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FDA Approves Much-Debated Alzheimer’s Drug Panned By Experts

Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease.

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Hopes Rise Again For A Drug To Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study.

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Drug shows promise for Alzheimer’s sufferers

Biogen Idec released much anticipated results from a study of a potential Alzheimer’s disease treatment on Friday, showing that it slowed cognitive decline in some patients. In December, the biotechnology company said the developing drug aducanumab reduced a type of plaque in the brain believed to play a key role in the disease and slowed […]

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