Alzheimer’s

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Biogen and Eisai discontinue Phase 3 Alzheimer’s trial

March 21, 2019
Research and Development Alzheimer's, Biogen, CNS, Eisai, mental health

Biogen and Eisai have announced their decision to discontinue a Phase 3 trial looking into the efficacy and safety of …

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Antiepileptics increase the risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease

March 21, 2019
Research and Development Alzheimer's, R&D, adverse events, antiepileptic drugs, epilepsy, pneumonia

Antiepileptic drugs increase the risk of pneumonia in people living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to research from the University of …

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FDA to crack down on dietary supplements

February 12, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Alzheimer's, Alzheimers, Cancer, Dietary Supplements, FDA, USA, diabetes

The FDA is cracking down on those selling ‘dietary supplements’, having sent warning letters to companies who claim, without proof, …

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Roche pulls plug on Alzheimer’s drug after Phase 3 failure

January 30, 2019
Research and Development AC Immune, Alzheimer's, Roche, crenezumab, pharma

Roche has announced that it is to terminate two Phase 3 studies investigating the efficacy of its anti-beta-amyloid molecule crenezumab …

People in England will be able to pay the NHS to sequence their genetic data, if they share it with scientists

January 28, 2019
Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, Cancer, England, NHS, genetic data, genomes, health

The NHS will provide paid-for health reports, informing patients as to the likelihood that they will develop diseases such as …

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UK Dementia partnership offering £100,000-200,000 awards for dementia research projects

October 23, 2018
Manufacturing and Production Alzheimer's, dementia, development, research

The Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) in partnership with the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) has announced that it will …

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Tech firm Tencent aims for 3-minute Alzheimer’s diagnosis with new partnership

October 8, 2018
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, pharma, tencent

Chinese tech firm Tencent has partnered up with London-based healthcare technology firm Medopad in a big to accelerate the diagnosis …

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A goal in mind: Transforming the way Alzheimer’s disease is diagnosed and treated

September 20, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, Roche, pharma

Dr Rachelle Doody, Global Head of Neurodegeneration at Roche/Genentech, discusses key learnings from clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease, and how …

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Bill Gates commits $30m towards Alzheimer’s diagnostic test

July 19, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, Bill Gates, billionaire, diagnosis

Microsoft business magnate Bill Gates has joined a coalition of philanthropists in committing more than $30 million towards the development …

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Another failure in Alzheimer’s creates bleak outlook for treatment

June 12, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Alzheimer's, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

Finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease has been one of the aims of big pharma for last few decades, but …

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New study argues the importance of existing anti-inflammatory drugs in fighting dementia

May 3, 2018
Research and Development Alzheimer's, dementia, pharma

Research into dementia has waned in recent times as researchers struggle to pin down concrete advancements, leading to the withdrawal …

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Celgene bucks trend to strengthen neuroscience pipeline

March 21, 2018
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, Celgene, Prothena, biotech, drugs, neuroscience, pharma, pharmaceutical

Celgene has gone against industry movement to back out of the neuroscience area by putting down a potential $2.2 billion …

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EMA set to also revise guidelines of Alzheimer’s trials

February 28, 2018
Medical Communications Alzheimer's, EMA, FDA, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

The EMA, following on from the FDA’s lead earlier this month, has announced that it will revise its guidelines on …

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