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What if cardiac ablation fails

He asserted that this is the first study to investigate long-term clinical outcomes of AF patients with unsuccessful rhythm control following repeated catheter ablation. The retrospective analysis was conducted in 1, patients who underwent catheter ablation after failing pharmacologic treatment of AF. All had been maintained on anticoagulation therapy. The average time to stroke after… Read More »

Sage’s oral depression therapy fails in late-stage trial; shares plunge

(Reuters) – Sage Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday its experimental drug failed to improve condition of patients with severe depression in a late-stage study, setting up the drugmaker to lose about $ 4 billion in valuation when the market opens. The hotly anticipated data was expected to allow the company to widen its reach in… Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo fails third straight test in tough-to-treat brain cancer

Bristol-Myers Squibb has once again come up empty-handed in one of the world’s deadliest and toughest-to-treat cancers. Thursday, the New Jersey drugmaker said adding its immuno-oncology star Opdivo to standard-of-care treatment had failed to significantly cut the risk of disease worsening or death among certain newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients. But while adding Opdivo didn’t improve on… Read More »

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi fails another phase 3 trial, this time in head and neck cancer

AstraZeneca is still stinging from Imfinzi’s combo flop in non-small cell lung cancer, but it’s already staring down another defeat. On Friday, the British drugmaker said the immuno-oncology drug had failed to show it could extend the lives of patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer whose disease has worsened after chemo. The… Read More »