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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...
Senolytic drugs: can this antibiotic treat symptoms of ageing?

Senolytic drugs: can this antibiotic treat symptoms of ageing?

Professor Michael P Lisanti of the University of Salford highlights the potential applications of senolytic drugs in treating age-associated conditions. Professor Michael P Lisanti, Chair...
How medical cannabis can help fight against the US opioid crisis

How medical cannabis can help fight against the US opioid crisis

Abuse of opioids is a real crisis and the US Government have worked hard to solve this issue, but it has endured over the...
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Tetra confirms FDA conditions met for CAUMZ drug

FDA conditions met for Fast Track programme where the patient population has a serious condition with significant morbidity. Leaders in botanical-derived drug discovery and development,...
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Opioid Pandemic: more people knowingly use fentanyl

New research out of the University of British Columbia reveals that the use of the synthetic opioid, fentanyl, has doubled since 2015 Fentanyl is a...
Cannabis and driving

Cannabis and driving: road and workplace safety laws should focus on impairment not use

Legalisation of cannabis by several countries and US states has raised legitimate concerns about increases in impaired driving and threats to workplace safety. Unfortunately, many...
Chemical factories: cannabis trichomes under the microscope

Chemical factories: cannabis trichomes under the microscope

A recent study has revealed the internal structures of cannabis’ biochemical factories – trichomes – and note that these hairs can be used as...
Police boss says UK should regulate cannabis and allow home grows

Police boss says UK should regulate cannabis and allow home grows

A UK police boss has said that the UK should regulate cannabis and people should be allowed to grow a small amount in their...
UK police boss demands crown prosecution protects cannabis patients

UK police boss demands crown prosecution protects cannabis patients

A UK police and crime commissioner in Wales is calling for assurances that people using cannabis for medicinal purposes will not be prosecuted. North Wales...
Partnership for new drugs derived from cannabis to prevent vision loss

Partnership for new drugs derived from cannabis to prevent vision loss

A new partnership has been formed to license two new synthetic drug candidate formulations derived from cannabis. The cannabis research program at the University of...
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Is exercise the new prescription drug? Experts say yes

Experts on the BBC 5 Live podcast, All Hail Kale, advise that exercise can be just as powerful as prescription drugs in boosting mental health.  Professor of...
Fycompa: Eisai’s new anti-epileptic drug is ready for the market in China 

Fycompa: Eisai’s new anti-epileptic drug is ready for the market in China 

Fycompa is a first in class anti-epileptic drug (AED) discovered and developed by the pharmaceutical company, Eisai and it's ready to be marketed in...

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