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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 »

Ark launches stomach cancer blood test for early stage stomach cancer detection

Ark, a Singapore-based medtech enterprise focused on early cancer detection, has raised a record US$ 40 million in Series A funding. Ark’s vision is “a world without late-stage cancer” and its mission is to eliminate late-stage cancer related death by 2048 through the introduction of accurate, affordable, and actionable cancer detection technologies. This record-breaking Series… Read More »

Digital health services highly effective in early infant diagnosis of HIV in Kenya

A digital health system combining online services with text messages is highly effective in early infant diagnosis of HIV according to findings from a cluster-randomised controlled trial in Kenya published in The Lancet HIV. The HIV Infant Tracking System (HITSystem), a novel integrated system, links providers of early infant diagnosis, laboratory technicians and mothers and… Read More »