Investigational Studies

The 30 million Americans with rare diseases should feel as encouraged as I am by the ongoing and enthusiastic commitment the Food and Drug Administration has made to advancing the approval of orphan drugs. But a loophole exploited by a pharmaceutical company threatens the integrity of this vital act. Over the past few years, fully […]

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Wednesday marked the 100th day since Korea legalized the import of medical marijuana for self-treatment purposes on March 12. Epidiolex is the first cannabis-containing medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on June 25, 2018. However, Korean Cannabinoid Association (KCA), the non-profit group pushing for the legalization of medical marijuana, says the amendment […]

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It is hoped that the process will also be useful in the large-scale production of new pharmaceuticals. The new technique uses a novel synthesis approach for a class of organic compounds known as tetracyclic terpenoids. Tetracyclic terpenoids are responsible for more than 100 FDA-approved drugs and are considered the most successful class of natural product-inspired […]

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Kwon Yong-hyun (second from left), president of the Korean Cannabinoid Association, explains a pilot project for conducting clinical trials into medical hemp, at the Press Center, central Seoul, Friday. The Korean Cannabinoid Association (KCA) announced its plan to launch a pilot project that would conduct clinical trials concerning cannabidiol (CBD), at a news conference in […]

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In a fascinating early August conference call with Seeking Alpha, British-based GW Pharmaceuticals finally revealed their retail price point for CBD-based drug, Epidiolex, as it goes into distribution in the U.S. The drug is designed for the treatment of certain kinds of childhood epilepsy – although not all kinds. Also notable of course, is that […]

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About CDG CARE CDG CARE (Community Alliance and Resource Exchange) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded by parents seeking information and support for a group of disorders known as Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation (CDG). Their mission is to promote greater awareness and understanding of CDG, to provide information and support to families affected by CDG, […]

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