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New Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Promise In Slowing Disease But May Include Significant Risks, Study Shows

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An experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slowed the brain disease’s inevitable worsening, researchers reported — but it remains unclear how much difference that might make in people’s lives. Japanese drugmaker Eisai and its U.S. partner Biogen had announced earlier this fall that the drug lecanemab appeared to work, a badly needed bright spot after ...

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