Blood, rats and anticoagulants: The story of Warfarin


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The history of Warfarin, one of the earliest anticoagulant drugs, is littered with the bodies of sick cows and poisoned rats. This animation tells the story of how a bloody beginning gave rise to a life-saving medication.

Find out more about the history of anticoagulant drugs in this interactive timeline:

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13th March 2018

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