New diabetes drug being trialled in Birmingham
A new drug, which has been produced to help people with type 2 diabetes, is being launched in Birmingham.
It's been developed at Aston University and is said to lower blood sugar levels and help weight loss.
Forxigatm is a new once daily tablet to improve blood glucose control for adults with Type 2 diabetes.
Aston University opens its new £16.5 million school today
Aston University will open its new £16.5 million school in Birmingham today.
The Aston University Engineering Academy has been created in partnership with Birmingham City Council, specialising in engineering and science for 600 pupils aged between 14 and 19.
It has also teamed up with companies including Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid, E.ON and Rolls-Royce to give pupils a real insight to the engineering industry.