Tag: Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

FDA Gives Fast Track Approval to Cannabis Medicine for Newborns

GW Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company with a focus on cannabinoid-based medicines, has received fast track approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a medicine designed to treat newborns deprived of oxygen during childbirth, which can lead to brain damage and death. The FDA gave approval to an intravenous form of cannabidiol (CBD) …

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