Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

FiercePharmaAsia—Aducanumab Alzheimer’s flop; Keytruda’s Chinese market; Samsung BioLogics probe

Biogen’s and Eisai’s stocks were dealt a huge blow as the phase 3 program of Alzheimer’s candidate aducanumab was terminated early for futility. Despite challenges from lower-priced domestic rivals, Merck & Co.’s Keytruda could still see blockbuster sales in China, a group of analysts said. Prosecutors raided Korea Exchange as part of an investigation into Samsung… Read More »

Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Disease

In certain places, it may be dangerous to simply breathe the air. Air pollution levels can be high enough to impact your respiratory system, your cardiovascular system, and, as we will discuss today, even your brain. In cities where air pollution is a bad problem, it has been linked to cognitive decline. And potentially even… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis

By Dana Smith Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a clinical diagnosis is made – potentially giving doctors a chance to intervene with treatment. No cure exists for Alzheimer’s disease, but promising drugs have emerged in recent years that can help… Read More »