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Buzz from Australian trial of Anavex's 3-71 sends stock up 23% premarket

Yes - it is A2-73 and not 3-71Here is nice videohttp://bit.ly/1WQ96xj Actual newsAlzheimer’s disease breakthrough: Melbourne drug trial achieves amazing results PATIENTS have woken up from some of the most devastating impacts of Alzheimer’s disease, regaining the ability to play sport, paint and enjoy time with family, after a world-first drug trial in Melbourne. The remarkable results have fuelled hopes among doctors of the first major improvement in treating the horror disease since the 1990s. Pianist Pauline Stevens has regained the ability to play the piano after being placed on the experimental Anavex 2-73 drug trial at Caulfield Hospital. Award-winning artist Valerie Lynch has also rediscovered the ability to paint after beginning the medication, stunning her doctors, family and friends. When Melbourne was selected as the first city in the world to test Anavex a year ago, lead researcher Associate Professor Steve Macfarlane had no idea how much of an impact it would make. “They seem to be significantly improved in terms of what they can do. It is function that has improved and in many cases mood as well,” Prof Macfarlane said. “To me, seeing real improvements to patients is much more important than seeing a statistically significant improvement on...


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