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Clinical trials of cannabis-based epilepsy medicine to start

Clinical trials of cannabis-based epilepsy medicine to start in the UK

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UK health officials have given the go-ahead for doctors to test a new treatment derived from the cannabis plant in children suffering from certain forms of severe epilepsy. The new...

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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.