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The Department of Pharmacology at the University of the Free State (UFS) and FARMOVS have teamed up to conduct the first South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA)-approved multicentre controlled clinical trial of a plant-based product, PHELA, on mild to
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South African clinical research organisation (CRO) FARMOVS, the Adult Bleeding Disorder Clinic at Universitas Academic Hospital, and experts from the University of the Free State (UFS) recently conducted a ground-breaking Phase 1 clinical trial to investigate the efficacy of a new application of an existing drug in patients with haemophilia A.
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