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How Aduhelm, an Unproven Alzheimer’s Drug, Got Approved

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story How an Unproven Alzheimer’s Drug Got Approved Though some of its own senior officials said there was little evidence of benefit for patients, the F.D.A. nonetheless greenlighted Biogen’s Aduhelm, or aducanumab. The F.D.A. conducted an internal inquiry this year after allegations were… Read More »

Dr Chris shares four early signs of Alzheimer’s disease – ‘good to know early’

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition, which means symptoms develop gradually over many years and eventually become more severe. But spotting signs early can help people and their family be more prepared for any lifestyle changes that might ensue. Appearing on This Morning, Dr Chris shared four early indicators to spot. “They’re good to know… Read More »

Early detection of Alzheimer’s possible through algorithm

A team of scientists from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed a software-based method of scanning electronic health records (EHRs) to estimate the risk that a healthy person will receive a dementia diagnosis in the future. Their algorithm uses machine learning to first build a list of key clinical terms associated with cognitive symptoms… Read More »