July 27, 2018
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 27, 2018
STAT, Experimental Alzheimer’s drug significantly slowed patients’ cognitive decline, buoying hopes for treatment by Damian Garde — The Phase 2 trial, which employed multiple statistical measures, failed its primary goal. Four doses of BAN2401 didn’t outperform placebo, and the high dose was tested on just 161 patients. Furthermore, the metric Biogen and Eisai used to […]
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June 8, 2018
Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 8, 2018
HealthDay, Many Breast Cancer Survivors Not Getting Needed Mammograms by Steven Reinberg — After surviving a diagnosis of breast cancer, women still need regular screening. But many of them, especially black women, aren’t getting the mammograms they need, a new study finds. It’s essential to screen for a return of cancer so […]
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