Pharmaceutical companies reach Alzheimer's treatment breakthrough with new drug

Two pharmaceutical companies may have a potential breakthrough treatment for Alzheimer's with a new drug.

News 12 Staff

Sep 29, 2022, 3:53 PM

Updated 657 days ago

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Two pharmaceutical companies may have a potential breakthrough treatment for Alzheimer's with a new drug.
The drug is called Lecanemab.
An 18-month trial, showed it slowed the progress of the disease by 27%, compared to those who received a placebo.
The companies will apply for regulatory approval of the drug in the U.S. by the end of the year.


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