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Man Dies After Being Left Brain Dead in French Drug Trial

A man who was left brain-dead after taking part in a drug trial for an experimental painkiller based on a compound similar to cannabis died in France on Sunday, Rennes University hospital said in a statement. French health authorities have said three of those still hospitalized face possible brain damage, and an investigation is underway into what French Health Minister Marisol Touraine called "an accident of exceptional gravity." The drug, based on a natural brain compound...

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