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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 »

Former AstraZeneca UK plant back up for sale, putting 270 jobs at risk

A CDMO that has made a habit of snapping up Big Pharma’s discarded manufacturing plants has put a former AstraZeneca plant into bankruptcy. Avara Avlon Pharma Services, called in administrators after a major contract came to an end, BristolLive reports. The company is looking for a buyer for the site in Avonmouth, England, in an… Read More »