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Sanofi-Aventis to Develop Metabolex’ Type 2 Diabetes Therapy as Part of $375M Deal

Dual-mechanism oral small molecule MBX-2982 acts as GPR119 agonist.

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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