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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 »

Aduhelm and how money and politics supersede science

Alzheimer’s disease is not the only cause of dementia, but it is the most common.  The many other types of dementia, e.g., Lewy body, vascular or frontotemporal, mostly affect older adults. Collectively, dementias are terrible diseases striking at the essence of what makes us human beings. I wonder if dementia, Alzheimer’s disease particularly, is the… Read More »