All news articles for June 2018


Significant step taken towards insulin pill

By Ben Hargreaves

Researchers from Harvard University have developed an insulin formulation using two ionic liquids they say could lead to the development of a pill for diabetics.

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First product derived from cannabis given US FDA nod

By Ben Hargreaves

UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals has been given marketing approval by the US FDA for its product, Epidiolex, to be used for the treatment of two severe forms of epilepsy – Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome.


Mylan awaits US FDA rejection for GSK generic

By Flora Southey

Mylan says ‘minor deficiencies’ in its abbreviated new drug application for its proposed generic version of GSK’s Advair Diskus have prompted the US FDA to issue a complete response letter.