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– The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association has released a policy statement addressing the early implementation of palliative care in patients with advanced cardiovascular disease and stroke.
– The French health ministry is denying any wrongdoing after a weekly newspaper claimed that over 10,000 pregnant women were given Sanofi’s antiepileptic drug depakine despite well-known risks of fetus malformation and neurodevelopmental disabilities.
– The first patients have been dosed with Zynerba Pharmaceuticals’ ZYN002 cannabidiol gel in the Phase 2 STAR 1 clinical trial. The drug is the first