Billion-Dollar Parkinson's Deal; Selma Blair's MS; 'Rinsing of the Brain'
Biogen will pay more than $1 billion to the biotech firm Denali to co-develop small-molecule drugs targeting LRRK2 gene mutations in Parkinson's disease and to opt into...
2 days ago - MedPageToday
The FDA Is Reviewing Biogen's 'Breakthrough' Alzheimer's Treatment
Currently, the only drugs available to Alzheimer's patients are ones that delay symptoms. But aducanumab promises to alter the course of the disease.
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Bone Drug Could Benefit Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
New study highlights the importance and potential promise of targeting structures other than cartilage pathology for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
8 days ago - Medindia Health
New prostate cancer drug could solve two problems with today's treatment
A professor at Griffith University has been working for the past 25 years on a drug that would address those concerns.
8 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Bisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients
Bisphosphonates (a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone density and used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases) appear to be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis...
8 days ago - News Medical
Drug candidate successfully reversed memory loss in mouse model of Alzheimer's disease
A drug candidate developed by Salk researchers, and previously shown to slow aging in brain cells, successfully reversed memory loss in a mouse model of inherited Alzheimer's...
9 days ago - News Medical
New molecule reverses Alzheimer's-like memory decline
A drug candidate previously shown to slow aging in brain cells, successfully reversed memory loss in a mouse model of inherited Alzheimer's disease. The new research also...
9 days ago - ScienceDaily
Will Alzheimer's Research Ever Return to Normal?
Drs Ronald Petersen and John Morris discuss the effects of COVID-19 on Alzheimer's research and drug trials. Medscape Neurology
9 days ago - Medscape
Staying Connected in These New Normal Times
These are very unsettling times. We are all unsure about what may be lurking outside our doors. It is particularly unsettling for those who may be vulnerable to the effects of...
9 days ago - Senior Health Memos
'This Is Going to Be a Huge Advance': What We Heard This Week
"I really think this is going to be a huge advance in Alzheimer's disease." - Howard Fillit, MD, of the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation in New York City, on a blood-based...
13 days ago - MedPageToday
The headlines of Master Doctor
Your diet and gut health can be modified to lower risk of Alzheimer's
It turns out, you can “hack” your diet to reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer's disease, says a recent study by Wake Forest School of Medicine in North Carolina. In the...
Smart Growth America, CDC Launch ‘Champions Institute' to Promote Complete...
Smart Growth America and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity are now accepting applications for the Champions...
Which Women Choose Hormones for Surgical Menopause?
Among women with BRCA mutations who underwent preventive oophorectomy, those who were younger, more educated, or had a prophylactic mastectomy were more likely to use hormone...
RCT highlights Milk thistle's potential menopause benefits
Supplements of milk thistle may help decrease the frequency and severity of hot flashes for menopausal women, says a new study.
Stroke: Researchers Identify Way to Predict Patients' Risk
Doctors can use free-scoring tool to assess risk, help patients avoid strokes
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Racial and Social...
Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced it has committed $1 million to support investments on issues facing diverse communities. The funds will go to the New Commonwealth Racial...
VJCRGS.com: Video-based surgical journal posts latest issue
The Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive and Glaucoma Surgery has posted its latest issue, “One-of-a-Kind Videos,” hosted by Robert H. Osher, MD. The table of contents for...
Same-day exams during wet AMD anti-VEGF therapy could save up to $7 billion
The Modifier-25 same-day exams during anti-VEGF therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration reduced treatment and travel costs at the patient and population...
Developing a blood test for prostate cancer
Professor Pockley among researchers from the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre have recently developed a blood test for the detection of prostate cancer.
Liberal committee asked to consider suspending Kennett over leadership comments
A senior Liberal has asked the party's influential administrative committee to consider action against Jeff Kennett over his criticism of the Opposition Leader's performance.