[ExI] Alzheimer’s

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 06:42:17 UTC 2016

On Sep 4, 2016, at 11:04 PM, Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com> wrote:
> In its highest dose, the drug was recently shown to annihilate amyloid
> plaques in the brains of a subset of the study’s 165 participants.
> It could cost up to $2.5 billion dollars to test it widely, but the
> investment might be worth the price tag: if it works, aducanumab could
> treat people for Alzheimer’s before they even show symptoms.
> http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/body/plaque-pillaging-alzheimers-drug-advances-toward-promising-phase-iii-trial/?utm_medium=N/A&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=nova_next&linkId=28297637&utm_source=twitter&hootPostID=7214100121367f51f30a3f435d378fb6

This was also reported in Science News. Pretty exciting stuff!


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