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Aduhelm from BiogenSource: BiogenThe FDA approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm marked a milestone in Dr. Paul Aisen. The director of the Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute at USC has focused on the treatment of neurodegenerative disease for the past three decades and in recent years has helped guide this particular drug through the various phases of clinical...
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In addition to the US, Biogen has also asked regulators in Australia, Brazil, Canada, the European Union, Japan, and Switzerland to review the drug.US approval is a critical win for a company that has relied on Aduhelm to offset stalled or declining sales of its other products. Competitors introduced generics of Biogen's multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera last year,...
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The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first new medication for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades, a contentious decision, made despite opposition from the agency’s independent advisory committee and some Alzheimer’s experts who said there was not enough evidence that the drug can help patients.The drug, aducanumab, which will go by the brand name Aduhelm, is...
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The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a new drug to treat a vaginal yeast infection, which is particularly common in pregnant women who take birth control pills or take antibiotics.The drug Brexafemme (Ibrexafungerp) manufactured by SCYNEXIS is a one-day oral treatment and the first in a new class of triterpenoid antifungal drugs. The company said the...
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