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Could a New Drug Help Ease Alzheimer’s?

SATURDAY, March 13, 2021 — About 7 out of 10 Alzheimer’s patients wound up free of the brain plaques that are a hallmark of the disease after treatment with a potentially breakthrough experimental drug, clinical trial results show. The drug, donanemab, also significantly slowed the patients’ brain decline, according to findings published March 13 in… Read More »

John Ivison: The math of saving lives — Canada’s drug battle leaves patients caught in the middle

Article content continued We feel that everyone is blaming someone else and patients are caught in the middle Vertex has done spectacularly well from Trikafta this year, reporting sales of US$ 918 million in second quarter of this year, from zero last year. That helped the company’s net income to soar 213 per cent year… Read More »

Regeneron Asks F.D.A. for Emergency Approval for Drug That Trump Claimed Cured Him

The drug maker Regeneron said on Wednesday evening that it had submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration for emergency approval of the experimental antibody cocktail that President Trump had praised just hours earlier without evidence as a “cure” for the coronavirus. The company said that at first, access to the treatment would… Read More »