by the European Medication Agency (EMA) about clinical trials carried out by Indian drug maker GVK Biosciences, Portugal's National Medication and Healthcare Products Authority (Infarmed) said in a statement issued Wednesday.

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