Therapy through video games and their regulation

090702-N-1783P-003The use of video games in areas such as science, medicine and healthcare is not a new concept. In fact clinical trials have been looking at using games as a new form of rehabilitation for at least 15 years. In the past few years however, the use of video games as therapies has increased due to the desire of medical professionals to find newer, innovative and cost-effective methods of treatment.

Biosimilars – A naming and labelling challenge

Blog 33 - Biosimilars-1 One of the challenges posed to regulators will be the naming requirements for biosimilars. In order for physicians to select the most appropriate biosimilar medicinal product and also for pharmacovigilance purposes, the question has been asked as to what proprietary and/or non-proprietary name should be permitted for use on biosimilar products.