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A Pharma Snapshot Of JP Morgan Conference: Bristol’s Love Story, Alzheimer’s Drugs’ Future, Gilead’s Crown Jewels

Jan 16, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Stat offers a glimpse into what pharmaceutical companies are buzzing about at the big annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. Also on the docket: what role tech will play in the future of the industry, the promise of immunotherapies, "smart pills," and...
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Volunteers Needed Nationwide For Latest Drug, Caregiver And Brain Stimulation Studies For Alzheimer’s, Dementia

Jan 14, 2020 , Forbes
The NIA funds Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) at major medical institutions across the US, and researchers at these centers are working hard to turn research advances into treatment or possibly a cure for Alzheimer's and related dementias. But they can’t do it without...
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Biogen to buy early-stage potential Alzheimer's, Parkinson's treatment from Pfizer

Jan 14, 2020 , Reuters
Biogen Inc said on Monday it has agreed to buy an early-stage experimental treatment from Pfizer Inc that it aims to test in patients with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease....
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We May Be One Step Closer To A Vaccine Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Jan 13, 2020 , Forbes
Alzheimers is a devastating diagnosis for people suffering from the disease, as well as their families, but a group of researchers feels that they are one step closer to finding a cure....
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Even 1 Night's Bad Sleep Can Raise Levels of a Brain 'Marker' for Alzheimer's

Jan 10, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Even 1 Night's Bad Sleep Can Raise Levels of a Brain 'Marker' for Alzheimer'sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2020 12:00:00...
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One Night of Bad Sleep May Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Jan 10, 2020 , WebMD
A small group of young, healthy men deprived of just one night of sleep had higher blood levels of tau protein, which is linked to Alzheimer's disease, than when they had a full and uninterrupted night of...
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Losing one night's sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer's, study says

Jan 09, 2020 , CNN Health
Levels of Alzheimer's-causing proteins in the blood may increase after the loss of only one night's sleep, a study says....
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A Simple Blood Test Could Help Identify Targets For Preventing And Treating Age-Related Disease

Jan 09, 2020 , Forbes
Protein signatures could have potential for helping diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, for which no blood tests currently...
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Study Might Point Alzheimer's Research in Whole New Direction

Jan 03, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Might Point Alzheimer's Research in Whole New DirectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/2/2020 12:00:00...
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Allergan signs $750 million settlement with purchasers of Alzheimer's drug Namenda

Dec 25, 2019 , Reuters
Purchasers of Allergan Plc's Namenda asked a federal judge on Tuesday to approve a $750 million settlement of claims that the drugmaker conspired to keep generic versions of the Alzheimer's medication off the market....
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To Know Or Not To Know, That Is The Question: Alzheimer’s Tests Might Soon Be Common, But Should They Be Used?

Dec 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A blood test is on the horizon, but as there is not real treatment for Alzheimer's some wonder if knowing early is really worth it. In other public health news: rural nursing homes, at-home DNA tests, cigarettes, worker safety, diet, pregnancy and marijuana use, and...
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Alzheimer’s: Can We Cure It? A Talk With Dr. Greg Petsko

Dec 24, 2019 , Forbes
Few afflictions arouse more fear than Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Even more fearful has been the lack of progress in finding cures. Here's what we can expect...
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Obesity in Middle Age Could Raise Odds for Alzheimer's Later

Dec 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Obesity in Middle Age Could Raise Odds for Alzheimer's LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Meth Is Far More Potent Than It Ever Was Before But States Can’t Use Opioid Funds To Fight The Rising Crisis

Dec 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Nationally, since late last year, meth has turned up in more deaths than opioid painkillers. But in some instances, advocates hands are tied in trying to combat it. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, athletes' brains, food fetishes, racial health gaps, and...
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Viewpoints: Cutting Food Stipends Is Like Taking Away Medicine; Is 2019 The Year ‘The Shot Heard Round The World’ For Alzheimer’s?

Dec 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and...
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New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug

Dec 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Biohaven Pharma to continue late-stage study of Alzheimer's treatment

Dec 07, 2019 , Reuters
Biohaven Pharmaceutical said on Friday it would continue testing its Alzheimer's disease treatment in a late-stage study as the drug had passed a so-called "futility analysis", sending shares up 4.1%....
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Grifols says trial shows positive effects in slowing Alzheimer's

Dec 07, 2019 , Reuters
Spain's Grifols said on Friday the latest results from a clinical trial of its Alzheimer's treatment show positive effects by achieving a reduction of the disease's progression in patients with mild and moderate conditions....
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Getting Over-The-Top Prices On Life-Saving Drugs Under Control; Breakthrough For Alzheimer’s? Look At The Confusion

Dec 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on curbing the costs of pharmaceuticals and other...
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New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug

Dec 06, 2019 , WebMD
Studies on aducanumab were halted earlier this year because the drug didn't appear to be effective. But the new results suggest it's effective at a high dose, the Associated...
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