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Experimental blood thinner gets high marks

An experimental blood thinner called rivaroxaban is at least as good at preventing strokes as the old "war horse" warfarin, which has been used for decades in people with erratic heartbeats, researchers said Monday. The drug ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Medications
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Experimental Merck blood-thinner found effective

An experimental blood thinner developed by Merck and Portola Pharmaceuticals was found to be safe and effective in a mid-stage study presented Monday, with a lower incidence of serious bleeding than current drugs.

dateMar 15, 2010 in Medications
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Personalized medicine in warfarin therapy

Researchers from the Ohio State University have developed a rapid, multiplexed genotyping method to identify the single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that affect warfarin dose. The related report by Yang et al, "Rapid ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Warfarin: patient knows best

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Oxford-led review published last week in the Cochrane Library - that gold-standard source for the best evidence-based medical care - showed how empowering people at risk of blood clots ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Medical research
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