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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.