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Court decides in favour of patients in Cannabis treatment of severe pains

Wednesday, 21. October 2015

The Social Courts of the Federal State Niedersachsen-Bremen decided in a temporary injunction for a patient with severe chronic pain, that the Statutory Health Insurance has to finance treatment, even if the treatment is not approved (in that indication). In this case, a 54 year old patient had severe pains for years due to the […]

Medical Devices Regulation – finalisation European Parliament end 2015?

Tuesday, 20. October 2015

EU 2012/0266 to replace DD (93/42/EEC) and AIMDD (90/385/EEC) EU 2012/0267to replace IVD Directive (98/79/EC) According to recent estimates, people in Europe aged >65 will double until 2060, why medical devices an in vitro diagnostic medical devices will become increasingly important in the public health and medical care. Under the Luxembourgian presidency, major progress shall […]