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Experimental Blood Thinner May Help Prevent Stroke, Without the Bleeding Risk

THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 — Researchers say an experimental stroke drug prevented blood clots without the typical side effect of blood thinners: increased bleeding risk. Bleeding is a common and potentially dangerous side effect of current anti-clotting drugs used to treat stroke patients. But the new findings suggest that the antiplatelet drug, called ACT017, may… Read More »

ANOTHER Alzheimer's drug fails: Trials of an experimental treatment cancelled two years early

ANOTHER Alzheimer’s drug fails: Trials of a highly-anticipated experimental treatment cancelled two years early Drugmaker Roche has cancelled two clinical trials of an experimental Alzheimer’s drug, crenezumab  The pair of trials join over 100 failed Alzheimer’s trials  Crenezumab was thought to target harmful protein plaques in the brains of early-stage dementia sufferers But the patients’… Read More »