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Farxiga meets endpoints in trial for the treatment of chronic kidney disease

Farxiga meets endpoints in trial for the treatment of chronic kidney disease

Farxiga has been shown to significantly reduce the worsening of renal function or risk of death in patients with chronic kidney disease with and...
Farxiga granted Fast Track Designation for heart failure treatment

Farxiga granted Fast Track Designation for heart failure treatment

The drug Farxiga has been granted Fast Track Designation in the US for evaluation in the treatment of heart failure. AstraZeneca has been granted Fast...
Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Results from a Phase III trial have shown how a triple-combination therapy reduces the rate of moderate or severe COPD exacerbations. The results from the...
Could ibogaine offer a revolutionary long-term solution to addiction?

Could ibogaine offer a revolutionary long-term solution to addiction?

Derived from the iboga plant, ibogaine is a psychoactive compound that could have huge potential as a long-term solution to addiction. ATAI Life Sciences...
Discover how AI can help with early detection of glaucoma

Discover how AI can help with early detection of glaucoma

A new test combined with Artificial Intelligence is able to detect glaucoma progression up to 18 months earlier than current tests. Glaucoma, the leading global...
EU Commission issues clinical trials guidance amid COVID-19 disruptions

EU Commission issues clinical trials guidance amid COVID-19 disruptions

The European Commission has published guidance to minimise disruption to research and ensure clinical trials can continue within the EU. The COVID-19 pandemic is putting...
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Uncovering bias and stereotyping when recruiting patients for clinical trials

Researchers have discovered that there is bias and stereotyping among professionals who recruit patients for cancer clinical trials. The research published in the journal CANCER,...
MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD approved by FDA

MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD approved by FDA

A new programme will enrol 50 PTSD patients for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy following FDA approval. The non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) was recently granted...
Endometriosis and cannabis: THC improves symptoms

Endometriosis and cannabis: THC improves symptoms

A new study has highlighted the effectiveness of cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis for pain relief in women suffering with endometriosis, leading to a...
Black Swan: rare Jamaican cannabis strain could treat pancreatic cancer

Black Swan: rare Jamaican cannabis strain could treat pancreatic cancer

In 2019 a flavonoid of cannabis – Caflanone (FBL-03G) – was granted Orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Now,...
Clinical trials: FDA marks psilocybin for depression treatment

Clinical trials: FDA marks psilocybin for depression treatment

The FDA designation represents a major step forward in mental health research and for patients suffering from depression. A non-profit medical research centre, the Usona...
Apply to take part in trials using psilocybin to treat depression

Clinical trials will look at using psilocybin to treat depression

A new wave of scientific research into psilocybin has opened up new avenues for treating depression. King’s College London's Psychedelic Trials Group at the Centre...

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