Items Tagged ‘drug trials’

April 18, 2019

More Alzheimer’s drug trial failures: Are researchers on the wrong track?

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

HealthDayby Dennis Thompson Researchers pulled the plug early on the latest failed clinical trial, after patients’ brain power continued to decline even though the amyloid beta blocker verubecestat successfully lowered amyloid levels in their brains and spinal fluid. The disappointing verubecestat results appear in the April 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. David Knopman, drug trials, HealthDay

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