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Alzheimer's drug trial shown to slow cognitive decline in long fight against dementia

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An experimental Alzheimer's disease drug from Eisai (4523.T) and Biogen (BIIB.O) slowed cognitive decline in a closely-watched trial but may carry a risk of dangerous side effects for certain patients, according to new data presented on Tuesday.
Published 2 months ago · S F, United States

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