Canadian list prices for patented medicines remain among the highest in the world

Annual report of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board tabled in House of Commons.

HEALTH | February 20 2024 10:10AM
Barriers remain to wider acceptance of pharmacogenomic testing

Slow uptake attributed to the fact that tests are new, not standardized and unregulated.

HEALTH | February 13 2024 10:26AM
Dental insurance coverage prevalence examined

Most recent effort draws on 2022 Statistics Canada community health surveys.

HEALTH | February 08 2024 09:41AM
Financial burden of a cancer diagnosis would impact most Canadians’ mental health

Patients pay $290 on average each month out-of-pocket following diagnosis.

HEALTH | February 06 2024 10:54AM
Incidence of cancer in Canada studied from 1992 to 2021

New statistical tables published from the Canadian Cancer Registry.

HEALTH | February 02 2024 10:33AM
Liquid biopsy could detect cancers at earlier stages

Reinsurer examines eight tests in development and examines the implications for insurers.

HEALTH | February 01 2024 10:34AM
Individual insurance in 2024: clients demand quicker responses

The quest for immediacy will speed up changes in life and health insurance this year.

LIFE INSURANCE | January 18 2024 10:59AM